Jewish Community Alliance Staff

The Jewish Community Alliance is more than just offices and a building. It is also people – volunteers and staff – all dedicated to the traditions of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and gmilut chasadim (acts of loving kindness).

Executive Director:
Molly Curren Rowles

Finance Manager:
Bonnie Ryan

Jewish Family Services Director:
Karli Efron

Volunteer Coordinator:
Adam Seigal

Center Day Camp Director:  
Dana Zimmerman

Program & Membership Coordinator:
Ethan Palm

JFamily and PJ Library Program Coordinator:
Andrea Krasker Gavin

Facilities Manager:
Chris Keith

Programming Director:
Deena Schoenfeld

Building Manager:
Catherine MacKinnon

Welcoming Receptionist: 
Avery Friend

Welcoming Receptionist – Evening and Weekend:
Rosemary Kuun

Southern Maine Hillel Director: 
Ariel Bernstein

Development Associate:
Luci Lantos

Administrative Assistant:
Jessica Beecher

Marketing and Social Media Director:
David Scholder

Marketing and Rentals Coordinator:
Tal Zucker

Goldman Family Preschool

Early Childhood Education Director:
Mary Lilly

Early Childhood Education Assistant Director:
Janel Goodman

Infant Room Teachers 
Elaine Isajar
Lauren Kropp
Meghan O'Brien

One Year Old Room Teachers 
Kristen Smith
Kate Yates
Rachel Heak

Two year old room
Megan Tetrault
Lauren Bickmore
Kristina Williams

Nursery Room Teachers
Theresa Yudaken
Katherine Whoeler
Tia Zukowski

Pre-K Room Teachers
Trevor Lilly
Ariel Riuz
Jenny Beers

Classroom Float Teacher
Taylor Hills
Olivia Neff-Jandrasko
Heidi Grant


Afterschool Director:
Trevor Lilly

Lauren Bickmore

Theresa Yudaken

Clare Flore

Jenny Beers

Molly Brown

Sherri Lysy

Lisa Ha-Ngoc

Lisa Hicks