JSS is governed by a Board of Directors which meets approximately eight times throughout the year. Directors are elected at our Annual Meeting every Fall. JSS openly welcomes nominations from people with a wide array of professional backgrounds. If you would like to become a member of the JSS Board of Directors, please contact us at info@jssmadison.org.

Past Presidents

Lawrence Bensky, Liesl Blockstein z”l, Maria Cancian, Barry Gidal, Howard Goldman, Les Goldsmith, Diane Gutmann, Roberta Lazarz, Joan Lerman, Daniel Levin, Harvey Malofsky z”l, Kris Rasmussen, Linda Reivitz, Kenneth Robbins, Stefanie Rose, Judy Sidran, Cheryl Rosen Weston, James Youngerman, Nan Youngerman, Brad Goldstein, Carousel Bayrd

Meet the 2023-2024 Board of Directors

Nancy Leff, President

Carousel Bayrd, Immediate Past President
Civil Rights Attorney, Dane County Board Member

Ariela Karasov, Secretary
Psychiatrist, VA Hospital

Don Miner, Treasurer
Retired Chief Business Officer, UW-Madison

Ron Luskin

Jan Loeb

Amy Lessing

Sherie Sondel

Roxane Spitzer
Retired Healthcare Executive

Ron Diamond
Psychiatrist, Retired Director of Journey Mental Health

Stormy Justice

Fred Edelman