Executive Director

Dawn earned her graduate degree from Syracuse University-School of Public Administration. She is passionate about social policy and has a strong interest in budgets. She assumed the position of Executive Director for Jewish Social Services in 2015. Before moving to the Midwest, Dawn spent time working in Tobacco Control for the State of New Jersey Department of Public Health. During her years in Madison, she coordinated the Smoke-Free Madison campaign, was a volunteer for JSS, as well as served as president of Congregation Shaarei Shamayim. She enjoys running and biking, and spending time with family. Feel free to contact Dawn at dberney@jssmadison.org.