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Jewish Home Life Communities is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization led by President & CEO Harley Tabak, and governed by a voluntary Board of Directors comprised of community, business and professional leaders throughout greater Atlanta area.

Executive Committee

Deborah Maslia                   Board Chair
Michael Axelrod                  First Vice Chair
Abbey Flaum                         Vice Chair of Development
Pepi Friedman                      Vice Chair of Governance
Jeff Berman                           Vice Chair of Quality and Risk Management
Jay Halpern                            Treasurer
Bruce Benator                      Assistant Treasurer
Michelle Koufman              Secretary
H. Stephen Merlin              Immediate Past Chair

Board of Directors

Sarah Batts                             Candy Berman
Gavin Brown, MD               Larry Cooper, MD
Lowell Fine                             Abbey Flaum
Pepi Friedman                      Etta Raye Hirsch
Michelle Koufman             Phyllis Kozarsky
Stephanie Ladden              Andrea Lipman
Sandy London                       Susan Reisner
Jay Rottner                            David Skid
Margie Stern                         Luci Sunshine
Arlene Taylor                        Skip Weiland
Nancy Weissmann

Past Board Chairs

2013 to 2016            H. Stephen Merlin
2010 to 2013            Jerry Weiner
2008 to 2010            Sidney Kirschner
2005 to 2008            Martin Pollock
2003 to 2005            Gerald Horowitz
2000 to 2003            Martin Isenberg
1994 to 2000            Stephen Berman
1991 to 1994            Adam Skorecki
1988 to 1991            Roger Kahn
1985 to 1988            Bernard Howard
1982 to 1988            Sidney Feldman
1977 to 1979            Herbert Cohen
1979 to 1982            Joy Garson Howard
1974 to 1977            Meyer Balser
1971 to 1974            Joseph Cuba
1966 to 1971            M. William Breman
1955 to 1966            Abe Goldstein
1951 to 1955            Frank Garson