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Board of Trustees

Current Board

President
Laura Burstein

VP of Finance & Pres Elect Daniel Meyerovitz

VP of Development
Helene Schussler

Recruitment & Marketing Tammy Diamond

ESAT
Jessica Josset

Secretary
Scott Levine

Immediate Past President
Josh Hochschuler

Gil Abramov
Steven Blasnik
Pam Fine
Debbie Katz
Merissa Kogutt
Tara Ohayon
David Radunsky
Steven Rosenberg
Neil Rubinstein
Lisa Strobel
David Yalovsky

Board Responsibilities

The Board of Trustees is made up of current parents, alumni parents and community members who serve as school ambassadors in the community at large. The responsibilities of the Board include the following:

  • Establishing policies for the school
  • Helping maintain financial stability
  • Hiring the Head of School and Managing Director
  • Approving the budget
  • Setting tuition
  • Setting a strategic plan
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Past Presidents

Akiba Academy of Dallas

Josh Hochschuler 2017-2020
Debbie Katz 2017-2020
Rachel Berke 2015-2017
Jay Ceitlin 2013-2015
Michael Robbins 2012-2013
Andy Schultz 2009-2012
Liz Liener 2007-2009
Mike Zucker 2005-2007
Jaynie Schultz 2002-2005
Dan Prescott 2000-2002
Jeffrey Hoffman 1998-2000
Richard Rohan 1996-1998
Pam Hochster Fine 1994-1996
Esther Hazan-Cohen 1992-1994
Steven Rosenberg 1990-1992
Shirley Rovinsky 1988-1990
Leslie Schultz* 1986-1988
Carole Ann Hoppenstein 1984-1986
Ronald Blumenthal* 1982-1984
Harvey Weiner 1980-1982
Howard Schultz 1978-1980
Erven Rovinsky* 1976-1978
Bernard Gerson* 1973-1976
Stanley J. Schepps* 1971-1973
Ronald Gruen* 1968-1971
Marcus Rosenberg* 1962-1968

Past Presidents

Yavneh Academy of Dallas

Debbie Katz 2017-2019
Neil D. Rubinstein 2015-2017
Jay Kleinman 2013-2015
Dan Prescott 2011-2013
Carol Kreditor 2009-2011
Michael J. Zucker 2007-2009
Pamela Hochster Fine 2003-2007
Jerald Gottlieb 2001-2003
Steven P. Rosenberg 1999-2001
John Peiser 1997-1999

Life Trustees

Harry Goldman*
David Lenovitz*
Sol Prengler*
Emanuel Rohan*
Ann Rosenberg

* Of Blessed Memory