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DOROT’s Staff

Senior Management Team

Mark L. Meridy
Executive Director

Ali Hodin Baier
Chief Program Officer

Dorothy Hellmer
Chief Financial Officer

Ellen Amstutz
Senior Program Officer for Community Based Programs and External Affairs

Judith Turner
Senior Program Officer for Volunteer Services and Intergenerational Programs

Dina Zempsky
Senior Program Officer for Supportive Services

Department Directors

Intergenerational Program Engagement

Peri Smilow
Director, Intergenerational Program Engagement

Onsite and Special Programs

Alex Kelly Berman
Director, Onsite and Special Programs

Volunteer Services

Laura Colin Klein
Director, Volunteer Services

Community Services Department

Judy Ribnick
Director, Community Services

Friendly Visiting

Deborah Scheinberg
Director, Friendly Visiting

Lasting Impressions Department

Wendy Handler
Director, Lasting Impressions

Connect through Tech Programs

Lorraine Voytek
Director, Connect through Tech Programs

Homelessness Prevention Program

Gretchen Quinn
Director, Homelessness Prevention Program

Elazar Stepansky
Director, Aftercare Program


Patricia Cipora Harte
Director, DOROT Westchester

Development Department

Cindy Derrow
Director, Foundations & Corporations

Human Resources and Operations

Judy Logan
Director, Human Resources and Operations

Evaluation Department

Deborah Parkinson
Director, Program Impact and Evaluation


Richard Chamama
Director, Finance

Information Technology Services

Edward Wu
Director, Information Technology Services

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