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DOROT’s success is a direct result of the strength of our professional staff and lay leaders. This dedicated team works collaboratively to ensure that we are meeting the changing needs of our constituents. Organizationally, we operate at the highest level of excellence and integrity. We all are committed to high standards for our programs and to working in a supportive, challenging and rewarding professional culture.



Ellen R. Marram, President
Elissa Fishman, Treasurer
Josh Targoff, Secretary
Brian Doppelt, Vice President
Donna Jakubovitz*, Vice President
Harriet Shaiman, Vice President


Renée Adler Ascher*
Mitchell Berkey
Marian Faytell
Elyssa Friedland
Judith Fryer
Jack Hattem
Ethan Horwitz, Esq.*
Marcie Imberman
Alan Laytner
Barbara Matas
Matthew Novack
Andrew Pardo
Jennifer Perkins, Esq.
Rabbi Mira Rivera
Joyce Silberstang, Ph.D.
Helaine Suval Beckerman
Doris Ullendorff
Ann Wimpfheimer, Psy.D.*

*Past President

Senior Staff Leadership

Mark Meridy, Executive Director
Dorothy Hellmer, Chief Financial Officer
Ali Hodin Baier, Chief Program Officer
Jenny Notis Lyss, Chief Advancement Officer
Linda Paul, Chief People & Culture Officer
Julia Kessler-Hollar, Senior Program Officer – Supportive Services
Ellen Amstutz, Senior Program Officer – Community Based Programs & External Affairs
Judith Turner, Senior Program Officer – Volunteer Services & Intergenerational Programming

Career Opportunities