MEET OUR STAFF

AVI LEWINSON
AVI LEWINSON
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Kathleen  Bindert
Kathleen Bindert
Chief Financial Officer
NANCY BRIEL
NANCY BRIEL
Chief Engagement Officer
Nancy Briel has worked for SYJCC since 2000.  She spent the first 15 years as the Aquatics Director & is currently the Chief Engagement Officer. In this capacity, Nancy leads membership, customer service and the front office. She is also the Director of Kamp Hope and assists in organizing several fundraising and building wide events. Nancy holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education from Towson University.  She spends most of her free time with her three children. Ext. 118
TINA BLOCK
TINA BLOCK
Director of Senior Services
Tina Block, Adult Services Director, is a licensed Social Worker with over 30 years’ experience working with individuals, groups & organizations. She has extensive experience working with children, developmentally disabled adults, adults & seniors. For the past 20 years she has worked with seniors & caregivers in nursing home settings & in the community, providing case management, entitlement assistance, information, referrals & individual counseling. She also coordinated health care services, designed group educational & volunteer programs, worked with community coalitions to improve services for seniors & supervised masters-level social work students. Ext. 121
JODI DEITCH
JODI DEITCH
Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Jodi Deitch, SYJCC’s Executive Assistant & Office Manager has been the “go to” person for over 20 years. She provides administrative support for members & staff. In her free time, Jodi likes to travel, cook & take long walks. Ext. 111
RON HAYDEN
RON HAYDEN
Director of Operations and Transporation Supervisor
Ron Hayden, Director of Operations and Transportation Supervisor, has been with the SYJCC team for over 20 years.  When not at SYJCC, he enjoys the outdoors, watching NY sports & spending time with his wife & two children. Ext. 120
ANGELA MOUQUIN
ANGELA MOUQUIN
Associate Director of Early Childhood
Angela Mouquin, Associate Director of Early Childhood Services, has been a part of the SYJCC family for over 25 years. She has Business Degree & enjoys traveling, boating & spending time with her family. Ext. 135
SHARON REICHMAN
SHARON REICHMAN
Singles Director
Sharon Reichman, Director of Transistional Family Services, has been a part of the SYJCC community for close to 20 years, first as a Y member & then as a staff person. Her three children have all grown up at SYJCC, having attended programs such as Mommy & Me, the nursery school & camp.  She holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Columbia University. Sharon, her husband Steve, & dog Ollie are adjusting well to their "empty nest," although they unabashedly look forward to their children's visits! Ext. 139/147
ROCHELE SESKIN
ROCHELE SESKIN
Managing Director of Theater Arts Program
Rochele Seskin has served as the Artistic Director of the Theater Arts Center at the SYJCC since 2013. In August 2016, she also became Managing Director of The Theater Arts Center. She came to the SYJCC after touring the world as an actress and working as a talent agent and casting director. She founded Cabaret Kids in 2001. Rochele holds a BFA in Acting from Adelphi University. Ext. 162
BAT-SHEVA SLAVIN
BAT-SHEVA SLAVIN
Director of Center for Jewish Living
Bat-Sheva Slavin has been involved in Long Island Jewish community events & outreach programs for over 40 years. Her involvement brought her to the SYJCC over 20 years ago to become the founding curator of the Helene & Alan Rosenberg Jewish Discovery Museum, as well as Director of The Center for Jewish Living & Learning. Ext. 140
DONNA SMIROLDO
DONNA SMIROLDO
Director of Administration- Early Childhood
Donna Smiroldo is the Director of Administration for early childhood.  She holds a degree in business with a minor in accounting.  Before coming to SYJCC, she worked in cost accounting and finances in a corporate environment. Ext. 115
MIRIAM TRUSS
MIRIAM TRUSS
Director of Early Childhood
Miriam Truss is the Director of the Monter Early Childhood Center. Miriam has over 25 years of experience as an educator and administrator of early childhood, day care and camp programs. Prior to SYJCC, Miriam was the Executive Director of the day care and camp programs located at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Northport where she was responsible for overall program operations. Miriam has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Adelphi University and a Master's degree in Special Education from Hofstra University. Miriam is particularly focused on achieving students' educational outcomes and considers relationships with their parents as important components leading toward success. In her spare time she enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her family and friends. x114