General Contact Information

Washington DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

(202) 518-9400 for receptionist
(202) 518-9420 for faxes


Contact Information for:

Senior Staff Contacts

Carole R. Zawatsky
Chief Executive Officer
(202) 777-3261

Michael Baumstein
Chief Operating Officer 
(202) 777-3266

Mark Spira
Chief Development Officer 
(202) 777-3257

Sara Rostolder Mandell
Chief Communications Officer
(202) 777-3258

Bini Silver
Director of Early Childhood, Youth and Family
(202) 777-3278


Washington DCJCC Department Directors:


Tena Howell
Director. Membership
(202) 777-3217

Zoya Volpe

Sales Associate
(202) 777-3218

Sport and Fitness
Leagues;Fitness Center;Personal Training;Aerobics, Pilates and Yoga Classes

Andre Dixon
Director, Health & Fitness Center
(202) 777-3272

Jill Aaron
Associate Director, Aquatics
(202) 777-3279

Center for Arts
Theater J; Film, Music and Literary Festivals and Programs; Gallery

Shirley Serotsky
Associate Artistic Director, Theater J 
(202) 777-3228

Ilya Tovbis
Director, Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) and
WJFF Year-Round
(202) 777-3248

Lili Kalish Gersch
Director, Literature, Music & Jewish Life
(202) 777-3254

Kids and Parents
Preschool; Camp; Parenting Center; Youth and Family Programs

Alex Band
Preschool Director
(202) 777-3271

Phil Liebson
Director, Camp and Youth-age Programs
(202) 777-3270

Miriam Szubin
Director, Parenting Center
(202) 777-3263

Community Engagement
Programs for creating community connections and engagament

Erica Steen
Director, Community Engagement
(202) 777-3255

Randy Bacon
Director, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3244

Halley Cohen
Director, GLOE, Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach and Engagment
(202) 777-3253

Tami Wolf
Director, EntryPointDC
(202) 777-3259


Chris Brown
Building Manager
(202) 777-3213

Wanda Chichester
Facilities Manager & Space Coordinator
(202) 777-3265

Human Resources & Information Technology

Margaret Hahn Stern
Human Resources Director
(202) 777-3252


Harold and Barbara Berman Cafe
is temporarily closed

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