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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, Esq., Secretary
Mitchell Berkey, Vice President
Harriet Shaiman, Vice President and President-Elect
Helaine Suval Beckerman, Vice President


Renée Adler Ascher*
Brian Doppelt, Esq.
Marian Faytell
Elyssa Friedland
Judith Fryer
Jack Hattem
Ethan Horwitz, Esq.*
Marcie Imberman
Donna Jakubovitz*
Alan Laytner
Barbara Matas
Zachary Neugut
Matthew Novack
Andrew Pardo
Jennifer Perkins, Esq.
Joyce Silberstang, Ph.D.
Sara Turken
Doris Ullendorff, LCSW
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
Judith Turner, Senior Program Officer – Volunteer Services & Intergenerational Programming

Career Opportunities