JCC Staff Directory


JCC staff members are available to receive your questions, comments and suggestions. Every effort will be made to respond as soon as possible. If you need immediate assistance, please phone 203-387-2424.


Title Name Email Extension
Chief Executive Officer Judy Alperin jalperin@jewishnewhaven.org 231
JCC Executive Director Scott Cohen scohen@jewishnewhaven.org 203
Chief Financial Officer Debra Cole dcole@jewishnewhaven.org 219
Controller  Laurie McWeeney  lmcweeney@jewishnewhaven.org  221
Member Services Director Lisa Sandora lisas@jccnh.org 204
Registrar Barbara Zalesch barbaraz@jccnh.org 250
Accounts Payable Sylvia Horowitz shorowitz@jewishnewhaven.org 220
Office Manager / Rental Coordinator Cathy Lombardi cathyl@jccnh.org 225
Manager of Business Development Debbie Brander debbieb@jccnh.org 276
Human Resources Director Kayla Bisbee kbisbee@jewishnewhaven.org​ 209

Fitness & Wellness
Health & P.E. Director Allan Greenberg allang@jccnh.org 252
Health & P.E. Associate Director Nicolle Camara nicollec@jccnh.org 237
Fitness Services Director Susan Donovan susand@jccnh.org 265
Assistant Fitness Services Director Jess Ciola jessc@jccnh.org 266
Aquatics Director Amy Kemler amyk@jccnh.org 270
Youth & Family      
Afterschool Director Kari McInerney karim@jccnh.org 236
Camp Director Debra Kirschner campdirector@jccnh.org 253
Kids Klub Director Alison Lurie alisonl@jccnh.org 313
Yeladim Early Learning Center Director Lynn Bullard lynnb@jccnh.org 278
PJ Library Professional Stacey Battat pjlibrary@jewishnewhaven.org 317
Youth & Family Coordinator Eliana Sugarman elianas@jccnh.org 306
Youth Programs Coordinator Sandy Horvath sandyh@jccnh.org 251
Cultural Arts      
Program Director Mara Balk, Ph.D. marab@jccnh.org 300
Program Associate Grace Koo gracek@jccnh.org 228
Young Emissaries Program      
Coordinator Amalya Brownstein amalyab@jccnh.org 385
Fitness Center     257
Fitness Center Reception     248
Front Desk Reception     0
Indoor Pool     292
Yeladim Early Learning Center     278
JCC Day Camps     340