November 30, 2016 (Beachwood) At JFSA’s Annual Meeting held on November 29, 2016, three community leaders were elected to serve a three year term on the board of directors:
Gary Bilchik returns to the Board after a one year hiatus. Gary was first appointed to the board in 1991. Over the years, he has served on several committees, including Ascentia, MRDD Endowment and the Human Resource committee. Gary is an attorney with Benesch, Friedland, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP. He and his wife, Janice, live in Beachwood.
Richard Halle is semi-retired, having served as CEO of Robert Levin Carpet and most recently as an agent for Arnold J. Eisenberg, Inc. Commercial Real Estate. He formally served as a Board Member of Council Gardens, and has enthusiastically volunteered for the past three years in JFSA’s Mitzvah Day holiday gift bag distribution to isolated seniors. He and his wife, Wendy, live in Beachwood.
Dara Yanowitz is a full-time community volunteer in the Jewish community. She is currently a Vice Chair for the Campaign for Jewish Needs, and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Allocations Committee for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. At this time, she serves on the boards of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, The Gross Schechter Day School, and Menorah Park. She and her husband, Alan, live in Beachwood.