Staff Directory

[Please note: Those with “VM” have a voicemail only extension.]  The JFS main office number is 203-389-5599.  Please follow prompts to leave a voice mail for any staff member.

Alissa Wurtzel
Chief Executive Officer –  CEO
Extension 107,

Cathy Segal
Director of Finance and Administration
Extension 104,

Cindy Miller, MD, MSW
Consultant/JAMP Facilitator

Daisy Abbott
Mental Health Clinical Director
Extension 117,

Dinesh Perera, LMFT
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 114,

Elanit Linder, LMSW
Aging Adult/Care Navigator Coordinator
Extension 113,

Heni Schwartz, LCSW
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 111,

Karen Merkel, PhD
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 103,

Kate Richardson, LCSW
Mental Health Clinician

Mara Ginsberg
Volunteer Coordinator
Extension 119,

Michael Hall
Finance & Donor Associate
Extension 106,

Norman Smith
Quinnipiac MSW Intern

Rachel Scolnic Dobin, LMSW
Holocaust Survivors Program
Extension 109,

Robbin Seipold
Development Director
Extension 105,

Sandy Hagan
Food Pantry Director
(203) 397-0796 ,

Shateka Knight, LPN
Care Navigator

Extension 115,

Sydney Perry
Community & Social Wellness Coordinator

Vanessa Buynak, LMSW
School-Based Social Worker