Staff Directory

[Please note: Those with “VM” have a voicemail only extension.]  We are currently working remotely during COVID-19.  JFS main office number is 203-389-5599 and follow prompts to leave a voice mail for any staff member.  

Amy G. Rashba, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Extension 113,

Alissa Wurtzel, LCSW
Mental Health Clinical Director
Extension 117,

Cathy Segal
Director of Finance and Administration
Extension 104,

Andrea Joseph, LCSW
Aging Adult Services Coordinator
Extension 112,

Barbara O’Donnell
Extension 102,

Dinesh Perera, LMFT
Mental Health Clinician

Elaine Benevides, LCSW
Clinician/Consultant to Mental Health 
Extension 115,

Elanit Linder, LMSW
Aging Adult & Community Outreach Coordinator 
Extension 114,

Heni Schwartz, LCSW
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 111,

Karen Merkel, PhD
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 103,

Mara Ginsberg
Volunteer Coordinator
Extension 119,

Margaliet Ligtenstein, LCSW
Interim Social Work Supervisor of Aging Adult, Mental Health and SOS Programs

Marietta Tucker
Administrative Assistant
Extension 106,

Meghan Gula, LMSW
Mental Health Clinician

Mokia Hull, LMSW
Mental Health Clinician

Patrice Brown, LCSW
Aging Resource Specialist 
Extension 108,

Rachel Scolnic Dobin, LMSW
Holocaust Survivors Program
Extension 109,

Robbin Seipold
Development Director
Extension 105,

Sandy Hagan
Food Pantry Director; Coordinator of Agency Operations
Extension 121,

Sydney Perry
Community & Social Wellness Coordinator
Extension 152,