Administration

Bruce Powell, Head of School
• Ph.D., University of Southern California
• M.A., California State University, Northridge
• B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Ellen Howard, Principal
• M.A., Educational Administration, California State University, Northridge
• M.A., Secondary Education, California State University, Northridge
• B.A., California State University, Northridge

Rabbi David Vorspan, Rabbi-in-Residence
• Doctor of Divinity, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
• Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College
• Rabbinic Ordination and M.A.H.L., Hebrew Union College
• B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Deborah Shapiro, Chief Operating Officer
• B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

David Marcus, Campus Business Manager
• B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Mark Shpall, Dean of Students, Director of Community Programs

• J.D., University of Southern California
• M.A., Pepperdine University
• B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Jill Zuckerman, Director of Admissions
• B.A., California State University, Northridge

Suzy BookbinderChief Development Officer
M.S.W., Yeshiva University
•  B.A.,University of California, Los Angeles

Cheri Mayman, Director of Marketing
• M.S.W., University of California, Los Angeles
• B.A., University of the Pacific

Michelle NovemberAssociate Director of Admissions
• M.S., Columbia University
• B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Sheryl Myerson, Associate Director of Development 
• B.S., Muhlenberg College

Ariana SilverMarketing Coordinator
• B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
• Certificate, Advanced Make-up Artistry, Make-up Designory

Jamie Stein, Events Manager & Production Coordinator
•M.B.A./M.A., American Jewish University
•B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Kaye Bernstein, Tuition Assistance Director
• B.S., University of California, Los Angeles

Sue Dwyer, Director of Human Resources
• HR Certification, University of Phoenix
• B.A, University of California, Irvine

Angela Neff, Director of Educational Technology
• M.Ed., San Francisco State University
• B.A., San Francisco State University

Omer Maor, Director of IT

Gabriel Lynn, Office Manager, Transportation Coordinator
• B.F.A., University of Utah

STUDENT SERVICES

Susan DeRuyter, Director of College Counseling, Dean of Academic Advisement
Ed.M., Loyola Marymount University
• B.A., Loyola Marymount University

Meredith Britt, Associate Director of College Counseling, Associate Dean of Academic Advisement
M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
• B.A., Vanderbilt University

Tammy Shpall, Dean of Grade-Level Deans, 9th Grade Dean
• B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Beverley Kamenir,  10th Grade Dean
Higher Diploma in Education/Jewish Studies, University of Cape Town
• B.A., University of Cape Town

Rebecca Bodenstein, 11th Grade Dean, Director of Jewish Life
• M.A., University of Judaism
• B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Gregory Keer, 12th Grade Dean, Director of Student Life
• M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles
• B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Julie Brennglass, M.A., MFT, School Counselor
• M.A., Phillips Graduate Institute
• B.A., California State University, Northridge

Matthew Vacca, Academic Coordinator
• B.A., California State University, Northridge

Renee Levine-Blonder, Shabbaton & Class Trips Coordinator
• M.A.J.E., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion
• B.A., University of California, San Diego

Yoav Ben-Horin, Director of Global Jewish Education
• M.A., Oxford University, U.K.
• B.A., Oxford University, U.K.

Adina Farkash Cohen, Global Jewish Education Coordinator
• Teaching Degree: Seminar Hakibbutzim, Israel

Erica Goldman, Global Jewish Education Coordinator
•B.A., Brandeis University

Shari Davis Ferdman, Coordinator of Interdisciplinary & Service Learning
• B.A., State University of New York, Empire State College

Tami Bandel, Study Hall Supervisor
• B.A., University of Judaism