The Structure of JCA

The structure of JCA has been developed to ensure appropriate corporate governance, efficient use of communal funds and optimal delivery of professional services.

Advisory committees have been established to funnel intellectual capital and expertise from professionals within our community through JCA’s operations.

JCA Board of Governors

Charged with the responsibility for direction setting and policy development. The Board consists of:

  • Trustee Governors - the Presidents of JCA member organisations; and
  • Non Trustee Governors - Lay leaders of communal standing; and Life Governors (former lay leaders of the JCA who continue to offer their counsel).

JCA Committees:

Reports to the Board of Governors and is responsible for setting strategy and policy for the entire organisation.

Undertakes a complex review process based on the financial and operational management of the organisations, leading to the annual allocation recommendations for final approval by the Board of Governors. It consists of four independent and highly respected leaders, with backgrounds in financial management, business, law and communal affairs.

Determines which of the JCA member organisations will be granted the annual communally endorsed building and capital appeal.

Manages the JCA engagement activities across all sectors of the community and with specific demographic groups.

Coordinates and manages fundraising on behalf of JCA and its member organisations.

Determines how all JCA funds and assets are invested and managed.

Deals with complex macro community planning and inter-organisational issues and assists member organisations to work together to provide for communal needs.

Undertakes comprehensive reviews of organisations wishing to join JCA and makes recommendations for final approval by the Board of Governors.

JCA Team:

The team at JCA are passionate and committed group of people dedicated to sustaining our community.

JCA Leadership

President
Allocations Chair
Building & Capital Chair
Fundraising Chair
Investment Chair
Jewish Communal Planning Chair
Jumpstart Co-Chairs
Marketing Co-Chairs
NSW Jewish Board of Deputies President
Status Chair
Treasurer
Stephen Chipkin
Neville Katz
Paul Kaplan
Michael Gottlieb
Rhett Kessler
Leanne Pigott
Jonathan Barouch & Ben Levi
Jonathan Gavshon & Kelly Bayer Rosmarin
Lesli Berger
Nicole Green
Trevor Lorge

 

President -
Stephen Chipkin

Allocations Chair -
Neville Katz

Building & Capital Chair -
Paul Kaplan

Fundraising Chair -
Michael Gottlieb

Investment Chair -
Rhett Kessler

Jewish Communal Planning Chair -
Leanne Piggott

Jumpstart Co-Chairs -
Jonathan Barouch & Ben Levi

Marketing Co-Chairs -
Jonathan Gavshon & Kelly Bayer Rosmarin

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies President -
Lesli Berger

Status Chair -
Nicole Green

Treasurer -
Trevor Lorge

 

In The Office

Acting Chief Executive Officer
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Head of Finance
Head of Legacy Giving
Head of Marketing & Communications
Accounts Assistant
Community Communications Coordinator (Volunteer)
Database Manager & Analyst
Database Manager & Analyst
Demographer Consultant
Engagement Manager
Engagement Manager
Jumpstart Marketing Coordinator
Jumpstart Program Coordinator
Jumpstart Project Manager
Marketing & Engagement Manager
Office Assistant
Payments & Accounts Officer
Planning Manager
Planning Manager
Alain Hasson
Kim Morris
Jacqui Fine
Mark Zworestine
Eric Barlin
Aaron Zaidel
Rose Temple
Hilary Albert
Laura Velik
David Graham
Isabelle Stanton
Lydia Vesely
Prielle Betito
Justin Moddel
Shiran Symonds
Elyse Chiert
Jami Kochan
Tanya Shmulburd
Shari Lowe
Kareen Neumann

Acting Chief Executive Officer -
Alain Hasson

Executive Assistant & Office Manager -
Kim Morris

Head of Engagement -
Brenda Kaplan

Head of Finance -
Jacqui Fine

Head of Fundraising Operations Systems & Insights -
Mark Zworestine

Head of Marketing & Communications -
Eric Barlin

Accounts Assistant -
Aaron Zaidel

Community Communications Coordinator (Volunteer) -
Rose Temple

Database Manager & Analyst -
Hilary Albert

Database Manager & Analyst -
Laura Velik

Demographer Consultant -
David Graham

Engagement Manager -
Isabelle Stanton

Engagement Manager -
Lydia Vesely

Jumpstart Marketing Coordinator -
Prielle Betito

Jumpstart Project Manager -
Shiran Symonds

Marketing & Engagement Manager -
Elyse Chiert

Office Assistant -
Jami Kochan

Payments & Accounts Officer -
Tanya Shmulburd

Planning Manager -
Kareen Neumann

Project Consultant -
Shari Lowe

Project Consultant -
Tony Snoyman