Director

This person is a member of the board of JSPAN.

Lauren Beller

Lauren Beller is a young Jewish professional with a range of experience that makes her an exciting addition to the Board.  She graduated from Temple University in 2009 with a degree in Elementary and Special Education, and she completed a second major in Psychology.  After teaching in the School District of Philadelphia for two school years, she shifted her focus to applying her own experiences of disability to helping families of students with special needs navigate the special education system in Pennsylvania.  Her experiences with growing up using a wheelchair and having o

Andrea Jacobs

Andrea Jacobs is a seasoned organizational consultant, facilitator, and researcher working for change in secular and Jewish organizations. She is co-founder of Rally Point for Collaborative Change LLC, a consulting practice that supports leaders and their organizations to develop essential capacities for collaboration across diverse worldviews. In addition to her work with Rally Point for Collaborative Change, Andrea works as program development consultant for Ma’yan, the feminist project of the JCC Manhattan.

Judah Labovitz, Esq.

Judah Labovitz earned his undergraduate (1960) and law (1963) degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. A long-time activist, Judah is a past president of the JCRC of Greater Philadelphia and a past vice chair of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs. He was a founder of JSPAN and served for years as one of its vice presidents. He is also a past president of the Germantown Jewish Centre.

Daniel Siegel

Dan got his start as an organizer for Ned Lamont’s gubernatorial campaign where he learned the daily rigors of face-to-face messaging. Following the primary, he took his experience to Delaware, as a regional field director for Chris Coons as part of a team that secured one of the few Democratic victories in 2010.

Bryan Schwartzman

Bryan Schwartzman is Communications Associate at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Previously he was the manager of marketing and communications for the Evans Consulting Group, a firm that helps nonprofit organizations meet their strategic and fundraising goals.

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