Officer

This person is an officer of JSPAN.

Dan Muroff

Dan Muroff is President of JSPAN.  He is an attorney and government relations advocate in private practice, where he has primarily led efforts to advance the missions of both charitable and arts-and-cultural institutions.

Edward Hoffman

Edward Hoffman, CPA earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, carpooling with George Stern during some of those years to Rodeph Shalom where they served as Sunday School teachers.  Ed is retired from a forensic accounting career at Liberty Mutual Group.  He has served as Treasurer of two Beth Davids – one in Canton, Mass. and the other in Gladwyne, Pa.

Katie R. Beran, Esq.

Katie Beran currently serves as a federal Law Clerk for the Honorable Gerald Austin McHugh in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she is heavily involved in the Supervision to Aid Reentry ("STAR") Program.  Katie also works as an Adjunct Professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law in the Federal Reentry Court Clinic, which involves the supervision of legal interns from all area law schools as well as co-teaching a seminar course on reentry.  After the end of her term clerkship in September 2016, Katie will be joining the Philadelphia office of Hausfeld LLP

Joanna Klein, Esq.

Joanna Klein is a Deputy City Solicitor with the City of Philadelphia Law Department.  Joanna earned her J.D. from the College of William & Mary and graduated from Penn State with honors in Political Science and a minor in history.  She has been active in various community service organizations over the years and is committed to public service in both her professional and personal life.  In addition to being a board member of JSPAN, Joanna also currently holds the position of President for the Philadelphia Chapter of the William & Mary Alumni Association.

Jill Katz Zipin, Esq.

Jill Katz Zipin is very involved in community activities, including Woman's Philanthropy of Jewish Federation, Coordinating Council for the Elderly of Jewish Federation, and Woman's Leadership Training Program of Jewish Federation.  She is politically active and has worked on compaigns for Ruth Damsker and Barack Obama.

Jill is a graduate of Temple University where she also earned her law degree.  Her interests include politics, reading, tennis and figure skating.

Lynn Zeitlin, Esq.

It is with much sadness that we record the untimely passing of Lynn Zeitlin, past president of JSPAN, on September 10, 2015.
Her biography clearly demonstrates why she was one of JSPAN's most steadfast, devoted supporters.

Jill Zipin, Esq.

Jill is a graduate of Temple University and its Beasley school of Law. She practiced personal injury litigation for thirteen years. Currently she is actively involved in philanthropy and social justice and sits on several Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Boards. She is, as well, on the boards of Cease Fire PA and Montgomery County Democratic Women's Leadership Initiative. She is a vice president of JSPAN.

Hon. Ruth Damsker

Ruth Damsker has been active in public service, community and charitable work for 35 years.  Ruth was elected Montgomery County Commissioner in 1999, and served through 2007.  Previously, for 12 years, Ruth served as Cheltenham Township's Finance Officer and Township Controller.

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