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Fund Development & Outreach Director:

Anna Read Anna Read became a pivotal member of the CJFS team in August 2023 as the Fund Development & Outreach Director. In this role, Anna leads the mobilization of resources to meet and surpass annual and long-term fundraising goals, and oversees the development and implementation of all agency public relations, marketing, and communications strategy. She also provides oversight of agency Outreach programs and activities. Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Communication Management. Before joining CJFS, she worked for YWCA Central Alabama, where she was responsible for bringing in over $2.5 million in grants and contributions. While not shaping her professional sphere, she enjoys working in her yard, cherishing moments with her dog, Teddy and spending time with her husband, Charles.


Mark Driskill, LICSW-S

Rabbi Steven Henkin

Brooke Bowles

Seth B. Wolnek

Ann Todd

Andrea McCaskey

Amy Neiman, LMSW

LaBrena Friend, LMSW

Executive Director, Lauren Schwartz

Past President, Joyce T. Shevin

Secretary, Toby Siegel

Treasurer, Lacey Epstein

Vice President, Stephen L. Royal

Vice President, David F. Ovson

President, Faye Levin

Vice President, Kay Kornmeier

Danny Cohn

Sally Friedman

Danny Cohn