Michael Rolnick, JFCS Board of Directors
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Michael Rolnick is putting his business expertise to work for JFCS along with his enthusiasm to spread the word about the impact the agency has in our community. As a well-respected and successful venture capital investor and entrepreneur, his career in media and technology has spanned nearly two decades. He and his family have been energetic JFCS community members for years and Michael recently joined the Board of Directors. He also sits on JFCS’ Program and Planning and Peninsula Major Gifts Committees, and he and his wife, Linda Himelstein, are this year’s North Peninsula Fammy Gala Co-Chairs. Michael says, “JFCS… Read More

Posted by Admin on March 2, 2017
Meet Our Leaders: Deborah Hoffman, JFCS Board of Directors
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For generations Deborah Hoffman’s family has contributed to the growth of JFCS, and now she is taking her turn. Always energetic and extremely generous with her time, Debbie is making an impact on the JFCS Board of Directors and is also a committed member of the Loans and Grants, Program and Planning, North Peninsula Development, Fammy Gala, and Endowment Committees. With such a strong family legacy of giving coupled with a willingness to dive in to any new project, Debbie says, “I think of philanthropy like breathing; you just do it naturally.” Deborah and Craig Hoffman with their children, Gabe… Read More

Posted by Admin on February 7, 2017
Meet Our Leaders: Miriam Sparrow, JFCS Board of Directors
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Miriam Sparrow brings the natural charm of a southerner to her many roles at JFCS, along with her commitment and drive. A JFCS Board member for two years, she is also the Sonoma County Co-Chair of JFCS’ Public Issues Committee and a member of the Sonoma County Leadership Team.  She also serves on the JFCS-wide Program and Planning Committee, the Public Issues Committee, and the By-Laws Review Committee. In her relatively short time on the JFCS Board Miriam is already known for her expertise, dedication, and role as an effective and respected ambassador on behalf of JFCS and those who… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 6, 2017
Meet Our Leaders: John F. Sampson, JFCS Board of Directors
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John F. Sampson comes from a long line of Bay Area civic leaders and community builders. He and Sharon L. Litsky, his wife, are well known for their warmth, creativity, and passion for the causes they believe in. John helps lead JFCS as a Board member and Sharon is also a former JFCS Board member who has left her unique and indelible mark on the agency. Each year this powerhouse couple brings their enthusiasm and welcoming smiles to their roles on the JFCS Fammy Gala Committee, which they chaired in 2009. John F. Sampson and Sharon L. Litsky As a… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 29, 2016
Meet Our Leaders: Marc Fagel, JFCS Board of Directors
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Marc Fagel, a prominent San Francisco securities attorney, joined the JFCS Board of Directors two years ago and contributes to the agency’s success in many different ways. As a thoughtful and committed advocate for JFCS, he says: “One of the basic Jewish values I was taught was to give back to my community and JFCS perfectly embodies that goal.” Marc Fagel and Julie Lubetkin with their children Marc is a partner at the firm of Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLC. He was instrumental in contributing his legal expertise to the successful publishing of Rywka’s Diary: The Writings of a Jewish Read More

Posted by Admin on November 1, 2016