About AHS

Board of Directors

The Associated Hebrew Schools Board of Directors is comprised of a group of committed volunteers who are dedicated to upholding Associated’s mission, values, and vision, and responsible for overseeing the strategic leadership of the School and the effective stewardship of its resources. The Board includes current parents, past parents, alumni, and community members. Members of the Board devote their time and resources to the School's advancement and best interests. 

Executive Members

President: Jono Halpern (email)
Past-President: Shawn Goldberg
Vice-President: Elliot Marer
Vice-president: Maya Roth
Treasurer: Mark Siboni
Secretary: Effie Wolle

Board Members

Jill Charnaw Rachale Cohen Darrell Cordes
Rina Gerson Shawn Goldberg Hanan Goldfarb
Jonathan Halpern Henry Koschitzky Yonah Krakowsky
Elliot Marer Rob Richler Maya Roth
Daniella Samuel Mark Siboni Brenda Weitzner
Effie Wolle

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  • Board Committees

    The standing committees of the Board of Directors and their subcommittees oversee specific Board responsibilities described below. If you are interested in learning more about serving on a committee, please email communications@ahschools.com.

    Committee on Directors

    The Committee on Directors (COD) coordinates the identification, cultivation, recruitment, and orientation of new directors and oversees the governance and nominations process for both board and sub-committees, and provides ongoing board education.


    The Development Committee develops and coordinates the fundraising initiatives of the Board of Directors, including: annual campaign, endowments and major gifts. It also oversees the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of donors.

    The Finance Committee monitors all financial information of Associated including budgets, financial statements, and tuition fee recommendations. 

    Head Support and Evaluation
    The Head Support and Evaluation Committee works collaboratively with the Head of School for yearly planning in accordance with the strategic plans of AHS and the Board of Directors.

    Parent Association (AHSPA)
    The Parent Association (AHSPA) raises funds for projects and activities at Associated and fosters relationships between the parent community and AHSPA. The AHSPA coordinates our in-school volunteers. 
    Tuition Assistance 
    Preserving strict confidentiality, the Tuition Assistance Committee oversees the administration of the tuition support program.
  • Board of Governors

    The Associated Hebrew Schools Board of Governors is comprised of long-standing volunteers and professionals who have made significant contributions to AHS. Many are former Board Members, Committee Members, or staff who have provided and continue to provide extraordinary leadership at AHS. They make valuable contributions to the school community by participating in fundraising activities, committee work, and annual meetings. AHS benefits greatly from their collective knowledge, dedication, and passion. The members of the Board of Governors act in a consultative role, and serve as ambassadors of AHS. We are grateful to this group of leaders who support the mission and vision of Associated.

    Past Board Presidents are denoted with an asterisk (*). 
    Chair: Sally Zigler* and Mark Zigler
    Vice-Presidents: Irving Matlow

    Board of Governors

    Mordechai Ben-Dat 
    Mary Bien 
    Jack Brudner 
    Irving Feferman 
    Stephen Freedhoff 
    Lindy Goodman 
    Sheldon H. Goodman
    Jodi Elen Gottesman 
    Bernard Green 
    Helene Green 
    Louis I. Greenbaum 
    Fred Guth 
    Jay Heller 
    James Klein 
    Henry Koschitzky 
    Saul Koschitzky 
    Harry Krakowsky 
    Arthur Kruger 
    Arthur Landa 
    Howard Langer 
    Janice Langer 
    Brian Lass 
    Ellen Markin 
    Irving Matlow 
    Michele Michaelov 
    Israel H. Mida 
    Charles J. Nagel 
    Barry Naiberg 
    Elaine Osher 
    Jodi Pasoff 
    Mayeer Pearl 
    Joanne Perlmutter 
    David Posluns 
    Gerry David Richler 
    Marlene Rochwerg 
    Martin Rochwerg 
    Jack Rotsztain 
    Barry Sacks 
    Judy Scheininger 
    Les Scheininger 
    Susan Shainhouse 
    Zev Marvin Shainhouse 
    Ora Shulman
    Beth Singer 
    George Weinberger 
    Ian Zagdanski 
    Mark Zigler 
    Sally Zigler
  • By-laws

    By-law No. 4: The General By-law of Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto (passed 27 October 2020 | 9 Cheshvan 5781)