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SENIOR LEADERSHIP

Dr. Dalia Hochman
Head of School

Dr. Dalia Hochman is Gann’s third Head of School. She began her career as a high school history teacher, school administrator, and school district leader, working on innovative high school models. Between 2010-2015, Dr. Hochman served as the Senior Program Officer for Next Generation Learning Challenges, a $20 Million dollar grant program funded by the Gates Foundation, where she funded and visited dozens of promising high schools across the United States. A graduate of Yale University (BA) and Columbia University, (PhD), Dr. Hochman has also studied at the Pardes Institute and Hebrew University during a Dorot Fellowship in Israel. Dr. Hochman credits her deep Jewish knowledge and identity, as well as her commitment to social justice, to the education she received as a graduate of Boston’s Jewish educational institutions.

David Ball
David Ball
Assistant Head of School
for Student Experience

David joined Gann in July 2023 from the Upper School at Milton Academy, where he has spent the last seventeen years as Upper School Principal, Academic Dean, and member of the history department. David brings a unique combination of deep administrative experience, incredible humility, and an unwavering commitment to advocate on behalf of students.

Marion Menzin
Assistant Head of School
for Teaching and Learning

Marion is Gann Academy’s Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning. She joined Gann in June 2020 as a curriculum consultant and served as Director of Humanities before moving into the role of AHOSTL. Over the past couple of years, she has relished the opportunity to collaborate with Gann’s dedicated and talented teaching faculty and instructional leadership to help shape an academic program that prioritizes rigor, robust student engagement, and meaning-making.  Prior to working at Gann, Marion taught History, English, and Spanish, worked as an administrator, faculty mentor, and instructional design consultant in Boston-area schools, and earned a PhD in History. Marion lives in Newton with her husband and four children, and is also a board member of Camp Yavneh and a member of Newton’s Minyan Ma’or. 

Isaac Judd
Isaac Judd
Chief Financial
and Operations Officer

Isaac joined Gann Academy in June of 2020 as the Chief Financial and Operations Officer. Before joining Gann, Isaac worked at Magic Beans for 16 years. He held a wide range of jobs at Magic Beans and served as their CFOO for almost ten years. Isaac holds a B.A. from Brandeis University in Economics, where he also minored in Business, and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies.  He serves on the board of Brandeis Hillel and has been involved with many non-profit organizations over the years.

Aviva Manin
Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Aviva Manin leads admissions and strategic initiatives at Gann Academy. Before joining Gann, Aviva worked in technology sales, strategy, and marketing. She is a lay leader in the Jewish community and is passionate about community building and Jewish education. She holds an MBA from Babson College and a BA from New York University.

Simon Luxemburg
Director of Jewish Student Life

Simon Luxemburg joined Gann Academy after working at Boston University Hillel and Camp Ramah New England. Simon directs the Jewish Student Life team at Gann, and oversees a wide array of programming and student experiences including myIsrael, Shabbatonim, Holiday Celebrations, and student leadership opportunities. Simon teaches the senior year Jew in the Modern World course, leads a Zman Kodesh minyan, and is an advisor. Simon earned his undergraduate degree in International Relations, Economics, and Jewish Studies from Connecticut College, and both a Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Jewish Professional Leadership from the Hornstein Program at Brandeis University. Simon is a graduate of The Nachshon Project Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowships.

GANN ACADEMY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Officers

Jonathan Joffe
President
Michelle Herzlinger
Vice President
Ellis Morris
Clerk
Michael Epstein
Treasurer
Michelle Black*
Immediate Past President

Ex-Officio

Marilyn Weiss
Faculty Rep.

Honorary Trustees

Carl Blanchard
Alan Crane* 
Solomon Eisenberg
Josh Elkin
Linda Greenseid*
Bonnie Hausman*
Elizabeth Jick*
Joshua Katzen*
George Krupp
Frank Litwin*
Alan Lobovits*
Cynthia Marcus*
Shari Redstone
Shira Ruderman
Jonathan Sarna
Leo Sprecher*
Sidney Swartz


*Past Presidents

Trustees

Michael Agus

Michael Bohnen

Lital Carmel

Liz Cohen

Maya Dabby

Rachelle Dubow

Andrew Ellis

William Foster*

Nicole Gann

Adam Koppel

Justine Levin-Allerhand

Brad Orelowitz

Shirah Rosin

Shiri Segev

Gerrald (Jerry) Silverman

Lisa Sivan

Rachael Vegas

Bil Zarch

Honorary Trustees

Carl Blanchard
Alan Crane* 
Solomon Eisenberg
Josh Elkin
Linda Greenseid*
Bonnie Hausman*
Elizabeth Jick*
Joshua Katzen*
George Krupp
Frank Litwin*
Alan Lobovits*
Cynthia Marcus*
Shari Redstone
Shira Ruderman
Jonathan Sarna
Leo Sprecher*
Sidney Swartz


*Past Presidents

Jonathan Joffe

Jonathan (“Jonty”) Joffe is an experienced business leader focusing on the integration of strategy, structure and finance for a wide range of organizations. In addition to running his own consulting practice, he is CEO of QTec Analytics, a group of family offices investing in artificial intelligence and data analytics companies in the US, Israel and the UK. He was previously a senior partner at Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte) where he ran the Strategy and Finance practice for many years.

Jonty has been involved in community affairs from a young age. He was a prominent anti-apartheid activist in South Africa, first as the President of the National Union of South African Students, and later as a human rights lawyer. He is the past President and current Board member of South Africa Partners, a Boston based non-profit supporting large-scale HIV and Early Childhood Development projects in at risk communities.

 

Jonty is a product of the Jewish Day School system in South Africa, having attended King David throughout his schooling, other than a period living in Israel from 1966-1968. His late father was the Honorary Life President of the South African Board of Jewish Education and a leader of the Jewish Education Committee of the Jewish Agency for Israel.

Jonty has a BA (economics) and LLB from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) from Harvard Law School. He is married to Lisa Fishbayn Joffe and they have three children. Their  daughter, Talia, is in the Class of ’27 and their son, Jacob, graduated from Gann in 2019.

Michelle Herzlinger, Vice President

Michelle Herzlinger has been a professional secondary school education in both Jewish and secular school settings, for both public and private institutions in New York City. Most of her career was spent at The Rodeph Sholom School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where Michelle was a secular classroom teacher and later served as the Department Head of Jewish Studies for Early Childhood through eighth grade. 
 
Michelle has served on numerous boards and committees for several Jewish organizations including Westchester Fairfield Hebrew Academy in Greenwich, CT; Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, The Abraham Joshua Heschel School in Manhattan, and most recently Gateways Access to Jewish Education in Boston. Currently, Michelle serves on both the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for The Maimonidies School in Brookline, MA. Michelle holds a B.A. in English and Jewish Studies from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received her M.A. in Teaching and Curriculum from Teachers College at Columbia University. 
 
Currently, Michelle’s most valuable personal experience comes from her work as a Jewish mother to her three children: Sam, Gann ‘21, Julia, and Gabriel, Gann ‘24. Creating a Jewish home where her typical sons and her daughter with special needs can thrive joyfully is both her greatest challenge and greatest blessing.
 

Ellis Morris

Ellis is a CPA and founding partner of Morris & Morris, P.C., where he provides a wide range of professional services to a full complement of business and individual clients.  He began his professional career with a seven-year tenure at a Big 8 CPA firm in New York and Boston.  Prior to starting Morris & Morris, P.C., Ellis was the CFO for a 30 million dollar multi-entity company. Ellis is the Executive Vice-President of Temple Israel of Natick and has been both the Treasurer and Vice-President of Finance over the previous ten years.  He also serves as Vice-President of Development and is on the Board of Directors of Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston. In 2012, Ellis was named the first recipient of the MetroWest Jewish Day School’s Keter Shem Tov Award (the Crown of a Good Name).  In 2015, Ellis, a former Board Member of JFS, and his wife Barbara were honorees at the Jewish Family Service of Metrowest “Seize the Dream” Gala.  Ellis was Co-Chair of the 2015-16 Schechter Annual Campaign.  Ellis graduated from the University of Scranton with a B.S. in Accounting.  He and his wife Barbara live in Natick. Their daughter Ashley graduated from Gann in 2021.

Michael Epstein, Treasurer

As global special situations leader for Deloitte’s restructuring practice, Michael spends his time primarily in the organization’s New York office. His practice is centered on crisis management, financial advisory services, and consulting activities in both middle market and large transactions. Michael has been an integral part of the organization and its’ predecessors since 1989.   
 
Previously, Mr. Epstein was US chief executive officer (CEO) of the largest provider of software solutions for specialized asset-based finance and back-office support for lease administration.
Michael and his wife, Barbara, live in Waban.  They have two grown boys and a daughter, Kira, a 2020 Gann graduate.  They are avid cyclists, having participated now for over 30 years in the Pan Mass Challenge.

Michelle Black, President

Michelle Black is a dedicated community leader in the Greater Boston Jewish community. She serves on the boards of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Gann Academy, and The Rashi School. Currently, Michelle chairs CJP’s Governance and Nominating Committee and is a co-chair for Rashi’s comprehensive campaign.  In addition, she serves on the Governance committee for both Gann Academy and Temple Beth Elohim, as well as the development committees for Gann Academy, The Rashi School and Temple Beth Elohim.

Michelle earned her M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and spent more than 10 years working as a consultant, both to non-profits and corporate organizations in the fields of leadership development, corporate strategy and organizational change management. She now applies her business skills and experience to the non-profit arena acting as an ambassador, community builder, fundraiser, and strategic advisor. 

Originally from San Francisco, Michelle lives in Waban with her husband Darren and their four children.  

Michelle Herzlinger, Vice President

Michael Agus is the Division Chief of Medical Critical Care with the Department of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital where he is the Founding Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit and holds an endowed chair in Critical Care. He is also Co-Medical Director of the Biocontainment Unit and is a member of the COVID-19 Leadership Team at Boston Children’s. He is currently Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
 
Michael and his wife, Elisa Deener-Agus, grew up in the day school system and brought their three boys similarly through a combination of Kehillah Schechter Academy, where Michael was Chair of the Board of Trustees, JCDS, and Gann Academy. They are all engaged with their own Jewish communities in important and meaningful ways, and Michael is delighted to be able to support Gann from this new position on the board.
 

Michael Bohnen

Michael J. Bohnen is the founding chair of Gann Academy. A self-described “day school junkie,” he was president of Solomon Schechter Day School (SSDS) of Greater Boston and national chair of Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education, which merged into Prizmah: the Center for Jewish Day Schools. An active leader in the Jewish community, Michael was also chair of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), and served as national chair of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs.
 
Professionally, he has been president of the Adelson Family Foundation since 2007.  Prior to that, he was a partner at the Boston law firm of Nutter, McClennen & Fish, where he is now of counsel. Michael was listed in Best Lawyers in America, Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.  He is the co-author of a book about Massachusetts Corporate Law and taught at Boston University and Northeastern Law Schools.
 
Michael is a graduate of Providence Hebrew Day School, Harvard College, and Harvard Law School.  He lives in Newton with his wife Joyce. They have great two daughters (both day school graduates), two wonderful sons-in-law and four amazing grandchildren (all in day schools).

Lital Carmel

Lital has significant professional experience working both in the US and in Israel. She worked for over ten years in the education department of the Jewish Agency, serving half of that time as a shlicha for the San Francisco Bay Area Jewish community. While in San Francisco, she spent time working with college students and young adults, as well as engaging the local community in issues related to Israel. She has degrees in Jewish history and contemporary Jewry, as well as in environmental studies.
 
Lital is a founder of the School for Green Building at the Israeli Green Building Council, which was awarded the “Green Globe” by the Knesset. For the past five years Lital has lead the Israeli-American Council (IAC) in New England, a community-based organization committed to building relationships among Israeli Americans and the larger Jewish community. Lital lives in Newton with her husband and twins in 6th grade.

Liz Cohen, MPH

Liz Cohen has held various leadership positions in her more than 25 years working in nonprofits. She works as a Major Gift Officer for McLean Hospital raising funds for programs within the Child and Adolescent Division, the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, Neurotherapeutics, and the Klarman Eating Disorder Center. Most recently, she was the Executive Director of The Children’s Room, responsible for their growth strategy, budget planning and overall staff and board management. To build her development skills, Liz worked as a Senior Development Officer for Jewish Family & Children’s Services (JF&CS) supporting programs for older adults and adults with disabilities; she also helped launch a planned giving program. Before JF&CS, Liz was the Executive Director for Families First Parenting Programs, where she grew the budget by 30%, rebuilt the board of directors, and led strategic planning and reorganization efforts. Under her leadership, the organization was selected as an investee for Social Venture Partners. Past positions include leading professional training programs at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, working on health-based national education outreach campaigns at WGBH Educational Foundation, and serving as Executive Director of Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell (now known as Center for Hope and Healing). Liz completed a Master’s of Public Health at Boston University School of Public Health where she also developed and taught a course on Sexual Violence with Dr. Elaine Alpert for several years. In 2018, she received a Distinguished Alumni Award from BUSPH. Liz did her undergraduate work in clinical psychology and child development at Tufts University. In addition to serving on the board of Our Space, she leads the sisterhood donation committee at Temple Isaiah in Lexington, MA. Liz lives in Arlington with her 14 year old daughter who will be a 10th grader at Gann Academy.

 

 

Maya Buki Dabby

Maya Buki Dabby is Chief Philanthropy Officer at the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism where she leads efforts to facilitate philanthropic gifts and grants that advance FCAS’ mission and strategy to drive Americans to stand up to Jewish hate and all hate through positive messaging, partnerships and monitoring. Prior to joining FCAS, Maya spent close to two decades fundraising, most recently at The Bridgespan Group, which helps nonprofits and philanthropists clarify their strategies and accelerate their impact. She has a deep passion for civic engagement and has worked on several local, state, and national races. In the 2012 election cycle, as director of donor relations, she developed high dollar donor cultivation and stewardship programs for a presidential campaign. Maya earned an MBA from Columbia Business School, an MEd in postgraduate administration and student affairs as well as a BA in international relations from The University of Southern California. She, her husband Uriel, and their three energetic sons live outside of Boston.

Rachelle Dubow

Rachelle Dubow’s practice focuses on counseling, protection, and licensing of intellectual property rights, with an emphasis on trademark prosecution and global brand management. Recognized for her exceptional work by World Trademark Review, The Best Lawyers in America, and The Legal 500 US, Rachelle assists domestic and multinational companies in the selection, clearance, registration, and enforcement of trademarks, the licensing of trademark rights, and the assignment and integration of trademark rights acquired in commercial transactions. Rachelle currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association as one of only two US law firm lawyer members.

Andrew Ellis

Andy Ellis is an executive gig worker: Operating Partner at YL Ventures, Advisory CISO at Orca Security, and Principal at Duha. He is the author of 1% Leadership, the co-host of The CISO Series Podcast, and occasionally writes the Straight Up Security column for CSO Online. Formerly, he was the Chief Security Officer of Akamai Technologies, and was inducted into the CSO Hall of Fame in 2021.  

Andy is currently working with numerous Israel startups in Tel Aviv. He lives in Winchester with his wife Gisele and children Isaac ’23 and Lila ’24.   

William Foster

William Foster is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office and the firm’s managing partner. He is an active thought leader on issues of philanthropy and social change.

Since joining the firm in 2002, William has supported the success of some of the sector’s most innovative philanthropies (e.g., Blue Meridian Partners, Co-Impact, TED Audacious) and some of the highest impact nonprofits (e.g., Youth Villages and Anti-Defamation League). He has a particular focus on the diligence, structuring, and supports required for philanthropic “big bets” and strong funding models for nonprofits.

William spent eight years as the head of Bridgespan’s U.S. advisory services, working closely with Bridgespan’s partners to guide the overall consulting practice. During this time, William worked with leaders across the firm to evolve Bridgespan’s services for philanthropies and nonprofits, to deepen Bridgespan’s commitment to equity, and to expand Bridgespan significantly.

Nicole Lieberman Gann

Nicole Gann has dedicated much time in recent years to volunteering in the Jewish community. Currently, she serves on the board of the Jewish Community Relations Council, where she is a member of the Strategic Planning Committee.

She also serves on the board of Camp Yavneh, where she is a member of the Executive Committee.

Until 2018, Nicole was on the board of the Jewish Community Day School (JCDS), serving as co-chair of the Development Committee. In March of this year, she co-chaired the JCDS annual fundraiser, Matters of Taste.

Nicole is a graduate of the Cynthia and Leon Shulman Acharai Leadership Program, and is a proud member of the “Acharai Chai” class.

She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, and Boston University’s School of Law. She is an attorney, licensed in both California and Massachusetts, although not currently practicing.

Originally from California, Nicole and her husband, Josh, live in Newton with their three children.

Adam Koppel, Vice President

Adam M. Koppel rejoined Bain Capital in 2016 as Managing Director of Bain Capital Life Sciences. He initially joined Bain Capital Public Equity in 2003 where he worked as a leader within the healthcare sector until 2014. From 2014 to 2016, Dr. Koppel was EVP of Corporate Development and Chief Strategy Officer at Biogen. Prior to initially joining Bain Capital in 2003, Dr. Koppel was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co in New Jersey where he served a variety of healthcare companies.

Dr. Koppel received an MD and PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also received an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with an AB and AM in History and Science.

Justine Levin-Allerhand

Justine Levin-Allerhand is chief development officer and chief external relations officer at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A scientist by training, she has diverse experience in raising funds for basic science and biomedicine. At the Broad, Levin-Allerhand leads the Institute’s efforts to develop and steward philanthropic partnerships. She also oversees the communications department and manages the Institute’s board of directors.

Previously, she was deputy director for international fundraising at Yale University and the director of science and engineering fundraising for the Yale Tomorrow campaign. Prior to Yale, she was director of corporate and foundation relations at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and a development officer in corporate and foundation relations at the Yale School of Medicine.

Justine earned a B.A. from Barnard College and a Ph.D. from The Rockefeller University. She also serves on the board of trustees of Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston. She lives in Newton with her husband Paul and two children. The oldest, Tomy, is a recent Gann graduate.

Brad Orelowitz

Brad Orelowitz is a Senior Vice President of the Michel-Shaked Group.  For almost 30 years, he has provided business consulting services to boards of directors, investors, shareholders, law firms and governmental agencies nationwide, including more than 20 years with MSG. 
 
Brad has a Bachelor of Commerce with Accounting and Auditing majors and a Bachelor of Accounting Science – Honors from the University of South Africa.  He also has a Master of Business Administration from Boston University and is a Certified Public Accountant, registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
 
Brad and his wife, Ilana live in Newton.  They are both products of Jewish Day Schools in South Africa.  They have three sons, all of whom graduated from Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston (SSDS).  Their youngest, Jake, is at Gann,’25.

Shirah Rosin

Shira Rosin comes to the Gann Board with nearly 20 years of experience in Jewish non-profits with experience in program development, engagement, experiential education, lay leadership, and social justice research. She holds a MPP and a MA in Professional Jewish Leadership from Brandeis University. In her downtime, Shirah is an avid reader, traveler, coffee drinker and word puzzle enthusiast. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Schechter Boston Parent Association. Shirah Rosin lives in Brookline, MA with her husband, Brian Lester, and their three children who attend Schechter.

Shiri Segev

Shiri Segev was born in Israel and has lived in Canada, Qatar and the US. She serves on the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Boston board. She is also the founding Chair of the Friends of Educating for Excellence Board. She is involved with the IAC (Israeli American Council). 

 Shiri headed the finance department at OmniGuide, a medical device company. Prior to joining OmniGuide, Shiri held various finance positions and also served as a diplomat representing the State of Israel in Qatar and in Atlanta. She received a Bachelor of Law degree from Hebrew University and an MBA from Georgia State University. She lives in Newton with her husband and has three boys, ages 25, 25 and 14.  

Gerrald (Jerry) Silverman

Jerry has extensive executive level management experience in brand building and organizational development. Jerry founded Jammen82 LLC, a management consulting firm, in 2019 and serves as the principal of the firm. Prior to that, Jerry spent 10 years as the CEO/President of the Jewish Federations of North America. Between 2004 and 2009, Jerry served as President/CEO of the Foundation for Jewish Camp.   

Between 1994 and 2004, Jerry held a range of executive positions at the Stride Rite Corp. of Boston. He now serves as a director on the board of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, the New Jersey Y Camps and the Secure Community Network.  Jerry is the proud parent of four Gann graduates, and lives in Newton with his wife Erica.  

Lisa Wasserman Sivan

Lisa Wasserman Sivan is a Brookline-based designer. Since 1997, Lisa has worked collaboratively to design and build residences throughout the US. In 2015, Lisa launched a shared workspace, The Village Works, to develop coworking. This year, Lisa established Parallel, an architecture and design studio focusing on hospitality, commercial and residential development projects.  

 

Alongside Ezra Zuckerman Sivan, Lisa parents three Gann alums: Jack ’14, Nina ’16 and Jesse ’20 and their youngest, current student Libby ’25. The Sivan kids graduated from Jewish Community Day School where Lisa volunteered and continues to be involved. Lisa is the incoming Gann Parent Association co-president. 

Rachael Vegas

Rachael Vegas is a 25+ year retail veteran with experience across grocery, mass, ecommerce, and club channels. She has worked in operations, merchandising, planning, sourcing, marketing, financial services, digital, and retail media within small cap and large cap public companies, venture funded, and private family-owned structures. Currently, she is the EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer for BJ’s Wholesale Club, which she joined in 2021. Rachael oversees the company’s merchandising and assortment planning to drive growth. Previously, she served as SVP at H-E-B, Chief Merchant at Brandless, and held various leadership roles at Target. Early in her career, she worked with Delhaize Group and Hannaford Supermarkets.
Rachael has served on several non-profit and public boards, including a public board for Insignia Systems. During her tenure, she chaired the compensation committee, partnering with Willis Towers Watson on a compensation plan, and led the search for a new board member. She also served as Co-President for The Heilicher School, overseeing a succession process, union negotiations, and a strategic marketing update. Additionally, she served on the Jewish Federation board in Minneapolis and was elected to the Foundation board of the Harry Leadership Institute.
Rachael holds an MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a BA in International Relations from Tufts University. Rachael, her husband John, and their daughters Juliana and Lauren, moved to Massachusetts from Texas in 2022. They love to travel and enjoy sports, cheering for their daughters in volleyball and softball, and watching college and professional games. Rachael, a New England native from Portland, Maine, is an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.
 
 
 

Bil Zarch

Bil Zarch works as a Business Broker for BayState Business Brokers after spending the first part of his career as a Jewish communal professional. He has overseen Jewish day schools (Krieger Schechter in Baltimore and Lander-Grinspoon Academy in Northampton), overnight camps (Yavneh) and oversaw the explosive growth of Prozdor. He is a gifted connector which has afforded him great success in his work with thousands of constituencies. Bil is passionate about creating a dynamic and diverse Jewish community for the next generation of Jews. Bil earned his bachelor’s degree in public communications from SUNY Buffalo, a master’s degree in Jewish education from Hebrew College and is a fellow and graduate of the Day School Leadership Training Institute (DSLTI.) Bil has been an active member of the Jewish community having sat on a number of committees, boards and task forces. He lives in West Roxbury with his wife, Rebecca Peterfreund Zarch and two children, Raviv ’27 and Danya.