Getting Kids on Track to School Success

Staff & Board of Directors

Student Advocacy is the only agency in our area that provides educational advocacy services based on the combined expertise of attorneys and educators.


Board of Directors

Jill Bernstein President

Lucy Oppenheim Vice President

Tatiana Leltchouk Vice President

Diane Hirschberg Treasurer

Linda Wetchler Secretary

Board Members

  • Lucille Accetta
  • Tim Adler
  • Adrianne Bonifacio
  • Carole Chaimowitz
  • Gail Dobosh
  • Linda Flaxer
  • Elaine Gantz
  • Judd Henry
  • Meri Adler Hilton
  • Diane Hirschberg
  • Carolyn L. Kay
  • Jeanne Kennedy
  • Barbara Kessler
  • Barbara Kutcher
  • Avra Mark *
  • Lucille Oppenheim
  • Debbie Palmer, DO
  • Andrea Potash*
  • Stephanie Reiner
  • Barbara A. Rosenzweig
  • Cora Rust
  • Michele Shepard-Jellinek
  • Allison Stahl
  • Lindsey Willis

*Emerita


Staff

Lisa Syron Executive Director

Caroline Fairchild, Development Director

Stefanie Shabman, Esq. Legal Director

Carole Boccumini, Esq. Senior Educational Advocate

Judith Callan, Esq. Educational Advocate

Janine Montoni, Esq. Educational Advocate

Edith Rosenbaum, Esq. Senior Educational Advocate

Meryl Rosenblatt-Fleisher, Esq. Educational Advocate

Alana Steinberg, Esq. Educational Advocate

Maria Suchy-Kozak Educational Advocate

Karen Blumenthal Policy Advocate

Zachary Rozenblat IT & Data Associate

Renee Renna Development Associate

Thomas Patterson  Advocate Associate

Lois Solomon-Neal Administrative Assistant


Advisory Panel

  • David Alpert
  • Janice Feldman
  • Eric Hemel
  • Dr. Jason Herrick
  • Ronald Jacobson, M.D.
  • Adam Kintish
  • Theo Liebman, Esq.
  • Mary Moriarty, Esq.
  • Iris Morse
  • Joanne Ruckel
  • Emily Gold Waldman, Esq.