CESJDS Alumni Board of Advisors
Annie Chapman Schreiber '90
Annie attended CESJDS from K-12 and graduated in 1990. Her fond memories of CESJDS are: the caring community, the individual attention and the enthusiasm that existed for Judaism.
After CESJDS, she attended the University of Hartford and graduated in 1994 with a BS in Special Education. She then moved back to the DC area, worked at various special needs private schools and got married in 1996. From, 1998-2001 she attended the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York where she earned her MSW.
In 2001, Annie returned to the Washington, DC region and worked at mental health clinics and provided consultations to various preschools. Currently, Annie is working at the Montgomery County Public Schools Infant and Toddler program.
Debbie Mirman Stillman '95
Debbie (Mirman) Stillman ’95 is the Interim Director of Development at the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW). She manages all aspects of NCJW’s national fundraising efforts, with a focus on major gifts. Debbie has worked for NCJW since 2002 in multiple capacities – as a lobbyist, a grassroots organizer, and now as a fundraiser. She holds a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Maryland and a BA in Psychology and Jewish Studies from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Debbie and her husband, Dan, are the proud parents of two boys, Matthew and Adam. Debbie was a “lifer” at CESJDS, having attended from Kindergarten through Grade 12. She is very proud to now serve as a Hagshama Parent, with her oldest child attending Kindergarten at CESJDS. Her fondest memories of her time at CESJDS include playing Varsity Tennis and Volleyball – including winning the PVAC championship several times, singing on Fridays in Rabbi Bienenstock’s rabbinics class, attempting to write down every word uttered by Mr. Miller, and going on the amazing senior class trip to Eastern Europe and Israel.
Jonathan Sachs '06
Jonathan Sachs graduated from CESJDS in the class of 2006. He is currently the Director of Public Policy for Adventist HealthCare, Montgomery County’s largest private employer. In that role, he oversees all federal, state, county, and municipal affairs as well as work with the community. Before joining Adventist HealthCare, Jonathan served as the Director of Public Affairs for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and as the Campus Mobilization Director at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
In addition to his role with Adventist HealthCare, Jonathan is on the Board of Directors of the Committee for Montgomery, Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation, and on the Advisory Board for the Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland-Israel Development Center. In 2010, Jonathan graduated with High Honors in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, where he was elected President of the Student Government Association.
Joshua Frey '89
Joshua Frey ’89, is a life-long entrepreneur and has founded several businesses. He is the owner /founder of On Sale Promos, Inc., a promotional products company. While attending the University of Wisconsin, Josh partnered with his brother Seth ’88, and sold ice cream and treats around campus – starting his first business. After college, Josh started another business, Granny’s Goodies, a care package delivery company. In 2004, he founded On Sale Promos, and today has started another venture, The Swag Coach Program. Josh is often invited to speak to business students and is active in the leadership of the Washington, DC chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Josh lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Kathy and two children, Maxwell and Delilah.
Marcie Oser Wertlieb, M.D. '92
Marcie graduated from CESJDS in 1992. She went on to Duke University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, a minor in Religion, and a Certificate in Judaic Studies. While there, Marcie also volunteered at Duke University Medical Center where she headed the AIDS Buddies Program, an advocacy program for people living with AIDS. After college, she worked at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, doing basic science research on HIV. She then went on to the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and she now practices ophthalmology in Laurel, MD.
Marcie is a Fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, has served on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and has a long history of volunteerism with the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington.
Marcie is proud to be a hagshama parent – she and her husband Scott have their two daughters attending CESJDS, Zoe (class of ’22) and Sela (class of ’24).
Corey Cines '07
A DC area resident all his life, Corey grew up in Rockville and graduated from CESJDS in 2007 and the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in 2010. He currently serves on the Board of Directors, Audit, Trustees, and Development Committees as well as a part of the Alumni Association steering committee at CESJDS. Corey also sits on the Board of Directors of Leveling the Playing Field, a DC area non-profit, and Wise Guy Ventures, a local technology start-up.
Professionally, Corey works as a Core Assurance Experienced Associate in the Private Company Services group at PwC, a Big 4 Public Accounting Firm, supporting his clients in the preparation of their financial statements. He works with clients involved in the manufacturing, sports, asset management, and international development spaces. At PwC, he also contributes to the firms recruiting and business development efforts. Corey is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the States of Maryland and Virginia.
Maital Dahan '04
New York Regional Chair
Maital Dahan is a graduate of the class of 2004. She is currently a Director at the New York Stock Exchange's Global Index and Exchanged Traded Products (ETP's) group. In her role she works with current and prospective ETP issuers to drive the expansion of their product lines on NYSE Arca. Maital's responsibilities include consulting in the early stages of product development, assisting in establishing relationships between ETP issuers and our Lead Market Makers, and shaping unique media and marketing opportunities at the NYSE. Prior to joining the NYSE, Maital was a member of the sales team at FTSE, the index company, where she worked on new business opportunities, client retention, and strategic initiatives.
Maital earned a M.S. in Accounting from the Sy Syms School of Business as well as a B.S. in International Business and Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain Management, and a B.A. in Government and Potlitics from the University of Maryland.
When she's not at work Maital is an active member of the Jewish community in New York City and serves as a volunteer staff member with Taglit Birthright Israel.
Farrah Walls Zweig '00
Los Angeles Regional Chair
Farrah graduated from CESJDS in 2000. She currently owns and operates her own personal training and nutrition counseling business in Los Angeles, CA. Farrah has been a personal trainer and health fitness specialist since 2002, starting at L.A. Fitness and progressing her business to open up her own company, T.O.T. Fitness, in 2005.
In addition to her health and fitness enterprise, Farrah is married and has two beautiful children. Following graduation from CESJDS, she attended San Diego State University; graduating Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in fitness, nutrition, and health.
Jackie Zitelman Horvitz '06
Israel Regional Chair
Jackie Zitelman Horvitz, class of 2006, received a BA from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in
Herzliya where she majored in Conflict Resolution and a Master's in Environmental Studies at
Tel Aviv University. She is currently a resource development coordinator for The Abraham Fund
Initiatives, a non-profit that promotes coexistence and shared living between Israel's Arab and
Jewish citizens. In addition, Jackie, her two sisters Shelby ('03), and Amy ('07), and her husband
Omri, started a tahini company in the United States called Soom Foods. Jackie and Omri
currently reside in Jerusalem.
Michael Fishman '98
Boston Regional Chair
Michael Fishman loves CESJDS. After graduating in 1998, he continued as a Lion at Columbia
College in the City of New York. While at Columbia he was pre-med, majored in music and
lived with fellow alum Adam Lurie '98. After college, Michael taught special education at the
Ivymount School in Potomac, MD prior to medical school at George Washington University,
graduating in 2007. His post-graduate training included an internship at the Washington Hospital
Center, radiology residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA and breast
imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Newton, MA. Michael is a radiologist
specializing in breast imaging at Commonwealth Radiology Associates, working in the North
Shore region of Boston, MA.CESJDS was essential in developing his interests and shaping his Jewish identity. The friendships established from Kindergarten still are strong and were instrumental in his marriage
as Michael met his wife, Shira, at the wedding of his classmate Adam Lurie '98 to Becky
Cole. Michael and Shira live in Newton, MA with their three daughters - Orly, Yael, and Meital.