Our Board of Directors provides Keshet with the direction and forward momentum needed to not only grow our services but also our impact and connection to our community. Many board members have been with us from the very beginning, while many are new voices, helping us navigate the decisions needed to continue our growth now and in the future. Keshet’s board is unique with at least 51% of directors being families members of people with disabilities.Become a Volunteer
Michelle Friedman, Chair
Gail Metrick, Treasurer
Deni Rosen, Secretary
Estella Levin, Board Liaison
Chris Rabin, Immediate Past Chair
Chaya Tova Hartman
Keshet’s Junior Board is one of the most active associate boards in the City of Chicago. They host two signature fundraising events each year, and volunteer in many programs. The Junior Board brings together a diverse group of young professionals committed to inclusion in our community.
Anna Browar, Co-Chair, Karen Klass, Co-Chair, Hilary Cassman, Jamie Cohen, Hannah Deutsch, Valerie Deutsch, Ethan Frisch, Jessie Meyers, Amy Rubinoff and Zach Sandler
For a class in a Masters program, Jen Phillips, Keshet’s CEO, explores Tikkun Olam, traditional Jewish texts and the connection to Keshet.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Providing for people’s emotional wellness has always been part of how Keshet supports people in our programs, and is now an important priority.