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Winter Newsletter 2021

We are delighted to share with you PJA's 2021 Winter Newsletter, now in a new format! In order to be as flexible and cost-efficient as possible during these challenging times, this issue of our newsletter will only be printed in a very limited quantity. If you would like to request a printed copy, please email Lisa Katon here.

If you have any alumni updates to share with us, please contact Lisa Katon at lkaton@pjaproud.org. You may also fill out this alumni survey here.

Our 2020-21 Board of Directors:

Jason Zidell  |  President
Rich Barker  |  Vice-President
Barry Benson
Amy Blauer | Secretary
John Emshwiller
Joyce Evans
Marni Glick  |  Treasurer 
Larry Gloth
Michelle Kashinsky
Steven Klein  |  Immediate Past-President
Gail Mandel
Carol Ray Richmond
Erik Richmond 
Danelle Romain  |  Vice-President
Tamar Wyte-Lake
Jonathan Singer
Ahuva Zaslavsky

To learn more about our board, visit this page and click on the Board Members tab.

Thank you to the following people who contributed to this newsletter:

Steve Albert
Blair Borax
Elana Cohn-Rozansky
Jenny Crego
Shahar Eden
Becky Ewer
Jacob Glass

Sarah Glass
Merrill Hendin
Allison Hernandez
Anna Hixon
Evan Horwitz
Michael Hyde
Lisa Katon

Amy Katz
Eric J. Kodesch
Saul Korin
Celinda Llanez
Emma Rosenthal
Erika Saiers