Board of Trustees


Executive Committee

President Joy Sussman
Joy Sussman - Joy is a photographer, online instructor, and writer of the blog, She was previously an advertising creative director, marketing director, and public relations executive. She recently chaired GRTWA 's Shomrei Torah annual fundraising campaign, founded the GRTWA Green Team, and continues to offer environmental guidance to the school.
Vice President & PA Representative  Liron Harpaz  Liron Kormas Harpaz - Liron is a mother of three young students at Gottesman RTW Academy . She is a creative director and entrepreneur who had founded two companies. Throughout her life, Liron's passion had been helping non-profit organizations collaborate with the artistic community by getting their message communicated through art and design.

Vice President

 Jarrett Bluth Jarrett Bluth - Jarrett is the CEO of Cheytec Telecommunications and enjoys coaching his children's sports teams. Jarrett is a CPA and was previously a partner at CohnReznick before leaving to start an entrepreneurial business with a long-time client and friend.
Treasurer Steven Levy

Steven Levy* - Steve retired from Wall Street after being one of the top ranked analysts of technology stocks and has begun his second career as a professional independent director for publicly traded companies. He is an officer of both the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest and of the Jewish Community Fund Board and acts as the Vice Chair of the MetroWest Day School Council. Steve currently co-chairs GRTWA's Our Future Together campaign.

Jason Bacharach

Jason Bacharach*- Jason is an advertising executive, currently Vice President Account Director at Source Communications. He is a past president of GRTWA's Board of Trustees.

 Secretary  Lavette Shrem  Lavette Shrem - Lavette is a mom to three kids at GRTWA. She is also an interior designer, working with her company, Lavette's Home Style

Legal Counsel Ira Hammer

Ira Hammer* - Ira practices intellectual property and corporate law. He is a past president of the GRTWA Board of Trustees and is chair of the Tuition Assistance Committee. He is a past president of Morristown Jewish Center and Lake Hiawatha Jewish Center.
Immediate Past President m Halper

Marit Halper* - Marit was a trust and estate lawyer before starting her family. She was GRTWA's Parent Association President for three years.




Alyssa Engelberg

Alyssa Engleberg-Alyssa is a matrimonial attorney with Ruvolo Law Group in Morristown, New Jersey. She is the mother of three young children, two of whom are currently attending Gottesman RTW Academy
Joshua Frankl

Joshua Frankl - Joshua is a financial planner and consultant to the legal field. He is the proud father of three students of Gottesman RTW Academy.
Shimon Korish

Dr Shimon Korish - Shimon is a physician working in the bio/pharma industry. He loves sports and coaches kids' recreational activities in his spare time.
Daniel Moritz

Daniel Moritz - Daniel is a Global Procurement Category Manager for Bristol-Myers Squibb. Since graduating from GRTWA in 2006, Daniel earned Cum Laude honors from Rutgers University's biomedical engineering program, attended Harvard University's Graduate Extension School with a focus in Strategic Management, and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University. In addition to service at GRTWA, Daniel participates in young Jewish professional groups across New Jersey.
V Morrison Victoria Morrison - Vicki is Executive Vice President and General Counsel to Edison Properties, LLC and is an alumni parent. She is also a past President and current Board member of Temple Shalom in Succasunna.
Charles Popky

Rabbi Charles Popky - Rabbi Charlie is the proud father of Noa and Aliza (GRTWA graduate) and husband of Alison. Originally from Wilkes-Barre, PA, Rabbi Charlie received his M.A., Rabbinical Ordination, D.D. (hon.) from the Jewish Theological Seminary and currently serves as rabbi of White Meadow Temple.
Jonathan Ramsfelder
Jonathan Ramsfelder* - Jonathan is Chief Labor & Employment Counsel at Verizon Wireless and a past President of the GRTWA Board of Trustees. He has served as chair of the Young Leadership of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, Vice President of the Mount Freedom Jewish Center Board of Trustees, chair of the Federation's Epstein Leadership Development Mission to Israel and is a past recipient of the Federation's Cohn Young Leadership Award.

*Past President