Our Trustees

At Central Synagogue

Ellen Cogut
Ellen Cogut
Trustee

Ellen Cogut has been a member of Central Synagogue since 1994. She received her BA from George Washington University in 1969 and her MA from Temple University in 1971. From 1971 to 1988 Ellen practiced as a speech pathologist, working primarily with pre-school language impaired children in a variety of settings. From 1988 to 1990 she supervised graduate students in speech pathology at Brooklyn College. Ellen has served on the Boards of the Brooklyn Heights Association, the Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, the Graham-Windham Agency, and The Brooklyn Children’s Museum.  Since 2006, she has served as the co-chair of the Board of Community Roots Charter School, a K-5 school located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

She resides in Brooklyn Heights with her husband, Casey.  They have two daughters, Pamela, age 31, and Rachel, age 20.


 


Our Trustees

Abigail Pogrebin
Abigail Pogrebin

President

Barbara Brill
Barbara Brill

Vice President

Jeremy Fielding
Jeremy Fielding

Vice President

Shonni Silverberg
Shonni Silverberg

Vice President

Joe Sofer
Joe Sofer

Vice President

Richard Markowitz
Richard Markowitz

Treasurer

Moses Silverman
Moses Silverman

Secretary

Michael Gamzon
Michael Gamzon

Officer at Large

Brad  Bernstein
Brad Bernstein

Trustee

Ellen Cogut
Ellen Cogut

Trustee

Lynn Finkel
Lynn Finkel

Trustee

Michael Gould
Michael Gould

Trustee

Bruce Gutkin
Bruce Gutkin

Trustee

Alan  Herman
Alan Herman

Trustee

Nino Magliocco
Nino Magliocco

Trustee

Jay Mandelbaum
Jay Mandelbaum

Trustee

Jon May
Jon May

Trustee

Shelly Mitchell
Shelly Mitchell

Trustee

Claudia Morse
Claudia Morse

Trustee

Ellen Oppenheim
Ellen Oppenheim

Trustee

Carol Ostrow
Carol Ostrow

Trustee

Valerie Peltier
Valerie Peltier

Trustee

Beth Rustin
Beth Rustin

Trustee

Jill Seigerman
Jill Seigerman

Trustee

Stephen  Siegel
Stephen Siegel

Trustee

Erica Tishman
Erica Tishman

Trustee

Jeffrey Wilks
Jeffrey Wilks

Trustee

David B. Edelson
David B. Edelson

Honorary President

Kenneth H. Heitner
Kenneth H. Heitner

Honorary President

Howard F. Sharfstein
Howard F. Sharfstein

Honorary President

Michael J. Weinberger
Michael J. Weinberger

Honorary President

Alfred D. Youngwood
Alfred D. Youngwood

Honorary President