Barbara Brill and her husband Andrew have been members at Central since 2001, when their oldest son started Central's May Family Nursery School. They have three children, all of whom attended Hebrew School and became b’nei mitzvah at Central. Barbara has chaired Central search committees for clergy and education roles.
Barbara is a journalist and media executive who has also worked in the non-profit sector. She has been recognized with Emmy, DuPont, Murrow, and Peabody awards for her work. She earned a BA in 1998 from New York University, where she delivered the commencement address, and is also a former NYU adjunct professor of journalism. In addition to her work at Central, Barbara sits on the board of advisors for Urban Garage, a non-profit committed to bringing professional music instruction to students in New York City.