Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Metrowest has appointed six new board members and a new board President for the 2011/2012 year.

A festive blues concert by local band Fat Wall Jack accompanied the annual meeting held at The Center for Arts in Natick. Event attendees included agency partners such as Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the United Way of Tri County, as well as JFS volunteers, staff, friends and family.

The celebration heralded in board members David Milowe of Sharon, Josef Volman of Wayland, Michelle Wilen of Ashland, Robin Wolk of Sudbury and Kevin Foley and Dana Neshe, both of Framingham. Stepping into the role of board President from his previous role as Vice-President is Tutor Perini Corporation President and Framingham resident, Robert (Bob) Band.

The new inductees join previous and current board of director members, Vice-Presidents Louis Kates, Lester Schindel, Michael Sobol and Robin Welch, all of Framingham, Secretary Penny Glassman, of Ashland and Treasurer Paul Rosenberg, of Wayland. New to the Vice-President position is Jeffrey Goldberg, also of Framingham.

Band, a long time supporter of JFS, most recently chaired the Fund Resource Committee of the Board. “It is a privilege to be involved with JFS of Metrowest,” said Band. “To see how they have evolved over the years, adapting to the changing needs of our community, is to understand how committed they are to servicing Metrowest and improving quality of life for any child, elder or individual in need.” 

Band, who has been with the Perini Corporation for over thirty-five years, has experienced first hand the many changes Metrowest has undergone through the years. “We are excited to have Bob serve JFS in his new role, not only because of his unwavering commitment to the agency, but also because of his relationship with Metrowest,” said JFS of Metrowest CEO, Marc Jacobs. “Bob’s longtime residency and employment means that he knows the community well and he understands the needs of its members. We look forward to another great year and we welcome those newly inducted to the JFS of Metrowest family.”

created at: 2011-05-03