JCHE Policy Board

JCHE is a non-profit organization, governed by a volunteer Policy Board. Our directors are community leaders with expertise in law, real estate, finance, and human services.

A list of JCHE officers and directors includes:


Bernard E. Kaplan

Bernie became the Chairman of the JCHE Policy Board in 2014. He has over 30 years experience as a pension consultant. He is a frequent speaker and has authored several articles on retirement plan design. Additionally, he has provided technical support to government officials and expert testimony regarding the private pension system. Bernie is the founder and past Chairman of the BKR Prototype Retirement Program. He was also an adjunct professor at Boston University, teaching a course in retirement planning for the University's Certified Financial Planning (CFP) Program.


President & CEO
Amy Schectman

Vice Chairs
Irma Schretter
Bill Shaevel

Donna Kalikow

David Zaltas

Policy Board
The officers and:

Rita Blanter
Donald Bloch
Laura Efron
Robert Gifford
Amy Gorin
Merle Grandberg
Rudolph Kass
Rebekah Kaufman
Paul Levy
Noah Maslan
Norman Posner
Seth Ravitz
Paul Rosenberg
Jeffrey Sacks
Edward Saxe
Harold Stahler
Harold Tubman

Lenore Asher
Mickey Cail
Irwin Chaftez
Ellen Feingold
Catharyn Gildesgame
Clifton E. Helman
Robert Helman
Mildred Guberman Kravetz
Norman B. Leventhal
Melvin Scovell
Marc Slotnick
Stephen P. Snyder
Alan Solomont
Peter Ulin
Elaine Werby