Board of Trustees


Executive Committee


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.
Vice President 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.
Vice President 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 
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.

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.
Parent Association Rep RCastellanos Rachel Castellanos - Rachel is a proud mother of two young students at Gottesman RTW Academy . She is a tax accountant and operates three companies with her husband Jeff. 
Immediate Past 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.




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.
H Lurensky
Heidi Lurensky Heidi is a preschool teacher at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and has served on the boards of UJA-Federation of New York, The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, and the Hebrew Educational Society.  She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband and three children.
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.
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.
EZwickel Richard Zwickel - Richard is the founder and CEO of Point of Care Network (POCN). He is the proud father of Bryce and Asher, GRTWA alumni.

*Past President