By Editorial Staff
This new year also marks new transitions for the JOFA office. Former Administrative Director Tamara Charm, who was instrumental in establishing JOFA as a successful organization, has left her position to pursue a graduate degree in business at M.I.T. We thank Tamara for her significant contribution to JOFA and wish her well in her new endeavors. It is our pleasure to announce that she will remain involved as a member of JOFA’s Board of Directors.
Marcy Serkin is our new executive director, and brings her own eclectic experience to the position. Marcy grew up in New York City and graduated from Stern College for Women with a B.A. in English. She received a Masters degree in Linguistics from City University Graduate Center, and taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for five years at Yeshiva University, City University and Touro College. From 1988-1990, she was assistant director of the Writing Center at Y.U., and later directed an ESL program.
Most recently, Marcy has worked in the Development Department of the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is married and has three children. Brukha haba’a u’v’hatzlaha, Marcy!