The United Jewish Community Administrative Staff We invite you to visit the Jewish Community Center and meet the staff. Please do not hesitate to call for information and assistance at any time.

Office hours are 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM on Fridays, closed on Saturday and Sunday unless there is a special event or program.


Steve Wendell Executive Director 757-930-1422  Ext# 302
Carmela Malkin Kuhn Education Director 757-930-1422  Ext# 306
Jennifer Meyers Director of Jewish Programming 757-930-1422  Ext# 308
Sara Traster Program Associate 757-930-1422  Ext# 307
Sarah Barnett Campaign Director, UJCVP Endowment Fund 757-930-1422  Ext# 304
Judie Kavit Web Manager & Newsletter Coordinator 757-930-1422
Angela Morris Controller 757-930-1422  Ext# 305
Linda Lavaty Receptionist, Front Office Administrator 757-930-1422  Ext# 301
Rob Blarr Maintenance Supervisor 757-930-1422
Libby Batten Jewish Family Services 757-930-1422  Ext# 314
Jewish Historical Society 757-930-1422 Ext# 312
Preschool Teachers 757-930-1422  Ext# 322
Preschool Lobby 757-930-1422  Ext# 324
Infant Toddler Lobby 757-930-1422  Ext# 333
Infant Toddler Infant Room 757-930-1422  Ext# 334
Infant Toddler Toddler Room 757-930-1422  Ext# 335
Infant Toddler Resource Room 757-930-1422  Ext# 336

Preschool Staff

Naoki Wood

Gavrielle Bargash

Lacy Bramblette

Karen Bean

Dawn Guye

Kelsie Hayes

Jordan Klevecz

Jessi Malkin

Jillian Miller

Jamie Reed

Heather Thacker

Mayya Yartsev