Personnel Directory

  • The Jewish Home — Skilled Nursing Facility
    717-657-0700
  • The Residence — Independent Living and Personal Care
    717-441-8880
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Allen Geckle
    717-441-8556
  • Administrator — The Jewish Home
    Kate Harvey, BA, NHA
    717-441-8504
  • Administrator — The Residence
    Gerilynn Henshell, LCSW, ACSW
    717-441-8530
  • Controller
    Maryanne Brawley
    717-441-8518
  • Director, Marketing and Admissions
    Keona Carter
    717-441-8581
  • Community Relations Coordinator

    717-657-0700

  • Director, Nursing
    Bobbie Rios, RN
    717-441-8511
  • Assistant Director, Nursing
    Laurynne Kauffman, RN
    717-441-8514
  • Social Services
    Chris Thomas
    717-441-8426
  • Social Services

    717-441-8506

  • Director, Therapeutic Recreation — Campus Activities
    Jessica Finkenbinder
    717-657-0700 x 8409
  • Assistant Program Director – Jewish Home
    Sarah Miller
    717-657-0700 X 8418
  • Assistant Program Director — The Residence
    Michal Stewart
    717-441-8880 x 8855
  • Director, Human Resources
    Arthur Sullivan
    717-441-8522
  • Director, Special Projects/Social Media
    Jack Walker
    717-441-8516
  • Supervisor, Housekeeping Services
    Donna Hooker
    717-657-0700 X 7031
  • Manager, Dietary Services
    717-441-8503
  • Dietitian
    717-657-0700 x 7470
  • Director, Facilities Management
    Dwight Adams
    717-441-8505
  • Director, Maintenance
    Mike Heilman
    717-441-8508
  • Director, Development
    Ann Myers
    717-441-8527
  • Chaplain
    Rabbi Carl S. Choper
    717-657- 0700 x 7101

Board of Directors 2015–2016

The Board of Directors oversees the implementation of the Mission of the Campus of the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg, Inc. In addition, members of the Board are responsible to develop and, along with Administration, to execute the Strategic Plan. The Board of Directors is also responsible to assure that programs provided by the Home and the Residence remain consistent with the Mission.

Thirty volunteers comprise the Board of Directors. These directors serve the Greater Harrisburg community in a variety of professions and services and bring their experience and abilities to the Jewish Home Campus Board. Below is a complete list of Directors:

Officers/Executive Committee

  • Carolyn Anner, Esq.
    President
  • Daniel Clearfield, Esq.
    Vice-President
  • Wlliam L. Adler, Esq.
    Treasurer
  • Judith P. Geduldig
    Secretary
  • Gerald Gorelick
    AssistantTreasurer/Assistant Secretary
  • Elliot Strokoff, Esq.
    Immediate Past-President

Past Presidents Emeriti

  • Morton Spector
  • Burton D. Morris, Esq.
  • Donald B. Freedman, MD
  • Ronald L. Isaacman
  • David Sommer
  • William L. Adler, Esq.
  • Elliot Strokoff, Esq.

At-Large Board Members

  • Denis J. Milke, MD
  • Martin Lowy, CPA
  • Graham Hetrick
  • Maurice Lewis, MD
  • Walter Cohen, Esq.
  • Michael A. Silver
  • Joy Douglas
  • Donna Nurick, RN
  • Harvey Danowitz, CPA
  • Gerald Morrison, Esq.
  • Richard Spiegelman, Esq.
  • Rev. Edward L. Hinton

Ex-Officio Members

  • Jennifer Ross
    CEO/President, Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg
  • Sam Levine
    President, Jewish Community Foundation
  • Paulette Keifer
    Executive Director,  Jewish Community Foundation
  • Allen Geckle
    CEO, Jewish Home of Greater Harrisurg, Inc.
  • Ronald Muroff
    Rabbi
  • Elisha Friedman
    Rabbi
  • Peter B. Kessler
    Rabbi
  • Eric Cytryn
    Rabbi
  • Dr Chaim E. Schertz
    Rabbi
  • Jordi Jendra
    Rabbi