Celebrate CJE 2022

We are excited for an in-person gala celebrating
CJE SeniorLife and our 50th Anniversary

Join Us!

Sunday, September 18 | 5 pm

The Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090


Donna Kahn, Abraham Joshua Heschel Award for Professional Service

Abraham Joshua Heschel Award for Professional Service


Albert and Lucille Delighter,
Marcella Winston Foundation,
and the Bernard Heerey Family Foundation

50th Anniversary Philanthropic Award

For 50 years, CJE SeniorLife has been helping older adults pursue lives of meaning, independence, and good health. Today, CJE has over 300 employees who provide 20,000 older adults and their family members with a myriad of programs and services annually. These services include independent housing, assisted living, home-delivered meals, transportation, adult day services, geriatric care management, health and wellness activities, counseling services and support groups for older adults and caregivers, and numerous lifelong learning opportunities.

Reserve your seat today!


Register today to join us for an in-person gala celebrating CJE SeniorLife and our 50th Anniversary!


Become a sponsor today! Our sponsors provide funding for meals, transportation, counseling and countless other necessities for seniors.

Event Details

Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 5 pm

The Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090

See you there!

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Celebrate CJE Committee Leadership

Celebrate CJE Co-Chairs: Nicole Katz, Don Trossman
Sponsorship Co-Chairs: James M. Feldman, Paul Miller
Ad Book Chairs: Leslie Markman-Stern, Carey L. Rothbardt
Board Chair: Michael Saltzman
President and CEO: Dan Fagin
Associate Board Liaison: Sam Teper


50th Anniversary Committee:

Dennis J. Carlin, Co-chair
Mally Z. Rutkoff, Co-chair
Alan I. Greene
Donna Kahan
Sondra F. Kraff
Margo Oberman
Judy L. Smith
Leonard A. Worsek


Board of Directors:

  • Marc L. Berman*
    Julia Bikbova
    Eve S. Biller

    Charles M. Bley
    Sam P. Brilliant
    Arnold F. Brookstone*
    Dennis J. Carlin*
    Alan M. Ellenby
    Daniel N. Epstein*
    James M. Feldman
    Terri Freeman
    Vern Gideon
    Bill Goldberg*
    Allan Goldstein
    Jeffrey Graff, MD
    Alan I. Greene*
    Nicole Katz
    Morris Kharasch
    Michael E. Koen
    Sondra F. Kraff
    Robert Landsman
    Bruce J. Lederman*
    Sandra J. Lerner
    Jack M. Levin*
    Steven J. Levine
    Marjorie H. Loeb
    Kenneth F. Lorch
    David Macknin
    Leslie Markman-Stern
    Paul Miller
    James C. Mills*
    Sylvia L. Novick
    Vicki E. Pines
    John E. Pomeranz
    Susan A. Reese
    Dr. Carlton R. Resnick
    Carey L. Rothbardt
    Mally Z. Rutkoff*
    Michael Saltzman
    Stephen P. Sandler*
    Robert L. Schlossberg*
    Susan Ringel Segal
    Judy L. Smith*
    John Sobel
    Paul Stepankovskiy
    Kyle Stone
    Abbe Temkin
    Don C. Trossman
    Sarah Warren
    Kalman Wenig*
    Rabbi Carl Wolkin
    Leonard A. Worsek*
    Ned Zallik, MD

Bold denotes Resource Development Committee
* Past Board Chair


Associate Board

  • Nicholas Siegel, Chair
    Jason A. Chess
    Jordan S. Edelman
    Zachary Goldstein
    Aaron Greenberg
    Adam S. Guetzow
    Ryan Hess
    Amy Hurwitz
    Rebecca Kanter
    Rachel Levy
    Alexandra Cohen Markovich
    Debra Pogofsky
    Ariana Rasansky
    Ryan Schraier
    Ari M. Silver
    Leah Solomon
    Matthew P. Teinowitz
    Sam Teper
    Danielle Weiss
    Carly Cooper Wolff
    Alon Z. Yonatan


CJE SeniorLife Staff

Vice President, Resource Development: Stephanie Millman Smerling
Director of Development: Lisa Weinstock
Senior Program Analyst: Patricia Labak