Meet Our Team

We have a great team of people who support the important work JewishCare does.

A team working together.

Our Board

Jason Sandler

President

Director since 2016

Jason Sandler is the Chief Financial Officer at TDM Growth Partners (TDM), a private investment firm founded in 2004. TDM has a long-term investment philosophy, focusing on companies with attractive growth profiles run by outstanding management teams.

Prior to joining TDM, Jason worked for Investec Australia Limited in Property Investments and Private Equity where he was responsible for finance and operations in those businesses. Prior to Investec Jason worked for PwC in assurance and business advisory services.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a Chartered Accountant.

Jason was appointed as Director on 25 May 2016, treasurer from 2016 to 2018 and appointed as President on 28 November 2018.

Michele Goldman

Vice President

Director since 2016

Michele Goldman is CEO of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, the representative roof body for the NSW Jewish community, with 56 major communal organisations as its constituents.

Prior to this Michele was CEO of Asthma Australia, where she led the merger of several Asthma Foundations to form a stronger, national entity better placed to address the significant burden of asthma on the Australian community.

Her career has spanned the corporate, social enterprise and not-for-profit sectors. She is passionate about driving collaborative approaches to achieve progress where single organisations are limited and developing partnerships to increase organisational capacity and impact.

Michele holds a Bachelor of Business from UTS.  She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an alumnus of the Sydney Leadership Program and the inaugural Social Impact Leadership Australia program.

She is a Director of JewishCare and the Social Impact Hub, and has held board roles with The Housing Connection and Royal Hospital for Women Foundation.

Michele was appointed as Director on 22 June 2016 and appointed as Vice President on 27 February 2019.

Michael Hirschowitz

Hon. Treasurer

Director since 2018

Michael is the Chief Operating Officer of Guzman Y Gomez, Australia’s fastest-growing restaurant business. With its focus on delivering clean, made-to-order Mexican food made using fresh produce to its guests, and with speed and innovation at the core of the business, Guzman y Gomez is redefining fast food by showing it’s possible to serve good food, fast, without compromising on nutrition. In 2020, Guzman y Gomez was awarded the QSR Media Multi-Site Restaurant of the Year and in 2021 won the Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers award. Guzman y Gomez operates over 140 restaurants in four countries.

Prior to that, Michael was the Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director of Accent Group Limited for over 20 years. During his career with the group, Michael was instrumental in transforming the business from a small private company into Australia and New Zealand’s largest listed footwear business.

His role as both a senior executive and public company board member has provided Michael with a unique insight into the interface between efficiently functioning boards and their management teams. This has enabled him to develop deep skills across a wide range of complex business situations in order to distil key objectives, opportunities, priorities, risks and other important metrics to efficiently deliver optimal outcomes for all stakeholders.
Michael holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Accountancy degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and was a Chartered Accountant. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael was Appointed as Director on 7 February 2018 and appointed as Treasurer on 28 November 2018.

Jenna Baskin

Member of the Board

Director since 2019

Jenna Baskin is the CEO of MCI, a multi award-winning training and education company delivering learning to the ASX200, large government organisations, and individuals across Australia. She was responsible for the creation of MCI’s online consumer division, the MCI Institute, and the transition of the organisation into the digital learning landscape. Jenna led the sale of MCI to APM, Australia’s largest private human services provider.

Jenna has a Bachelor of Commerce from UNSW and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She was on the Australian Institute of Management 30 Under 30 list and serves on the boards of Mum for Mum and the Jewish National Fund.

Jenna was appointed as Director on 4 December 2019.

Ben Bolot

Member of the Board

Director since 2018

Ben is Executive General Manager for ATCO Australia developing renewable energy projects in Australia.  Ben has previously held a number of senior executive roles in ASX listed energy and infrastructure companies, and has served on a number of investment and joint venture company boards.

Ben holds degrees in Commerce and Law from the University of Auckland and was previously admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor and a Chartered Accountant in New Zealand.

Ben was appointed as Director on 28 March 2018.

David Morris

Member of the Board

Director since 2014

David is the Chief Strategy Officer and President Asia Pacific at Nanosonics Limited, and is a Non Executive Director of Technion Australia.

David has extensive experience in healthcare and medical devices, having served as the CEO and Managing Director of the Monash IVF Group. Before that position he was an Executive at Cochlear Limited, serving as Chief Strategy Officer, having previously been President of Cochlear Bone Anchored Solution, and Senior Vice President of Business Development.

Prior to joining Cochlear Limited, David worked at Accenture in the Strategy practice. He also has extensive Australian and International experience in consumer products, utilities and financial services.

David has a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Applied Science from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. David completed the Advanced Business Management Program at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Chicago, USA, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David was appointed as Director on 22 July 2014.

Dr Jonny Taitz

Clinical Director

Director since 2021

Jonny is a Specialist General Paediatrician in private practice in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Until recently Jonny was also the clinical adviser to the Paediatric Patient Safety program at the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission.

He is a Senior National Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Paediatricians and is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of NSW. Jonny was on the editorial board of the British Medical Journal Quality and Safety for 4 years. Jonny is the author of two children’s health books.

Jonny did his paediatric training at Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Cape Town and at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick where he then worked as a Consultant Paediatrician and Assistant Director of Clinical Operations. He was Director of Medical Services at Royal North Shore Hospital and was acting Executive Director of Medical Services for Northern Sydney Local Health District. Jonny was awarded a Harkness Fellowship in quality and safety and spent a year at Harvard Medical School, Boston.

Jonny is a director of MedEarth, he was a member of Variety The Children’s Charity medical grants committee and was a long standing board member and former Vice Chairperson of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. Jonny is immediate past Chairperson of the SMILE Foundation.

Jonny was appointed as Director on 20 October 2021.

Tim Greenstein

Member of the Board

Director since 2024

Tim is Group General manager of Shared services at Retail Apparel Group, an apparel retailer with a stable of Iconic Australian Brands.

Tim previously was President of Mount Sinai College, and is a current life Governor of the College, and sits on the Foundation Committee.

Tim has a Bachelor of commerce degree , majoring in Accounting and Law.

Tim was appointed as Director on 23 May 2024.

Michael Rosmarin

Member of the Board

Director since 2024

Michael has over 30 years of global transformation, cultural change and human resources leadership experience across multiple industries and geographies.

He is currently Chief People & Group Services Officer for MUFG Pension & Market Services (formerly Link Group) and has been with the company since early 2019. Prior to this, Michael was Chief Operating Officer at Stockland and has held executive human resources positions for Westpac Banking Corporation and Goldman Sachs in Australia and Asia.

Michael is currently the Chair and National President of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). He was previously on the Boards of Mount Sinai College and the Stockland Care Foundation and was a trustee of Westpac’s Staff Superannuation Plan.

Michael is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a Fellow Certified HR Practitioner (FCHRP). He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degree and a Master of Commerce from the University of NSW.

Michael was appointed as Director on 23 May 2024.

Jaimi Greenspan

Member of the Board

Director since 2024

Jaimi is a Director of Public Affairs at GRACosway where she supports clients to improve the quality of their interactions with the public policy-making process at all levels of government in Australia.

She is a respected policy and communications professional with particular expertise in health, education, and complex reform.

Jaimi has experience working within the NSW public health system and previously served as a senior Health and Education adviser to former NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and worked to provide critical support to government, departments, and stakeholders throughout the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. An excellent problem solver, Jaimi relishes a challenge and enjoys working with clients to find solutions to complex issues.

Jaimi holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in political science from UNSW and completed a Master of Communications at Griffith University.

Jaimi was appointed as Director on 23 May 2024.

Management Team

Michael Gordon

Interim Chief Executive Officer & Director of Financial Strategy and Transformation

Michael is currently a Board advisor and a non-executive director at Koala and SomnoMed Limited. Michael was previously the CFO at Rokt and before that the CFO and MD of Group Services at Greenlit Brands (which included the brands Freedom, Snooze, Fantastic, Plush, OMF, Best & Less, and Harris Scarfe). The Group Services role covered the areas of Operations, Logistics, Legal, HR, Property, Planning, Risk and Governance.

Before this, Michael spent a decade at PricewaterhouseCoopers across South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Australia. More importantly, Michael is part of the community and well-known to many as a people leader and a great mentor.

Michael joined JewishCare in November 2023, and looks forward to ultimately support JewishCare with system and process transformation that delivers efficiencies in our business model for a sustainable future.

To get in touch with Michael email m.gordon@jewishcare.com.au

Vacant Position

Chief Financial Officer

Position Vacant

Brad Carpenter

Director of Quality, Compliance and Clinical Governance

With a robust background in aged care and human services spanning various profit and not-for-profit organisations, Brad brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success.

Throughout his career, Brad has demonstrated exceptional skill in navigating diverse compliance landscapes, ensuring adherence to stringent quality standards and regulatory requirements. His expertise in clinical governance, quality assurance, and compliance has consistently enabled organisations to achieve and maintain high levels of care and operational excellence.

As a registered nurse, Brad’s leadership and operational acumen are unparalleled, driving teams to deliver superior care while fostering a culture of continuous improvement. His commitment to transparent communication, teamwork, and client-centered care makes him a valuable asset to JewishCare

To get in touch with Brad contact him by emailing b.carpenter@jewishcare.com.au

Romaine Moss

Chief People & Culture Officer

Romaine has over 20 years’ experience as a people, culture and capability practitioner, experienced in leading teams in family services industry.

During this time Romaine has specialised in Risk Management, Case Management, Management, Leadership Development, and Auditing.

Joining JewishCare in April 2024, Romaine feels that her role provides her with the opportunity to bring genuine purpose to her work and add value to an impressive team that provides vital community care.

To get in touch with Romaine Moss contact her by emailing r.moss@jewishcare.com.au

Dalit Tendler

Director, Communications & Engagement

Dalit holds a BA in Statistics and continued studies for a Masters at the Technion Haifa in Business Management and later became a Graduate from Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2013.

She has over 20 years of experience working with multinational Blue Chip FMCG international companies, she joined JewishCare in a Business Development role in 2014 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2021. Dalit is an entrepreneurial strategic leader specialising in Marketing and Business Development. She brings a commercial approach focusing on consumers and clients, to the changing world of Not for Profits.

To contact Dalit please email d.tendler@jewishcare.com.au

Anita Majstorovic

Director of Services (NDIS, Aged Care & Community)

Harnessing a wealth of experience and a heart for service, Anita Majstorovic stands as the Director of Services at JewishCare. Her illustrious career spans nearly thirty years in the Human Services sector, encompassing roles in nonprofit entities, the private sector, and the NSW government. At AFEA Care Services, Anita honed her skills starting as the Head of Service Delivery and later ascending to the General Manager of Operations. Her journey also saw her making notable strides as the Regional Executive Manager for NSW/QLD at Claro Aged Care and Disability Services, and thereafter as their Head of Service Delivery. Earlier roles as the Regional Manager at Sylvanvale and the Senior Operations Manager at Royal Rehab further underscore her vast expertise.

At JewishCare, Anita’s deep knowledge of Mental Health, NDIS, and Aged Care is invaluable. Her passion for community betterment and steadfast commitment to nonprofit ideals align seamlessly with JewishCare’s mission, making her an instrumental figure in the organisation’s future.

To contact Anita, please email a.majstorovic@jewishcare.com.au

Position Vacant

Chief Mental Health Development Officer

Organisation Chart

JewishCare Board

Michael Gordon

Interim Chief Executive Officer & Director of Financial Strategy and Transformation

Maggie Chan

Group Executive Assistant

Joint Operating Committee

Michael Gordon CEO
JewishCare
Rob Orie CEO
Montefiore

Vacant Position

Chief Financial Officer

Brad Carpenter

Director of Quality, Compliance and Clinical Governance

Romaine Moss

Chief People & Culture Officer

Dalit Tendler

Director, Communications & Engagement

Anita Majstorovic

Director of Services (NDIS, Aged Care & Community)

Position Vacant

Chief Mental Health Development Officer

Christina Caddy-Gold

Executive Manager at The Burger Centre

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