President 2012-2015

Audrey PolinskyAudrey Polinsky

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Audrey Polinsky graduated from The University of Connecticut in 1986 with a B.S. in Sports Marketing and received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1991, where she was a member of the Labor Law Journal. Audrey’s first career was in the sports world. There, she was a basketball agent with Bruce Levy Associates International Ltd., representing elite United States female basketball players playing ball overseas. She also spent time at Steiner Sports Marketing, a leader in sports marketing services and authentic memorabilia. Since 1994, she has been affiliated with Northwestern Mutual. As a Wealth Management Advisor specializing in financial security, Audrey focuses on Risk Management, Wealth Accumulation and Retirement Distribution Planning. Committed to lifelong learning, she has the attained the following designations: Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Advisor on Senior Living and has a Long-Term Care Certification.

Audrey is a previous Co-Chair of the Education and Youth Committee, is a member of the Board of Directors, and Vice President on the Executive Committee at HERJC. In addition to reading Torah and chanting Haftorah periodically, Audrey participates in HERJC events as often as possible. Whether participating on search committees, assisting with Bowling nights, Dinner Dance and our first Casino Night, she is quite active. All of the things she does, she is most proud of blowing Shofar on Rosh Hashanah.

Audrey met her husband, Elliott, on the basketball court at North Woodmere Park in 1984. They married in 1992 and moved to Hewlett Harbor in 1996. Their son Isaac is a junior at the Eastman School of Music (music performance, double bass) and Gabriel, is a senior at Lynbrook High School.

Vice Presidents

Lev Herrnson
David Koffler
Nancy Levitt
Stephen Moelis
Brian Silver


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Roberta Sugarman

Board of Directors

Martin Abrams
Anne Bernstein
Laurie Brofsky
Marilyn Cohen
Stanley Cohen
Rachel Cooper
Naomi Doctor
Norman Doctor
Abbey Doneger
Jaime Ezratty
Sandy Feit
Daniel Gerstman
Terri Gold

Marc Goldberg
Rita Gottlieb
Michael Greenberg
Sheldon Gross
Keith Harrow
Larry Kaminsky
Harold Kislik
Liz Kislik
Michael Krasne
Martin Lesser
Harriet Meixler
Phyllis Gilbert Nadler

Judith Nysenholc
Matilde Olin
Deborah Polokoff
Nancy Rehns
Michael Riegel
Bill Rost
Stuart Sugarman
Jeffrey Thaler
Bruce Trauner
Beverly Wachtel
Lina Zerbarini

Honorary Board Members

Philip Engel
Marion Hauser
Judy Herbst
Joy Kaminsky
Harry Kassel
Larry Miller
Ellen Schieren
Joseph Sklar