Our team

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Meet the JEM Team

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Meet Our Team: The Power of Working Hand in Hand

We are an unstoppable force, with a team of over 100 dedicated staff and hourly employees. United by a shared mission, we bring together a rich tapestry of backgrounds and skills to create a profound and positive impact in our community

Meet the JEM Team

Maia Cooper
Executive Director
    Erica Hertz
    Administrative Assistant
      Sylvia Mallette
      Senior Bookkeeper
        Sara Levy
        Job Coach, Special Projects
          Daniela Cymberknop
          Marketing and Development Coordinator
            Lauren Sabloff
            Marketing and Business Development Coordinator
              Gail Krasner
              Employee Relations Associate
                Pooja Shah
                Employee Relations Associate
                  Jo-Anna Posner
                  Employee Relations Associate
                    Mitch Johanis
                    Production Manager
                      Gary Plotkin
                      Production Supervisor
                        Matthew Ray
                        Production Supervisor
                          Richard Ayotte
                          Shipper-Receiver

                            Board of Directors

                            KATHY LEMPERT
                            President​
                              DANIEL HOFMANN​
                              Vice President, Secretary
                                DAVID PETRIE​
                                Treasurer ​
                                  SHELLEY SMITH​
                                  Immediate Past President
                                    Administrators
                                    Ronald Balinsky
                                    Michael Etinson
                                    Adam Gold
                                    Julie Kristof
                                    Ruth Levitsky
                                    Gurit Lotan
                                    Lisa Modell
                                    Leslie Perez
                                    Aubrey Rosenhek
                                    Ashley Ross
                                    Arielle Segal
                                    Brigitte Skeene
                                    Sheri Spunt
                                    Richard Vineberg

                                    Nothing about us without us

                                    As one of Quebec's certified adapted workplaces, JEM is committed to the highest standards of employment for people with disabilities and is re-establishing itself as a center for innovation and excellence. We support our employees to achieve their employment potential, providing them with the necessary tools and support so they can thrive.