Ilana Altman currently serves as President of the Forest Hills Jewish Center. Previously, she served as VP for Administration, on the Board of Trustees, and as co-chair of the Centers’ Youth Activities Committee. Ilana also and serves on the USCJ METNY District Youth Commission. She is a salesperson specializing in corporate banking solutions.
Ilana and her husband Bill, have 3 children, all graduates of the Solomon Schechter School of Queens. Currently, Ariel is an attorney in Atlanta, Aliza is a marketing professional in San Francisco and Joshua is a senior at the University of Michigan.
Randi Zwick-Marks serves as VP of Education of the Forest Hills Jewish Center’s Executive Board. Previously, she served as President and Board member of Sisterhood, served as a member of the Board of Trustees, member of the School Board and was Secretary of the Executive Board. Professionally, Randi is a Special Education Teacher at a local NYC high school.
Randi and her husband Michael have been members of the synagogue for over 10 years. They have one child, Eliana who is a proud graduate of the Forest Hills Jewish Center Nursery School and currently attends the Religious School.
David Zipkowitz currently serves as VP of Membership of the Forest Hills Jewish Center’s Executive Board. He has been a member of the synagogue for over 25 years and has served prior terms as a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Board as Secretary and Treasurer.
David is married to Judy Zipkowitz, who has also served on the Executive Board as Treasurer. She is currently Controller at Central Synagogue in Manhattan. Judy and David are the proud parents of Joshua, Daniel, and Sarah, all of whom attended the Solomon Schecheter School of Queens , the Abraham Joshua Heschel School, and Camp Ramah in the Berkshires. Joshua currently works for In the Know Experiences as Events and Concierge Manager, Daniel is a Junior at the University of Maryland, and Sarah is a Junior at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School.
David is a graduate of Binghamton University State University of New York and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He practices general and cosmetic dentistry in his office in Manhattan.
Romi currently serves as VP of Administration of the Forest Hills Jewish Center’s Executive Board. She has been a member of the synagogue for over 36 years and has served in the past on the Executive Board of the Forest Hills Jewish Center as VP of Education. Romi was a very active member of the Parents Association of the Religious School and Nursery School at FHJC and served a full term as President of PA. She served a number of terms as a member of the Board of Trustees. She is also a member of the New Building Steering Committee.
Romi is a proud mother to Hilla, Danielle and Michele who are all graduates of the Nursery and Religious Schools at The Forest Hills Jewish Center. Hilla s a graduate of GWU and The Brooklyn Law School. Danielle is a graduate of the University of Michigan and holds an MBA from Columbia University and Michele is also a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Romi is the granmother of Samuel Hudson Boley who is a third graded at The Little Red School House in Manhattan.
William (Bill) Regen currently serves as Treasurer of the Forest Hills Jewish Center. Bill previously served on the Board of Trustees. Bill was the Treasurer of his prior synagogue, Conservative Synagogue of Jamaica Estates. Bill is a CPA and an Attorney and is a partner in a midtown Manhattan CPA firm that he helped found in 1987.
Bill and his wife Lillian have two children; Joseph a fourth grade school teacher in Massachusetts, married to Amy a pediatric dentist and Marcia the corporate controller of a Manhattan restaurant company. Both Joseph and Marcia graduated the Solomon Schechter School of Queens.
Helaine Fox currently serves as Secretary of the Forest Hills Jewish Center’s Executive Board. Previously, she served as co-chair along with her husband Joe Fox, past president of FHJC, of the Annual Gala Dinner Dance and UJA and has chaired many Search committees, Holiday Programming and other fun membership endeavors. Professionally, Helaine is the SVP of Human Resources for Interim Healthcare and has lead human resources departments for many healthcare and social service not-for-profit organizations.
Helaine and Joe have been members of FHJC for over twenty years and are the proud parents of Josh, a labor and employment associate at Proskauer, and Stephanie, a 7th grade Writing Teacher for a charter school in Brownsville. They both graduated from the Solomon Schechter School of Queens and are Ramah and USY alums. Josh and his wife Jill are responsible for their amazing granddaughter Zoey Aviva who is comfortable going up and down the aisles of the sanctuary during High Holiday services.