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Board of Trustees

The Hillel Academy Board of Directors is comprised of a wide range of community members including parents, grandparents, community members, rabbinic and Tampa Jewish Federation representatives, and alumni. The Board of Directors meets monthly and holds an annual meeting open to the entire community.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the fiscal health of the school, hiring and partnering with the Head of School, and setting policy. it is also responsible for the current and long-term viability and sustainability of the institution by leading the annual campaign, growing an endowment, and embarking upon capital campaigns when needed.

Hillel Academy Board of Directors 2024-25

The following are current members of the Hillel Academy Board of Directors:

Title Name
President Carolyn Fink
President-Elect Dan Soschin
Treasurer Bryan Buffinton
Recording Secretary Alexandra Pinta
Past President Seth Forman

Fern Aefsky
Dan Berman
Nat Doliner
Rabbi Aaron Lever
Koby Sabghir
Steven Shapiro
Mical Solomon
Jeff Strauss
Yoni Wasser
Steven Viders

Non-Voting Board Advisor
Melinda Sheer - Federation Liaison
Head Of School
Amy Basham

Contact the Hillel Academy Board of Trustees at