“We envision a world where differences in views, beliefs, and behaviors are accepted by all.”
The Steering Committee is comprised of representatives of our community stakeholders and partners with the JCC in determining the strategic direction of the Healing Partnership’s programming. In addition, it assists in the administrative oversight and provide advice, guidance, input and counsel to help the Healing Partnership achieve its Mission and fulfill its Defining Values. The Steering Committee will monitor the efforts and progress of the Community Partners and Working Groups, building on the findings of the May 2019 OVC Needs Assessment.
Maggie Feinstein is the director of the 10.27 Healing Partnership. She is a master’s level professional counselor who has distinguished herself in the field of integrated mental health. She received her undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in International Relations and received her master’s degree from the University of San Francisco in Counseling Psychology. Maggie has presented at professional conferences on topics of juvenile justice reform and collaborative health care. She currently resides in Squirrel Hill with her husband and two children.
Ilene is the Director of Planning at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh where she is responsible for building the Federation’s role as a convener on community issues and as a steward of community dollars. Previously, Ilene was the Chief Operating Officer at Sacred Spaces, an organization focused on addressing and preventing abuse in Jewish institutions. She has also worked at various non-profit organizations in New York City and Washington D.C. Ilene holds a master's degree in information and library science from the Pratt Institute and a bachelor's degree in history and women's studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Suzanne is a Past President of Tree of Life Congregation. She is a Contract Administrator at Encentiv Energy, Inc. and is a volunteer Head Coach for Girls On the Run, Magee Women's Hospital. She believes that being a leader requires effective listening skills, a positive attitude, and being a committed team player.
Dan Leger is a nurse with over forty years of practice in pediatric rehabilitation, palliative, and hospice care. A clinical chaplain in palliative care for hospitalized patients, Dan is a lay leader of Pittsburgh's Congregation Dor Hadash where he survived the mass shooting of October 27, 2018.