Bio for Josh Bender
Josh Bender has spent the last 20 years in leadership roles spanning the JCC, Jewish camping, synagogue, and Jewish Day School worlds. He brings an eclectic background in both executive and educational leadership in the Jewish non-profit sector. Josh is a graduate of DSLTI, a leadership program at the Jewish Theological Seminary, holds a Master’s Degree in Jewish Education from Baltimore Hebrew Institute of Towson University, and a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in English Writing. Josh grew up in the JCC movement in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where he learned his love of song leading and playing the guitar in JCC camp and youth groups. Josh is married to Julie and has 4 children, Noah, Jacob, Ethan, and Sophie.
Bio for Bill Grubb
William ‘Bill’ Grubb, Jr, CPA, CAE brings extensive experience in the non-profit arena to Bender JCC of Greater Washington. He has served as the finance lead at Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute, International Franchise Association, Montgomery County Association of REALTORS®, and the American Federation of Information Processing Societies. He’s consulted with numerous other associations on interim engagements. Bill has served on multiple non-profit boards in the Senior and financial fields. He has presented at GWSCPAs Nonprofit Symposium, ASAEs FHRBOC conference Annual Meeting as well as Association TRENDS Summit event. He graduated from George Mason University a ‘few’ years back. He is an Eagle Scout and returns to his youth scout camp to volunteer annually. Bill is married, lives in Clarksburg, MD, and has seven grandchildren.
Bio for Treva Bustow
Treva Bustow joined the Bender JCC team in 2014 as Chief Marketing Officer and is responsible for the Center’s marketing and communications initiatives. She also oversees the Membership, Fitness and Aquatics, Facilities and Security departments. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from Denison University and a Master’s degree in Public Communications from American University. She has more than 15 years of professional experience in both marketing and nonprofits. Prior to joining the center, Treva worked at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and Nielsen Claritas.
Bio for Susan Fischer
Prior to serving as the Bender JCC’s Chief Program Officer, Susan Fischer joined the staff as the Sports and Rec Director and later the Director of Youth and Teens. Susan currently oversees the development, delivery, and evaluation of the agency’s programs that support families with young children. This includes the Early Childhood Education Center, Parenting Center, licensed after school child care program, after school enrichment programs, and Camp JCC, as well as the Arts and Culture and Senior Services programs. Before moving to the Greater Washington area, Susan worked for 15 years as a successful Academic Administrator at two New England private schools, serving as Director of Athletics and the Head of the Middle School. She earned a BA from William Smith College and was a two-sport college athlete earning All-American honors.
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Additional Contact Information
|Bender JCC Preschool||301-348-3839|
|Goldman Art Gallery:||301-348-3770|
|Indoor Pool Deck:||301-348-3854|
|Outdoor Pool Deck:||301-348-3739|
|Rosensweig Social Hall (kitchen):||301-348-3703|