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Mandel Center for Excellence in Leadership & Management

JCC Benchmarking

Security is a growing concern for JCCs, and JCC Association has and is developing resources to help JCCs navigate the security challenge. Through our partnership with the Secure Communities Network (SCN) and JCRC of NY, we help direct JCCs to the best resources currently available on security for Jewish institutions. Alerts are distributed field-wide as needed, and JCC Association has a password-protected knowledge base on security on


Sue Gelsey

Oversees the growth and development of JCC Association’s signature portfolio programs—JCC Maccabi®, JResponse®, and JWB Jewish Chaplains Council®. Sue also oversees areas that provide programmatic support to the field, including Sheva Center for Innovation in Early Childhood Jewish Education and Engagement; Day and Overnight Camps; Center for Israel Engagement; Arts, Culture, and Ideas; Fitness, Wellness, Sports, and Aquatics; and Security.

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