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15th Anniversary Shindig

Join us on Monday, June 20, 2016 for our 15th Anniversary Celebration, honoring:

Sheila Johnson


JBFC Vision Award

As a leading executive in the hospitality sector, one of the nation’s top professional sports team owners…
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David Swope


JBFC Leadership Award

A founding board member and a Chairman Emeritus, David Swope has had a significant impact on the…
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Nichole Sobecki


JBFC New Lens Award

While she was raised in Pleasantville, Nichole Sobecki also grew up at the Burns. A former JBFC student…
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We hope you will join us, our Chairs, Ron Howard and Janet Maslin, and our Co-Chairs, Agnes & Gerald Hassel, Rebecca & Arthur Samberg, and Tom & Cindy Secunda, as we celebrate our amazing journey and exciting future. It promises to be a very special evening – short on speeches, and long on fun, including a party at the Media Arts Lab.

Vice Chairs

Fran & David Alexander   Carolyn & Steven Barg   Janet Benton & David Schunter   Helen & Bob Bernstein   BNY Mellon   Jacob Burns Foundation   Connie Curran   Jonathan Demme & Joanne Howard   Andrew & Judith Economos   Elizabeth Frankel & Charles Steinhorn

Glenmede Trust Company   Robert Goldberg & Betsy MacIsaac   Dorian Goldman & Marvin Israelow   Paul & Barbara Jenkel   Theresa & Jim Kilman

Jim & Abigail Kirsch   Joanne Landau & Fred Schwalb   Modern Bank   Yvonne & Leslie Pollack   Hugh & Marilyn Price   Chris & Patrice Sobecki   Lynn & Eric Sobel


Benefit Committee

Leslie Cecil & Creighton Michael   Pres. Stephen J. Friedman, Pace University   Sara Lee & Axel Schupf   Stephanie Lynn & Mark Kleiman   Flo & Warren Sinsheimer   Elizabeth & Geoffrey Thompson   Lucille Werlinich
David & Nancy Woolf

All of the proceeds will support our film, education, and outreach programs.

More exciting details soon to follow. For further information, please contact Melissa Tepe at

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