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Neil Newstein

Neil Newstein has been Executive Director of the Alpert Jewish Family and Children's Service (AJF&CS), since 1986. As Director of AJF&CS he has led the agency from an organization with 5 employees to one of the 10 largest in the country, employing more thin 200 and a budget of $10,000,000, including annually raising almost $3,000,000 in donations. He has developed some of the most comprehensive services for the elderly in the Country, including innovative respite programs for frail elderly. Mr. Newstein received his BA in Psychology from Albright College in-Reading, Pa. and his Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is licensed as a Clinical Social Worker and is a Nationally Certified Guardian. He is past Chairman of the Board of Trustees, member of the Southern Commission; site team leader for the Council on Accreditation for Family and Children's Services; Board Member of the Association of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies; served as the President of the AJFCA Group "A" agencies committee; is the interim President of Florida Families First; and currently serves as treasurer of the Center for Guardian Certification. Certification.