Audrey Weiner, Vice Chair
Dr. Weiner recently retired as president and CEO of The New Jewish Home and as president of its foundation, the Fund for the Aged. During her 25-year tenure, she worked extensively on the organization’s master plan to bring Green House homes to Manhattan and to that end created a small-house model wherein the homes operate as if they were Green House homes, at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman Center. Dr. Weiner is the founding editor of the Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care, and with Dr. Judah Ronch, edited three texts on culture change in long-term care. Dr. Weiner has received numerous honors and awards, including the Dr. Herbert Shore Award of Honor, 2018, from the Association of Jewish Aging Services; the LeadingAge New York, Lawrence E. Larson Memorial Award of Honor, 2015; the Jewish Women International, Women to Watch Award, 2003; and was named one of Avenue magazine’s Women in Science in 2000. She received her doctorate in social welfare administration from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and her master’s in public health from Yale University. She served as chair of LeadingAge, from 2012 to 2013.