Susan Moldaw served on the board of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center for six years and chaired the major gifts program. Prior to that, Susan trained and worked as a chaplain at California Pacific Medical Center, where she received CPMC’s ACE award for excellence in service. A longtime congregant, she worked as Congregation Emanu-El’s first lay Jewish chaplain. Susan volunteered at the Jewish Home as a spiritual care partner, and most recently is a volunteer with the COVID Grief Network. She served on the board of the Moldaw Residences in Palo Alto and was a member of the Jewish Community Federation’s Endowment Fund. Susan completed leadership programs with the Institute for Jewish Spirituality and the Wexner Heritage Foundation. She has a master’s in Gerontology. Her writing has been published in literary journals and anthologies, and J. The Jewish News of Northern California. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and is the mother of three sons.
Nancy Boughey has served on the board of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center as a member of the initial Advisory Committee and later as a Board member for nearly 20 years. Her most recent role was as Board Secretary. As part of her commitment to the Center Nancy has been a counselor and staff member of Grief and Growing, the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center’s program for people who are struggling with losses of loved ones. A member of Congregation Rodef Sholom, she has facilitated groups for individuals who are in mourning.
Nancy is a licensed clinical social worker who combines a general practice with a specialty in the issue of family building and reproductive medicine. For 10 years Nancy was the Executive Director of The Patient Assistance Foundation, an outpatient service to the community that was affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center. She was the first director of Social Work at the former Pacific Presbyterian Hospital. Nancy lives in Marin with her dog and has a blended family with 3 children and 3 grandchildren.
Lenore Bleadon served on the original board of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center – previously known as Ruach Ami, from the early to mid 1990s. She was part of the hiring committee that culminated in the recruitment of Rabbi Eric Weiss who has brought tenure, leadership and growth to the BAJHC. Lenore came to the BAJHC through her work at Mt. Zion Hospital where she served as President of the of Women’s Auxiliary Board. Today, Mt. Zion Hospital is part of the UCSF, but the original mission was to establish a community based hospital that was directly supported by the San Francisco Jewish Community. Lenore has a long history serving on many boards with San Francisco Jewish Community Federation and was the past president of the Marin Philanthropy Board. Besides supporting the Jewish Community, Lenore adores and supports the arts including Ballet, Opera, and the San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum. Lenore resides in San Francisco with her husband of sixty years, Charles Bleadon and they have have three daughters and five grandchildren.