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Ted Epstein

Director of         Communications           

For much of his career, Ted Epstein was the marketing director for several small publishing firms in New York, New Jersey, and Naples, Florida. He was also the marketing director of two large real estate firms in Naples and throughout Florida. Since 2009, Ted has been the editor and graphic designer of three Southwest Florida Jewish Federation monthly newspapers and annual resource guides. Ted is the volunteer coordinator of the Collier County Jewish Book Festival, and the chair of the Israel Scouts visit to Naples each summer. He is also a Naples Press Club board member.

Charlane King

Events Coordinator

Director of Events of CAPA Cultural and Performing Arts Center in Naples, FL and recipient of the 2013 CAPA Outstanding Service Award. Charlane's prior experience includes ownership and operation of pack-and-ship businesses in Burlington and Lexington, MA; Communications Director for Home Goods, division of TJX Corporation; Board Member of Burlington Business Round Table; Chairperson of Burlington, MA, Food Pantry. 


Marina Berkovich

President and acting CEO

​Driven by desire to preserve the very fresh Jewish History of her new home, together with her husband, Alexander Goldstein, Marina established JHSSWF in 2010. Her professional experience includes Dean of Administrative Service, Bramson ORT College/US Operations and corporate controller The Lowell Hotel (NY) and L'Ermitage Hotel (CA). Marina is a non-practicing CPA, she taught accounting and information services. Past president of ORT America Gulf Beaches Chapter.

Alexander Goldstein

Vice President

​International Awards Winning Music Composer and Cinematographer, Mr. Goldstein applies his talents and skills to fulfilling the Society's historical preservation mission. He is chairing the Oral/Visual Histories project. "Southwest Florida Jewish Pioneers" film series were initiated and by him. They include TELLY Awards winning film "Richard Segalman, The Man and His Art." Co-founder of JHSSWF with his wife, Marina Berkovich

Jane Livstone


​Jane retired after a career in computer programming in Pittsburgh, PA with vast banking and investment industry operations expertise. She dedicates most of her time to her children and grandchildren. The mission of protecting Jewish History is particularly important to Jane, who is married to Holocaust survivor.