Our staff is always available to make your visit to Gilda’s Club Westchester enjoyable and beneficial. If you have any questions, please e–mail us at or click on a staff person’s name to send an email.

Chief Executive Officer
Melissa Lang, DrPH, MPH, MPA, MA

Development Coordinator

Ginael Alexander

Oncology Social Worker

Liz Barnett, LMSW

Director of Business Operations

Cory Ethridge

Director of Corporate Giving and Partnerships

Stephanie Falk

Oncology Social Worker

Erica Forest, LCSW

Program and Evaluation Coordinator

Judy Freeman

Clinical Support Manager

Joan Jacobus, LCSW

Children, Teens and Families Manager

Laura Moore, EdD, CHES, CCLS

Special Events Manager

Robin Wexler

Director of Program Administration

Jen Scully, ATR-BC

Director of Clinical Partnerships

Christine Speck, LCSW

Member and Volunteer Coordinator

Essie Steckler

Director of Major Gifts

Marjorie Weintraub


Clinical Support Group Facilitators

Susanne E. Berman, LMSW
Haya Caspi, MSW, LCSW-R
Miranda Dold, LCSW
Lydia Ecker, LMSW
Craig Haen, PhD, RTD, CGP, LCAT, FAGPA
Laura Himmelstein, LCSW, CHTP
Joan Milano, LCSW
Christine Paletta, LMSW
Debbie Vincent, LMSW
Heidi Weiss, LMSW, MHA