Executive Director

Miriam Garmaise: Miriam joined Shomera In 2001, where she held several senior positions until being appointed Executive Director in September 2008.
Miriam has a varied background and wide range of experience in the areas of urban design, business and the non-profit world, allowing her a multi-disciplinary view of the issues and resources. She holds a dual Masters degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in City Planning (MCP) and Architectural Studies (MSARCHS), and was the recipient of a Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation of Canada Scholarship Award. Miriam is the Founder and CEO of a (boutique) business development company, Mirayn Initiatives, Ltd., which she runs independently and in parallel to her work at Shomera.

Volunteer Staff

Our thanks to Shomera’s volunteer staff from years previous includingMelissa Boehm, Yael Dedia, Vered Eyal-Diller, Allison Gamzon, Iri Goldenberg, Nurit Goldenberg, Daniel Hoffman, Shaul Keinan, Carrie Keller-Lyn, Olga Kirschenbaum, Yael Kliers , Daniel Salkinder, Koren Shapira, Niv Shapira, Dr. Doron Shultziner, Yasmin Yeshua, Noam Yogev, Lilah Zadik