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Our Board of Directors

Daniel B. Goodman (Founder and President)

Daniel's personal involvement is motivated by his own special needs child as well as over 25 years of experience as an educator and Rabbi, involved in the social needs of a community. He guided parents in founding a social club for physically challenged young adults in Palo Alto that has now evolved into a communal residence, and hosted a special needs program within the Jewish High School, where he was Principal in Miami Beach. Professionally, he has served on the National Board of the Association of Hebrew Day Schools, was Chairman of the Federation’s Association of Rabbis and Agency Executives in Palo Alto, and co­founded the Institute for Jewish Medical Ethics in San Francisco.

Mark Finkel, Esq. (Chair)

Mark is CEO and majority owner of RightAnswers LLC, an information technology knowledge base company, and General Partner of Prism Opportunity Fund, a venture capital fund. He also serves as a director of a number of companies and not­-for-­profit entities. He is a 20 ­year technology industry veteran, with 15 of those years in Silicon Valley. He has held executive positions with Consilium, Logic Works, Neuron Data (Blaze Software), GEO, BackWeb, and ServiceWare. All of these companies went public during his tenure. Mark holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College, an MBA from New York University and a JD from the University of California.


  • Robert C. Lawson, Chief of Police, Lakewood Township, NJ. He is a graduate of Columbia University B.A., Rutgers University­ Certified Public Manager Certification, FBI National Academy and Fairleigh Dickinson University ­ Masters in Administrative Science. Chief Lawson serves on the board of Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Foundation and is a member of many professional associations, including New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police­ Certified Chief L.E. Executive.
  • Mordechai Rindenow, M.A. and Ed. M., Teachers College, Columbia University, served as Executive Director of Project SPARK for at-­risk youth and was program coordinator for substance abuse counseling at Christ Hospital in NJ). Presently has his own practice.
  • Chana Weisberger, conducted a resource room in an elementary school and was a learning specialist for Pearl Blau Center for Children with Learning Disabilities in Lakewood, NJ.
Special Kids Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID# 58-2550249