Our Staff and Boards

The staff and governing boards Charles E. Smith Life Communities are dedicated to serving residents thrughout the campus and their families. Our services and programs are open to all in the community.

We take pride in our efforts to accomplish our mission: to fulfill Jewish values by providing a continuum of quality services for older adults and their families and to affirm our commitment to the dignity of each individual.

Our core values permeate the nursing home and apartment residences, creating a warm, respectful campus environment. These values, with their Hebrew names, are:

Tikkun Olam: "Repairing the World" through acts of kindness, compassion, and caring
Tzedek: "Justice, Doing What is Right" through integrity, accountability, responsible stewardship, and generosity of spirit
Limud: "Commitment to Growth & Learning" through quality, competence, personal and professional growth
Derech Eretz: "Fulfilling our Mission" through service excellence, respect, and dignity

Boards of Directors

Alan Freeman HeadshotAlan M. Freeman serves as chair of Charles E. Smith Life Communities Board of Governors, 2017–2019.

Learn more about the Board of Governors and Board of Directors.


We are here to answer questions and make your family member's stay with us a positive experience.

Please use our Directory to contact key staff throughout the campus of Charles E. Smith Life Communities.

The Senior Management Team of Charles E. Smith Life Communities:

Bruce J. Lederman: President and CEO
Warren R. Slavin: CEO Emeritus
Deanna Enlow: Senior VP, Operations/COO
Terri Tanner-Hill: Senior VP, Finance/CFO
Beth Delucenay: VP, Planning and Business Development
Lisa S. Friedman: Interim Director, Development
Elisa Gil-Pires, MD: Medical Affairs/Medical Director
Tom Keefe VP, Human Resources
Ed Van Coutren: VP, Facilities Management

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2017 CESLC Bronze Award

Charles E. Smith Life Communities Earns 2017 Bronze National Quality Awards.
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Alan Freeman

Charles E. Smith Life Communities Announces New Board Leadership.
Above: Alan M. Freeman, installed as Chair, Board of Governors
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