Bates College

JCC Officers


Eric Friedman, President
Eric is a senior majoring in rugby, sociology, and history from Larchmont, NY. Having returned from a semester abroad in Tazmania, Eric has come back with a new appreciation for a close Jewish community. Eric also likes long walks on the beach, candlelit dinners, and long wet kisses that last three days.
Jeff Levinson, Religious VP
Jeffrey is a sophomore physics or math or philosophy or religion major from Dallas, PA and is very involved in the admissions office. You may see him shaking hands, giving tours and making up stories about the history of the campus. (Think Tom Green in Road Trip). This SWM iso any good looking lady will give you a night you'll never forget : ). Call any time. Not looking for a LTR.

Jen Blum, Co-Secretary/Treasurer

Jennifer, a sophomore geology major with a secondary concentration in education from Forty Fort, PA, likes crocheting and going to bed early. She is also a very good cook. She'll be going to New Zealand in the winter semester to study rocks. This semester she's getting paid to talk about sex and drugs.
Matt Scherzer, Co-Secretary/Treasurer
Matt, a junior American History major from Simsbury, CT, is currently spending his semester at American College in Washington, DC where he is researching how thousands of Jews in West Palm Beach, Florida voted for Pat Buchanon. While not praying at Shabbat, Matt is a leader for the Bates Democrats and a founder of the Pedestrian Club.
Mike Silvers, Co-Social Action VP
Mike is a sophomore music major from Tucson, AZ. When not seen singing with the Deansmen, Mike can be found looking in people's windows from trees. Keep updated with Mike's whereabouts by checking the yellow security notices.
Andrea Pressman, Co-Social Action VP

Andrea (pronounced An-Dree-uh) is a junior American Cultural Studies major from Slingerlands, NY. She transfered to Bates from Syracuse after realizing the Jewish community there was entirely too large and is now a JA where she has 12 freshmen of her very own. She can be seen dancing at Legs Cabaret after Havdalah services on Saturdays. Awwwwww... Dude.... Andrea is also an avid concert goer.

Laura Cody, RA Representative
Laura is a sophomore with an undeclared major from Springfield, VT where she enjoys eating Ben and Jerry's (yeah Chunky Monkey!!!). This Outing Club member can be seen dining in the middle room in Commons and carrying a Nalgene bottle. She also owns her very own life vest (PFD). What a safe paddler!