Lisa Colton, Founder and President
Lisa Colton holds a B.A. from Stanford University, and studied in Israel for 2 years at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, Livnot U'lehibanot and the Yakar Learning Community, among others. Lisa’s work experience includes teaching and curriculum development, Jewish education and communal development, and extensive experience in design and publication of community directed media. Lisa's interest, involvement and dedication to the Jewish community led her to found Darim Online. She has a deeply held passion for Jewish education and community building, and has personally contributed to many Jewish education efforts in Seattle, San Francisco, Israel, Virginia and Vermont. In addition to her work with Darim, Lisa has served as a board members and president of the board of the University of Vermont Hillel, a board member of the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), and is a current board member of The Local Food Hub and the co-chair of the Early Childhood Education committee of her synagogue. Lisa is the recipient of the Hillel "Exemplar of Excellence" Award, the Jewish Communal Service Association of North America's "Young Professionals" Award, and the Nonprofit Technology Network's NTEN-y Award.
Twitter: @darimonline (professional: Jewish, social media, nonprofit)
and @lisacolton (personal: kids, chickens, vacations, commentary)
Miriam Brosseau, Associate Director of Network Initiatives
Miriam Brosseau hails from the burgeoning metropolis of Racine, WI - home of S.C. Johnson Wax, the Racine Belles, and kringle. Growing up she spent most of her time playing guitar and roller skating. She attended UW-Madison (go Badgers), graduating in 2006 with a dual degree in Jewish Studies and Modern Hebrew. Miriam also holds a masters in Jewish Professional Studies from Spertus College in Chicago. Miriam is a Jewish professional by day, working on special projects in social media with Darim Online and developing online networks among synagogues and early childhood centers with The Jewish Education Project. By night she is the rock star lead singer of “biblegum pop” duo Stereo Sinai (the other half of the band is her husband, producer Alan Jay Sufrin). Miriam enjoys watching awesome 90’s TV, trolling farmer’s markets, and dangling things in front of her cats. She blogs at miriamjayne.weebly.com.