Our Children, Our Families Council Members




Abby Snay 

Chief Executive Officer 

Jewish Vocational Service



Abby Snay, Chief Executive Officer, began her career with JVS in 1975 and served as Assistant Director before becoming Executive Director of JVS in 1984. Under Ms. Snay’s leadership, the JVS budget has increased from $300,000 to over $10 million, the staff has grown from 15 to a team of 75. Snay serves as Board Chair of the National Skills Coalition, was appointed by Governor Brown to the California Workforce Investment Board and the State Rehabilitation Council, and was appointed as the Workforce Representative of the Mayor’s Our Children, Our Families Council, for which she also sits on the outcomes subcommittee. Snay holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in Counseling from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She has also completed executive education programs at Harvard School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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