Staff Members

Welcome to Our Staff Members

Judy Sawtelle serves as the Office Manager of BSBI. In that role, she is responsible for facility maintenance and scheduling, and ensures efficient office operations. Judy is also responsible for BSBI calendar event scheduling. Judy joined BSBI in 2017. She comes to us from Manchester Adult Education where she helped people obtain their high school diploma and improve their English. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Judy has lived and worked in Manchester and Vernon for all her life. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Contact Judy at 860-643-9563 x100 or


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Jeanne Lowrey serves as Program Administrator, focusing on market­ing, membership, pro­grams, and fundraising, and the processing of donations. Jeanne generally works Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. She joined BSBI in 2015. Jeanne graduated from Smith College in 2014, where she studied American Studies and Archives. Her passion lies in the accessibility of public history, particularly Jewish history and culture. Jeanne is also the archivist at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford. She has recently completed a Masters in Library Science with a focus on Archival Management online through Simmons College. Please contact Jeanne with your fundraising or marketing ideas, website questions, bulletin and bi-weekly announcement articles.

Contact Jeanne at 860-643-9563 x103 or