Melissa Weiner Janfaza

Melissa Weiner Janfaza and her husband, Andy, have four children – Rachel, Zachary, Noah, and Rebecca – and reside in Weston, Massachusetts. Before becoming a full-time mom, Melissa was a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with The New England Home for Little Wanderers, and worked in their group home for children ages eight to thirteen. Melissa has been active as a volunteer with Jewish Family and Children’s Service since 1997.

She is currently chair of their Center for Early Relationship Support Committee. Melissa joined the Board of Directors for the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2013, and serves as one of their current campaign co-chairs. Melissa also serves on the Board of Directors for The Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (2014) and currently serves as a co-chair for their women’s philanthropy group; The Artemis Circle. Melissa holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology and Master of Social Work from Boston University.