CCBC welcomes Irina Koyfman and Jay M. Weinstein to its Board of Trustees

Sep 21, 2021 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

Community College of Baltimore County President Sandra L. Kurtinitis is pleased to welcome Irina Koyfman and Jay M. Weinstein to the college’s Board of Trustees. The Board maintains general oversight of CCBC. Its responsibilities include adopting rules and regulations for college operations, approving the college budget, considering and approving CCBC’s academic programs, major purchases and long-range plans.

Appointed to the CCBC Board of Trustees by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Irina Koyfman, DNP, NP-C, RN, is the president and chief executive officer of Affinity Expert, a consulting business specializing in chronic care management, care coordination, remote patient monitoring, recruitment and retention of health care personnel and more. Dr. Koyfman teaches nursing at several universities as an adjunct faculty and sees homebound patients as a Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Koyfman is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Her licenses and certifications include Adult Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Dementia Care Specialist and Certified Emotional Intelligence Level II.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Villa Julie College, her Master of Science, Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Maryland, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice, Executive from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Dr. Koyfman serves on the boards of directors of the Life and Breath Foundation, the Coordinating Center, and the International Society for Emotional Intelligence. She is a Chair of community advisory board of the Johns Hopkins PLAN project (a multi-site study on dementia diagnosis), and an educator for the Alzheimer’s Association. She also performs volunteer service for Meals on Wheels.

Jay M. Weinstein, AEP, a Lutherville resident, was appointed to the CCBC Board of Trustees by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Wealth Preservation Inc., an insurance agent, broker and employee benefit agency located in Lutherville, Maryland. With more than 36 years of experience in the insurance industry, Weinstein is an Accredited Estate Planner.

He received his Chartered Life Underwriter designation and Chartered Financial Consultant designation from the American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and is a Licensed Insurance Advisor for the State of Maryland. Weinstein earned a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Maryland College Park and also attended the Carey Business School at The Johns Hopkins University.

Weinstein is the past president of the Maryland Association of Health Underwriters, a board member of the Baltimore Life Underwriters Association, and a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriters.

An active and longtime supporter of a number of charitable organizations in the Baltimore area, Weinstein was the Baltimore Region chair of the American Heart Association, Chair of the Planned Giving Council for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and a board member of the Independent Dialysis Foundation, the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, Beth Israel Congregation, and Jewish Family and Children Services. He was also a director of Associated Jewish Charities and Welfare Fund, a member of Governor's Committee for Drug and Alcohol Abuse, and a certified mentor for SCORE.

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About the Community College of Baltimore County (
Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, nearly 50,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. Designated as the “Best Community College” among the Maryland Daily Record’s 2020 Reader Rankings, CCBC is also nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies and among the nation’s top associate degree producers.

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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