Congregation Beth Israel in Schenectady, New York, honored Debbie Gatoff on May 5, 2013, at the synagogue's annual dinner, honoring her for her commitment to the congregation. Debbie, a lifelong member, has served in various roles at Beth Israel, as member of the board of trustees, president, vice president, financial secretary, and Hebrew school teacher. she has also served in various capacities in the women's branch of the congregation. In addition, Debbie served on the City of Schenectady Board of Education for three years. Debbie works in the Albany branch of Capital Management Partners.