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Lay Leadership

Officers 2021-2022

President of the Congregation Leslie Wilsher [email protected]
Executive Vice President Norman Cohen [email protected]
Treasurer Jill Rose [email protected]
Financial Secretary Hedi Hruby [email protected]
Recording Secretary Bronwen Haskel [email protected]
Vice President, Membership & Engagement Jenny Breznay [email protected]
Vice President, Education Denise Kohn [email protected]
Vice President, Personnel & Security Joanne Robinson [email protected]
Vice President, Fundraising Jessica Schoengold [email protected]
Vice President, Communications Danny Tamman [email protected]

Officers are elected each year for the coming fiscal year (August 1 to July 31).
The President of the Congregation traditionally serves for two terms.

Trustees 2021-2022

Trustee cycle
ending 2022
Trustee cycle
ending 2023
Trustee cycle
ending 2024
Andrea Glick Leslie Budnick Adam Lichtman
Aviya Landesberg Shawn Fox Craig Ortner
Paul Lubetkin Judith Hoffman Mary Pender-Coplan
Tracy Makow Stephanie Kolber Adam Pollock
Leah Pomerantz Sharon Neuman Al Romano
Renee Rettig Susan Radin David Umansky

Each “cycle” of Trustees is elected for a three-year term, starting August 1 and ending July 31 three years thereafter.

Past Presidents (1969-present)

2018-20 Adina Solomon
2016-18 Lisa Smith
2014-16 Jonathan Sack
2012-14 Harry Chevan
2010-12 Vicky Vossen
2008-10 Jay Brodsky
2006-08 Susan K. Rifkin
2004-06 Donald Olenick
2004-06 Daniel Sarfati-Magill
2000-02 Ralph Kleinman
1998-2000 Ellen A. Bowin
1996-98 Herbert L. Cohen z”l
1994-96 Judith R. Greenwald
1992-94 Leonard Wasserman
1990-92 Robert Weinstein z”l
1988-90 Michael D. Squires
1986-88 Stanley Friedman
1983-86 Ronald J. Stein
1980-83 Nancy Fink
1979-80 Arthur Lichtman z”l
1977-79 A. Seth Greenwald
1975-77 Isaac Druker
1972-75 Arthur Lichtman z”l
1969-72 Jacob Hertz z”l


Life Trustees

Members of they Synagogue who have served for 25 years or more as Officers or Trustees.

first elected:
Arnold Badner 1971
Evelyn Rubenstein 1973
Ben Zalman 1973
Howard Schneider 1976
Allen Rubenstein 1981
Rena Schklowsky 1988
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