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Councils and Committees

Treasurer Council

  • Development Committee:
    Sandy Diamond
    Alex Lieberman
  • Annual Fund Committee:
    Sandy Diamond
    Joselyn Ramey
  • Investment Committee:
    Robert Behrendt
    Deven Joshi
  • Audit Committee: 
    Deven Joshi
  • Budget Committee:
    Josh Kahn
    Meredith Fried
    Deven Joshi
  • Financial Oversight Committee:
    Meredith Fried
    Deven Joshi
  • No Barriers Member Support Committee: 
    Meredith Pryzant
     

Facilities and Operations Council

  • Cemetery Committee:
    Julie Bleicher
    Jeff Friedman
  • Security Committee 
    David Friedman
    Meredith Fried
  • Aesthetics/Art Committee:
    Bruce Bernbaum
    Meredith Fried
  • Facilities Committee:
    Randy Ratner
    Brett Deckard
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Technology Committee:
    Jon Karp
    Brett Deckard

Social Justice Council

  • Social Justice Council Committee:
    Alex Horn
    Clergy Liaison: R. Herzog Cohen
  • Service Projects:
    ​Sally Rosenberg, Stacey Butler
    Alex Horn
  • Vickery Meadow: 
    Cheryl Pollman, Nancy Lubar
    Alex Horn
  • Advocacy:
    Alice Barnett, Larry Ginsburg
    Alex Horn
  • Community Garden:
    Deidre Cizon, Wendy Leanse
    Alex Horn
  • Just Congregations:
    Peter Lando
    Alex Horn

Youth Council

  • ECEC Steering Committee:
    Rachel Wilson
    Shelly Sender
    Clergy Liaison: R. Ross
  • Parent's Association:
    Liz Chalfant, Abby Hoak-Morton
    Shelly Sender
  • Youth Learning & Engagement Committee: 
    Lauryn Bloom, Sarah Kaplan
    Hannah Rubin-Schlansky
    Clergy Liaison: R. Ross
  • Youth Emanu-El:
    Hannah Rubin-Schlansky
    Shira Stevenson
  • Teen Emanu-El
    Cara Hamburger
    Shira Stevenson
    Clergy Liaison: R. Utley
  • Youth Inclusion Initiative Committee:
    Rhoni Golden
    Rabbi Amy Ross
  • Family Engagement Initiative Committee:
    Katrina Gross, Rachel Rosen
    Hannah Rubin-Schlansky
    Clergy Liaison: R. Ross

Learning and Music Council

  • Adult Education, Music, Arts & Culture Council Committee:
    Rabbi Debra Robbins, Cantor Vicky Glikin
  • Ongoing Learning Opportunities Committee:
    Elise Mikus
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Music, Arts & Culture Committee:
    Rachelle Weiss Crane
    Clergy Liaison: C. Glikin & Niren
  • Cinema Emanu-El Committee:
    David Zimmerman
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Lectures and Scholars-in-Residence Committee: 
    Ladd Hirsch
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Archives Committee: 
    May Sebel
    Anjelica Ruiz
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Library Committee:
    Ann Bogdanow
    Anjelica Ruiz
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins

Congregational Advancement Council

  • Board Engagement Committee:
    Sandy Diamond
  • Board Governance Committee:
    Meredith Fried
  • Leadership Development Committee:
    Sandy Diamond
  • Communications Committee:
    Erica Drogoszewski

Engagement and Inclusion Council

  • Older Adults Committee:
    Judi Ratner and Ann Rosenzweig
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (LGBTQ+, JOC, Special Needs):
    Alex Horn, Inclusion Coordinator
    Clergy Liaison: R. Herzog Cohen, R. Utley, R. Ross
  • ATID and College Committee:
    Clergy Liaison: R. Utley
  • Engagement Opportunities and Volunteer Development Committee:
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Sukkat Shalom Committee: 
    Lori Gerard, Teresa Rosenfield, Phyllis Stoup
    Meredith Pryzant
    Clergy Liaison: R. Ross

Sacred Gatherings Council

  • Sh'ma Emanu-El and Small Groups Committee:
    Barbara Solomon
    Alex Horn
    Clergy Liaison: R. Herzog Cohen
  • New Member Integration Committee:
    Harold Kolni, Alyssa Fiedelman
    Linda Kahalnik
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • Holiday and Shabbat Sacred Gatherings Committee: 
    TBD
  • Welcoming and Hospitality Committee: 
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins
  • High Holy Days Committee: 
    Clergy Liaison: R. Robbins