Shammes Committee Members (aka Board of Directors) 2018-2019
President: Jennifer Stewart
Co Vice-Presidents: Ethan Trooskin-Zoller and Ben Stone
Immediate Past President: Jake Fawcett
Treasurer: David Schor
Secretary: Ilana Guttmann
Ex-Officio: Rabbi Zari Weiss
Ex-Officio: Executive Director
KHTY President: Adah Siegel
Committees and Committee Chairs, 2017-2018
Chair: Alexa Huggins
The Membership Committee shall promote and nurture congregational membership, welcome new members and monitor the issues of membership. The Membership committee shall provide mutual help and support to congregants experiencing illness or crisis, and simchas.
Co-Chairs: Janet Perles and Lisa Mohr
The Education Committee supports the Director of Children’s Education, in support of the education program for toddlers through 8th graders.
Religious Life Committee
The Religious Life Committee works with the rabbi to support the congregational worship experience. Its duties include working with the Ensemble on the musical content of synagogue programs; planning for Shabbat and holiday celebrations, especially the High Holy Days; reviewing and experimenting with worship times, prayer language and prayer books; and developing new ritual programs. The Religious Life Committee aims to encourage all members of the community to assume a leadership role in our creating our communal worship practices.
Tikkun Olam Committee
Coordinators: Katie Harris and Lou Manuta
The Tikkun Olam Committee works within our synagogue and the larger community to help achieve a socially just and sustainable society in a healthy world.
Chair: Michael Cohen
Chair: Ethan Trooskin-Zoller
Adult Ed Committee
Chairs: Susanna Callahan and Marilyn Meyer