Lay Leadership


Executive Committee  (Effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

The Executive Committee is responsible for day-to-day oversight of the administrative and financial functions of the synagogue, subject to the powers of the Board of Directors granted under the Congregation's By-Laws and under California Law.

President: Scott Howard Chairman of the Board: David Spiegel
Administrative Vice President: Rick Bloom Secretary: Nathaniel Braun
Adult Jewish Life Vice President: Heather Binder Development Vice President: Karen Getelman
Education Vice President: Jeff Goss Finance Vice President: Jay Schulman
Membership Vice President: Jack Donitz Religious Vice President: Dr. David Braun
Day School President: Rachel Lipman Immediate Past President: Nancy Sher Cohen
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Board of Directors  (Effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

The management and administration of the affairs of the Congregation is vested in the Board of Directors.  The Board is charged with engaging in policy, long-term planning, and the general oversight of the mission and financial stability of the Synagogue.  

Nancy Beiser Linda Gross Mike Razbanina
Richard Bender David Hakkakzadeh Adele Reznikoff
Ilene Berman Corine Hartman Dr. Lee Rosen
Sergio Bicas Andrew Hyman Scott Saliman
Ronald Blanc Jessica Jablon Dr. Melvin Samuels
Bobbie Blau Eric Kingsley Richard Sandler
Buzzy Bookman Victor Kohn Lawrence (Larry) Sass
Dr. Richard Braun Helaine Kroll Collette Segal
Richard Burstein Dr. Harvey Kulber Amy Lorber Shamash
Helaine Cohen Cheryl Leff Rita Sinder
Judie Cotton Jeffery Levine Jason Stern
Greg David Derin Brian Link Elisa Taub
Leonard Dick Moshe Meppen Sylvia Bernstein Tregub
Barbara Gales-Miller David Michalowicz Alan Ullman
Judith Geller-Wollstein Darwin Miller Richard Volpert
Saul Gershkowitz Sydney Orel Dr. Phyllis Weinstein-Siebold
Elaine Gill Deborah Pearlman Irving Weintraub
William Green Robin Permaul Dr. Louis Yuster
Avery Greenberg Dr. Ronald Reiter Stan Zicklin



Board of Trustees  (Effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

The Trustees assist in long-term projects as requested by the President.  Trustees are required to serve actively on at least one VBS Committee, and participate in Synagogue programs and support major fundraising capital campaigns.  The Trustees are eligible to vote on adoption of the annual Budget of the Congregation at the Board of Directors meeting.  Members elected as Trustees must have served on both the Board of Directors for at least a total of six years, and on the Executive for at least a total of 2 years prior to their election. 

Lou Yuster, Chair Jon Cookler Edwin Rosenberg
Jan Shulman, Vice Chair Dr. Steven Galaif Charles Schnaid
Alice Greenfield Dr. Lynn Gordon Harold Segal
Zane Averbach Earl Greinetz Jack Sinder
Sandy (Sanford) Beim Pat Kater Stuart Solomon
Joel Belinfante Mark Lainer Martin Stempel
Elaine Berke Dr. Ron Lever Arlene Zicklin
Arthur Burdorf Jerry Rabow