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VBS LAY LEADERSHIP

Executive Committee

Effective July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors 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
Ilene Berman

       

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Eric Kingsley

ADMINISTRATIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Moshe Meppen

   

SECRETARY
Saul Gershkowitz

ADULT JEWISH LIFE VICE PRESIDENT
Jack Donitz

     

DEVELOPMENT VICE PRESIDENT
Rich Robin

EDUCATION VICE PRESIDENT
Roslyn Grinberg

   

FINANCE VICE PRESIDENT
Gil Borok

MEMBERSHIP VICE PRESIDENT
Stephanie Walsh

   

RELIGION VICE PRESIDENT
Hannah Wachs

DAY SCHOOL PRESIDENT
Matthew Benbassat

   

PAST PRESIDENT
Jeff Goss

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VBS Past Presidents archive

Board of Directors

Effective July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

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.

Danny Abramovitch
Debra Alden
Zane Averbach
Matthew Benbassat
Richard Bender
Ilene Berman
Sylvia Bernstein-Tregub
Ronald Blanc
Buzzy Bookman
Gil Borok
Jon Braun
Nathaniel Braun
Richard Burstein
Nancy Sher Cohen
Judie Cotton
Howard Davine
Jack Donitz
Nikki Eigler
Rabbi Ed Feinstein
Alan Feit
Toby Feit

Judith Geller-Wollstein
Saul Gershkowitz
Karen Getelman
David Gill
Elaine Gill
Jeff Goss
Amy Green
William Green
Avery Greenberg
Alice Greenfield
Roslyn Grinberg
Heela Hadad
Corine Hartman
Scott Howard
Dr. Joel Hyatt
Andy Hyman
Eric Kingsley
Victor Kohn
Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz
Jeffrey Levine
Norm Levine

Brian Link
Debbie Meppen
Moshe Meppen
Barbara Gales Miller
Ricky Mintz
Robin Permaul
Cantor Jacqueline Rafii
Dr. Ronald Reiter
Rich Robin
Rita Sinder
David Spiegel
Jason Stern
Shoshana Titcher-Esguerra
Dr. Alan Ullman
Hannah Wachs
Stephanie Walsh
Matthew Waterman
Irving Weintraub
Katherine Wininger-Benjamin
Daniel Zakowski
Stanley Zicklin

Board of Trustees

Effective July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

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. 

Robert Barnhard
Sanford 'Sandy' Beim
Richard Braun
Jonathan Cookler
Steven Galaif
Alice Greenfield, Chair
Linda Gross

Harvey Kulber
Mark Lainer
Howard Levine
Syd Orel
Jerome Rabow
Charles Schnaid
Janice Shulman

Jack Sinder
Stuart Solomon
Richard Volpert
Michael Waterman
Dr. Phyllis Weinstein-Siebold
Louis Yuster
Arlene Zicklin

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