Boards and Committees

2017—2018 Officers and Board of Directors: You can find short Bios about our Board of Directors here


 Harriet Shugerman & Jon Grossman

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Vice Presidents Greg Schofer (VP-Communications), David Kuney (VP-Learning), Amy Jaslow (VP-Programming), Shana Wagger (Membership), Diane Paul (VP-Personnel)
Treasurer Victor Katz
Secretary Judy Ackerman
General Counsel Mark Klapow
At-Large Board Members Scott Arnold (Fundraising), Suzanne Kalfus (Youth Engagement), Jonathan Cedarbaum (Governance), Hal Segall (Long Range Planning Liaison) 
Torah School Council Melissa Seldin
Religious Practices Committee Matt Wald
Past President(s) Hannah Lipman, z'l & Phil Zipin

Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs (* means Committee is part of Program Council; ** means person is on Board of Directors)

Jewish Learning * Philip Abrams & Marsha Teichman Community Connections* Karen Fierst, Diane Horn
Torah School Council**

Melissa Seldin, Jodi Lipson (vice)

Family Programming *

Cynthia Weiss, Dawn Levinson

Finance Carol Baer Mott Fundraising  
Hospitality * Debbie Bluestein Israel Connection* Michael Ackerman, Luther Jett
Land & Building Louis Tenenbaum, Bill Kline Life Cycle * Marc Gunther, Vic Rezmovic,
Shelley Rudick, Camilla Day
Membership * Estelle Quain, Preston Plous (vice) Personnel Audrey Rothstein
Religious Practices  Matt Wald, Jen Sherman (vice) Social Action * Stu Simon & Carol Bloomberg
Youth * David Ehrenstein & Alice Winkler  Communications *  Molly Winston
 Green Tikkun *  Naomi Edelson, Dave Feldman  Program Coordinator *  Sheila Blum
 Inclusion Advisory*  Susan Kimmel  Endowment  Steve Widdes
Program Secretary*  Cathy Gruber    

As a participatory, lay-led congregation, Adat Shalom members work through committees to shape the rich and varied programs and activities offered by the community. The committees provide a wide range of interests and services to the community. They also offer members an opportunity to pursue areas of interest to them, contribute their time and talents to the community, learn new skills and best of all, meet and work together with fellow congregants. 

Though the work may sometimes be demanding, the rewards and satisfaction are substantial. For new and "newish" members, committee work is the best way to get to know the community and become integrated into Adat Shalom. We invite you to scroll through the committee descriptions on our Participatory Community page to become acquainted with their purposes and programs, find one that appeals to you, contact the chair and participate in their activities.