Committees and Auxilary Groups at The Temple

Join a Committee, Subcommittee, or Auxilary Group!

Adult Education – Chair Keiley Caster
Set policies and programming for a full range of meaningful adult education

Archives – Chair Matt Weinberg
Facilitate historical repository of artifacts/documents for research and display

Blankets and Blessings – Chair Susan Waterman
Create gifts for Clergy to distribute to members in hospitals or facilities

Brotherhood – President Michael Friedman
Provide gathering opportunities, as well as financial and volunteer support

Budget & Finance – Chair Mickey Heideman
Supervise the financial affairs of the congregation, namely bills, budgets, dues

Building & Grounds – Chair Dave Weinstein
Maintain the building and property (not cemetery) in good order and repair

Bulletin – Chair Susan Waterman
Assemble, edit, layout, and publish monthly bulletin

Camp – Chair Elise Goldstein
Promote GUCI Camp and distribute scholarships for Temple attendees

Caring – Chair Susan Waterman
Visit members at home or in facilities and prep food for Rabbis to share

Cemetery – Chair Jerry Uslander
Direct the operation of the cemetery and establish cemetery rules and regs

Executive – Chair Mike Salamon
Overseas the Executive Board of The Temple

Financial Commitment – Chair Jay Waldman
Assist members with adjustments and special financial needs

Fundraising & Development – Chair Matt Schwartz
Increase endowments, manage gifts, and recommend eligible disbursements

Investment – Cochairs Barry Meyers & Robert Klein
Supervise investment funds, including goals, asset allocation and managers

Library – Chair Brad Kerr
Manage the library, as a lending resource for Judaica books and materials

Membership – Chair Ellen Shaikun
Encourage and submit apps for new members and lead member retention

Mitzvah Makers – Cochairs Chavvah Penner Johnson & Bonnie McCullagh
Create programs for members which reflect the philosophy of Tikkun Olam

Scouts BSA – Liaison David Shapero
Scouts/Cub Scouts/Venture Crew experiences offered to the community

Security – Chair David Katz
Collaborates with local partners to ensure building security

Sisterhood (WRJ) – President Sarah Harlan
Sponsor Oneg Shabbats, run Gift Shop, host programs, and provide financial & volunteer support

Temple Trager ECEC Parent Committee – President Jamie Pilon
Encourage intellectual, social, spiritual, and physical learning experiences

Welcome – Chair Ellen Shaikun
Greeters at The Temple entrance provide a friendly face before services

Worship & Ritual – Chair Doug Voss
Manage worship calendar, special services and events and supervise music

Youth Education – Chair Chandani Kemper
Engage Temple youth and families with appropriate programs and activities

Want to Get More Involved?

Find out more about The Temple Committees. If you are interested in getting more involved with a particular committee, contact the Temple office for more details.