Responsibility for ARJE’s continuing operations is shared by a close partnership between the organization’s staff and a dedicated corps of volunteer leadership. On the volunteer side, the “Operations” is overseen by two Operations Coordinators and two Membership Involvement Coordinators. They coordinate the activities of five teams, each of which is made up of various committees tasked with managing particular aspects of the organization’s work: Advocacy, Communications, Finance, Membership, and Professional Learning.

Operations Teams

Advocacy Team

Laura Siegel Perpinyal, Team Leader
Rabbi Rena Rifkin, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesAccreditation » Marlene Myerson, RJE, Chair
ARJE Fellows » Sarah Lauing, RJE, and Rabbi Lisa Kingston, Co-Chairs
Vatikei ARJE President » Judy Aronson
Retirement Resources » Sharon Amster Brown, RJE, and Harriet Levine, RJE, Co-Chairs

Communications Team

Vanessa Ehrlich, RJE, Team Leader
Jay Rapoport, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesARJEachshav (E-Newsletter) » Rabbi Phyllis Sommer, Editor
Facebook » David Perolman, Moderator
Website » Hannah Rubin-Schlansky and Rabbi Jessica Wainer, Webmasters
Professional Learning Liaison » Jay Rapoport

Finance Team

Miles Roger, RJE, Team Leader
Rabbi Joe Eiduson, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesDevelopment » Mindy Sherry, RJE, and Lauren Trexler, Co-Chairs
Financial Controls » Rabbi Jody Cook, Chair
Investments » Emily Cohen, Chair

Member Relations Team

Alyson Bazeley, Team Leader
Barbara Shimansky, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesMember Recruitment »Barry Shainker, RJE
Member Initiation » Stephanie Schwartz and Molly Levy, Co-Chairs
Member Connection » Lori Daitch,Chair

Professional Learning Team

Bradley Cohen, RJE, Team Leader
Rabbi Lisa Levenberg,  Team Leader

CommitteesContinuing Education » David Cohen, RJE, Chair
Executive Committee Liaison » Marisa Kaiser, RJE
North American Annual Gatherings »
2019 Annual Gathering (Washington, D.C.) » Laura Naide, RJE, and Mandy Herlich, RJE, Co-Chairs