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Committees

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 Coordinator

Debra Siroka, RJE

Membership Involvement Coordinator

Lori Daitch

Operations Teams

Advocacy Team

Rabbi Melissa Buyer-Witman, RJE, Team Leader
Cory Hermann, Team Leader

CommitteesAccreditation » Marlene Myerson, RJE, Chair
Externs » Yael Dadoun, Sarah Lauing, RJE, Co-Chairs
Recognition » Dana Prottas, RJE and Diane Zimmerman, Co-Chairs
Retirement Resources » Sharon Amster Brown, RJE, and Harriet Levine, RJE, Co-Chairs

Communications Team

Vanessa Ehrlich, RJE, Team Leader
Rachel Margolis, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesARJEachshav E-Newsletter » Rabbi Phyllis Sommer, Editor
Facebook » Rabbi Jessica Wainer, Moderator
Photographs » David Perolman, Archivist
Tent » Iris Koller, Moderator
Website » Hannah Rubin-Schlansky, Webmaster
Liaison to Annual Gathering Committee » Jay Rapoport
Liaison to Continuing Education Team » Brian Avner
Liaison to Member Relations Team » Rabbi Toby Manewith

Finance Team

Missy Bell, RJE, Team Leader
Rabbi Joe Eiduson, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesDevelopment » Miles Roger, RJE and Mindy Sherry, RJE, Co-Chairs
Financial Controls » Adam Griff
Investments » TBD

Member Relations Team

Stacy Rigler, RJE, Team Leader
Barbara Shimansky, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesMember Recruitment » Sarah DeWoskin and Barry Shainker, Co-Chairs
Member Initiation » Alyson Bazeley, Stephanie Schwartz, Co-Chairs
Membership Connection » Lori Daitch and Ava Keenen Kurnow

Professional Learning Team

Rabbi Nicki Greninger, Team Leader
Debra Siroka, RJE, Team Leader

CommitteesContinuing Education » David Cohen, RJE and Laura Perpinyal, RJE, Co-Chairs
Executive Liaison » Marisa Kaiser, RJE
North American Annual Gatherings »
2018 Annual Gathering (Seattle) » Bradley Cohen, RJE and Lauren Taube, RJE, Co-Chairs