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Temple Avodat Shalom has a community of leaders in more than a dozen departments, including education, membership, finance, communications, technology, development, maintenance, events, and administrative support. Led by our Rabbi, Temple Avodat Shalom has only the best and brightest talent to deliver the highest quality service to our members. Our staff, which we consider "a family," is committed to excellence.


Board of Directors 2022-2023
 President – David Sloves




Executive Vice President – Marc Herrmann



 Education Vice President – Larry Altman




 Financial Vice President – Steve Kaplan


 Membership Vice President – Jason Berger



 Treasurer – Gunter Hecht 




Secretary – Open

 Financial Secretary – Peggy Schneider



 Immediate Past President – Steve Berman




Additional Past Presidents –

  Michael Edelstein




 Audrey Rosenblatt




  Steve Cohen

 Jane Gaffin



  Misha Grinberg




Barbara Haber



Cheryl Jaffe

   Andy Katz




  Philip Lurie




  Richard Lurie


Joel Rosenblatt




Other Officials
Parliamentarian – Open

School Committee
TBD - Chairperson

Liza Barth

Wendy Grinberg

Seth Kadesh



  Erin Lazarus

  Michele Norton

  Josh Reicher

Debbie Seife

Sasha Shmulenson

 President – Mike Edelstein



Co-President – Lisa Cohen



Co-President – Cheryl Jaffe




Standing Committee Chairs

Buildings & Grounds – Open

 Constitution – Nilene Evans


 Dues Adjustment – Peggy Schneider


 Finance – Steve Kaplan


Funeral Society – Barbara King

 Religious Activities – Nilene Evans


TAS Times – Jane Gaffin


 Technology – Joel Rosenblatt           



 Ways & Means – Open

 Youth Committee - Liza Barth



Sun, October 1 2023 16 Tishrei 5784