Our Staff

Professional Staff

Chief Executive Officer - David Tisdale
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Chief Operating Officer - Alan Harris
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Director, Facilities – Eric Groh
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Director, Education - Rabbi Arianna L. Gordon, R.J.E.
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Director, The Well - Rabbi Dan S. Horwitz
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Director, Early Childhood Center - Julie Eisman Levy
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Director, Robert Sosnick Family Life Center- Kari K. Provizer, LMSW, ACSW
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Director, Programming
 - Tracie Fienman
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Director, Libraries & Media Center - Lauren Marcus Johnson
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Director, Communications - Shelly Conway
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Controller - Marci S. Grossman, C.P.A.
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Administrative Staff

Andrea Arbit, Graphic Designer, Communications
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Linda Barnett, Receptionist
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Ethan Bennett, Youth Engagement Coordinator
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Ruth Beresh, Receptionist
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Elaine Bertsch, Assistant to Rabbi Bennett and the Executive Board
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Joan Bobee, Tribute Coordinator/Receptionist
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Donna Bolda-Moss, Assistant to Rabbi Yedwab and Rabbi Kaluzny
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Kate Boman, Assistant to Kari K. Provizer, LMSW, ACSW
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Stephanie Brovenick, Assistant to Cantor Neil Michaels and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Coordinator
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Tracey Carlock, Assistant to Eric Groh
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Erin Dunn, Assistant to David Tisdale
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Kylie Gignac, Assistant Librarian/Archivist
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Devorah Glanz, Assistant to Rabbi Lader
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Sara Goldberg, Senior Bookkeeper
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Rebecca Grider, Graphic Designer, Communications
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Maya Grinboim, Assistant to Cantor Michael Smolash
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Kim Heraud, Assistant to Rabbi Loss and Rabbi Hornsten
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Stacie Joseph, Accounts Payable and Bookkeeper
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Laura Koziol, Assistant to Eric Groh
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Karla McGinnis, Member Services Manager/Executive Assistant to COO
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Jodi Neirynck, Member Relations & Bookkeeper
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Laurie Sheldon, Work Room Coordinator
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Randi Simko, Assistant to Tracie Fienman
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Sandi Stocker, Event Coordinator
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Early Childhood Center Staff

Director, Early Childhood Center - Julie Eisman Levy
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Sharon Anders, Early Childhood Center Administrative Assistant

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Natalie Walls, Early Childhood Center Administrative Assistant
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Tyner Religious School Staff
Rabbi Arianna L. Gordon, R.J.E., Director of Education
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Alicia Mendelson, Family Educator & Madrichim Coordinator  
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Rochelle Morais, Special Need Coordinator
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Marilyn Gans Schelberg, 4-6th Grade Judaica Supervisor
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Lisa Kaplan, Assistant to Rabbi Gordon
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Shelley Meltzer, PreK-3rd Grade Supervision & Teacher Liaison
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Judy Cocke, Administrative Assistant
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About Us

HIGH HOLIDAY TICKETS: Any High Holiday ticket requests placed/sent to Temple Israel after 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 14, 2017, will be available for pick up at the security desk at The Tyner Entrance, either during business hours prior to the holidays or when you arrive for services. They will not be mailed!

Temple Israel is a Reform Jewish Congregation which seeks to fulfill its religious and ethical goals by being a center for spiritual fulfillment, life-long learning, cultural enrichment, community leadership, social responsibility, and by lovingly entrusting our Reform Jewish tradition from generation to generation. We are committed in our support of the State of Israel and of the Jewish people throughout the world.

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