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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees (2015-2016)

SUSAN GITTERMAN, President, Board of Trustees

Contact Susan: slgtbe@gmail.com

small_Susan Gitterman.jpgSusan Gitterman is the President of the Board of Trustees of Temple Beth Emeth. She and her husband, David, have been members of TBE since 1982. They were married by TBE's former rabbi, Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger, in 1980. Their three children, Bill, Adam, and Lizzy, all grew up in the Temple community. Susan is a longtime member of the adult choir, has served as Vice President for Religious Practice for two terms, and has also served on the Genesis Board.

Originally from Indiana, Susan received a bachelor's degree in French and Biology from Centre College of Kentucky.  She has graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and from Indiana University. In addition to spending time with her family, Susan enjoys singing, traveling, learning conversational Hebrew, playing trivia, working on crossword puzzles, and tutoring b'nai mitzvah students.


Ketl Freedman-Doan, President Elect

Joe Pollak, Vice President for Administration

Wendy Lawrence, Vice President for Development

Lisa Newman, Vice President for Education and Youth

Ronnie Shapiro, Vice President for Finance

Rachel Glick, Vice President for Membership

Alexandria Wood, Vice President for Religious Practice

Bob Milstein, Vice President for Social Action

Bonnie Keen, Treasurer

Elaine Yeglic, Secretary


Yuni Aaron
Sarah Cohen
Richard Corson
Joy Ensor
Michele Forbes
Becky Hankin
David Lewis
Steve Lonn
Deb Schild
Jodi Wallo
Martha Weintraub


Deborah Scott Katz, Immediate Past President

Noreen DeYoung, Sisterhood President

George Brieloff, Brotherhood President

Genesis | Open Position | Call for Nominations
The Treasurer of the Genesis Board will be open as of July 1, 2016. Click here for the job description.

The TBE nominating committee is led by the immediate past president of the board, and comprises board members who are not about to finish their term, congregants who are not members of the board and the presidents of Sisterhood and Brotherhood. This year the committee members were Joe Pollak, Alexandria Wood and Elaine Yeglic from the board, Larry Biederman, Robin Pollak and Nancy Szabo from the congregation, Hillary Handwerger from Sisterhood and George Brieloff from Brotherhood.

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