Clergy & Senior Staff
Amie Brockman, Account Manager
Amie Brockman oversees all the accounting functions and general financial operations of TBE. Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, Amie moved to Ann Arbor to escape the U.P. winters, and be closer to family. She has been with TBE since 2011.
Victoria Gross, Account Administrator
Victoria Gross is one of the most familiar faces in the TBE office, having been on staff since 2011. She works directly with congregants, manages member accounts and religious school tuition fees. Victoria and her family immigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine, and have made Ann
Arbor their home since 1994.
Tori Klein, Executive Assistant
Tori Klein is the newest member of the TBE office team. She is the keeper of the clergy’s calendars and is likely the voice you will hear when calling the administrative office. In her spare
time, Tori is an artist and dog mama to Theodore and Raven.
Sarah Davidson, Religious School Coordinator
Sarah Davidson is the coordinator for the religious and Hebrew schools; she implements administrative systems, procedures, and program policies and acts as the primary school liaison between children, families and congregants, and the Director of Education. Originally from Iowa, Sarah arrived in Ann Arbor via Chicago. She has been with TBE since 2015.
Nikki Feinberg, Youth Director
Nikki Feinberg works in the admin office overseeing all of the temple youth engagement and activities. In addition to working at TBE, Nikki is also the Jewish Community Center (JCC) Camp/Youth Director. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Nikki attended Clark University in Worcester, MA, prior to moving to Ann Arbor.
Nellie Stansbury, Director of Communications
Nellie Stansbury directs all communications initiatives and efforts, including the weekly digital update, the monthly bulletins, the website, the annual report, as well as managing the event calendar. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Nellie left to attend Allegheny College in Meadville, PA,
and returned in 2016.
Marissa Quigg, Congregational Social Worker
Marissa Quigg joined TBE as the Congregational Social Worker for WISE Aging. She received her Masters of Social Work and Certificate in Aging from the University of Michigan. Her position provides support and assistance to older adult congregants and their families, including one-on-one support, educational programs, support groups, and community referrals.Emily Alter, Shabbat Religious School CoordinatorEmily Alter, TBE’s Shabbat School Coordinator, has been in her position since the 2011-2012 school year. Emily has a M.A. in education and has extensive experience in both the secular and Jewish fields. She recently retired from being the Director of Education in a combined Reform and Conservative religious school in Flint, MI, for 30 years. In addition to coordinating our Shabbat school, Emily also works with Cantor Hayut tutoring B’nai Mitzvah students.
Clare Kinberg, TBE Librarian
Clare Kinberg has been supervising the ongoing curatorial effort of the TBE book collection housed in the library since 2012, as well as managing the existing biblotheca. Clare has a Master of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University, and was previously the Managing Editor of BRIDGES: A Jewish Feminist Journal. She is also currently the Editor of the Washtenaw Jewish News.
Board of Trustees
TBE’s Board President
Greg Lewis, Vice President for Administration
Margaret Hannon, Vice President for Fund Development
Steve Lonn, Vice President for Education and Youth
Stephanie Newell, Vice President for Finance
Candace Bulkley, Vice President for Membership
Jack Zaientz, Vice President for Religious Practice
Abbie Egherman, Vice President for Social Action
Larry Yonovitz, Treasurer
Deb Schild, Secretary
Genesis Board Members
Ketl Freedman-Doan, Immediate Past President
Trina Fuller, WTBE President
Bill Parkus, Brotherhood President