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Board of Trustees

Temple Beth El’s Board of Trustees is composed of volunteers from the congregation, who use their expertise and resources to create an inviting and lively community. The following show their commitment to Temple Beth El of South Orange County by serving on the Board:

President, Amy Packer

Vice President Governance, Helen Rasner

Vice President Finance, Bonnie Kehe

Vice President Rituals, Evan Wohl

Vice President Tikkun Olam, Debra McKee

Vice President Membership, Tamara Griffin

Vice President Education, Carolyn Kappes

Vice President Marketing & Communications, Merritt Weiss

Treasurer, Stuart Kriloff

Secretary, Robin Brandes-Gibbs

Trustees at Large
Steve Blanc
Neal Engler
Kim Gubner
Jodi Halbreich
Cat Mirsky
Jen Paletz
Brad Shapero


Cantor, Natalie Young
949-362-3999 ext 105

Rabbi, K’vod Wieder
949-362-3999 ext 106

Executive Director, Bonni Pomush
949-362-3999 ext 213

Director of Congregational Learning, Johannah Sohn [Tuesdays & Wednesdays only through March '21]
949-362-3999 ext 102 

Assistant Director, Myka Thompson
949-362-3999 ext 100

Program Director, Wendy Yesharim
949-362-3999 ext 214

Administrative Assistant, Daphna McCoy 
949-362-3999 ext 316

Communications Coordinator, Karol Johnson
949-362-3999 ext 103 or 949-436-6257 (cell)

Program Coordinator, Kellie Herrick    
ext 316 or 949-373-5887 (cell)

Accounting, Withum Accounting Services

Event Coordinator:
Linda Lander
ext 401

Rochelle Pazornik
ext 401





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