TBE Committees

Our members are the life of Temple Beth El. Through committee work, our members work together to further the mission of the temple and plan wonderful programs and events to be enjoyed by all.

It is our hope that all of our members will participate on a committee or help with a committee program. 

A list of our standing and ad-hoc committees is below.  Click here for committee descriptions and contacts.

If you would like to join a committee or volunteer for a program, please contact the committee chair(s) listed below.

Standing Committees of the Congregation: 

  • Worship Committee 
  • Music Committee
  • Religious School Committee
  • Lifelong Learning Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Youth Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Caring Community Committee 
  • Membership Committee
  • Building Use Committee
  • Law and Constitution Committee
  • Cemetery Committee
  • House Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Tikkun Olam Council 
  • Professional Staff Committee
  • Dues Committee
  • Administration/Technology Committee 


Richard Albert, President

Professional StaffPhil Berkowitz & Richard Albert
NominatingLisa Davis


Finance, led by David Abrams VP

Finance/BudgetJanet Levy
Investment AdvisorySheila Spicehandler
CemeterySheila Spicehandler


Governance/Admin, led by Marc Fried VP

AdministrationLinda Ochser
AuditEric (Rick) Waller
DevelopmentMarc Fried
Law & ConstitutionDavid Abrams


Education, led by Diane Thaler VP

Adult EducationJenny Pariser & Debby Samberg
Religious SchoolJenny Pariser & Alyssa White
Nursery SchoolLisa Shaiken & Steve Ochser
Junior Youth Committee (K-8)Sarah Lieb & Shauna Levy
Senior Youth GroupLeslie Resnick


Worship & Social Justice, led by Amy Robin EVP

Caring CommitteePenny Hamlet
Mitzvah DayAmy Knox, Fred Robin & Stacey Stambleck
Tikkun Olam CouncilAlissa Dorfman & Diane Thaler
WorshipDavid Ruzow & Rabbi Jaffe 
Israel ActionRand Manasse


Connections, led by Stephanie Saltzman VP

CommunicationsStephanie Saltzman
HouseSteve Ochser & David Ruzow