Contact our Board, Committee Chairs and Task Force Chairs

Group Name Role Email
Clergy Rabbi Paul Kipnes Rabbi rabbipaul@orami.org
Clergy Rabbi Julia Weisz Rabbi rabbijulia@orami.org 
Clergy Cantor Doug Cotler Cantor dougcotler49@gmail.com 
Board Officer Fred Gruber President fred@fredgruber.com
Board Officer Karin Pofsky Vice President karin.pofsky@fox.com
Board Officer Kevin Palm Vice President kevin.h.palm@gmail.com
Board Officer Richard Rutkin Vice President rrutkin@gmail.com 
Board Officer Sharon Weiss Vice President sharon.z.weiss@gmail.com
Board Officer Linda Blumenthal Secretary linda@kellyblumenthal.com 
Board Officer Alan Kazden CFO akazden@rsjcpa.com
Board Officer Craig Steinhauer Advisor to the President csteinhauer@yahoo.com
Board Officer Gary Kaplan Immediate Past President garykap22@gmail.com
Board of Directors David Melnick Board member themelnick@gmail.com
Board of Directors Ilana Springer Board member ilanapgrossman25@gmail.com
Board of Directors Kerri Graver Board member kerrigraver@gmail.com
Board of Directors Lesli Kraut Board member LKraut@sceginc.com
Board of Directors Michelle Finkelstein Board member finkyfamily@gmail.com 
Board of Directors Rachel Dashevsky Board member rdashevsky@gmail.com
Board of Directors Rachel Paul Board member rachelpaul@me.com 
Board of Directors Randy Levine Board member randy_levine@sbcglobal.net 
Board of Directors Dianne Gubin Board member DianneGubin@gmail.com 
Board of Directors Sid Goldberg Board member sidgoldberg@me.com 
Board of Directors Steve Rifkin Board member sjrifkin@sbcglobal.net
Board of Directors Steven Harrison Board member sharrison@russreid.com 
Board of Directors Susan Lotwin Board member sllotwin@gmail.com 
Business Roundtable Dianne Gubin Committee Co-Chair DianneGubin@gmail.com 
Business Roundtable Steve Rifkin Committee Co-Chair sjrifkin@sbcglobal.net
Chorale Linda Blumenthal Committee Chair linda.blumenfeld@gmail.com 
Communications and Program  (CPC) David De Castro Committee Co-Chair decastrofamily@sbcglobal.net
Communications and Program (CPC) Laurie Keleman Committee Co-Chair laurie.keleman@sbcglobal.net 
Community Organizing Cathie Rutkin Committee Co-Chair crutkin@gmail.com
Community Organizing Linda Blumenfeld Committee Co-Chair linda.blumenfeld@gmail.com 
Community Organizing Myron Dembo Committee Co-Chair dembo@usc.edu 
Community Organizing Nina Treiman Committee Co-Chair nina.treiman@my.csun.edu 
Delivery of Sufaniot and Hamantaschen Darryl Lieberstein Committee Co-Chair darryl.lieberstein@gmail.com 
Delivery of Sufaniot and Hamantaschen Marsi Gore Committee Co-Chair marsigore@gmail.com
Education Dream Team
Finance Alan Kazden CFO akazden@rsjcpa.com 
High Holidays Richard Rutkin Committee Chair rrutkin@gmail.com
Intergenerational Tikkun Olam Intern Lori Levine Committee Chair lori.levine5@gmail.com 
Klei Kodesh (Instrumentalists) Erin Mayer Committee Co-Chair erin.mayer@yahoo.com 
Klei Kodesh (Instrumentalists) Sari Ratican Committee Co-Chair sratican@mac.com
LoMPTY and Youth Groups Maya Weiss Lompty President mayaweiss.mw@gmail.com
Madrichei Shira (Songleaders) Erin Mayer Committee Co-Chair erin.mayer@yahoo.com
Madrichei Shira (Songleaders) Sari Ratican Committee Co-Chair sratican@mac.com
Marketing Brad Halpern Committee Chair Brad@Sunnysideupinc.com
Meet & Greet Steve Rifkin Committee Chair sjrifkin@sbcglobal.net
Mishpacha Dream Team
Or Ami One Deanna Glassberg Committee Co-Chair deanna-g@sbcglobal.net
Or Ami One Jared Paul Committee Co-Chair jpaul@facultymgmt.com 
Partnership Michelle Finkelstein Board Member finkyfamily@gmail.com 
Personnel Kevin Palm Committee Chair kevin.h.palm@gmail.com 
Premises Daniel Germain Committee Chair germain@lalawyer.com
Security and Safety Steve Keleman Committee Chair skeleman@sbcglobal.net 
Shared Interest Group Michelle Finkelstein Board Member finkyfamily@gmail.com 
Social Action Laurie Tragen-Boykoff Committee Chair LaurieTB@orami.org 
Teen Mental Health TF Intern Julie Bressler Committee Chair juliebressler@orami.org
Triple T Dream Team