Our Board

Congregation Leadership


humanistic jewish board membersThe City Congregation is managed by members who are elected by the community to two-year terms. The board meets once a month and any congregation member who would like to attend a meeting or bring an issue before the board is invited to email us for more information.

Executive Board

Co-President: Marty Shore, tour guide
Co-President: Dan Wyman, rare book dealer
Secretary: Susan Ryan, tour guide
Treasurer: Howard Alper

Board Members

Trudy Elins, project manager
Reneé Fields
Isabel Kaplan, psychologist
David Klein
Sybil Maimin, writer and sculptress
Carole Mehlman
Mike Otterman, real estate management
Pamela Rief, Musculoskeletal Education Specialist
Ben Sternhell
Ellen Weiman, public relations consultant
Michael Witkin, real estate management

Committee Chairs

Adult Perspectives: Helene Lauffer
Publicity/Advertising/Marketing: Michael Witkin and Sybil Maimin
Bar/Bat Mitzvah: Isabel Kaplan
Communications: Amy Goldin
Development: Ellen Weiman
Finance: Ellen Weiman
High Holidays and Passover: Paula and Middy Streeter
KidSchool: Ben Lieman
Membership: Michael Witkin
Policies/Procedures: Sandy Farber
Rabbi Liaison: Sandy Farber and Ellen Weiman
Shabbat: Shirley Ranz
Social Action: Vacant

Liaison to Society for Humanistic Judaism:  Susan Ryan
KidSchool Administrator: Susan Ryan

High Holiday song leader: Anne Shonbrun