Our Leadership

Board of Directors 2020-2021


Elaine Friedman President
Barry Koh 1st. Vice President
Ben Schlesinger 2nd Vice President
Sandra Seitz Treasurer
Cheryl Kramer Secretary


  • Bruce Bernard
  • Carole Brown
  • Emily Callahan
  • Meryle Dunlap
  • Jody Florkewicz
  • Belinda Frankel
  • Lesley Israel
  • Liz LaCorte
  • Barbara Portnoy Spector
  • Stephen Sand
  • Arna Meyer Mickelson IPP
  • Rabbi Peter E. Hyman
  • Lori Ramsey, Executive Director

Temple B’nai Israel Board meetings are held once a month. Unless the meeting is in executive session, it is open to members to observe. Meetings are usually scheduled on the third Sunday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at Temple. If you are interested in attending a meeting, please check the calendar to verify the date of the meeting, and let the Board Chair know you are attending.