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Committees

 

Cemetery

Oversees the operation and care of the Hebrew Cemetery.

Committee Chair: William B. Thalhimer III

 

Tikkun Olam (Council for Social Justice)

Raises awareness of social injustice and Reform Judaism positions on issues of social concern; encourages, enables and empowers the Congregation and Temple leadership to pursue social justice and acts Tikkun Olam; advocates for systemic change and long-term solutions for social injustice.

Sub-committees:

  • Mt. Moriah Lunch Program
  • Mitzvah Corps

Committee Chair: Karen Hough

 

Finance

Monitors and oversees financial statements; reviews and recommends to the Board of Managers CBA’s annual budget; and  researches and recommends major expenditures not provided for in the annual budget.

Sub-committees:

  • Audit
  • Giving Circles  

Committee Chair: Andrew Pegalis

 

House and Grounds

Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the property of the Congregation; ensures that the property of the Congregation is in good order and repair; and maintains a capital budget.

Committee Chair: Jay Woodburn

 

Leadership Development

Recruits and educates leaders for the Congregation; oversees board retreats, planning sessions, and Board of Managers’ self-evaluations; and serves as the nominating committee.

Committee Chair: Larry Salzman

 

Membership

Focuses on attracting, welcoming, engaging and retaining members, and helping them find a lifelong place within the Congregation.

Committee Chair: 

 

Religious Practices

Aids the clergy in promoting the religious life of the Congregation and home observance. 

Committee Chair:

 

Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives

Collects, preserves and interprets the history and culture of Richmond’s Jewish Community.

Committee Chair:  Meg Marshak

 

Brotherhood (Men of Reform Judaism)

Engages in activities and projects that provide meaningful service to the congregation and the community.

Committee Chair:  Nello Williams

 

Sisterhood (Women of Reform Judaism)

Enhances the collective presence, voice and strength of the Congregation’s female members and supports Temple and Religious School activities as well as political and social causes in the Richmond community and around the world.

 Committee Chair:  Linda Ferguson

 

Executive

Oversees the management of the Congregation and advises the board regarding membership, personnel, budget and actions deemed to be of an emergency nature. 

Committee Chair:  Charley Scher

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