Executive Committee & Board of Directors

Beth Chayim Chadashim is guided by a Board of Directors, elected directly by the membership. Each board member serves a 2-year term and can be reelected to serve additional years. As representatives of the membership, the Board of Directors is charged with, among other things, overseeing BCC’s programs and services, providing fiscal oversight, hiring the professional staff, managing the various synagogue committees and formulating BCC’s long-term strategic plan.

For more information contact BCC office

Executive Officers

  • President: Lauren Schlau
  • Vice President: Ginger Jacobs
  • Vice President: Hannah Theile, PhD
  • Secretary: Richard Lesse
  • Treasurer: Ray Eelsing

Committee Chairs

  • BCC Awards Brunch: Michael King
  • BCC Live: Bracha Yael
  • Adult Education: Adam Barron, Ilene Cohen
  • Chair Campaign: Rob Schoenberger & Janet Meskin
  • Film Club: Gordon Blitz & Bracha Yael
  • House: Ruth Geffner
  • L’Chayim Legacy Circle: Gordon Blitz, Hannah Theile & Ray Eelsing
  • Membership: Ira Dankberg
  • Men’s Havurah Contact
  • Newsletter: Larry Nathenson
  • Professional Liaison: Donna Quigley Groman
  • Ritual: Davi Cheng
  • Technology: Richard Lesse
  • Tzedakah Council: Robin Baltic
  • Women’s Havurah: Contact
  • 20s/30s Havurah: Fernando McCray and Cantor Juval Porat

Board of Directors

Robin Berkovitz, Ira Dankberg, Allison Diamant, Everlyn Hunter, Michael King, Kenna Love, Maggie Parkhurst and Herb Toplan.  Ex Officio: Bruce Maxwell.