TBI Leadership


Rhona Fromm
Ben Simkin



Rhona Fromm Co-President
Ben Simkin Co-President
Jeff Llewellyn Vice President
Fred Karpf Vice President
Beth Pfeifer Vice President
Pam Kuperstein Treasurer
Rebecca Peikes Secretary
Jon Samel Solicitor
Robby Cohen
Doug Schleicher

Immediate Past


Auxiliary Presidents

Jacqueline Lobell

Women's League Co-President
Rebecca Cornacoff Women's League Co-President
Keith Cohen Men's Club President
  USY President

General Board

  • Rachel Blum
  • Gerald Brenner
  • Judy Chinn
  • Judith Felgoise
  • Deborah Goldberg
  • Ed Grossman
  • Matt Handel
  • Jennifer Jacobs
  • Brandi Lerner
  • Andrew Ozer
  • Martin Schaffer
  • Janet Smith
  • Michael Wasserman
  • Susan Pullman Weiss
  • Jonathan Yuengling
  • Adam Zucker

 Advisory Board
   Past Presidents & Life Members

Committees & Chairpersons

Ahavati –The TBI Israel Committee –  Supports Israel through love.  Co-Chairs Richard Lowe, Jon Yuengling, & Bev Cohen

B'nai Mitzvah Committee- Co-Chairs Janet Samuel-Haltrecht & Terri Wolfman

Building Committee-Oversees the building maintenance and outside grounds. Chair Mike Radel

Cemetery Committee- Oversees the maintenance of the grounds of our congregational cemetery.  Facilitates and records purchase of burial plots. Chair Mike Radel

Decor/Beautification Committee- Beautifies and enhances TBI’s building through art and furnishings. Co-Chairs Susan Bernstein & Robin Weiss

Development Committee-Leads campaigns for annual fund. (Yachad)   Co-Chairs Ed GrossmanJonathan Yuengling 

Endowment Committee- Administers TBI endowments and funds for TBI’s future. Chair 

Finance Committee- Reviews and maintains the annual budget and financial operations of TBI. Chair Pam Kuperstein

Hesed Committee- Visits the sick and homebound; supports families in mourning; assists with providing for concrete needs at times of crisis. Chair Emily Cutler

Hinei MaTov  Committee-helps prepare Kiddish luncheons. Chair Boni Silverman

Human Resources Committee- Coordinates personnel policies and evaluations. Chair-Rhona Fromm

Kashrut Committee-  Assists in maintaining the dietary laws for all Synagogue functions. Chair Bonita Silverman

Lifelong Learning Committee- Provides policy guidance concerning our educational programs.  Includes Early Childhood, Religious School, B’nai Mitzvah, High School & adult learning. Co-Chairs Janet Smith and Debbie Goldberg

Marketing and Communications Committee- Provides internal and external publicity for TBI. Chair Bernard Allmayer

Membership Committee- Attract new members & ensure retention/satisfaction of existing members. Co-Chairs Jennifer Jacobs & Rachel Blum

Men's Club- President  Keith Cohen

Music Committee- Works with the Cantor to develop and support musical programming.   Chair Deborah Cohen

Nominating Committee- Identifies candidates for leadership positions.  Co-Chairs Carl Weiner and Doug Schleicher

One Justice Committee- Promotes social action. Chair David Kuperstein

Program Committee-Works with Program Director to develop and support synagogue programming. Chair TBD

 PTO- Supports the Hebrew School. Co-Chairs Julia Chafin, Melissa HeinsenAlla KorenmanJanis Lehrer & Shoshanah Miller,

Ritual Committee-  Leads and assists with minyan, Shabbat and holiday services.  Works with Rabbi and Cantor to maintain ritual practice at TBI. Chair Meryl Raskin

Security Committee-Oversees security including High Holy Days. Chair Stuart Drobny

Women's League- Co-Presidents  Rebecca Cornacoff & Jacqueline Lobell

Young Families-Creates opportunities for couples and families with young children to explore and cultivate Jewish life. Rachel Granger, Dara Friter, Lori Wolf, Lauren Siegel, Debbie Everett

Youth Committee- Oversees the USY and Kadima Programs. Estelle Chasan

Z’havah – connecting young women 30ish to 50ish Jen Jacobs and Lauren Siegel