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Board of Trustees
Temple Beth El’s Board of Trustees is composed of volunteers from the congregation, who use their expertise and resources to create an inviting and lively community. The following show their commitment to Temple Beth El of South Orange County by serving on the Board:

Officers
President, Amy Packer
tbesocpresident@gmail.com 

Vice President Governance, Helen Rasner
tbesocgovernance@gmail.com

Vice President Finance, Bonni Kehe 
tbesocfinance@gmail.com

Vice President Judaism in Action – Rituals, Evan Wohl
tbesocjudaisminaction@gmail.com

Vice President Judaism in Action – Tikkun Olam, Debra McKee
tbesoctikkunolam@gmail.com

Vice President Membership, Tamara Griffin
tbesocmembership@gmail.com

Vice President Education, Samantha Cohen
tbesoceducation@gmail.com

Vice President Marketing & Communications, Merritt Weiss
TBESOCMarkComm@gmail.com

Treasurer, Stuart Kriloff

Secretary, Robin Brandes-Gibbs

Trustees at Large
Steve Blanc
Dennis Brown
Neal Engler
Kim Gubner
Jodi Halbreich
Cat Mirsky
Jen Paletz
Brad Shapero

Staff
Rabbi, K’vod Wieder
ext 106, or  818-672-6840 (cell)
kvod@tbesoc.org

Cantor, Natalie Young
ext 105 or 949-297-6848 (cell)
cantoryoung@tbesoc.org

Executive Director, Bonni Pomush
ext 213 or 949-354-4744 (cell)
bpomush@tbesoc.org

Assistant Director, Myka Thompson
ext 100 or 949-354-4758 (cell)
mthompson@tbesoc.org

Program Director, Wendy Yesharim
ext 214 or 949-354-4497 (cell)
wyesharim@tbesoc.org

Communications Coordinator, Karol Tran
ext 103 or 949-436-6257 (cell)
communications@tbesoc.org

Accounting Manager, Pam Uber
ext 112 or 714-354-8773 (cell)
pam@tbesoc.org

Program Coordinator, Kellie Herrick
ext 316 or 949-373-5887 (cell)
admin@tbesoc.org

Event Coordinator:
Linda Lander
ext 401
jel6351@cox.net

Rochelle Pazornik
ext 401
dbeventgal@aol.com