Our Board

A message from the President of the Board, Ray Levi: We Want to Hear from You! The Board of Trustees meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Shir Tikvah. We would like to hear from you - either in person or via your written comments. Send your ideas, suggestions, and questions to president@shirtikvah.net. Please click here to read more from Ray about the current Board and it's direction.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for governance of the congregation's resources, which include the physical building, finances, and personnel. The Board sets goals and policies in keeping with Shir Tikvah's vision and mission. Board members also serve as representatives of the various committees. This helps assure that the Board and the committees work in harmony to promote our congregational programs and community. The Board is composed of 18 members and meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Congregants are welcome to attend, please contact the office if you plan on attending.


If you are interested in joining the board, here is a complete list of what your responsibilities would beThe Shir Tikvah Board of Trustees is a Governing Board responsible for overseeing the operations and the financial well-being of the Congregation.  Service on the Board involves a commitment to shaping and leading the Synagogue into the future.  We are looking for visionary individuals who are engaged in the congregation and are interested in representing the Synagogue’s best interests as a leader of our spiritual community.  Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings, usher at Shabbat Services, and participate in all aspects of congregational life.


The Executive Committee of the Board also meets monthly on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Executive Committee is made up of President, Vice President, Present-elect or Immediate Past President, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Communications Secretary and one at-large trustee selected by the President. It  has all of the authority, powers, and duties of the Board and may act for the Board between meetings if necessary.  The Executive Committee also serves as the personnel committee of the congregation. Congregants are welcome to attend, please contact the office if you plan on attending.


Complete copies of the Board, Executive and Finance committee meetings are maintained in the office of the Executive Director. To request a copy, please email the office.

The Executive Committee
Ray Levi, President
Jane Binder, Immediate Past-President
Luke Weisberg, Vice President/Recording Secretary 
Andrea Rubenstein, Treasurer
Jen Lewin,
Communications Secretary
Chris Bargeron, Board Member-at-Large

Term limits for board members – are general 2 years with option to be renewed; We will post on the website during the winter when we are looking for new members – all terms generally begin on July 1 (with the the new fiscal year).

Board Members
Joan Bilinkoff Corbett
Mara Benowitz
Jeff Danovsky
Barry Epstein
Paula Forman
Morrie Hartman
Julie Jacobs
Rich Kessler
Jill Madsen
Ben Malakoff
Cookie Montgomery
Lisa Powell
Rebecca Skoler


1360 West Minnehaha Parkway  - Minneapolis, MN 55419-1199
Shir Tikvah Telephone: (612)822-1440
Office Email: office@shirtikvah.net
Office hours:  Monday through Thursday 9 to 5  & Friday 9 to 3
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In case of Life Cycle Emergency Call: (612)787-7447

           

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