SHOMREI TORAH INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS/TRUSTEES
Shomrei Torah – the Wayne Conservative Congregation recently installed its new officers and trustees at a Sunday morning ceremony followed by a festive brunch.
Officers installed were: Karen Weiss, President;
Cindy Merker, Executive Vice-President/President Elect; Mark Kass, VP Finance/Fundraising; Randy Reiser, VP Membership/Programming/Social Action; Roberta Ort, VP Education/Ritual/Youth; Howard Hook, Treasurer; Philip Nuccetelli, Financial Secretary; Andy Simon, Communications Secretary; and Arlene Marks, Recording
Secretary. Sheryl Sarin will continue
serving on the Executive Board as the Immediate Past President.
Those installed to the Board of Trustees were Alan Feldman, Carol Fertig, Marlene Klein, Dorit Kressel, Robert Molnar, Edward Seradzky, and Bennett Wasserstrum. They will be joining existing Trustees: Jeffrey Appel, Sarah Blecherman, Susan Feldman, Tova Friede, Steve Gastwirth, Tammy Gotian, Beth Julie, Ross Lesser, Carol Ramer, Carla Rudow, Daniel Seplow, Martin Siegel, and Perry Wolkowitz. Andy Simon and Janet Simon (not related!)
also remain respectively as Men’s Club and Sisterhood presidents.
Special honors were given to Edward Seradzky for his long time service on the synagogue’s Executive Board and his willingness to continue serving the community as a
Trustee. Sheryl Sarin, outgoing President, was cheered for her commitment, creativity, thoughtfulness, and
enormous contribution to the well-being of the synagogue and its community.
In her acceptance speech, the new president, Karen Weiss declared: “I hope to continue to help this synagogue be a place where our lives are enriched, where we can learn and
inspire others to learn, and where we are there to help celebrate the good times and to be a source of strength and support for one another during difficult times.”
Shomrei Torah is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Its focus is on learning and study, worship and celebration, ethical action and social justice, fellowship and a sense of community. It offers a myriad of activities to meet these goals, including its award winning Religious School, Youth Groups serving children from kindergarten through high school, a variety of adult education courses, daily religious services, outreach to college students and to inter-married couples, an active “Mitzvah Corps” that assists those in need, Sisterhood, Men’s Club, and numerous social and educational events. For more
information, view the synagogue's website at www.ShomreiTorahWCC.org.