Committees & Auxiliaries

Our Temple stays vibrant and alive through its Committees. Serving on a committee requires no special expertise other than a willingness to try. Meet people, participate in a rewarding experience and help forge the future of our Temple by joining one of our outstanding Committees. See below for our active committees and their respective contacts. To learn more about Committee involvement, please reach out to the corresponding Committee contact or call the Temple at (757)625-4295.

Sisterhood & Men’s Club

Sisterhood Co-Presidents
Heather Barnes
Ellen Wagner
Email the Sisterhood President

Men’s Club President
Chris Morrissey
Email the Men’s Club President

Finance & Development Committee

Neal Schulwolf, Chair

House Committee

Lorin Schwartz, Chair

Security and Special Needs

David Jarvis, Chair

Engagement Committee

Carol Roth Brum, Chair
Email the Engagement Committee Chair


Marilyn Johns & Dorianne Villani

Caring Community

Carol Brum, Chair

Caring Community Sub-Groups

Jackie Haywood & Christina Verderosa

Shalom Greeters
Nili Belkin

Ellie Cesario

Military Support & Outreach
Frank Campion

Mitzvah Meals
Ellen Hundley

Soup Kitchen 
Dorianne Villani
Email Soup Kitchen

Education Committee

Deb Higgins, Chair

Education Committee Sub-Groups

Religious School
Tammi Foer

Adult Education
Barb Gelb

Torah Study
David Metzger

Margaret Sawyer

Mark Friedman

Gail Bachman


Jay Lazier, Chair

Worship Committee

Jay Lazier, Chair

Music Committee & CHoir

Chuck Woodward, Chair