Board of Directors

Board of Directors : 5775-5776 Officers 

 

Executive Committee 

President: Burt Amernick 

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Vice President Administration: Sharron Levine 

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Vice President Education & Youth: Lisa Cordell

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Vice President Ritual: Scott Gritz

I’ve been a member of CBT for about 20 years and on the Board, of and on, for about 10 years. I’m originally from Silver Spring MD but now live in Avenel with my wife and 3 kids. I have 2 daughters (ages 24 and 22) and a son who is 17. In my spare time I’m a gym rat!

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240-994-6966 

Vice President Finance: Susan Zankman

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Vice President Congregant Services: Fran Goldstein

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Vice President Membership: Geri Shapiro 

I joined CBT 14 years ago and have been on the Board for 5 years holding various positions. I was raised in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Virginia and New Jersey and now live in Palatine, Potomac. I have been married for 26 years and we have 2 daughters (24 and 22) and a son (20). I love to be active so, in my spare time, I run, swim, do crossfit and rock climb. I have also belonged to a number of non-profit groups.

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Vice President Strategy & Engagment: Diane Steren

I have been on the Board about 8 years and have been a member of CBT for 19. I’m originally from Miami, Florida but now live in Luxmanor, Potomac. I am married and have 3 kids (ages 16,19 and 23). I enjoy reading, music and B’nai Tzedek!

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301-705-0919

Vice President Board Relations/Secretary: Bruce Genderson

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Board of Trustees:  Jay Hammer

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Past President: Harvey Rumeld 

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Committee Chairs 

Adult Education: Burton Katzen

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Budget: Larry Silver

This is my first year on the CBT Board but I have been a member for about 20 Years. I’m originally from Baltimore but now live in Stonebridge. I am married and have 3 kids: 27, 24 and 18. In my spare time I enjoy sports.

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301-787-1158

B'nai Mitzvah: Stefanie Greenberg

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Congregant Outreach: Allison Perlis

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Development Committee: Rick Marks

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Education: Suzanne Podberesky

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Educational Strategy: Eric Ellman

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Facilities: Ami Sheintal

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GECC Nursery School: Randi Chasen

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Investment: Barry Haberman

I have been on the Board at CBT for 2 years and a member for more than 20 years. I am originally from Akron Ohio but now live in North Potomac. I am married with a son (28) and daughter (25). In my spare time I enjoy sport and in particular, golf.

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301-251-0340

Israel/Community Affairs: Mark Evens

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Leadership Development: Beth Swibel

This is my 4th year on the Board and I have been a member of CBT for 10 years. I’m originally from Buffalo, NY but now live in Rockville, MD. I am married and have 2 boys (ages 9 and 6). In my spare time I enjoy yoga, tennis and reading. I am also a part-time grant writer focusing on nonprofits that bring Holocaust and genocide education to schools nationwide.

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Legal Counsel: Steve Gould

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Marketing: Allan Chandler

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Membership Recruitment: Rebekah Jacobs

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New Membership: Tracy Ucuzoglu

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Planned Giving: Daniel Messeca

I have been at CBT for about 16 years. I live in North Bethesda which is also where I grew up. I am married to Adrienne and we have a 3 year old coonhound named Blue. I work as a financial planner and in my spare time, I like to play sports and guitar.

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301-257-6221 

Religious School Parent Liaison: Deb Langer

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Ritual: Steve Mackey

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Social Action: Laurie Wenger

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Special Events: Yve Dinte

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Special Needs: Heather Sachs

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Youth: Amanda Bergman

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Ex-Officio 

Brotherhood: Marc Gerber & Fred Rapaport

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Sisterhood:  Arlene Karr & Hedda Gnaizda

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