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Annual Congregational Meeting

Virtual: Zoom & Livestreaming


This year’s meeting will be held virtually. All congregants are encouraged to attend via zoom or to watch the livestream. In accordance with Article V, Section 3(b) of the By Laws, we will vote to elect new officers and trustees and we will hear from our President, Treasurer, and Senior Rabbi.

—Jill Seigerman, Secretary

We strongly encourage you to cast your vote online via proxy, whether or not you are able to join the meeting. Please note, members who have opted to receive communications via the United States Postal Service, will receive a paper proxy that they can complete and return to us.

Note that only primary members and their spouses or partners may vote; non-member spouses, adult children, or other dependents in your family are not eligible.

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  1. Invocation: Rabbi Ari Lorge
  2. Nominating Committee Report: Former President and Chair of the Nominating Committee, Jeremy Fielding 
  3. Finance Report: Board Treasurer David Tanner
  4. President’s Report: Shonni Silverberg 
  5. Senior Rabbi’s Remarks: Rabbi Angela Buchdahl 
  6. Q&A: The synagogue's senior leadership will answer questions from members. We'll be able to accept questions via the chat feature in Zoom; however, we encourage you to submit questions before the meeting by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
  7. Benediction: Cantor Dan Mutlu


Report of the Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is tasked with providing, by March 31, a recommendation to the Board of Trustees for first-term trustees as well as re-nominating trustees completing their first and second terms. Additionally, the Committee nominates first-term officers and re-nominates continuing officers.

Trustees are eligible for three three-year terms and officers are eligible for four one-year terms. President is eligible for three one-year terms.

Here is this year’s slate (All biographies not linked below can be found on Central's Board of Trustees page):


(1) The election of the following Trustees as Officers of Central Synagogue for a one-year term:

Jon May, President
Jonathan Crystal, Vice President
Amy Glickman, Vice President
Sara Moss, Vice President 
Susie Stern, Vice President
David Tanner, Treasurer 
Josh Targoff, Secretary


(2) The election of the following as Trustees of Central Synagogue for their first three-year term:

Phil Berney: (Biography)
Jocelyn Markowitz: (Biography)
Julie Rice: (Biography)
Jackie Weiss: (Biography)

(3) The re-election of the following as Trustees of Central Synagogue for a three-year term:

Nancy Chemtob
Jonathan Crystal
Amy Glickman
Alice Greenwald
Lisa Messinger
Lori Moore
Sara Moss
Jenny Sharfstein Kane
Marc Stern
Josh Targoff

Submitted April 2024: Jeremy Fielding (chair) with committee members Barbara Fedida Brill, Jeffrey Goldstein, Mari Hinojosa, Loretta Kendle, Beth Rustin, and Fred Yerman.

If you are unable to join via Zoom, you may watch the livestream on our website.