Ron and his family have been members of BT for close to 20 years. He has served on the School Board of Trustees, the Brotherhood Board, the Security Committee, the Religious Services Committee, Shul Board and Executive Committee and has been Board Secretary, Camp Committee Chair and Vice-Chair of Facilities. He also serves the synagogue as one of the Gabbai Sheini’s. Ron and his wife Sally have two sons. Adam and Eli are both BT graduates, and Sally is past chair of the Goucher Hillel and currently on the board of Jewish Volunteer Connection.
Gary and Jill and their family have been members of Beth Tfiloh Congregation for more than 20 years. Their children, Sara, Joshua and Eric are all graduates of the Beth Dahan Community School. Gary served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Congregation from 2009-2011, and before that as Executive Vice Chair, Vice Chair of Finance, Assistant Vice Chair of Finance, Chair of the Membership Committee, a member of numerous Board committees and as a Trustee of the School. Gary has served as a Director of ACHARAI, The Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Development Institute, where he is Fellow from its first cohort of graduates. He also serves as a Director of The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore and holds several leadership roles with the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law. In his professional life, Gary is a Partner at the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing LLP, where he chairs the Labor and Employment practice.
Louis has been active in the Beth Tfiloh community for over 20 years. He most recently served as Assistant Vice Chair of Finance. He previously served as Secretary and as Vice Chair, Property and Facilities for the congregation’s Board of Directors. He served numerous years on the Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School Board of Trustees and was the Treasurer for the school for the 2012-2013 school year. He was past Chair of Beth Tfiloh’s Combined Campaign and was a previous Co-Chair of the Spotlight scholarship event for the Beth Tfiloh School. Louis and his wife Stacy have three children who are Beth Tfiloh school alumni, and one child currently attending Beth Tfiloh in the 8th grade. He was past President of Jews for Judaism.
Neil and his family have been members of Beth Tfiloh since 2004. He most recently served as Secretary of the Board. Neil and his wife Sherri live in Pikesville and have two children. Rachel, a 2013 BT graduate who is currently a senior at UMD, College Park, and Ryan, who is a member of BT’s 2017 graduating class.
Melissa and her husband, Adam have been members of Beth Tfiloh for more than 25 years. Their children, Emily and Lauren, are both graduates of Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School. Melissa has served on the School Board of Trustees as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committtee , Chair of the Upper School Committee, Co-Chair of the Annual Campaign and various Spotlight Committees.
Michael, along with his wife Rivka (who is a Beth Tfiloh alum and a faculty member and a staff member at BTcamp), have been active at Beth Tfiloh since joining in 2010. They have two sons, Yoni (grade 5) and Ami (grade 2), who have both attended BT School and Camp since they were two years old. Michael currently serves on the Congregation’s Strategic Plan Implementation Oversight Committee, specializing in organizational change management and process re-engineering. He also serves on the Brotherhood Board and Spotlight Committee, as well as being a member of the Mercaz Fellows Program. When he is not volunteering his time at BT, Michael leads Global Portfolio Services at Agora Publishing Company, owns Broadheights, an executive leadership and consulting firm and is on the board of Wellwood Little League Baseball.
Shelley and her husband, Bobby, have been members of BT for over 30 years. She initially served on the Hebrew school board, and later served multiple terms on the Synagogue Board and the Religious Services Committee. Over the years she has celebrated numerous family simchas with Beth Tfiloh. She is the lay co-chair of Mercaz Adult Education, chaired this year’s Torah Quest, and has planned our Tikun Leil Shavuot dinners for over 10 years. Shelley has worked on Spotlight for the past 5 years, and she and Bobby co-chaired Spotlight in 2014. Their grandchildren currently attend the Beth Jacob Hebrew School at Beth Tfiloh.
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