KJA Board of Directors

(updated December 9, 2019)
 

OFFICERS
President:  Chip Rayman
President Elect:  Bryan Goldberg
Interim Vice President-Campaign: Chip Rayman
Vice President-Administration: Wes Johnson
Vice President-Children & Youth:  Martha Iroff
Vice President-Education & Culture: Shannon Martindale
Vice President-Jewish Community Services: Bryan Goldberg
Vice President-Public Relations: Sarah Frankel
Secretary: Debbie Abrams-Cohen
Treasurer: Bernard Bendriem 
Immediate Past President: Adam Brown

 

BOARD MEMBERS AT-LARGE (2 Year Term)
Brad Holtz
Rachel Milford
Britt Sturm
Michael Zemel

 

BOARD MEMBERS
Allocations - Jill Weinstein
Archives - Michael Burnett and Mary Ann Merrell
B'nai Tzedek - Vacant
Budget - Bernard Bendriem
Camp - Jonathan Branton
Community Relations Committee - Arnold Cohen
Cultural Arts Chair - Raphe Panitz
Early Childhood Programming - vacant
Institute for Jewish Studies - vacant
Israel Partnership - Dr. Renee' Hyatt
Jewish Family Services and Friendshippers - Nancy Becker and Marian Jay
UTK Hillel - Drs. Greg Kaplan and Helene Sinnreich
Long Range Planning - Stephanie Kodish
Membership - Lev Comstock 
Missions - Lee Wertheim
Personnel - Melissa Feinbaum
Publications - Jean Begue

 

Automatic Board Members by virtue of community position
Michael Zemel, Advisory Committee Chairman, Chabad of Knoxville
Jeff Becker, Chairman of the Board, Heska Amuna Synagogue
Ronnie Bogard, President, Jewish Congregation of Oak Ridge
Steve Lewis, President, Temple Beth El
Gloria Greenfield, President, Knoxville Jewish Day School
Andrea Cone, President, Hadassah
Stephen Rosen, President, Knoxville Jewish Community Family of Funds
Mary Beth Leibowitz, JFNA Board of Trustees

STAFF
 


Executive Director: vacant

Jewish Family Services Director: Laura Berry, BSSW, Esq.

AJCC Preschool Director: Kristen Cannon

Director of Finance and Operations: Ed Hunter

Programming Director: Lauren Javors

PJ Library Coordinator: Sarah May

Administrative Assistant: Sherrie Price

Receptionist: Osana Sutton

UTK Hillel Director: Tara Bain

Archivist: Nicki Russler

Ha'Kol Community Newsletter Editor and Layout: Joyce York