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President's Executive Council

Arlene Rosen - Immediate Past President

Husband - Carl.  Sinai member since 1980.  Two children, Andrew and Alyssa, both of whom attended Sinai Religious School.  Sisterhood President, Chair - Sisterhood Ritual Committee, Member - Religious School Committee, Member - ECE Committee.

Retired Project Manager, Information Technology & Supply Chain Operations, Ciba Corp., part of the BASF Group

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Stuart Madison - Vice President, Administration

Stu and his wife, Joan Madison, have been members of Temple Sinai since September 2003.  They have two children and seven grandchildren.  He has been active in Brotherhood for the past five years and beginning his fourth year as its President.  He attended the Amidah Leadership Initiative (2014-2015).  Stu is recently retired.  Prior to retiring, he was VP Customer Support and Training, Information Builders (29 years).

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Wendy Lewis - Vice President, Tikkun Olam/K'lal Yisrael

Wendy and her husband, David, have been members of Temple Sinai since 1999.  They have two children, Alexandra and Matthew who both became B’nai Mitzvah and were confirmed at Temple Sinai.  She served as chairperson of the Religious School Committee and the 2014 Temple Sinai Annual Gala Committee.  She is also a member of the Women’s Retreat Committee and has been Team Captain of Schleppers for Mitzvah Day for the past few years. Wendy has been a Trustee on the temple board since 2013.

Wendy is Manager of Contracts Administration at Freepoint Commodities LLC

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Marc Friedman - First Vice President and Vice President Finance 


Marc Friedman – First Vice President and Vice President, Finance

Marc has been a member of Temple Sinai since 2011 and a Trustee since 2014.  He is currently the First Vice President and Vice President, Finance.  Marc is an active member of the Brotherhood and a “regular” at Friday night services.  He also serves on the Development Task Force and oversees the Investment Committee.  Previously Marc oversaw the Religious Committee.

Professionally, Marc is the Chief Revenue Officer at buildOn a global not for profit organization based in Stamford, CT.  Founded in 1991, buildOn’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education.  Through its service programs, buildOn youth have contributed more than 1.8 million hours of service in the U.S. and helped to build 1,000 schools in the developing world.                

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Alan Cohen – VP Torah

Wife – Roberta. Sinai member since 2002.  Two children, son Andrew attends Sinai Religious School, daughter Claire is a member of the 2012 Confirmation class.  Member of Religious School Committee.

Attorney/Johnson Controls

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Paula Simon - Vice President, Avodah

Husband – Frank, z”l. Temple Sinai member since 1999. Member of Kolot Sinai, participated in Women’s Retreat, member of Spring for Sinai Committee; member of Communications Committee; currently leading Task Force on Computers and Software selection.

Retired Chief Information Officer

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Steve Zales - Vice President, Kehillah

Steve and his wife, Cathy, have been members of Temple Sinai since August 1997.

Steve has held two previous terms as a member of the Board. One previous term as a Vice President, Torah. Former Co-Chair of Religious School Committee. Current Co-Chair of Community Education Committee. Founding and current Co-Chair of Amidah Leadership Initiative.

Former public relations/marketing executive.

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