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Board of Directors 2018 - 2020



Jeff Solomon

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Executive Vice President

Shari Mark

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Corresponding Secretary Cindy Scherr

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Financial Secretary Wendy Margolis [email protected]
Recording Secretary Beth Meyer

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Treasurer David Yodkovik

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VP Buildings and Grounds Larry Slomowitz

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VP Communications Gideon Manzur [email protected]
VP Early Childhood Education Joe Zwicker

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VP Membership


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VP Personnel and Legal Tom Milhaupt

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VP Religion and Worship Ken Leon

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VP Religious School Education

Felicia Toporoff

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VP Social Action

Robin Kahn

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VP Ways and Means Vacant

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VP Youth Debbie Cohen-Sitt [email protected]
Trustee - Adult Education Vacant [email protected]
Trustee - Bingo Michael Roberts [email protected]
Trustee - Information



Trustee - Strategic Planning Terri Zwicker [email protected]
Trustee - Community Outreach Tami Wank

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Men's Club President

Mark Zucherman

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Women of TEC President Cindy Scherr womenoftec@templeetzchaim.org

Immediate Past President

Sherri Finn

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Past President Gary Katz  
Past President

Marshall Scherr


Past President

Linda Friedlander

Past President Myles Simpson  
Past President

Wendy Margolis


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Rabbi Search

Messages from your Rabbinic Search Committee

For more information, please visit the Rabbinic Search Information page.

Caring Connections and More

I Care, We Care, TEC Cares!

For more information and to be a part of Caring Connections visit our page.

Bereavement Support Group: meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

Al-Anon in the Adult Lounge every Wednesday from 7:00-9:00PM.

Refuah Shelamah Requests: Can't make it to shul for a friend or loved one in need of a prayer for healing?  Send in any name you would like read at services (Shabbat, minyan or other) and a dedicated Temple congregant will stand and read the name. Just email your request to refuah.[email protected] with the details of the individual in need of healing. It is that easy and simple!  Because No one should be without a voice. 


Chai Lights

Parent and Me Classes - Wednesdays, 9:15 AM -10:30 AM. Storytime, art, music, Jewish traditions, crafts, and so much more.

Be The Change - USY Tzedakah campaign - Are you ready to be the change? Suggested donation of $5.

Argentenors Concert - There were lots of rehearsals, lots of email blasts, but it all came together when we saw our very own Hazzan Pablo Duek perform with his fellow Cantors at the Argentenors Concert! If you weren't able to attend, we've got your back. 


Celebrate Sukkot

Order your own Lulav and Etrog

Celebrate Sukkot and buy a Lulav and Etrog. Orders due by August 27th.




Women of TEC Judaica Shop

Visit the Women of TEC Judaica Shop at Temple Etz Chaim! We carry a wide selection of Judaica gifts for every occasion. Visit the Women of TEC Judaica Shop web page for hours and featured items!





Infant Care Now Registering!

Infant Care Now Registering!

Now Offering Full-time Infant Care from 3 months on. 

Small caretaker - child ratio.
Full Time Monday to Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm.
Space fills up fast, plan ahead and reserve your spot! To schedule a tour please contact the pre-school office at (805) 497-6852 or email us at [email protected].

Registration Form

Support Temple Etz Chaim everytime you shop

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Register for Religious School

Register your son or daughter for Religious School here!

Currently registering for grades TK-12.


Earn Funds for TEC

When you search and shop with GoodSearch, you help Temple Etz Chaim earn money. How? Good Search is a search engine which donates 50-percent of its renveue to the charities and schools designated by its users.

Support Temple Etz Chaim everytime you shop on Amazon- Support us when you shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible to Temple Etz Chaim.