179 Annual Meeting

179th Annual Meeting of
Congregation Rodeph Sholom


Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00 PM

You are cordially invited to attend the 179th Annual Meeting of the Congregation

You are cordially invited to attend the 179th Annual Meeting of the Congregation to be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM. The agenda will include welcoming our new clergy members, the election of the Trustees, and the approval of the 2021-2022 CRS Budget.


The Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees has duly nominated for election the following:

OFFICERS to be elected for a one-year term ending in 2022:

Peter Ehrenberg – President (1 year for 2nd term)* 

Judy Gallent – Assistant Treasurer (1 year for 5th term)*

Stacy Kanter – Treasurer (1 year for 6th term)*

Andrea Kretchmer – Vice President (1 year for 9th term)*

Cara Lown – Vice President (1 year for 2nd term)**

David Markus  Vice President (1 year for 10th term)*

Denise Sobel – Vice President (1 year for 4th term)***

Martin Flumenbaum – Co-Chair of the CRS Board of Trustees (1 year for 4th term)****

Rob Steinman – Co-Chair of the CRS Board of Trustees (1 year for 2nd term)****

    * Continues as a Trustee during her/his newly elected one year term as an officer.

**    Also elected as a Trustee for 3 years for her 2nd term

***  Also elected as a Trustee for 3 years for her 3rd term 

**** Trustee for life as a Past President  

TRUSTEES to be re-elected for a three-year term ending in 2024:

Scott Alter

Richard Barasch

NEW TRUSTEES to be elected for a three-year term ending in 2024:

Jason Bruck

Joli Golden

Robin Kranich

RSS BOARD CHAIR Representative to be elected to the CRS Board of Trustees for a one-year term, commencing July 1, 2021:

Eric Mogelof

Jason Bruck

Joli Golden

Robin Kranich

Rabbi Ben Spratt

Rabbi Deborah Goldberg

Cantor Stefano Iacono

Budget Report and Approval of the 2021–2022 Budget

The overall revenue for CRS (including the Synagogue as submitted by the Synagogue Budget Committee and approved by the Synagogue Board of Trustees; and the Rodeph Sholom School as submitted by the Rodeph Sholom School Finance Committee and approved by the Rodeph Sholom School Board of Directors) for the coming year amounts to $32,588,437. Projected expenses are $32,384,707, which includes a contingency of $708,197. This results in a surplus of $203,730, all of which is earmarked for Capital Expenditures.