Micah Committee Leadership
There is a lot going on at Micah and now you know where you can take ideas, questions and offers to volunteers assistance. If you are interested in one of these committees, or would like more information, please call the Micah office (615-377-9799) and we will get you in touch with the appropriate person.
Executive Committee 2016-2017
President Jeff Landman
President-Elect Lynn Heady
Vice President Laura Saul
Secretary David Zolensky
Treasurer Richard Abelson
Board of Trustees 2016-2017
Adult Education Committee
Purpose: fosters a culture of life-long Jewish learning at Micah and provides access to curricula and speakers that will allow congregants to grow as educated Jewish adults.
Purpose: provide a perpetually kept final resting place of peace and sanctity for the members of our Congregation and their families.
Facilities and Grounds Committee
Purpose: to maintain the beauty and structural integrity of the synagogue and its premises and provide a safe, clean atmosphere for worship and education; this includes providing and reviewing a maintenance plan for the facility.
Finance & Budget Committee
Purpose: clarifies the Micah income statement for the Board of Trustees. Also prepares the annual budget for presentation to the board and oversees Audit Committee.
Human Resources Committee
Purpose: to establish uniform personnel practices assuring that matters of recruiting, interviewing, training, performance evaluation, dismissal, salary negotiations and other practices are conducted in a consistent and professional manner.
Purpose: responsible to the board of trustees and the congregation to safeguard and grow the corpus of the permanent endowment and related investment accounts.
Purpose: to provide confidential assistance to members, their families and others who would like to participate in planned giving opportunities for Congregation Micah.
Purpose: assists the President and the Board of Trustees in any legal matters.
Purpose: to build and sustain a resource for lifelong religious learning.
Purpose: assures that every new or prospective member of Congregation Micah has the information and personal contact that will allow him or her to both fully benefit and fully contribute as a member of the congregation.
Micah Cares Committee
Purpose: to preserve and promote the Micah culture of support for our members when they have a need; much of the work of this committee is done through Soup and Solace.
Religious School Committee
Purpose: charged with overseeing the classes, teachers, parents, texts, and philosophical direction of our Religious school.
Room at the Inn Initiative
Purpose: to organize and support Room at the Inn at Congregation Micah
Purpose: reviews and works to maintain the safety and security for congregants, students, staff and guests.
Social Action Committee
Purpose: serve our congregants, our community and our world through events and support activities that meet specific community needs.
June 2013 – June 2015
July 2011 – June 2013
July 2009 – June 2011
June 2008 – June 2009
June 2007 – June 2008
June 2006 – June 2007
June 2005 – June 2006
June 2004 – June 2005
Faith Haber Galbraith
June 2003 – June 2004
May 2002 – June 2003
May 2001 – May 2002
May 2000 – May 2001
May 1999 – May 2000
May 1998 – May 1999
Jan. 1997 – May 1997 (1/2 year term)
May 1996 – Dec. 1996 (1/2 year term)
May 1995 – May 1996
May 1994 – May 1995
May 1993 – May 1994
June 1992 – May 1993