Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley

Where Ruach Comes Alive!

3400 North Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ 85224
Phone: (480) 897-3636 | Email: info@tbsev.org

Strategic Planning Committee

The Strategic Planning Committee is charged with putting together a long-term strategic plan for TBS-EV. The long-term strategic plan is intended to be a road map for TBS-EV to follow for the next 5 years on important matters such as membership growth, financial planning, religious school development and leadership cultivation.




Committee Email Address: strategic_planning@tbsev.org

Committee Members:

Joel Finkel (Chairperson)

Cynthia Benjamin (member at large)

Frank Rosenberg (member at large)

Peter Weisman (member at large)

Helen Jaffa (Consulting Member as Membership Chair)

Tal Yardeni (Consulting Member as Executive VP and Liaison to the Board)

Michele Millman (Staff Liaison as Office Manager)

Rabbi Aberson (Staff Liaison as Rabbi)

Dennis Aust (Ex-officio member as President)


*Consulting members (including the president) and staff liaisons should be invited to all committee meetings and should attend as often as is practical when weighed with their other duties, but are not required to attend, and do not count toward making a quorum. Staff members and the President are not entitled to a committee vote; when present they are there to consult with and provide guidance. Additionally, staff members may enact veto power where appropriate and in accordance with the duties of their contract. Matters of importance or financial impact greater than $500 must be deferred to the Board of Directors for approval. Matters of financial impact of less than $500 may be handled at the discretion of the Office Manager if already included as part of the annually approved budget.