SPRINGFIELD – The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts will hold its annual meeting, Monday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth El, 979 Dickinson St. The guest speaker for the evening will be Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, the co-founder and executive director of Mechon Hadar.
Federation Slate of Officers
Officers and Trustees shall be elected and installed at the Annual Meeting of the Federation and shall hold office until their successors are elected and installed. Elections shall be decided by a majority vote of Members in Good Standing in attendance.
At least ninety (90) days before the Annual Meeting, the President, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, shall appoint a Nominating Committee of seven (7), at least four (4) of which shall be trustees of the Board. Said Committee shall nominate Members in Good Standing as candidates for the Board of Trustees and Officers. This complete slate, together with a copy of the by-laws relative to nominations, shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the Federation office and appear in public print at least thirty (30) days before the elections. In the event that the Board of Trustees fails to approve the Nominating Committee submitted by the President, it may elect its own Nominating Committee.
President: Susan Weiss Firestone
Vice President: Sharon Cohen
Vice President: Mordi Kamel
Vice President: Betsey Freedman
Vice President: John Saperstein
Vice President: Susan Goldman
Treasurer: Jeff Mandell
Secretary: Fay Smith
To be elected for a one-year term ending 2014:
To be elected for a three-year term ending 2016: