Staff/Board of Trustees


Executive Director

David Rothenberg 

Office Staff

Norman Weinstein ( or extension 17)
Norman maintains members’ accounts by sending monthly statements, recording receipts and making bank deposits. He processes the payroll, audits invoices, writes and mails checks. Norm began work at Beth Am March, 2009.

Communications and Membership Coordinator

Annual Fund and Capital Campaign Coordinator
Rachel Weitzner ( or extension 20)

Warren McFarlane
Warren can help you set up for an event or bring items in and out of the building. He also makes sure everything is sparkling clean so you can enjoy your activities here in a pleasant atmosphere! Warren has been at Beth Am since 2002.


Board of Trustees

OFFICERS (Voting – One-year term – until Annual Meeting 2018)
Lisa Akchin, President
Jonathan M. Fishman, 1st Vice President
Adina Amith, 2nd Vice President
Betty M. Chemers, Secretary
Bob Wittenstein, Treasurer

TRUSTEES (One-Year Term  2019)
Heather Ashbury
Anne Moss

Steve Koenigsberg

Brenda Serpick

TRUSTEES (Voting – until Annual Meeting 2020)
David Demsky
Arthur Shulman
Brian Whippo
Karen G. Sugar

Julie Gottlieb
Scott Zeger

RABBI (Voting)
Daniel Cotzin Burg

Lainy LeBow-Sachs

Continuing Ed Chair – Aaron Zelinsky
Continuing Ed Co-Chair – Robert Lieberman
Finance Chair – Bob Wittenstein
Kiddush Chair – Desiree Robinson
Membership Chair – Karen Sugar
Membership Co-Chair – Karen Egorin Yaker
Religious Services Chair – Jodi Segal
Social Action Chair – Bonnie Guralnick
Social Action Co-Chair – Jackie Donowitz
Youth Education Co-Chair – Brenda Serpick
Youth Education Co-Chair – Ariel S. Winter

Annual Fund Chair – Ilene Busch-Vishniac
Baltimore Jewish Council Rep. – Ben Rosenberg
Beth Am Connection – Joanne Katz  and Risa Jampel
BAYITT Chairs  – Abigail Malischostak  and Alex Malischostak
Congregant to Congregant  – Joyce Keating
Development Chair – Lainy LeBow-Sachs
Development Co-Chair – Cy Smith
In For and Of, Inc. – Cindy Paradies
Marketing Chair – Ellen Spokes
Reservoir Hill Improvement Council Rep.  – Don Akchin