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Our Leadership

 

Temple Or Rishon

Board of Trustees 2015-2016

 1-Doug Robins

Doug Robins

President

Hello, I’m Doug Robins, President of the Board of Trustees. Our family joined TOR in 1996 (the donut shop days). For me, TOR is a place of learning, tradition, and community. We have a warm and welcoming congregation that I want to continue to see grow, not just in size, but also in what we have to offer the community. I look forward to working with the other Board members to help make this a successful year at TOR.

 KimberlyOlker

Kimberly Olker

Vice Presdident

Hello. My name is Kimberly Olker, Vice President of the TOR Board of Trustees. I have been part of TOR (originally as Sunrise Jewish Congregation) since moving to the area in 1993.  My husband Dave & I  were looking for a place where we felt comfortable as an interfaith couple… and this was it. After having our 2 sons, Daniel & Matthew, we officially joined TOR so that they could participate in the education program. Both boys went through the many years of Sunday school, Hebrew school, their Bar Mitzvah, TASTY, confirmation, & being a madrich. They are now both going to school on the east coast.I served on the TOR board for 4 years before this current position.

 

I am a certified professional photographer specializing in portraiture and events. It’s especially fulfilling for me when I can attend TOR Bar/bat Mitzvah services while also capturing  wonderful memories for the family. I also serve on the local board for PPSV, the Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley.  

 

I have seen Temple Or Rishon grow and change over the last ~25 years and look forward to being a part of the TOR community in the future. 

 

 

 JakeRosenberg

Jake Rosenberg

Treasurer

My name is Jake Rosenberg and I am the Board Treasurer. My wife Heather and our two children and I have been members of Temple Or Rishon since 2011. We were looking for a welcoming community primarily to provide a Jewish education for our children in and found that and much more at Temple Or Rishon. There is something for everyone at Temple Or Rishon and we value the friendships and community that we have found. I'm excited to be a part of the Board of Trustees and work with the other Trustees, our Rabbi, and Educator to continue to ensure that Temple Or Rishon is a special community.

 

 

 ShellyK2 Shelly Koumelis

Secretary

Hi, I am Shelly Koumelis.  My two children (Mitch and Maddie) previously participated in our synagogue's pre-school program and I wanted to find continuity with a warm, open temple community to join when we moved to Roseville. My husband Mark and I found that sense of community here at TOR. My children have both attended our Religious/Hebrew school, became a bar and bat mitzvah, my son has been confirmed and my daughter will follow as well. Both still attend our Teen Or program and both participate in TASTY (our youth group).   (Read more...)

 

 MarkSilber

Mark Silber

My wife, Rachel, and I joined TOR in 2003 after we moved to El Dorado County from the Bay Area and when our children (Noah, now 19, and Maya, now 15) were still little. Over the years, we’ve become increasingly involved in temple activities and leadership – from a great chavurah to gala fundraisers, Men’s Club, the security committee, and various other roles and events. The members of Or Rishon have come to feel like an extension of our own family, and their influences have helped us shape our kids into the happy and secure people they are becoming. In addition to my personal experience with our temple community,  I bring to my role as a TOR board trustee more than 25 years of business experience in purchasing and general management for biopharmaceutical manufacturing companies, and a commitment to represent and fulfill both the current and future needs of our diverse and growing membership.

 JeniferJacobs

Jenifer Jacobs

My name is Jenifer Jacobs and I am a clinical psychologist and mother of three (ages 14 -Emma, 10 – Max, and 6 – Lily - she’s the one singing Modeh Ani on the website!).  My husband Michael and I (and the littles) joined TOR in 2012 at the request of my eldest who was looking for Jewish friends her age and working towards her bat mitzvah.  Over the course of the past two years we have found a home here, and made what will clearly be lifelong friends.  We have all enjoyed being  active members of committees and attending TOR events, and I am honored to be able to serve this lovely congregation . I know I cannot give back nearly as much as we get from this community but I will try.

 

 SusanSteiber

Susan Stieber

 

 MarcDubin

Marc Dubin

 

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Jamie Mulkey

Immediate Past President

Hello. My name is Jamie Mulkey and I am the Past-president of TOR’s Board of Trustees. I joined Temple Or Rishon in 2005. At the time, our daughter was at the age of starting religious school. It was important to my husband Roger and I that Taylor received a Jewish education and become a Bat Mitzvah. It’s hard to believe, but Taylor became a Bat Mitzvah in September 2013 and is now continuing her Jewish education through Teen Or. She is also a madracha and helps out on Wednesday nights with Hebrew. We are gratified with how much she has learned and has embraced her Jewish heritage.  (Read more...)