“The board members haven’t changed in years and they are getting tired – what do I do?” Exciting and engaging congregants to take on new leadership roles is crucial to the health and growth of the congregation. This workshop will focus on models for engagement of members, succession, and transition of leadership.
Carl A. Sheingold began serving in September 2004 as the executive vice president of JRF. Previously he was management professor in the Hornstein Program in Jewish Communal Service and director of the Fisher Bernstein Institute for Leadership Development in Jewish Philanthropy at Brandeis University. He served as part of the senior management of the Council of Jewish Federations and as executive director of the National Havurah Committee. Carl earned his doctorate in sociology from Harvard University and before beginning his work in the Jewish community held faculty positions at Cornell and Brown universities. His career has spanned many settings — academic and organizational, mainstream and cutting edge, community organization, religious/cultural, and in community relations.
Rabbi Steve Segar is the spiritual leader of Kol Halev, Voice of the Heart, Cleveland's Reconstructionist community.