ALBANY – Congregation Ohav Shalom elected three new trustees at its spring congregational meeting on May 15. The new trustees are Jane Ginsburg, Dr. Brad Gornstein and Heather Rockwood. Each will serve a three-year term.
Jane Ginsburg is an attorney by training and has been a non-profit organization specialist for 15 years. Ginsburg serves as executive director of the Alzheimer’s Association, New York State Coalition. She is a volunteer with Jewish Federation of NENY, the Albany Jewish Community Center, the Food Pantries of the Capital Region and has coordinated Ohav Shalom’s Junior Congregation.
Dr. Brad Gornstein moved to the Albany area and joined Ohav Shalom in 2006. He is a pathologist at Ellis Hospital. Gornstein participated in Ohav Shalom’s Project Lech Lecha long-range planning committee and has indicated that he enjoys learning about Jewish history.
Heather Rockwood is a freelance writer and public relations professional. She is an a volunteer with Hebrew Academy and is currently assisting with communications efforts on a state senate campaign.
“We are pleased to welcome these talented and thoughtful individuals to the Ohav Shalom Board of Trustees, said President Judith Avner. “They will bring a wealth of experience and insight to this position, and our synagogue will benefit greatly from their active involvement.”
Congregation Ohav Shalom, led by Rabbi Daniel Ornstein and Rabbi Rena Kieval, is a Conservative/Egalitarian Synagogue affiliated with The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.