“We work as a respectful, collaborative partnership of professionals and lay leaders, working together for the good of our community and the individuals within it.”

Alyth is blessed with a dedicated team of professional staff who aim to always be available: when you want to find out about a Synagogue programme, when something significant has happened in your life, or when you have an idea for how our community can develop.

 

Adam Martin

Adam Martin

Community Director

Adam is responsible for the day to day running of Alyth and management of the synagogue’s administration and the building.

Contact Adam if you want to speak about any aspect of the running of the shul!

Contact Adam

Lynette Sunderland

Lynette Sunderland

Director of Welfare and Life Cycle

Lynette is responsible for ensuring that the community is in meaningful contact with members throughout the joys and challenges of life.

Contact Lynette if you need our support or want to arrange a life cycle celebration

Contact Lynette

Katie Hainbach

Katie Hainbach

Head of Music & Arts

Katie is responsible for our choirs, musical and acting groups.

Contact Katie if you love to sing

Contact Katie

Cindy Summer

Cindy Summer

Head of Kindergarten

Cindy is responsible for running the wonderful Alyth kindergarten, having previously been head of schools in South Africa and Taiwan.

Contact Cindy if you want to know more about our kindergarten.

Contact Cindy

Sarah Langsford

Sarah Langsford

Fundraising and Development Co-ordinator

Sarah is responsible for supporting those who hire the synagogue building, and for administering our fundraising, including organising fundraising events.

Contact Sarah if you want to hire the synagogue building, or to make a donation!

Contact Sarah

Sam Brunner

Sam Brunner

Youth and Education Hub Co-ordinator

Contact Sam if you want to know anything about the Youth and Education provision.

Contact Sam

Mike Mendoza

Mike Mendoza

Youth and Education Hub

Working in the Youth and Education Hub team, Mike is responsible for activities for our young people, including Hadracha and Post B’nei Mitzvah provision.

Contact Mike if you want to talk about anything post B’nei Mitzvah.

Contact Mike

Chloe Kimmel

Chloe Kimmel

Youth and Education Hub – Early Years

Working in the Youth and Education Hub team, Chloe is responsible for activities for our Early Years.

Contact Chloe if you want to know about provision for our early years.

Contact Chloe

Yael Roberts

Yael Roberts

Youth and Education Hub – Education / Hebrew

Working in the Youth and Education Hub team, Yael is our lead educator and Hebrew co-ordinator.

Contact Yael if you want to talk about Hebrew.

Contact Yael

Bonnie Lemer

Bonnie Lemer

Community and Membership Administrator

Bonnie is responsible for dealing with membership enquiries, High Holy Day administration and supporting the staff team.

Contact Bonnie if you have a membership or general enquiry.

Contact Bonnie

Lesley Lass

Lesley Lass

Community Secretary

Lesley normally works on Mondays and Wednesdays. She supports the work of the clergy and life cycle teams, and is responsible for the administration of High Holy Days.

Contact Lesley if you need to discuss B’nei Mitzvah dates, Yahrzeits and the HHDs

Contact Lesley

Lisa Kagan

Lisa Kagan

Accounts Manager

Lisa normally works on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. She is responsible for the synagogue accounts, and the administration of membership subscriptions.

Contact Lisa to discuss your subscription payment

Contact Lisa

Alan Lee

Alan Lee

Facilities Manager

Alan is responsible for maintaining and setting up the building during the week and on Sunday evenings. He has been at Alyth for nearly 20 years. He lives on site with his lovely wife, Sue.

Contact Alan to discuss building maintenance.

Contact Alan

Bob Morely

Bob Morely

Facilities Team

A long standing member of the facilities team, Bob supports the activities in the building over the weekend.

Diane Payne

Diane Payne

Facilities Team

Viv Bellos

Viv Bellos

Emeritus Director of Music

Contact Viv for Rambles and trips.

Contact Viv