“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

Head of Community Care 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

Sam Brunner

Sam Brunner

Head of Programming

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

Contact Sam

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

Tor Alter

Tor Alter

Head of Kindergarten

Tor is responsible for running the wonderful Alyth kindergarten, having previously been the Deputy Head.

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

Contact Tor

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

Mike Mendoza

Mike Mendoza

Youth and Education Hub – Lead Educator

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 Educator

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

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

Don West

Don West

Facilities Team

Diane Payne

Diane Payne

Facilities Team

Viv Bellos

Viv Bellos

Emeritus Director of Music

Contact Viv for Rambles and trips.

Contact Viv

Saskia Kimmel

Saskia Kimmel

Community Secretary

Saskia works on Monday to Friday and supports the staff team with general office administration.

Contact Saskia