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Committee Chairs

Susan Cicelsky
Adult Education Committee

Alison Cowett, Social Action
Allison Cowett joined Oak Park Temple with her husband, Dave Adams, and their two girls Noa and Talia in 2013.  She and her family have formed a Chavurah with families whose children attend Longfellow School. She is an active member of the Social Action Committee.
Allison is an Obstetrician Gynecologist specializing in contraception and abortion. She views her work with her patients, many of whom are medically underserved women, as part of the larger mission of Tikkun Olam.

Jeff Kaplan
Religious School Committee

Lauren Levrant
Women of Oak Park Temple

Marc Imowitz, Membership Committee
Marc Imowitz, his wife Samantha and daughter Kira joined Oak Park Temple in 2010. Kira became B’nai Mitzvahed and continues to attend religious school. Marc is in his second year as a board member and serves as the Temple’s Membership Chairperson.

Professionally, Marc works as the Vice President of Commercial Operations for CDK Global, a $2B software company located in Hoffman Estates.  Marc and his family currently reside in Oak Park.

Jimmy Korshak
Worship Committee

Sarah Lewensohn, Fundraising & Development
Sarah Lewensohn and her family joined Oak Park Temple in 2002. Both of her daughters became B’nai Mitzvah and attended the religious school up through the Confirmation class.  Her youngest will complete the program this Spring.  Sarah is new to the board and serves as a Member-at-Large.

Professionally, Sarah recently embarked as an entrepreneur.  Previously, she held positions in investor relations and finance at a number of publicly traded companies in the Chicago area. Sarah and her daughters live in Hinsdale.

Karen Muriello, Communications Committee
Karen Muriello and her family joined Oak Park Temple in 1988.  Over the years Karen has participated in a variety of Temple activities, including serving as a board member of the Glasser Preschool, teaching in High Holiday children’s classes, editing The Messenger print newsletter, supervising the production of the front outdoor sign, serving as a Member at Large of the Temple Board of Directors, serving as the first chair of Ozerim, and organizing a Temple arts and crafts fair.

Caring Community
Maurie Stern
Ali Mandell  

Derech Eretz
Brad Wainer

Seniors Committee
Sandra Sokol

Israel/Echad Al Echad Committee
Amy Kaufman

OPTY - Oak Park Temple Youth Group
Gideon Bob

Beatrice and Morris Glasser Preschool
Co-President, Leah Paskar
Co-President, Molly Bob

West Suburban Pads
Sheila Essig

Shure Memorial Library
Eileen Matthies

Green Committee
Judy Klem

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