Application for Temple Emanuel Director

“The Board of Directors shall have control and management of the affairs of the Congregation, except as otherwise expressly provided by law, by the congregation’s Articles of Organization, or by these By-laws.” Bylaws section 5.1. Among other responsibilities, there are “fiduciary and other responsibilities of a Director,” including, “acting in the best interest of the Congregation, exercising reasonable care in all financial and other decisions, avoiding conflicts of interest and being informed about matters to be considered by the Board of Directors.” – Bylaws section 5.10(g).

The Bylaws and additional background, including our Governance Report, may be found on the Nominations webpage.
Please note, synagogue policy does not allow spouses to simultaneously serve on the Board of Directors.


  • 7. Temple Emanuel’s Bylaws require each Director to comply with a Covenant of Responsibilities (Brit). Please reflect on the ten responsibilities of the Brit (listed below) and indicate your willingness to comply by placing a check next to each obligation below:


  • Thank you for your interest in serving as a Director of Temple Emanuel