board of directors

President
Hazzan Dr. Ramón Tasat

Vice President
Dr. Norma Brooks
Hazzan Natasha J. Hirschhorn

Treasurer
David Smith

Secretary
Laura Mandeles

Board Members                                                                  Advisory Board

Cantor Gastón Bogomolni
Temple Aliyah*
Needham, MA

Cantor Luis Cattan
Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus*
North Miami, FL

Dr. Everett Fox
Professor of Judaic and Biblical Studies
Clark University*

Worcester, MA

Jonathan Fritz
University of Maryland*
College Park, MD

Fran Levin
Choral singer, educator
Potomac, MD

Dr. Steve Marcus
Professor, University of Maryland*,
College Park, MD

Dr. Alan Mason
Associate Professor of Music, Barry University
Director of Music, Temple Israel
Miami, FL

Roanne Pitluk
Silver Spring, MD

Lisa Sheldone
Alexandria, VA


*organizations listed for identification purposes only.

Dr. Cynthia Arnson
Director, Latin America Program
Wilson Center, Washington, DC

Rabbi Marcelo R. Bronstein
Rabbi, Congregation B’nai Jeshurun,
New York, NY

Dr. Patrick Gardner
Director of Choral Activities,
Conductor of Rutgers Concert Choice,
the University Choir and Rutgers
University Glee Club
Rutgers University, NJ
Conductor,
Riverside Choral Society New York, NY

Stephen Glass
Conductor, composer, arranger, Director of Music,
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim,
Westmount, Quebec, Canada

Velvel Pasternak
Musicologist;
president of Tara Music Publications
editor of over 150 books of Jewish music
New York, NY

Eleanor Shapiro
Director,
Annual Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center Music Festival,
Berkeley, CA

Professor Max Ticktin
Associate Chair,
Judaic Studies Program;
Assistant Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature,
The George Washington University, Washington, DC


Music Review Committee

Hazzan Dr. Ramón Tasat

Hazzan Natasha J. Hirschhorn

Dr. Norma Brooks

Executive Director

Sarah Hyams
Washington, DC

Shalshelet is entirely volunteer-led by its dedicated board of directors, a distinguished advisory board and other supporters lending their time and professional expertise to this innovative project.