Meet Our People

Temple Shalom Board of Directors
Alysse Hastie

Alysse Hastie


Alysse has been President since 2018. She has been an active volunteer with the Temple Shalom community for almost 20 years. Alysse also runs the Temple Shalom Gift Shop.

Looking to get involved? Have questions about how Temple Shalom works? Alysse is the person you want to talk to!

Jodie vander Heide

Jodie vander Heide

Vice President

Jodie has been on the board since 2016, and they have been volunteering as a musician and lay-leader since 2009.

Want to help with music during services? Have a question about getting involved? Jodie is the person you want to talk to!

August Adelman

August Adelman


August has been Secretary since 2017. August is in charge of the Temple Shalom weekly newsletters. She also volunteers as a lay leader.

Have community news that needs to be shared? Not getting your emails? Need a poster for an event? August is the person you want to contact!

Jay Judkowitz

Jay Judkowitz


Jay became Treasurer in 2020. We’re excited to have his expertise on the Board.

Making a donation? Need a tax receipt? Paying dues? Jay is the person you want to contact!

Mike Lopez

Mike Lopez

Ritual Chair

Mike has been serving as Ritual Chair since 2020, and previously served as Treasurer on the board.

Interested in becoming a lay leader? Have questions about the Siddurim or Chumashim? Want to sponsor an Oneg? Mike is the person you want to talk to!

Doug Dykaar

Doug Dykaar

Past President

Doug has been part of the Temple Board for many years, and has been Immediate Past President since 2018. 

Have questions about Temple Shalom’s history? Doug is the person you want to talk to!

Members at Large

Daniel Berry
Gael Gilbert

Diana J. Park
Steve Goldstone

Upcoming Board Meetings

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