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Board Governance

Board Activities

The Board, or Management Committee, meets on a monthly basis to discuss and vote on various issues in the administration of the congregation, ranging from Human Resources issues like professional clergy and staff management to vendor management (e.g. lease of office spaces, schoolrooms, event halls), as well as strategies and tactics for growth in membership, assets, programming, and staff.

Steering Committee Structure

The Board empowers various key members of lay leadership to help with various functions under a team structure of Committees.  There are currently Committee teams supporting various functions:

  • Rabbi Search Committee (Supported by the Consultative Committee)
  • Adult Education - Lunch and Learns, Torah Study, Introduction to Judaism, Conversion 
  • Security - Physical security of venues and digital security of social media
  • Membership - Maintenance and Growth of Member Base, Prospect Outreach, Social Coordination
  • Tikun Olam - Community Outreach, Environmental Awareness, Doing Good
  • Financial Oversight - Review of financial reports and governance
  • UHC School - Manage Venue, Recruit Volunteer Teaching Staff, Set Curriculum, Manage Budget
  • IT/Data Management and Security - Manage ShulCloud CMS, Google Suite, and UHC office computer/network assets
  • Constitutional and SOP Review - On-going review and updates
  • Fundraising and Donations - Annual and Ad hoc Fundraising, Strategic Community Fundraising, On-going donations
  • Shabbat and Festivals - Manage Shabbat Evening and Morning Services, including Havdala, Annual Calendar Planning/Programming, Event Planning & Execution, Venue Management
  • Gabbai - Ritual Upkeep and Management, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Support, Yahrtzeits, Leading of services, Torah/Haftarah reading and Torah Service Support (e.g. calling out honors)
  • Music  - Direct the musical dimension of services and other UHC events
  • Social - Social programming for the entire UHC community as well as demographic specific programming for Young Professionals, Empty-Nesters and Youth
  • Marketing and Communications - Manage  and optimise all community messaging via various channels including, Newsletter, email, WhatsApp and Facebook


Wed, 25 May 2022 24 Iyar 5782