Your Southeast District Needs YOU!!

Right now, there are many opportunities for you or someone you know to be part of and shape the future our District. There are so many benefits of being part of the District Board which include:

  • working with like-minded women
  • helping to shape the future of our District and the Reform Movement
  • make friendships that will last your entire life
  • learn and develop leadership skills that will enhance every part of your life

And much, much MORE!!!

If you want to learn more please review the job descriptions below.


If you have questions please contact Cheryl Raskind-Hood

craskin@emory.edu

Job Descriptions

Please either fill out the board application below, or download the paper application here and submit to Cheryl.

Please ensure that YOUR sisterhood is represented on the WRJ Southeast Board by nominating one or more women from your sisterhood to serve on the 2020-2023 WRJ Southeast Board. You may also nominate yourself!

Who is eligible? Any member of a WRJ-affiliated sisterhood who has demonstrated a strong commitment to WRJ and sisterhood through her involvement is eligible to apply for a position on the WRJ Southeast District Executive Committee or Board.

Officers to be nominated for the Executive Committee are: President, First Vice President, four Vice Presidents, a Treasurer, a Recording Secretary, a Communications Coordinator and a number of Area Directors and Senior Area Directors. Two of the Vice Presidents are called State Vice Presidents who work with the Senior Area Directors and Area Directors of Florida and Georgia, respectively. They work to maintain a dialogue with and provide direct service to the District’s sisterhoods. There is also a Vice President of Marketing and Communications and Vice President of Development who handles YES Fund education and programming. A Parliamentarian and a Chaplain are also nominated positions.

Other positions that will be filled/assigned by the President include a variety of Committee Chairs. These include YES Fund, Membership, Judaica Shops, Newsletter, Directory, Constitutional Revisions, Israel Liaison, Outreach, Youth & College, Alumnae, Archival Curator, Facebook Administrator, Web Mistress, Historian, and World Union for Progressive Judaism.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND DISTRICT BOARD GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Attends all WRJ Southeast District meetings at her own expense and/or the expense of her sisterhood (exception is President, 1st VP, Secretary and Treasurer who is reimbursed by the District in accordance with Bylaws, Policies and Procedures, and Treasurer’s Guide.)
  2. Continues to update her knowledge about WRJ – its mission and goals, current activities, program, projects, constitution, and policies.
  3. Actively represents WRJ in her sisterhood, congregation, and community.
  4. Continues to be a member of her local sisterhood that is affiliated with a congregation that is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism.
  5. Participates regularly in her sisterhood activities, incl. the annual membership campaign.
  6. Promotes WRJ fundraising initiatives and projects within her local sisterhood & congregation.
  7. Accepts assignments by President, incl. committee work, task forces, and speaking engagements.
  8. Stays informed of and takes action on critical issues advocated by WRJ.
  9. Must be accessible via email, available for conference and video conferencing calls.

Contact Us

Madelyn Davidson

WRJ Southeast District

President

Congregation Beth Am

Tampa, FL

davidsonluck@gmail.com

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