New SAUPJ National Executive elected
The SAUPJ held its Biennial Conference 2020 on Sunday, 12 July 2020. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the Biennial was held using videoconferencing.
Greg Flash from the Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation (Temple Israel). Several other new faces were elected to positions on the Executive, while in other cases members of the 2018 committee agreed to serve an additional term.
The composition of the National Executive for the period 2020 to 2022 is as follows:
National Chair, Greg Flash
National Vice-Chair (East Coast), Gary Budlender (interim)
National Vice-Chair (Gauteng), Lisa Hack
National Vice-Chair (Western Cape), Linda Thorn
Treasurer, Ian Morris
ARZENU Chair, Michelle Campbell
Netzer National Mazkir (Director), Jason Bourne
SAAPR Chair, Rabbi Julia Margolis
SACRED Chair, TBC
SAFPJ Chair, Ian Morris
WPJ-SA President, Amely Wiseglass
Honorary Life President, Steve Lurie
Mentor and immediate past Chair, Monica Solomon
Administrator, Russell Cohen
Greg Flash wish the members of the incoming National Executive a hearty Mazal Tov, both the newly elected members and those who graciously agreed to stand for an additional term.
He also thanked the outgoing committee members, especially outgoing Chair Monica Solomon, who remains on the Executive as Mentor and immediate past Chair.