Association of Jewish Libraries of Southern California


AJLSC Council


The AJLSC Council is composed of the Board of Directors, the Officers, and the Advisory Committee. You are welcome to contact any of our leaders with questions or comments. Besides being proficient in their respective AJLSC positions, they represent a diversity of libraries in our community.

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Directors

Lesley Alexander-Roxas - (Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library)
Sharon Benamou - (Librarian, UCLA Hebraica/Judaica & Music Catalog, L.A.)
Jacqueline Ben-Efraim (Special Collections Librarian, American Jewish University, L.A.)
Barbara Y. Leff (Library Consultant, Retired Library Director, Encino)
Ronda Rose (Library Director, Temple Emanuel Kosofsky Library, Beverly Hills)
Lisa Silverman (Library Director, Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library, Los Angeles)

Officers

President
Ellen Cole (Librarian, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles)

Vice President
Lesley Alelxander-Roxas (Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library)

Chief Financial Officer (Treasurer)
Ronda Rose (Library Director, Temple Emanuel Kosofsky Library, Beverly Hills)

Secretary
Barbara Y. Leff (Library Consultant, Retired Library Director, Encino)

Advisory Committee

Secretary, Assistant - Recording
Ellen Cole (Librarian, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles)

Secretary, Assistant - Corresponding
Ellen Cole (Librarian, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles)

Dorothy Schroeder Memorial Fund Committee - Chair
Roberta Lloyd (Library Director, Stephen S. Wise Temple Diener & Kadner Families Library, Los Angeles)

Hospitality Committee - Co-Chair
Gayle Schnaid (Retired, Library Assistant, Woodland Hills)

Liaison - Los Angeles Public Library
Lesley Alelxander-Roxas (Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library)

Outreach/Membership Committee - Chair
Lisa Silverman (Library Director, Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library, Los Angeles)

Professional Development Committee - Chair
Susan Dubin (Library Consultant, Off-The-Shelf Library Services)

Program Committee - Chair
Lisa Silverman (Library Director, Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library, Los Angeles)

Publicity Committee - Chair
Jacqueline Ben-Efraim - (Special Collections Librarian, American Jewish University, L.A.)

Website Committee - Chair
Barbara Y. Leff (Library Consultant, Retired Library Director, Encino)

Past-Presidents (links are to local residents only) (for years in office, see About AJLSC)
Judy Cohn, Haim Gottschalk, Ellen Cole, Judy Katz, Ronda Rose, Rachel Glasser, Susan Dubin, Fran Shuster, Rita Frischer, Marjorie Gersh, Adaire Klein, Barbara Y. Leff, Grace Friedman, Betty Sheffner, Diane Weinstein, Leah Rubin, Dorothy Schroeder (founding president 1966).