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Mary Mansfield, MPA
Executive Director 

Mary joined us in 2019, having many years of experience as an operations executive in both the public and nonprofit sectors. Since then, she has helped us in virtually every aspect of our organization, bringing to the daily management of Temple Sinai her passion and expertise in organizational development, change management, leadership and supervisory skills, budget development, management and corporate compliance, and diversity initiatives. For the past three years she has also taught Human Resources Management at St. John Fisher College in its nonprofit executive leadership program; and has served as a human resources consultant for public, private, and nonprofit organizations. 

Mary lives in nearby Victor for the past 20 years with her husband, Mark, and their four children Daniel, Emily, John, and Elaine.

You can reach Mary by email or by calling the temple office at (585) 381-6890.

 

Ilan Adar, PhD
Education Director

Ilan began his career as a professional Jewish educator in 1994 and joined us as director of education in 2005. Born and raised on a Kibbutz in Israel, Ilan emigrated to the United States to pursue music education, earning a bachelor's degree in music performance from Indiana University's distinguished Jacobs School of Music. From there he went to the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and back to the US to the University of Missouri for his doctorate. His musical background has helped put a unique stamp on Temple Sinai's youth education programs

Ilan and his wife, Yoka, have three  grown children: Yaron, Michal, and Gilad.

You can reach Ilan by email or by phone at (585) 381-6890, Ext. 122.

 

Joyce Schachter
Congregant Connections Coordinator

Joyce has been a member of our staff since 1999 and a congregant for even longer. As such, she brings an encyclopedic knowledge of Sinai, along with deep connections to many of our long-term congregants and an ability to make new congregants feel instantly welcomed and at home. Joyce's formal roles as congregant connections coordinator include managing the Temple calendar, keeping congregants' information up to date, helping congregants navigate functions we carry out online, managing registrations for events, and serving as an all-around go-to resource for members of our community. 

You can reach Joyce by email or by phone at (585) 381-6890.

 

Bobbi Simmons-Sarnov
Administrative Assistant

Bobbi performs a range of administrative roles, from bookkeeping, to graphic design assistance, to whatever else is needed in the office. She's also a member of our school faculty, where she teaches second grade. 

Bobbi and her family, which includes children Hannah and Matthew, have been Sinai congregants since 2001.

You can reach Bobbi by email or by phone at (585) 381-6890.

Ryan Woodard
Director of Facility Operations

Ryan helps maintain our beautiful and historic building and grounds. He keeps our facility running on a day-to-day basis, as well as during events, where he also acts as a friendly and welcoming helper to congregants and guests. As our executive director Mary Mansfield puts it, Ryan is our "mover, painter, cleaner, landscaper, builder, and all-around calamity-preventer." 

You can reach Ryan by contacting Mary, by email or by phone at (585) 381-6890.

 

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