Our Board

The Leo Baeck Centre is run by a volunteer Board. The Board meets monthly to discuss issues and to make decisions relevant to our congregation’s various activities. Our annual general meeting occurs in late March of each year, at which office bearers and committee members are elected.

2017/2018 LBC Executive:

Dr Jim Beck

Vice Presidents
Ms Tanya Warms & Ms Gillian Lubansky

Hon. Secretary
Ms Caroline Oblak

Co-Hon. Treasurers
Ms Marlis Cohen & Mr Mark Pryor

Immediate Past President
Mr Mannie Gross

 2017/2018 LBC Board:

  • Mr Martie Abraham
  • Mr Ellis Edwards
  • Mrs Deborah Ogawa
  • Dr Michael Polack
  • Ms Lisa Sylvan
  • Dr Jon Taft
  • Mr Michael Taft


The board has a number of ‘standing’ sub-committees responsible for various tasks, and occasionally a special purpose committee is established to carry out a particular project. Our major standing committees are:

  • Care
  • Communications
  • House
  • House of Study
  • Leo Baeck Arts Centre
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Ritual
  • Security
  • Youth Education