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Our Staff


Marian Gordon

Executive Director

When Marian moved to St. Louis in 2007, she was asked to "help out in the office at Traditional for a couple of months."  A couple of months and 16 years later, she is the Executive Director and chief cheerleader for the congregation, and puts to good use the skills from her previous careers in magazine publishing, staff development training and real estate sales.  Marian has served on the Board of JPro St. Louis, an organization dedicated to supporting those who work in the St. Louis Jewish community.  She and her husband, Rabbi Seth Gordon, have five wonderful children, their spouses, and the 11 most adorable grandchildren in the world.


Angela Tannenbaum

Administrative Assistant

Angela has felt a connection to Traditional Congregation ever since 1999, when she and her husband Zvi were married at the synagogue.  She moved to St. Louis with her family in 2006 and joined the staff of Traditional in 2016.  She has six children and 11 grandchildren.  Angela served on the executive committee of Tomchei Shabbos for 11 years.  She can be contacted at


Jackie Webster


Jackie has been taking good care of our facility for six years.  In her previous career, she took good care of people as a Certified Nursing Assistant for more than 30 years.  Jackie has two children, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Our Board of Directors

Governance Committee:

Florence Schachter, Chair; Marty Levy, Vice-Chair;

Ken Bohm, Ellis Frohman, Ron Green, Dina Rinder

Ellis Frohman, Financial VP

Mark Weinstein, Ritual VP

Marty Levy, Education Co-VP

Mindy Strauss, Education Co-VP

Chris Brown, Membership VP


Steven Puro, Administration Vice President


Steve Roufa, Building & Grounds Co-VP

Justin Zeid, Building & Grounds Co-VP

Ron Green, Fundraising VP

Barbara Levin, Treasurer


Mimi Levy, Secretary


Members at Large:

Maureen Brodsky

Bill Gold

Gary Golden

Stan Greenberg

Jack Heller

Sid Levin

Ari Levy

Carol Max

Florence Schachter

Lori Tesser

Our Board
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