Leadership & Staff

Our Founders

Rabbi Yaakov Meyer

Senior Rabbi, Founder & CEO
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Chaya Meyer

Founder & Events Coordinator
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Aish of the Rockies Board of Directors

Darren Finke

Board of Directors Chair Person

Dan Askenazi

Board of Directors Treasurer and Head of the Finance Committee

Dr. Shari Fox

Member of the Board of Directors

Wendy Greenwald

Member of the Board of Directors

Kevin Jinkerson

Member of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee Member

Marissa Finch

Member of the Board of Directors

Jonathan Maram

Board of Directors Secretary

Ethan Rojhani

Member of the Board of Directors

Dan Kopelman

Member of the Board of Directors

Gerardo Topelson

Member of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee Member

Reb Zvi Gelt

Member of the Finance Committee

Neil Olesky

Member of the Finance Committee & Building Management Chair

“I’m proud to be part of Aish of the Rockies’ efforts to promote Jewish values and perspectives.”

– Brett Perry, Member of Board of Directors  (2018-2020)

Leadership Team

Rabbi Yaakov Meyer

Rabbi, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
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Zev Jacobs, M.Ed.

Executive Director 
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Rabbi Menachem Siderson

Rabbi of The Shul
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Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield, M.Ed.

Director of Jewish Outreach Initiative – JOI & Director of The Site
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Rabbi Yechiel Erlanger

Director of Community Relations & Development
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Educators

Nechama Siderson

Rebbetzin of The Shul and Women’s Educator
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Sarah Lehrfield

Director of Women’s Outreach – JOI & Director of The Site
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Rabbi Yonatan Nuszen

Youth Rabbi & NCSY Partnership Liaison and Empower Program Director
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Rabbi Yisrael Kellner

Director of Ignite
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Shoshana Ort

Founder of Ignite & Youth Educator
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Adjunct Educators

Rabbi Shachne Sommers

Rosh Kollel / Dean of the Denver Community Kollel, Adjunct Educator
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Mrs. Rochel Goldbaum

Adjunct Educator
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Administrative Staff

Sara Michaels

Operations Manager
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Wendy Simon

Event Coordinator
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Rebecca Weitz

Office Administrator
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Priscilla Williams

Bookkeeper
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“I serve as a way to build and support a vibrant Jewish community.”

– Dr. Tom Ashar, Former Board Secretary

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