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Lori Boccadoro

Nicole Miller

Co Presidents 



David Carl

Vice President - House

Liz Gordon

Vice President - Ritual

Tami Kranis

Vice President - Finance

Marni Luskoff

Vice President - Education



Scott Sachs


Gary Schwartz


Charles Rosenblum

Temple Attorney


Temple Arms


David Roberts*                        Jeff Newman                     Lori Makower

Brotherhood                                                Chai Society                                         Sisterhood

Other Members


Diann Feig*                         David Plass

Catering/Rentals                         Recording Secretary 

21 Members make up the Board of Trustees, 8 members make up the Executive Committee

*Non board member

Lori Baccadoro (Co-President)



Lori and her husband Damon have been members of Temple Beth Am since 2001. Their three children, Drew, Sydney and Nick all attended Temple Beth Am Hebrew School through B'nai Mitzvah and the entire family remains active in Jewish life and the Merrick community.

Lori is beginning her 2nd year of her two year term as president.  In addition, she is a past Vice President of Temple Beth Am and has been active on the board since 2017. She was the advertising chair for the past 3 years.

Lori attended SUNY New Paltz with a major in Business Administration and is now is president and CEO of her own company. She oversees the daily actions of her 20 employees and her business, which has been a NYC-and NYS-Certified Woman Owned Business to work with the City of NY.

Lori enjoys traveling to new countries and exploring new cultures.

Contact Lori by emailing  or calling (516) 378-3477

Nicole Miller (Co-President)



Nicole, her husband Hugh, and her children, Aiden and Jillian, joined Temple Beth Am shortly after moving to Merrick.  Aiden recently became a Bar Mitzvah and Jillian will be called to the Torah in June of 2024.

Nicole has been on the Temple board for the past several years and has been very active in setting up program geared to the youth of the synagogue, including revamping the youth group, starting a "Shabbat Jr." program, and developing family programing.

Nicole attended Clark University where she obtained both a BA and MA in education.  She currently works as a Resource Room teacher at a private high school.    

Contact Nicole by emailing or calling (781) 771-4106

Fri, January 27 2023 5 Shevat 5783