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Answers From the Transparency/Inclusivity Committee

Havurah's Transparency/Inclusivity Committee has invited Havurah members to submit questions to them about Havurah. Below is an answer to one of the questions.


  • What is the process when you have a great idea for a project to become a reality?


  • Determine which committee or cluster your idea is best connected to. You can do this by either looking at the organization chart on the website or asking the Gesher Team for their suggestions. The committee organization chart can be found on the Governance page of our website, and information about the Gesher Team can be found on the Planning an Activity page.
  • Contact the appropriate person(s) and discuss your idea with them.
  • Utilize the Principles and Practices: A Checklist for our Participatory Governance as a guide for the discussion as you develop the project or activity.
  • Your idea might be found consistent with priorities and move forward, determined to be consistent but shelved for a later time if scheduling, space, staff, and/or volunteer resources are not available at that time, or found not to currently match congregational priorities.

Further questions about this process? Let Fran Weick ( or Judy Steinberger ( know, and they will try to answer them.


I’m confused about who does what in the office so I know who to contact.


Stay tuned for the answer. Teri and Rachel are working on a description of their roles at Hauvrah. Meanwhile, the Group Contacts page on our website can help clarify their roles.

Fri, June 22 2018 9 Tammuz 5778