Chicago (CASA) at the 2016 Nashville Conference

Here are the regions of the country where there are active local groups. Please scroll down to get contact information for each group. If you would like more information about Regional Groups or if you would like to establish a group in your area that is not currently served, please contact the NATA office.


Atlanta (SEDAR)

California North (BATA)

California South (PATA)

Canada West  (Northwest Temple Administrators)

Canada East (Toronto)

Chicago (CASA)

Colorado (MATSA)

Connecticut (SATES)

D.C. (MATSAA Seaboard Region)

Florida South (FASTA)

Maryland (MATSAA Seaboard Region)

Massachusetts (MATSA)

New Jersey (GANSE)

New York (Long Island)

New York (Manhattan)

New York (Westchester County)

Oregon, Washington & Canada (Northwest Temple Administrators)

Pennsylvania and New Jersey (Delaware Valley Assoc. of Synagogue Administration – DVASA)

Pittsburgh (PASTE)

Virginia (MATSAA Seaboard Region)

Here is the contact information for the network of regional and local groups that span all over North America. Many of these groups meet regularly and are most are made up of Executive Directors and Administrators from all movements.



Nancy Drapin
Temple Kol Ami
15030 N. 64th Street
Scottsdale, AZ  85254
(480) 951-9660 

BATA – Northern California (Bay Area Temple Administrators)

Gordon Gladstone
Congregation Sherith Israel
2266 California Street
San Francisco, CA  94115

(415) 346-1720 

CASA – Chicago (Chicago Association of Synagogue Administrators)

Daniel Glassman
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield, IL  60093
(847) 441-5760

DVASA – Pennsylvania and New Jersey (Pennsylvania/New Jersey)

Ben Wachstein
Shaarai Shomayim
75 East James St.
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 397-5575

FASTA – South Florida (Florida Assoc. of Synagogues and Temple Admin)

Dvir Weiss
Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El
8200 Peters Road
Plantation, FL  33324
(954) 472-1988

GANSE – New Jersey

Stuart Skolnick
Temple Beth Abraham
25 Leroy Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591

(914) 631-1770

MATSA – Massachusetts

Elyse Hyman
Temple Beth Avodah
45 Puddingstone Lane
Newton, MA  02459
(303) 759-1827

MATSA – Rocky Mountain Area

Steven Stark
Temple Emanuel
51 Grape Street
Denver, CO  80220
(303) 759-1827

MATSAA -Seaboard Region (Mid-Atlantic Temple & Synagogue Administrators Association) 

Susan Zemsky
Temple Shalom
8401 Grubb Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 587-2273

New York (Long Island)

Eileen Schneyman
Temple Chaverim
1050 Washington Avenue
Plainview, NY  11803
(516) 367-6100, Ext. 108

New York (Manhattan)

Amy Schwach
Temple ShaarayTefila
250 East 79 Street
New York, NY  10075
(212) 535-8008

New York (Westchester County ED Round Table)

Gennifer Kelly
Larchmont Temple
Temple Beth El
220 So. Bedford Road
Chappaqua, NY  10514
(914) 238-3928 x1321

NWTA – Northwest Oregon, Washington & Canada (Northwest Temple Administrators)

Rochelle Garfinkel
Congregation Schara Tzedeck
3476 Oak Street
Vancouver, Canada, BC  V6H 2L8
(604) 736-7607

PASTE – Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Area Synagogue and Temple Executives)

Drew Barkley, FTA
Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15217 

(412) 421-9715

PATA – Southern California (Professional Association of Temple Administrators)

Eric Shatzkin
Temple Israel Long Beach
269 Loma Ave.
Long Beach, CA  90803
(562) 434-0996

SATES – Connecticut (Synagogue Administrators and Temple Executives)

Lisa Goldberg
Temple Israel
14 Coleytown Road
Westport, CT  06880
(203) 227-1293

SEDAR – Atlanta

Jack Feldman
Temple Sinai
5645 Dupree Drive NW
Atlanta, GA  30327
(404) 252-3073

STAT – Toronto (Synagogue and Temple Administrators of Toronto)

Barbara Berke
Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W. Toronto, ON  M6C 2E6
(416) 783-6103