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Our Progress

Our Progress

Phase 1 – Preparation Phase (January 2017 – June 2017)

  • Congregational announcement letters sent from Rabbi Holin and Shelley Chamberlain, President (complete)
  • Multiple congregational meetings held to address questions on the announcement and the “Bridge to the Future” transition plan (complete)
  • Created a new email address for congregational questions (complete – questions@kolamielkinspark.org)
  • Released new “Bridge to the Future” section to congregational website (complete)
  • Conduct individual meetings with families with life events during Q2 and Q3 2018 (in progress)
  • Define short-term priorities and additional staffing needs each committee: Communications, Engagement, Celebration & Search (in progress)
  • Conduct multiple parlor meetings to collaboratively develop set of key values desired in our new spiritual leader (in progress)
  • Conduct pulse survey to supplement parlor meetings

Phase 2 – Search Phase (July 2017 – December 2017)

  • Form Contracting Committee
  • Complete/Submit CCAR application
  • Conduct initial screenings of candidates
  • Potential candidate site visits
  • Complete final candidate screening
  • Contract with top candidate

Phase 3 – Installation Phase (January 2018 – June 2018)

  • Form Transition Committee
  • Develop pre/post installation transition plans
  • Execute celebration events
  • Installation of new rabbi