Cheryl Barish Erlick is a non-profit professional with expertise in outreach, project management, leadership development and fundraising. She creates a spirit of excitement through engagement. Cheryl served as Director of Institutional Strengthening and Community Engagement at Jewish Learning Venture where she empowered synagogue and institutional leadership to collaborate with colleagues across the region, creating powerful experiences in Jewish community building. Prior to that, she was Kehillah Director for Lower Merion and Delaware County at Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. She has served in several capacities in synagogues in the greater Philadelphia area, including Program Director and Manager of Member Engagement. Cheryl has been a Jewish educator for over 15 years, creating a kehillah kedosha in her classroom.