Staff

Lynn RichmondLynn Richmond, Executive Director

Lynn began working at Temple B'nai Shalom in January 2011, helping to support the Religious School.  In May of 2012, she took on new responsibilities as the Director of Member Services, becoming the temple's first Executive Director in the spring of 2015. Lynn continues to serve as editor of the KOL monthly newsletter. Lynn is the mother of three terrific children, a daughter and twin sons.  In her free time, Lynn enjoys reading, seeing movies with her family, and being active.


Ellen WolynecEllen Wolynec, Rabbi Crystal's Executive Assistant

Ellen has enjoyed her days at Temple B'nai Shalom since 2007. She previously worked at Harris Publications in New York City, where, for fifteen years, she served as managing editor for a series of nationally distributed decorating and gardening magazines. She hails originally from New Bedford, Massachusetts, received her bachelor's degree from American University, and has two grown children.

Natalie Dick-Peddie, Religious School Executive Assistant

Natalie is our newest staff member, starting work at Temple B'nai Shalom in June of 2019.  A native Californian, she graduated from college in Hawaii and relocated to the Monterey Coast where she began her career in the financial services industry.  Upon moving to Northern Virginia, Natalie stayed busy raising two wonderful children while she being very active as a volunteer in the public school system.  Some of her favorite hobbies include collecting fossilized shark teeth, weight-lifting, gardening, and playing with her 10 year old Aussie.