Jane Gudelsky Aronoff is a founding member and was the first female president of Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta, GA. After more than two decades of involvement at Kol Emeth, in 2004, she became active in the reform movement as MUM co-chairperson for the Southeast region of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and in 2007 she was chosen as the Savannah Regional Biennial Co-Chairperson. In 2005 Jane was elected to the North American Board of Directors of the URJ. Jane was elected president of the URJ, Southeast Council in November 2008. She then became chair of the South District of the URJ and served in that position until January 2013. She has served on the Dues Policy committee, was Vice Chair for the Maintenance of Union Membership (MUM) committee and chairperson of the Taskforce on New Trustee Engagement. Jane is also on the national board of Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) and remains active in her own congregation overseeing the leadership development program, the bylaws committee and is on the Atlanta board of PJ Library.
A law librarian for 19 years, Jane owned Library Specialists, Inc. a full service library management company that she sold in 2003. She retired in 2008 as Publisher of Family Enterprise Publishing. Jane earned her Bachelors degree from Boston University and her Masters in library science from Simmons College. Jane lives in Marietta, GA with her husband Craig. She has three grown children and three grandchildren.