Nevei Kodesh Staff
Dena Gitterman, Executive Director
Dena has been Executive Director of Nevei Kodesh since 2004. Prior to that, she volunteered and worked part-time for the community in various capacities. A graduate of SUNY Binghamton (BA) and Indiana University (MA) she has previously worked professionally as a Speech Pathologist, Special Education Teacher, Psychotherapist and University Instructor. She received Maggid Certification from Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in 1998, focused on lifecycle and ritual leadership.
Dena has been involved with Jewish Renewal for over 25 years and feels deeply honored and excited to have the opportunity to work with our terrific staff, energized leadership and vibrant community, to help create joyful, meaningful and cutting-edge Jewish experiences.
A long-time Colorado resident, she loves spending time outdoors in the mountains, as well as dancing and art-making.
Thea Bosselmann, Admin Assistant and Receptionist
Thea ("Tay-yuh") is a San Francisco Bay Area transplant who grew up in a Reform Jewish home and found Renewal Judaism when she was a teenager. She has a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a BA in Studio Art. When she isn't using her organizational and writing skills as front desk maven at Nevei Kodesh, she enjoys getting to know the beautiful Boulder area by riding her bike, going on hikes and painting outdoors. Thea is passionate about community building and lives in a multi-generational cohousing community in the heart of Boulder.