Professional Staff

Central District

The Central District spans 18 states and 2 Canadian provinces, from Western Pennsylvania to the Great Plains, north to Manitoba and Saskatchewan, west to Colorado, and south to Texas.
Julie MarderCRUSY
Julie MarderRegional Youth DirectorCHUSY
Ethan HelfandRegional Youth DirectorEmtza
Maury Jacobs
Regional Youth DirectorSWUSY

METNY District

METNY includes Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx; Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties, and Greenwich, Connecticut.
Ben VaronRegional Youth DirectorMETNY
Sydney WeinbergAssistant Regional Youth DirectorMETNY

Mid-Atlantic District

The Mid-Atlantic district includes all of New Jersey and Delaware, and Pennsylvania from the Delaware River to Altoona.
Dassy MarkRegional Youth DirectorHagalil
Katie HerronRegional Youth DirectorEPA/Hagesher
Corey BassRegional Youth CoordinatorEPA/Hagesher

Northeast District

The Northeast District includes Ontario and the Canadian provinces to its east, New England (except Greenwich, Connecticut), and New York state north of the New York City metropolitan area.
Jessie GreenspanRegional Youth DirectorECRUSY
Joyce JudaRegional Youth DirectorNERUSY/Hanefesh
Steven ResnickAssistant Regional Youth DirectorNERUSY
Jason KayRegional Youth CoordinatorHanefesh
Julie MarderTzafon

Northern Pacific Region

The Northern Pacific region includes the Pacific seaboard from northern California up to British Columbia, Alberta, and Alaska.
Sarah MillerRegional Youth DirectorNew Frontier
Rebecca PowazekRegional Youth DirectorPinwheel

Pacific Southwest Region

The Pacific Southwest region includes southern California, southern Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Hawaii.
Michael BeckerRegional Youth DirectorFar West
Darren KleinAssistant Regional Youth DirectorFar West
Yaara KorenFar West ShlichahFar West

Southeast Seaboard District

The combined Seaboard and Southeast regions stretch south down the eastern seaboard from Maryland to Florida, go west to include Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and east to include the islands of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Barbados.
Stephanie NicholRegional Youth DirectorHanegev
Sasha BlochRegional Youth DirectorSeaboard
Abby KerbelAssistant Regional Youth DirectorSeaboard
Rabbi David Levy
Director of Teen Learning
Michelle RichDirector of Teen Travel and Programs
Abe Fried-Tanzer Project Coordinator
Naomi Nason Program Coordinator
Mira RotterProgram Associate
Laurie KamensCommunications Coordinator
Aviva TillesUSY Systems Manager
Michal ChachamCentral Shlicha
David KerenDirector, USY Programs in Israel
Yossi GarrDirector, NATIV & Yozma
Deborah ShafranAssistant Director of Admissions, NATIV & Yozma
Zoe GrossmanAdmissions and Program Associate, NATIV & Yozma