Regional Officers

CHUSY

CHUSY is the Chicago region of USY and includes local chapters in the greater Chicago area.

Position Name
President Nathan Spellberg
Executive VP Ashley Gitles
Israel Affairs VP Jake Kamen
Religion/Education VP Rachel Luban
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Ilana Friedel
Membership/Kadima VP Jack Redfern
Communications VP Brooke Robbins

CRUSY

CRUSY is the Central Region of USY and includes local chapters from parts of Indiana, all of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Position Name
President Emilie Tackett
Israel Affairs VP Eden Kadosh
Religion/Education VP Hannah Plotkin
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Shayna Marks
Membership/Kadima VP Jada Pressman
Communications VP Ty Orsag

ECRUSY

ECRUSY is the Eastern Canadian region of USY and includes local chapters from the province of Ontario.

Position Name
President Sari Weinroth
Executive/Israel Affairs VP Emilie Stal
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Olivia Stal
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Rory Sucharov-Gluck
Membership/Kadima VP Liat Wolfish
Communications VP Arielle Balsky

EMTZA

EMTZA is the Midwest region of USY and includes local chapters from Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado, Missouri, Kansas, and Southeast Illinois.

Position Name
President David Smith
Executive VP Ellior Rose
Israel Affairs VP Taubie Sanders
Religion/Education VP Seth Kristal
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Eve Miller
Membership/Kadima VP Gabi Kotovsky
Communications VP Ella Roether

Far West

Far West is the Pacific Southwest region of USY and includes local chapters from the southern part of California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Hawaii.

Position Name
President Shira Rauch
Executive/Programming VP Kiara Laaly
Israel Affairs VP Carly Fisher
Religion/Education VP Ezra Schaffer
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Marc Berger
Membership/Programming VP Zoe Saltz
Communications VP Miri Pottebaum
Parliamentarian Marlie Nochomovitz

Hagalil

Hagalil is the New Jersey region of USY and includes local chapters from Northern New Jersey and part of Staten Island, NY.

Position Name
President Risa Kampel
Executive/Israel Affairs VP Abigail Hoberman
Religion/Education VP Rafi Rockman
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Benjamin Bodner
Membership/Programming VP Abigail Glass
Communications VP Rebecca Smoller

HaNegev

HaNegev is the Southeastern region of USY and includes local chapters from southern North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Position Name
President Sadie Klaff
Religion/Education VP Abby Landa
Israel Affairs VP Allie Bielski
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Noam Bernstein
Membership/Kadima VP Pnina Sasson
Exec/Communications VP Nathan Waldbaum
Arvot Subregional President Alexa Morchelies
Mercaz Subregional President Alexa Coultoff
Ein Gedi Subregional President Levi Lebovitz

HaNer

Formally Hanefesh/NERUSY, HaNer includes local chapters from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

Position Name
President Martin Landis
Religion/Education VP Nili Fish-Bieler
Israel Affairs/Programming VP EmmaChaya Lipton-Praver
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Avery Cutler
Membership/Kadima VP Sarah Berk
Communications VP Jamie Bloch

METNY

METNY is the Metropolitan New York region of USY and includes local chapters from Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island, Rockland, Orange County, Westchester, and Greenwich, CT.

Position Name
President Jeremy Malaga
Executive/Israel Affairs VP Bailey Kahn
Religion/Education VP Ari Schor
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP David Kamenetz
Membership/Kadima VP Jason Fromowitz
Communications VP Daniel Patchen
Emek Divisional President Maya Maayani
Ruach Divisional President Bo Ginzburg
Sababa Divisional President Alex Ackerman

Mizrach

Formerly EPA/Hagesher region, Mizrach includes local chapters from Eastern Pennsylvania, the greater Philadelphia area, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

Position Name
President Rebekah Smith
Executive Programming VP Anna Turk Karan
Israel Affairs VP Elle Baker
Religion/Education VP Aviva Minkoff
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Hannah Pollack
Membership/Programming VP Miranda Rosenbaum
Communications VP Raquel Sloves

New Frontier

New Frontier is the Northern California region of USY and includes local chapters from Reno, NV.

Position Name
President Yossi Moff
Executive/Programming VP Rachel Keating
Religion/Education VP Rebecca Kapiloff
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Johanna Tokarski
Membership/Kadima VP Aliyah Baruch
Israel Affairs VP Yuval Bochner Lowenberg
Communications VP Gabriella Bernstein

Pinwheel USY

Pinwheel is the Pacific Northwest region of USY and includes local chapters from Washington State, Oregon, and Idaho and British Columbia and Alberta in Canada.

Position Name
President Edee Polyakovsky
Exec/Prog VP Yael Ritch
Israel Affairs VP Suzi Ward
Religion/Education VP Yair Infeld
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Alex Sayres
Membership/Kadima VP Syringa Barenti
Communications VP Naomi Borodin

Seaboard

Seaboard includes local chapters from Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and northeastern North Carolina.

Position Name
President Sarah Moldover
Israel Affairs VP [email protected]
Religion/Education VP Samuel Edwards
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP Jessica Horn
Membership/Kadima VP Jason Altneu
Communications VP Stephanie Freedman

SWUSY

SWUSY is the Southwestern region of USY and includes local chapters from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

Position Name
President Liora Susswein
Israel Affairs/Programming VP [email protected]
Religion Education/Culture VP [email protected]
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP [email protected]
Membership/Kadima VP [email protected]
Communications VP Jerry DeBlois

Tzafon

Tzafon is the Northeastern region of USY and includes local chapters from upstate New York and eastern Massachusetts.

Position Name
President Amitai Goldmeer
Israel Affairs VP Anya Weinrieb
Religion/Education VP Noa Wacholder
Social Action/Tikun Olam VP [email protected]
Membership/Kadima VP Ainsley Resig
Communications VP Stephanie Lynne