Meet Our Regional Board

Camila Grossman, 
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Camila is a senior at Agoura High School. She loves doing anything outdoors such as hiking, going to the beach, and hammocking. She's ready to take on any adventure and travel to every side of the Earth. Her goal this year is to help engage temple youth groups, and make you all feel as welcomed and engaged as possible!

Rachel Kraut, Programming Vice President
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Hi everyone I’m Rachel Kraut and I’m the PVP for the upcoming year. For this year, I am hoping that everyone meets new people and are able to build last friendships through my programs.

Aviva Intveld, Social Action Vice President
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Aviva is a senior in high school who loves hiking, art, and music. In her spare time, she volunteers at book fairs and plays with her dog.

Alex McDermott,
 Religious and Cultural Vice President
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Lex is currently a junior and has been part of NFTY since his freshman year! While not at NFTY, he is a leader in MORTORQ, his school's robotics team, plays cello, song leads, and goes to URJ Camp Newman. Lex dreams of working at NASA and then Disneyland once he retires. He is so excited for an amazing year!

Fletcher Block, Membership Vice President
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Fletcher Block is a junior from sunny San Diego. Fletcher enjoys harmonizing on his kazoo, drinking water from his HydroFlask, and laying in his hammock. While he is known to be very energetic and full of ruach, he takes much pride in his ability to nap. He loves leadership and working with others, as he is very active in the leadership of his temple community, as well as his school community. Fletcher loves NFTY and is very excited to make this year amazing along with the rest of SOCAL!

Ben Haberman, Financial Vice President
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Ben Haberman is a junior from San Diego. He has gone to URJ Camp Newman for 15 years. He loves  to swim and when He is not at NFTY you can find him in the pool. He can’t wait to see you all at the next SOCAL event.

Aaron Selcov, Communications Vice President
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Aaron Selcov is the Communications Vice President of NFTY SOCAL. He is a senior at L.A.C.E.S High school. Aaron is from Los Angeles, California and is part of the temple youth group ITY! He enjoys taking pictures, hiking, and being active.

NFTY Southern California is governed by a board of teen leaders who are elected by their peers that serve a one-year term. Regional board members play a critical role in all aspects of running the region including event planning and marketing, and mentoring teen leaders from our local youth communities. The regional board is mentored by a Senior Regional Director of Youth Engagement or Regional Advisor who oversees all programs and administration.

Meet Our Regional Staff

Lily Gottlieb

Lily is an educator, artist and experienced youth professional. With a knack for creating accessible, meaningful, and fun activities, Lily has a long history…