Andrew Oestreicher, NFTY Membership Vice President (MVP)
Andrew Oestreicher of Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo, NY is the Membership Vice President. Andrew was the regional Membership Vice President of NFTY's Northeast lakes Region (NEL) and previously served as his TYG’s MVP. Andrew began his NFTY journey in 8th grade, and Judaism has always had a prominent role in his life from preschool at the JCC to seven years of overnight camp, including a summer at URJ Kutz Camp. Throughout his involvement he has participated in various programs including NFTY Convention, URJ Biennial, and Jewish Civics Initiative. Andrew is a strong proponent of bridging the gaps of engagement within NFTY stating, “we must to strive to create an enjoyable experience for new members by offering a familiar experience, gradual transitions, and formal introductions; we must also continue to impact the lives of those engaged by offering opportunities for continued engagement”.