NFTY - The Reform Jewish Youth Movement
Union for Reform Judaism
1 West 4th Street | New York, New York 10012
212-650-4070 | Fax: 212-650-4064 | nfty@urj.org

For questions about online registration for NFTY Regional or North American events:
Email nftyregistrar@urj.org or call our registration hotline at (212) 650-4130.

Region Name Geographic Area Contact Info Regional Staff
Chicago Area Region (CAR) Chicago, the surrounding urban and suburban areas, and northwestern Indiana
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.chicago.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftycar@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6703
Logan Zinman, Senior Regional Director
Mailing Address:
1121 Lake Cook Rd., Suite D
Deerfield, IL 60015
Central West Region (CWR) Northern and central California, Nevada,
and Hawaii
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.centralwest.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftycwr@urj.org
Give us a Call: 415-392-7080 ex 15
Samara Leader, Senior Regional Director
Mailing Address:
711 Grand Avenue, Suite 280
San Rafael, CA 94901
Garden Empire Region (GER) Central and northern New Jersey and the
West Hudson Valley of New York
(Rockland and Orange counties)
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.gardenempire.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftyger@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-650-4107
Melo Taylor, Regional Director
Mailing Address: 
11 New England Avenue 15D
Summit NJ 07901
Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR) Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia,
eastern West Virginia, and North Carolina
(excluding Charlotte)
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.midatlantic.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftymar@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-650-4237
Ellie Tepper, Regional Director
Mailing Address: 
Religious Action Center
c/o Ellie Tepper or NFTY-MAR
2027 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington DC 20036
Michigan (MI) Entire state of Michigan
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.michigan.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftymi@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6754
Contact Lynne Butner, Senior Regional Director, NFTY-SW
Missouri Valley Region (MV) Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas,
Wyoming, Colorado, and central
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.missourivalley.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftymv@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6551
Beth Lipschutz, Regional Director
Mailing Address:
PO Box 461321
Glendale, CO 80246-1321
New York Area Region (NAR) New York City, Long Island, Westchester County,
NY, and Fairfield County, CT
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.newyork.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftynar@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-650-4039
Imogene Winkleman, Regional Advisor
Mailing Address:
One West Fourth Street
New York, NY 10012
Northeast Region (NE) Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County),
Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine,
New Hampshire, Vermont, upstate New York
and Montreal, Canada
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.northeast.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftyne@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6739
Leah King, Senior Regional Director
Aaron Gurvis, Regional Advisor
Mailing Address:
75 Plymouth Road
Malden, MA 02148
Northeast Lakes Region (NEL) Ontario Canada; northern New York;
Cleveland, OH, and its suburbs; and Erie, PA
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.northeastlakes.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftynel@urj.org
Give us a Call: 416-638-2635 X227
Josh Nezon, Regional Director
Mailing Address:
3845 Bathrust St., #301
Toronto, ON M3H 3N2
Northern Region (NO) Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota,
Manitoba, Canada, Sioux Falls, SD,
and Rockford, IL
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.northern.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftyno@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6544
Anne Hope, Regional Advisor
Mailing Address:
2732 Huntington Ave
St Louis Park, MN 55416
Northwest Region (NW) Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana,
and Alaska, as well as the Canadian provinces
of British Columbia and Alberta
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.northwest.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftynw@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6553
Abbey Bell, Regional Advisor
Mailing Address:
3805 108th Ave NE #100
Bellevue, WA 98004
Ohio Valley Region (OV) Kentucky (excluding Paducah); Indiana
(excluding the northwestern corner); Ohio
(excluding Cleveland and its suburbs); Nashville,
Knoxville, and Bristol, TN; and
western West Virginia
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.ohiovalley.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftyov@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6705
Andy Harkavy, Regional Director
Mailing Address:
Rockdale Temple Attn: Andy Harkavy or NFTY-OV
8501 Ridge Road
Cincinatti, OH 45236
Pennsylvania Area Region (PAR) Pennsylvania (excluding Erie, PA), Southern NJ,
Delaware, and part of West Virginia
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.pennsylvania.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftypar@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6758
Amanda Wachstein, Senior Regional Director
Mailing Address: 
590 Centerville Road, #165 
Lancaster, PA 17601
Southern Area Region (SAR) South Carolina; Georgia; Charlotte, NC;
Chattanooga, TN; Jacksonville, FL; and
Tallahassee, FL
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.southernarea.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftysar@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6767
Adam Griff, Regional Director
Mailing Address: 
1580 Spalding Drive
Atkabtam GA 30350
Southern Region (SO) Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas,
western Tennessee, Alabama (excluding Montgomery),
and the Florida panhandle
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.southern.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftyso@urj.org
Give us a Call: 601-885-6042
Becci Jacobs, Regional Advisor
Mailing Address:
3863 Morrison Road
Utica, MS 39175
Southern California Region (SOCAL) Southern California
(from San Luis Obispo to San Diego)
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.southerncalifornia.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftysocal@urj.org
Give us a Call: 619-800-6343
Spencer Hirsch, Senior Regional Director
Sydney Backer, Assistant Regional Advisor
Mailing Address:
3077 University Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Southern Tropical Region (STR) Central Florida to the Keys
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.southerntropical.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftystr@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6796
Julie Marsh, Regional Director
Mailing Address:
7607 Great Oak Drive
Lake Worth, FL 33467
Southwest Region (SW) Arizona; New Mexico; Southern Nevada;
El Paso, TX; and Utah
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.southwest.nfty.org
Send us an Email: nftysw@urj.org
Give us a Call: 212-452-6754
Lynne Butner, Senior Regional Director
Mailing Address:
1555 Ramona Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Texas Oklahoma Region (TOR) Texas (except for El Paso) and Oklahoma
Congregations Served by Region
Visit our Website: www.greene.org/nfty
Send us an Email: nftytor@urj.org
Give us a Call: 254-859-5411
Mindy Michaels, Regional Director
Mailing Address:
Greene Family Camp
PO Box 1468
1192 Smith Lane
Bruceville, TX 76630
Staff Member Email Phone
Miriam Chilton
Vice President, Youth
Union for Reform Judaism
Mchilton@urj.org 212-650-4041
Michelle Shapiro Abraham
Director of Learning and Innovation
Msabraham@urj.org 212-650-4244
Beth Rodin
NFTY Managing Director
Brodin@urj.org 212-452-6756
Rabbi Elizabeth Zeller
NFTY Director of Learning and Innovation
Ezeller@urj.org 212-650-4127
Paige Erlich
Communications Manager
Perlich@urj.org 212-650-4076
Aliza Greenberg
NFTY Registrar
Nftyregistrar@urj.org 212-650-4130
Casey Wright
NFTY Program Coordinator
Cwright@urj.org 212-650-4188