Meet our Regional Board Candidates for 2022-2023 school year!
Join NFTY-CAR for elections April 24th at 1:00pm at Temple Beth Israel! Register today!
Lauren Tapper – Candidate for President
Hi NFTYites! My name is Lauren and I’m 16 years old and a junior at the University of Chicago Lab Schools. In my free time I love to play with my Portuguese Water Dog, spend time outside, and hang out at any coffee shop I can find. I am an avid coffee drinker and boba’s biggest fan. I am also the co-founder of Covid-TV, an online platform connecting teens around the world during the pandemic.
Katherine McKeag – Candidate for Programming Vice President
Justin Rubenstein – Candidate for Social Action Vice President
Molly Schless – Candidate for Social Action Vice President
My name is Molly Schless and I am going to be running for this year social action vice president. I am currently a Junior at Buffalo Grove high school. I love to sing read and hang out with my friends. Of course I also love to go to NFTY event. I have grown so much throughout my years in NFTY and I can’t wait to continue to grow with you.
Sarah Weiser – Candidate for Social Action Vice President
Hi NFTY-CAR! I’m Sarah Weiser, I’m an incoming sophomore at Wheeling Highschool, and I’m so excited to be running as your 2022-23 SAVP! In my free time you can find me laughing with friends, debating the plot of Jane the Virgin, playing the violin, doing gymnastics, eating dried strawberries, taking care of my pets, and participating in Jewish activities. NFTY has connected me to Jewish connections I have not had since I was in elementary school. I cannot wait to hear all your ideas and share my ideas with you on how together we can make a positive impact in our community!
Gabe Cook – Candidate for Religious and Cultural Vice President
Shalom NFTY, I’m Gabe Cook,I’m running for RCVP. I live in Champaign where I’m a rising junior at Champaign Central HS. I’ve been involved in Jewish youth activities, including attending URJ camps, my entire life. I’m excited to bring my experiences to a leadership opportunity in NFTY-CAR. I’ve been playing guitar since I was three. I enjoy cooking, biking and being Jewish! If we haven’t yet met, I’m excited to meet you at elections!! Lehitraot
AJ Jamieson – Candidate for Treasurer
Adi Berman – Candidate for Communications Vice President