Temple Rodef Shalom Temple Youth
TRSTY Executive Board
Noa Glashow has been a TRSTY board member since her sophomore year and is excited to continue creating programs, educating Jewish teens and having fun! Last year she was PVP and is now incredibly enthusiastic to have been voted in as President! Education, culture, and connection are extremely important to Noa and she loves to share that with others and have an impact on her community. When she’s not busy enjoying Jewish culture, Noa likes to participate in competitive gymnastics, play tennis and travel with her family!
Junior Youth Group Vice President
Max has been involved with TRSTY since eighth grade and has loved it since. He has held board positions every year he has been able to as well as working at Camp Rodef Shalom for three years now. When he isn't mountain biking or listening to some groovy jams, he's digging his own trails or playing his bass guitar. Max will work to share some of the general TRSTY hype with the next generation of temple youth.
Programming Vice President
Eliana has been involved in TRSTY since ninth grade, and is excited to serve as the Programming Vice President this year! Last year, she served as the TRSTY Social Action Chair, and she is excited to continue to inspire others through meaningful programming. Outside of TRS, Eliana has served as a Kol Koleinu fellow, and is a leader and participant in Keshet Shabbatonim. If she’s not at Camp Louise, you can find Eliana at Washington-Liberty High School, usually playing Ultimate Frisbee.
Social Action Vice President
Mia Shenkman was inspired by the motivated teens who led a great event at her first TRSTY event in 8th grade, and has been involved ever since. After being on board as Junior Youth Group Chair for one year, Mia decided she would love to help teens learn about issues in the world and show how they can play a role in their communities, as Social Action Vice President. Mia also plays the trumpet in jazz and marching bands, loves hiking and canoeing any where she can, and is very interested in disability rights as well as food sustainability!
Religious and Cultural Vice President
This will be Emily’s fourth year as a TRSTY-ite and second year as RCVP, and she is very excited to continue to be on the board. In the spring semester of her sophomore year, she deepened her connection to Judaism by attending URJ Heller High School in Israel. Before she left, though, she was a madricha at TRSRS, and she has been a camp counselor at CRS since she was a rising freshman.When she’s not planning TRSTY events, Emily can be found attending classes at McLean High School, watching the Nationals, and practicing guitar.
Communications Vice President
Hi, my name is Shayna Richman, I play travel soccer and basketball, I am a sophomore at Yorktown high school in Arlington VA. I have gone to camp Harlam for 6 years and can’t wait to go to Israel next summer.
Membership Vice President
Zachary Ginsberg has been engaged in TRSTY since 8th grade, and has joined the board in 9th grade as the Communications Chair. During the summer Zachary loves attending URJ Camp Harlam. He has finished his last year as a camper. During the school year. He will be found hanging out with his friends in the performing arts area. His favorite class is band.
TRSTY General Board:
Junior Youth Group Chair - Daniel Gessel
Programming Chair - Sarah Newman
Social Action Chair - Cady Carr
Communications Chair - Naomi Kazden
11th Grade Representative - Daniel House
10th Grade Representative - Zoe Nagle
9th Grade Representative - Norah Treibitz
Ex-Officio - Sarah Kazden
Ex-Officio - Ilene Kruger