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Regional Board Candidates 2022-2023

Meet our Regional Board Candidates for 2022-2023 school year!

Join NFTY-OV for elections April 3rd virtually as we elect next year’s regional board leaders. We are so proud of all of our candidates!

Sienna Shapiro – Candidate for President

Hi, Ohio Valley! My name is Sienna Shapiro and I am so excited to be running for your 2022-2023 Regional Board President! I am a junior at Carmel High School and proud member of IFTY. I am involved in Best Buddies, sewing clothes, and horseback riding. NFTY has been a large part of my life since I was a child, and I hope to give the same experience to future generations.

Read Sienna’s Letter of Intent   

Watch Macey’s Speech


Stephanie Grunwald – Candidate for Programming Vice President

Hi OV! My name is Stephanie Grunwald and I am a current junior at Carmel High School. Outside of NFTY, I am involved in show choir at my school as well as a mentor for new freshmen. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family. GUCI and NFTY have played a huge part in my life and I am excited to be able to give back to the community as it has done so much for me!

Sydney Kraus- Candidate for Religious and Cultural Vice President

Hi! My name is Sydney Kraus. I am currently a junior at William Mason High School in Mason, OH. I’m a percussionist in the MHS Marching Band, and a competitive dancer. I have been on the board of my TYG since freshman year, currently the PVP. I enjoy meeting new people, creating connections, and having the opportunity to learn from experiences.

Yael Epstein – Candidate for Social Action Vice President


Alaina Towne – Candidate for Membership Vice President

Hi! I’m Alaina Towne and I’m running to be your next MVP! I go to Congregation Beth Tikvah in Worthington, Ohio and I’m a junior at Liberty High School! In addition to the work I do for my youth group, I love spending time with people in and out of the temple! From traveling to hanging out with friends, you can almost always find me surrounding myself with people! 🙂 Some of my favorite hobbies are playing viola, reading, and tennis!