Meet Our Regional Board

Carly Schwamm, President
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Hey NFTY-STR! My name is Carly Schwamm and I am honored and excited to be serving as our President in the upcoming year. I am from Boca Raton and I am actively involved in my TYG BOFTY. I go to an arts school where I focus in journalism and debate. I have a crazy iced coffee addiction and I love eating chicken nuggets and watching Netflix. I am so excited to continue to strengthen our region and be part of our exceptional community. I cannot wait to take our region to new heights with all of you. Never hesitate to reach out to me with a quick Snapchat, text, email, or Facebook message. I love hearing from all of you and I am
overwhelmed with excitement for the upcoming year!

Evan Watts, Programming Vice President
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Hey y’all! My name is Evan Watts and I am so excited to serve as your PVP for the 2017-2018 year! I can’t wait for all the exciting  things this upcoming year has in store for our region! I hail from SchZFTY, located in Tampa. When I’m not doing the NFTY, you can catch me on the baseball field or chilling with my twin brother, Andrew, and my little sister, Charlie. I can’t wait to work with all of you to make this year one for the memory books.

Zoe TernerSocial Action Vice President    
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Hi, friends! My name’s Zoe, and I hail from the absolutely amazing TaSTY in Delray Beach. I am so excited to serve as your incoming Social Action Vice President, and know that we will have a memorable and  impactful year together! When I’m not doing the NFTY, you can find me hanging with my three younger siblings, or wearing my Rosie the Riveter socks at a local protest. I can’t wait to work with you to change the world!

Noa KroyterReligious & Cultural Vice President
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Shalom NFTY-STR! My name is Noa Kroyter and I am thrilled to serve as your 2017-2018 RCVP. I am from JAMTY in Jupiter, FL. Being an RCVP, I cannot wait to have the opportunity to shape your Jewish identities through services, Jewish-based programming, and more. When I’m not on the phone with one of my NFTY friends or doing my makeup, I spend a lot of time working on my school’s newsmagazine,  The Muse , where I write stories, manage sections, and create graphics and layouts. The past two summers, I have attended the URJ Kutz Camp, a place I love more than anything else in the entire world. I truly hope that you all come find me this weekend and introduce yourself, I would love to meet each and every member of our amazing NFTY-STR kehilah kedosha.

Naomi Litwak, Communications Vice President
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Hi everyone! I’m Naomi Litwak and I am so honored to be serving as your Communications Vice President for the 2017-2018. I live   in North Miami Beach, Florida and my TYG is SNFTY. I’ve been an avid participant of NFTY since my 7th grade Hatikvah Kallah. I just can’t get enough of it. 🙂 Outside of NFTY, I am usually found editing my school’s yearbook, eating food, or hanging out with my friends. Throughout the year, I will be available whether you want to talk about food, Netflix shows (The Office, Parks and Rec, FRIENDS), or just have a question, comment or concern feel free to text, call, Facebook Message or email me! Don’t forget to follow NFTY-STR on all social media sites! I can’t wait to learn and grow with all of you this year; I know it will be a great one!

Houston Barenholtz, Membership Vice President
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Aloha! My name is Houston Barenholtz and I am so honored and excited to serve as your Membership Vice President for the 2017-2018 year. I hail from the sunny city of Boca Raton, FL, where I am an active part of BOFTY with my best fried Bo the BOFTY Beluga Whale. I also enjoy running cross country and track, as well as swimming, biking, jumping and eating. My favorite flavor of ice cream is Superman and my middle name is Forrest. If you ever want to hang out with someone, don't be afraid to come to me and talk.

NFTY Southern Tropical Region is governed by a board of teen leaders who are elected by their peers that serve a one-year term. Regional board members play a critical role in all aspects of running the region including event planning and marketing, and mentoring teen leaders from our local youth communities. The regional board is mentored by a Regional Advisor who oversees all programs and administration. 


Julie Marsh


Julie Marsh currently resides in Palm Beach County Florida, where she is beginning her 5th year as the Regional Advisor of NFTY-STR. Before working…