2022-2023 Regional General Board
These co-chairs serve as the planning force of CHUSYfest and 8th Grade Shabbaton. They plan, organize, publicize, and execute all aspects of this weekend Shabbaton including icebreakers, programming, and logistics. These chairpersons are also a part of recruitment through phone calls. This Shabbaton currently runs in the month of November.
For this position, the main responsibility is planning and attending the CHUSY Region Gesher Convention, for 5th through 7th-grade USY Gesher participants. This Convention typically runs in early December and is hosted at Camp Chi's Perlstein Retreat Center.
For this position, the main responsibility is planning and attending CHUSY's new Social Action themed Midwinter Convnention. These chairpersons are also a part of recruitment through phone calls. This Shabbaton currently runs in the month of February.
These chairpersons serve as the planning force of CHUSY's Spring Kinnus. They will plan, organize, publicize, and execute all aspects of this Shabbaton including icebreakers, programming, and logistics. This Shabbaton typically occurs in April or early May.
This committee will be responsible to work with the Regional President, Regional Executive Vice President, and the Regional Membership/Kadima Vice President to schedule, plan, and execute grade programming throughout the year. This may include a grade Shabbaton, a day dedicated at a convention to grade programming, or special grade bonding events throughout the year.
Israel Affairs Committee
This chairperson is responsible for publishing regular Israel updates in CHUSY Region along with the Israel Affairs Vice President, and aids with matters related to international Israel publications and competitions as well as regional Chalutzim Israel programming. This person also aids in the creation and editing process of Ha’iton, the IA RGB monthly newspaper.
These chairpeople will be responsible for coordinating all religious participation (excluding ruach) along with the Regional Religion Education Vice President, such as assigning Torah readings, aliyot, ect…, and will aid with all international Religion Education competitions and publications. Additionally, they will work to bring Judaism to the region through posts such as “Teach a Tune Tuesday” or posts for Shabbat. Furthermore, they will aid in the planning of Abraham Joshuah Heschel programming.
Membership Chairs will be working closely with chapter Mem/Kads around the region to help chapters increase membership. As the chairperson you are responsible for coming up with, implementing, and leading multiple regional programs throughout your term. This position requires you to be proactive to help chapters. Furthermore, these ideas all correlates to the concept of “a strong chapter will lead to increased membership”!
The Social Action chair will be responsible for educating USYers on how to give back to our community, as well as finding new projects to include in the region. The chairperson will serve as the head towards researching projects and activities the region can participate in, as well as working with the Regional SA/TO to work with all aspects of CHUSY’s Day of Service and any additional Social Action programming. This chairperson will be an aid in the creation of 613 late-night programming at regional conventions. Moreover, representatives of this committee must become members of the Mitzvah 613 Corps, and encourage their fellow USYers to do so as well.
This committee will be in charge of filming parts of CHUSY and helping to create review, pump up and marketing videos. These members will work with the Regional Communications Vice President to use video media to enhance the region and programs. They will also be in charge of posting for all regional initiatives and events whether that be pump-ups or social media challenges. Another main focus of the Communications Committee will be helping the Regional Comm to take pictures at conventions and other events.
Communications Committee Chair:
This chairperson aids the Regional Communications Vice President in creating Regalia. This chairperson is also responsible for gathering input from other USYers on regalia through the use of Google Forms and communicating with the Social Media Manager to upload these opinion questionnaires.
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School and Solomon Schechter Outreach
These chairpersons shall act as the USY liaisons to Rochelle Zell Jewish High School and will help develop ways to include school to promote USY and Kadima at Rochelle Zell Jewish High School and Solomon Schechter Day School, respectively.
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School and Solomon Schechter Outreach Chair: