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Student Executive Board

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Arielle Schlissel is a senior from Queens, New York, majoring in Psychology and Anthropology with a minor in Writing Studies. In the past, she served as Co-Chair for Aroma, Director of Bearcats for Israel and VP of Programming. When she is not working on Hillel programming and operations, she can be found spending time with her sisters in Kappa Kappa Gamma and working at the Center for Civic Engagement as a mentor for middle school students. Hillel has been Arielle's second home for the last three years and she is excited to continue her involvement in BU's Jewish community, grow connections with even more students and be apart of all that our organization will accomplish. She is a testament to how Hillel provides students with their closest friends and meaningful leadership opportunities. Arielle hopes to continue pursuing psychology and specifically working with children. 



Executive Vice President

Myles is a senior from Queens, NY. He is majoring in Mass Media Studies, along with a minor in Writing Studies. In the past, Myles has served as the Vice President of Public Relations, director of Holidays, and as a BICEP fellow for Hillel. When he is not at Hillel events with his friends, you can find Myles giving a campus tour, getting a cold brew from Dunkin', or going to see a Broadway show. He is so excited to continue on the executive board this year, and cannot wait to bring Hillel to new heights!



Vice President of Programming

Ellie is a junior from Rochester, NY. She is majoring in Biology and minoring in Israel studies! In the past, Ellie was a general board member and helped plan several events for Hillel! During her time as Director Holidays, she enjoyed putting together events like Sushi in the Sukkah, Chanukah fair and the Purim Fest. Given her experience in event planning, VP of Programming was well suited to her and she hopes to continue our bigger events like Aroma Cafe and plan more day trips as well! Outside of Hillel, Ellie serves as the Secretary for club tennis, member in Pre-Optometry club, and has been assisting in PR/social media content for Olami Jhealth. Ellie aspires to be an optometrist, and is also cosnidering pursuing physical therapy or genetic counseling.


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Vice President of Public Relations

Emma is a sophomore from Suffern, NY. She is majoring in both Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences!  In the past, Emma attended the First year Students of Hillel event which she says was one her best decisions! It introduced her to Hillel's weekly Shabbat dinners, her best friends and Challah for Hunger baking events. Emma's appreciation for Hillel led her to running for VP of Public Relations. In the coming year, she hopes to find creative ways to increase event attendance, ensure inclusivity for students who do not use social media, and find a balance between sharing informative and light-hearted content. Aside from Hillel, Emma is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and a member of the Student Ambassador Program! In the future, she is considering work in the pharmaceutical industry and/or work with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.



Vice President of Jewish Life

Becca is a freshman from New Rochelle, NY. She is majoring in History and Judaic studies, and minoring in Arabic! In the past, she helped plan Hillel's Aroma Cafe event in her very first semester at Binghamton. Hillel has been an incredible part of her experience at Binghamton, allowing her to enjoy the large Jewish community and attend Shabbat dinners with her friends. Becca decided to run for VP of Jewish Life because she loves the pluralistic aspect of Hillel. This year, she hopes to maintain Hillel's pluralistic community, and make Jewish life and learning more accessible to all students seeking it out. Aside from Hillel, Becca is a member of the Hinman Community Production Company, a student run theatre where she is apart of a sketch comedy show called BNL! She is also a member of the Geoguesser club. In the future, she hopes to work in urban planning, or at a museum.

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Vice President of Finance

Sarah is a sophomore from New York City. She is majoring in both Computer Science and Math! In the past, Sarah has been very involved with Hillel events serving as the Shabbat Experience Director, Shabbat Engagement Director, and Koach Education Chair. Her continued involvement in Hillel led her to run for VP of Finance to help our organization manage our budgeting for events and programming. Outside of Hillel, Sarah is the President of Alpha Omega Epsilon Professional Engineering Sorority, Watson College Advising Peer Advisor, a Supervisor in the Student Abassador program and a Residential Computer Consultant. Sarah's past experience made her a perfect candidate for this position!

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Vice President of Community Engagement

Shira is a sophomore from Plainview, NY. She is majoring in Biology and minoring in Judaic Studies! In the past, Sarah served on the general boards for Bearcats for Israel and Challah for Hunger, and was Aroma co-chair. In addition to her position as VP of Community Engagement, she is also the co-president of Challah for Hunger. She is excited to find ways to strengthen our current members' involvement, as well as grow our community to new members. Sarah hopes to go on many coffee conversations and attend collaboration events to grow our Hillel community! Aside from Hillel, Shira also works as a Guest Services Associate in the University Union. Hillel has not only given her so many of her best friends on campus, but has also provided a space that allows her to express her Judaism freely while meeting others who share similar values!

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