Student Executive Cabinet
The Texas Hillel Student Executive Cabinet is charged with keeping the “big picture” of Jewish life on campus in mind as expressed in our mission statement:
“Texas Hillel creates opportunities for all Jewish students at The University of Texas at Austin to develop their own Jewish interests and
to participate in a welcoming campus-based community that respects the value of pluralism and promotes ongoing involvement in Jewish life.”
The five-member Student Executive Cabinet:
- Serves as liaison to all Texas Hillel student organizations, initiatives, and programs
- Helps set the long term vision for Texas Hillel
- Oversees the program application and evaluation process
- Promotes the availability of funding for student initiatives
- Serves as ambassadors of Texas Hillel
- Build and strengthen relationships with UT student organizations and their leaders.
- Serves on the Texas Hillel Board of Directors
In addition, each member will focus on one of the following areas:
Community engagement (Currently held by Rachel Sasiene)
Responsible for building a community through social events, activities inside and outside of the building, and other creative methods.
Development (Currently held by Moriah Sonsino)
Responsible for engaging present and potential donors to Texas Hillel, curating new programing to entice current and past students into donating to Hillel, as well as overseeing the executive cabinet budget.
Leadership (Currently held by Brian Brochstein)
Responsible for Jewish student leadership development and recognition.
Marketing (Currently held by Grace Enda)
Responsible for advertising Texas Hillel events and creating a positive image of Texas Hillel through social media and other means.
Jewish Life (Currently held by Emily Gitten)
Responsible for creating a warm and welcoming Friday night atmosphere through themed dinners, co-sponsorships, and other creative methods.
Members of the Student Executive Cabinet serve on the board for two semesters. Applications accepted will serve Fall 2017 through Spring 2018.
Application deadline: May 1, 2017. Complete application and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brian Brochstein, Student Leadership Chair
Fun fact: Taught archery at summer camp
Rachel Sasiene, Engagement Chair
Fun fact: I know all of the presidents in order
Moriah Sonsino, Development Chair
Major: International Relations and Global Studies
Fun Fact: Favorite taco place in Austin is TacoDeli
Grace Enda, Marketing Chair
Major: Government & Economics
Fun fact: I've been a vegetarian for almost 10 years
Emily Gitten, Jewish Life Chair
Major: Public Relations
Fun Fact: I'm biking from Austin to Alaska for cancer research with Texas 4000