Executive Board

Our Executive Board consists of five elected positions, as well as one appointed position from a member of our Coordination Council. Come meet the board for the 2022 calendar year!

Elijah Cohen-Gordon


Liaison for the Israel & The Diaspora committee. Class of 2023, MAT Class of 2024. Future history teacher. Current activist and cat dad. Interested in the intersection of culture, language, religion, and identity. Member of the Hillel International Student Cabinet. Calls Worcester County home. Dedicated to serving the needs of Clark’s Jewish community. He/they pronouns.

Email me: ECohenGordon@clarku.edu

Leah Coen-Tarbox

Vice President

Liaison for the Tikkun Olam committee. Community, Youth, and Education Studies major. Passionate about working with youth and making the world a better place. Class of 2023. She/her pronouns.

Email me: LCoenTarbox@clarku.edu

Lily Abrams


Liaison for the Religious Observance Committee. Planning on majoring in Community, Youth, & Education Studies. Lover of music. Member of one of the Clark Dance teams. Super excited to help improve Jewish life at Clark! Class of 2025. She/her pronouns.

Email me: LAbrams@clarku.edu

Adam Rotem


Liaison for the Social, Arts, and Culture committee. Hopes to create inclusive space for Jews from diverse backgrounds. Comes from a multicultural household. Intending on majoring in Psychology, with minors in biology and entrepreneurship. Passionate about innovative technologies and therapeutics for improving quality of life. Envisions pursuing a doctorate in neurodegenerative disease and therapeutics. Class of 2025. He/him pronouns.

Email me: ARotem@clarku.edu

Ceci Bachana

Treasurer Emeritus

Currently studying abroad in France! Psychology and Combined Languages (French and Hebrew) double major, and lover of languages in general. Somehow invested in every theater group at the same time and a member of Shenanigans! Improv and sketch comedy. Resident Jewish person working at Clark University Admissions. Excited to make Clark and Hillel a fulfilling and safe place for all Jewish students, and spread the love! Class of 2024. She/her pronouns.

Email me: CBachana@clarku.edu

Jay “Shway” Abdella

Member Engagement Representative

Co-chair for the Israel & Zionism Committee. Graduated with a political science degree, now working on a Master’s in Public Administration. Interested in exploring foreign policy and running around the world. Retired camp counselor and former penguin suit wearer. Class of 2022, MPA Class of 2023. He/him pronouns.

Email me: JAbdella@clarku.edu