Meet the Team

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Vincent Arroyo Program Associate
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Megan Edelman Managing Director
Aliza Golshani Program Manager
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Jen Smith Executive Director, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs
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Hallie Devir Chief of Staff, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs
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Reisha Goldman Managing Director, Marketing and Communications, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs
Rachael Brill Director of Alumni Engagement/North America, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs
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VincentArroyo

Program Associate

Vincent supports all parts of the Awards process, from assisting applicants and committee members, to planning the Awards events and celebrations.

Vincent has over 15 years of experience in San Francisco’s nonprofit and community-based sectors. He previously worked as the lead administrator for the Preschool Department at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF), where he supported day-to-day operations, admissions processes, and business systems for three preschool sites, including the Helen Diller Family Preschool. Vincent is a Senior Certified Trainer with the California School-Age Consortium (CalSAC) and in 2020, received the Next Generation of Leaders honor from the National Afterschool Association.

Vincent holds an associate degree in Child Development and Behavioral Sciences from the City College of San Francisco.

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MeganEdelman

Managing Director

Megan is the senior leader of the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards team, overseeing the day-to-day success of the program and team. She oversees the selection process and manages relationships with committees, community partners, Awardees and alumni.

Megan entered the Jewish nonprofit sector in 2015 managing event programming and community initiatives at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF), the second largest JCC in the U.S. Prior to her nonprofit work, she worked in sales and marketing at Travelzoo where she also served as the companywide Sustainability Lead for North America. Before moving to the Bay Area, Megan’s career in New York City included brand marketing at CNN, and in media sales at Turner Broadcasting.

AlizaGolshani

Program Manager

As the Program Manager for the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, Aliza manages outreach, partnerships, and communications throughout the Awards cycle. Prior to joining the Diller team, Aliza managed the Bay Area PJ Library program at the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation for four years. There, she led marketing efforts to elevate brand recognition, strengthened community partnerships, and oversaw the Parent Connector program. Early in her career, Aliza directed the JCC Maccabi ArtsFest in Northern Virginia, where she experienced the impact of Jewish teen programs in shaping future community leaders.

Aliza holds an M.A. in Education and a degree in Law and Social Sciences. She worked in Australian elementary schools and in policy development for the Victorian State Government.

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JenSmith

Executive Director, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs

Jen leads the work of Helen Diller Family Foundation programs such as Diller Teen Fellows and the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, with a focus on strategic innovation. She has worked in the nonprofit sector and within the Jewish community for two decades, primarily in the areas of youth leadership, social justice, interfaith relations, and civil rights.

Previously, Jen served in senior leadership roles at the Anti‐Defamation League (ADL), where she developed and led a range of community‐based programs and campaigns, including No Place for Hate, Camp Interfaith, and the Imagine a World Without Hate campaign. With a strong commitment to fostering leadership through Jewish values, Jen worked for many years as a Jewish educator and served on the staff and board of Camp Yavneh in New Hampshire.

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HallieDevir

Chief of Staff, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs

As Chief of Staff, Hallie works closely with the Diller Teen Fellows and Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards teams to help drive the continued growth of the Foundation programs and to support culture and impact.

Previously, Hallie spent more than 22 years at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF), working to engage community members in meaningful Jewish experiences while strengthening the institutions that provide those opportunities. As VP of Community Outreach and Engagement at JUF, she oversaw programs serving expectant parents through high school graduation and beyond. Hallie was the Diller Supervisor for the first ten years of Chicago’s cohort and is the parent of two DTF alumni.

Hallie is a graduate of Brandeis University and was a member of the first M2 Senior Educators Cohort.  She is on the board of M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education, and on the advisory board of Honeycomb: Jewish Youth Philanthropy Reimagined.

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ReishaGoldman

Managing Director, Marketing and Communications, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs

Reisha leads the development and implementation of all strategies for public-facing communications, marketing, and brand identity for the Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs, including Diller Tikkun Olam Awards and the Diller Teen Fellows.

Reisha brings a broad range of marketing and communications experiences, which span across the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She comes to Diller from Anti-Defamation League (ADL) where she served as the Senior Director of Digital Engagement, leading ADL’s national digital communications, fighting rising antisemitism, hate, bigotry, and racism globally.  Prior to ADL, Reisha held leadership positions in marketing at Wolters Kluwer and UJA-Federation of New York.  Before UJA, Reisha worked at Microsoft as part of the division that launched Bing, and spent time working at Google while in graduate school for her MBA.

Reisha holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

RachaelBrill

Director of Alumni Engagement/North America, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs

As Director of Alumni Engagement in North America, Rachael works with both the Diller Teen Fellows and Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards to create a vibrant global Jewish community, where Diller alumni are engaged in a lifelong journey of Jewish identity exploration and serve as active and empowered leaders of tikkun olam.

Rachael brings deep experience working with Jewish teens and young adults. She spent over a decade at the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), where she served as the Director of North American Operations & Growth, Israel Teen Programs, and as the Associate Director of Camping, helping to oversee the URJ’s system of overnight camps. Prior to the URJ, Rachael was the U.S. Manager of Recruitment and Community Outreach at the Nesiya Institute, a 6-week Jewish teen summer program in Israel.

Rachael holds a B.A. in political science from Tufts University in Massachusetts.