AMANDA GREENAWALT joined the Temple Beth-El staff in June 2011 and serves as the Director of Congregational Engagement. She later added the title of Director of Youth Engagement to her Temple Beth-El portfolio. Amanda holds Associate and Bachelor's degrees from SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology in Advertising and Marketing Communications, and she is a graduate of the third cohort of Hebrew Union College's Certificate in Jewish Education. She previously held positions in event planning, advertising promotion, and marketing. Amanda has served as a Youth Director and educator in synagogues on Long Island for more than 10 years. She is a Long Island native and lives in Glen Cove with her husband Patrick and son Ari.