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Rebecca Meyer

Camp Tawonga
Camp Director
Becca has worked year-round at Tawonga since 2007, currently as Camp Director and previously as Associate Director. Becca has participated in FJC's Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) and her ELI project, an all-gender cabin, was featured in the New York Times. Becca graduated from Harvard with a degree in Comparative Religion. Prior to joining the full-time staff at Tawonga, Becca worked as a Staffing Director at Camp Walt Whitman, a private camp in New Hampshire, and served on the Steering Committee of the ACA's Emerging Professionals in Camping branch. In 2015, Becca co-founded JOLT: Jewish Outdoor Leadership Training, a five-day training for camp professionals on how to incorporate Judaism into nature programming and outdoor leadership. Becca has presented at national and regional conferences on emergency response, staff training and staff supervision. Also known as Coach Bec, Becca has coached youth sports from the kindergarten to high school levels for over 10 years and received a Double-Goal Coach Award from the Positive Coaching Alliance. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and two children. Her favorite Tawonga values are: "The children always come first" and "Kaizen: continuous improvement,"