Devorah Servi's tenure as ChaiVillageLA's Director began in March, 2016. She previously served in the synagogue world as the Member Engagement Director at Kehillat Israel, Western Regional Director of the Reconstructionist Jewish Federation and Director of Gemilut Hasadim (Acts of Lovingkindness) at Chizuk Amuno Congregation in Baltimore. Devorah also earned a California teaching credential while a DeLeT Day School Teacher Leader Fellow at Hebrew Union College.She taught General Studies for 5 years, including at an ultra-orthodox school. Devorah traveled to India as a 2014-2015 American Jewish World Service Global Justice Fellow to learn about grassroots efforts to end early marriage and violence against women, girls and LGBTs. Devorah enjoys hiking, teaching swimming, creating art and songs, and being the proud great-aunt of four great nieces and nephews. Her work with ChaiVillageLA is dedicated to the blessed memory of her mother and father.