OKATY is the Oklahoma Association of Temple Youth. We are affiliated with NFTY-TOR, The North American Federation of Temple Youth (Texas-Oklahoma Region). The Texas-Oklahoma Region serves 28 youth groups, all of which are affiliated with local Reform congregations. NFTY’s Texas-Oklahoma Region is one of the 19 regions of the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) serving the Reform congregations of North America. NFTY is administered under the auspices of the Department of Youth Engagement of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), the Reform movement’s organizing body.
OKATY members are in 9th-12th grade. OKATY is a student lead group under the supervision of the Youth Director. OKATY participates in 5-6 regional events and several local events each year. Board Members are responsible for planning the events for the upcoming year as well as promoting OKATY & NFTY-TOR events.
The 2018-2019 / 5778-5779 OKATY Board
President: Lily Barlow
Programming VP: Janie Heyman
Social Action VP: Eleanor Harris
Religious & Cultural VP: Lily Sisson
Communication VP: Jake Greer
Membership VP: Ryan Schwartz