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Elyssa Ronik

Recruitment Manager
Elyssa Ronik currently serves as the recruitment manager for USY. In this role, she oversees recruitment strategy for all areas of the organization, from Summer Experiences to regional and local programming. Prior to holding this role, Elyssa served as the lead recruiter for USY Summer Programs, which serve Jewish teens in grades 7-12. In her day-to-day, Elyssa meets with USYers, parents, Youth Directors, Rabbis, Synagogue Professionals, Day School Professionals, and Lay Leaders from all over North America to ensure our communities know about the one-of-a-kind experiences USY offers to our teens over the summer and beyond. Passionate about social change and leadership development, Elyssa attributes much of what she has learned about being a change-maker from her experiences within USY - especially as a staff member and group leader for USY on Wheels. Based in New York City, Elyssa is originally from Coral Springs, Florida. She graduated from Florida State University with a dual degree in political science and international affairs with a minor in communication in 2017.