Meet our regional staff

Heather Nover
Branch Director

Heather was born and raised in New Jersey.  She earned her Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Jewish Studies from Rutgers University, and her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Monmouth University. For the 7 years, she has worked in the New Jersey public schools as a counselor. She has also been fortunate enough to work in a variety of roles within the Jewish world and discovered that her passion lies in helping teens to build strong connections to their Judaism. She, her husband, Rabbi Matt, their 3 year old daughter, Jane, and dog, Jada have a deep love for Judaism, Disney, and the Green Bay Packers!  

Lindsay Fabes
Engagement Director

Lindsay was born and raised in Staten Island, BY. After graduating from USY, she went on to study acting at the University of Oklahoma where she worked at her school's Hillel. Since then she has been pursuing a career in both performing and Jewish education. She has been affiliated with several synagogues within the New York Metropolitan area, as well as privately teaching in multiple subject areas. When not gushing about USY/Kadima, she can usually be found watching shows, hanging out with her soon-to-be husband, Jackson, and taking in all that NYC has to offer.