February 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

hemowitzJosh Heimowitz

Josh is the Managing Director of External Affairs at Teach for America(TFA)Hawai‘i. Josh role is to shape the vision for  TFA’s work in the broader community and  he oversees TFAs efforts to grow and maintain strong partnerships and networks, cultivate the leadership of alumni outside of our schools, share information and resources to help shift the narrative around public education, and build a sustainable, diversified local funding base in Hawai‘i. Josh manages a talented team  that is focused on this external affairs work and supports the Hawai‘i Regional Board of Advisors.  Prior to joining TFA Josh spent

 the last 20 years working to improve community through his volunteer efforts with many community organizations and his work at the YMCA and The Redwoods Group. Josh moved to Hawai‘i in 2001, where he was the executive director for YMCA Camp Erdman until 2011. After a brief stint in North Carolina, Josh, his wife Courtney and two daughters Kaya and Jade returned to Hawai‘i in 2013. They are all happy to be home!