The Aguda Selects its New Leaders

The Aguda, Israel’s National LGBT Task Force, has selected its new Executive Committee and introduced Oded Frid, the new CEO, who began his duties this month at the organization.

1275185_10151907786743701_273294331_oOded Frid (in the photo) comes with a rich experience in the public sector, having served as a strategic consultant and director of political and public campaigns for many years.

Oded received his BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University, and an MA in law from Bar Ilan University. Prior to entering public life Oded served as a Jewish Agency representative in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and conducted Jewish summer camps in Israel and abroad. In recent years he served as parliamentary consultant to Knesset members from various parties, managed political, social and public campaigns, and served as a publicist for public councils, organizations and companies.

Oded Frid, CEO of the Aguda: “We are at the beginning of the 40th year of the Aguda, which will be an exciting year full of challenges for both the Aguda and the whole community. It is a great honor for me to get into the position of CEO this year and I believe that together with all the members of the Aguda we can strengthen our current activities, expand the operations of the Aguda into new channels, and together shape the future of us all. ”

In addition to the new CEO, the Aguda has chosen a new management in the past two weeks, which will lead the organization over the next year and into its 40th year.

During the annual meeting of the Aguda five more elected members will join the Executive Committee alongside Shai Doitsh and Sharon Jegerman who will continue to serve for another year. The new Executive Committee members are Chen Arieli, Anat Nir, Imri Kalmann, Anat Solomon and Ruby Magen.