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Lynne Butner, Senior Regional Director of Youth Engagement
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best 3Lynne Butner will soon be celebrating her 15th anniversary working with NFTY-Southwest, and is the longest standing Regional Staff working in NFTY at this time. Although she started as NFTY-SW advisor while living in Tempe, AZ, Lynne now lives in Salt Lake City, UT with her husband and two teenaged children. Lynne has over 20 years of experience working with high school students first as the Summer Camp Director at the Palo Alto, CA JCC, and later working with pregnant and parenting teens in CA and AZ. Lynne completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California at Davis and her Masters in Social Work with a Mental Health concentration at California State University, Sacramento. Lynne is currently serving as the Senior Director of Youth Engagement for NFTY Southwest.