Yoram Posklinsky, Executive Director, Akko Community Center

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For 30 years, Yoram has been leading community centers in the Galilee of Israel; most recently, directing the Community Center Network in Akko, comprised of five branches. In this position Yoram has overall administrative and operational responsibility for a wide variety of extra-curricular, sports, cultural and recreational activities.
During a three-year period, (1997-2000) Yoram served as Israel Center Director and Community Shaliach of the Jewish Agency for Israel in Tucson, Arizona. As the first shaliach ever to serve in the Tucson community, Yoram was instrumental in developing a strong, lasting bond between the Tucson Jewish Community, the City of Tucson, and the State of Israel.
He has also served outside of Israel and North America as the director of an agricultural project in Guatemala in collaboration with that country’s Ministry of Agriculture.
Some of Yoram’s achievements throughout his career include the establishment of a hydrotherapeutic pool, leading this from a vision stage to a full implementation and service highly needed and widely used in the
Upper Galilee; he launched a Music School and an Orchestra 20 years ago in Rosh Pinna that continues to flourish till these days; established many instrumental services for children, youth, and the wide community such as Early Childhood Centers, Youth Centers, and programs that strengthen Jewish identity for Olim and the general community.
In 1986, Yoram received his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, followed by a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Clark University a decade later. He has also successfully completed a variety of professional training in the fields of Human Resources, Strategic Management, and Organizational Consultation. In the mid-70’s Yoram served at IDF as an aircraft mechanic and electrician with the Israel Air Force.
Yoram is married to Iris and a proud father of Erez, Hamutal and Aya and lives in the Western Galilee community of Moshav Meona.