Vanessa Waye, the chief of staff (CoS) of JCC Association of North America since 2017, manages administrative functions that promote optimal performance of JCC Association’s executive office and the New York facility. Previously, Waye developed technical, operational, and administrative tool sets as a computer consultant and trainer before joining the Jewish communal world. As director of operations for Young Judaea, she ran the national office and implemented systems to ensure efficiency in its 13 regional offices, six summer camps, and teen and young adult Israel travel programs. Waye is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She is a new member of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.