Naor R. Bitton (30) is a Senior Adviser to the Mayor of Ashdod. Bitton is a also a Fulbright Scholar. He as a General Assembly Coordinator at Israel's Mission to the United Nations and as a Cabinet Affairs Intern for the Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton.
Mr. Bitton holds a master's degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and a BA in Political Science, Media and Journalism from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Mr. Bitton is active in his community and the local politics in Israel:
He co-established a local political party with other grassroots leaders, interned for the former chairman of Israel’s Economic Committee, Ambassador Karmel Shama and led the "Social Justice Movement" in Ashdod that forced the issues of justice and equality on to the national agenda.
During the Summer of 2013, Naor interned in the office of Representative Jared Polis of Colorado, and during the Summer of 2014 he interned as an Adviser to Ambassador Ron Prosor in Israel's Mission to the UN.