Randi Cohen Coblenz currently is a member of the Hadassah Greater Washington Region Action Committee on the Education and Advocacy Team under the National Assembly. In 2022, Randi will begin her role as Presidium Council for the Hadassah Northern Virginia Chapter. Most recently, she served as Communications VP for the Hadassah Greater Washington Area During her years as part of the Hadassah Boston Chapter, Randi was the NYLAC Rep (National Young Leaders Advisory Council) and was part of the first Hadassah Young Leaders Mission to Israel. She has been a Life Member of Hadassah since the mid -1990’s. Randi even met her husband circuitously through a Hadassah member! Randi comes from a Connecticut family with strong Zionist ties: her grandfather served with the Jewish battalions (“gdudim”) of World War I when Jewish men from the diaspora joined the British Army to fight for the Land of Israel. Among those Hebrew warriors were central figures in the history of the Jewish settlement: David Ben-Gurion, Joseph Trumpeldor, Ze’ev Jabotinsky, Haim Laskov and Harry Cohen. Randi has a master's degree in mass communications and has been involved in media production for many years. Currently, Randi coordinates the monthly Documentary Roundtable for Women in Film and Video (WIFV) nationwide. In the past Randi has worked with The Discovery Channel, produced videos for Department of Justice and worked on various documentaries, including You Hoo Mrs. Goldberg. When not involved with Hadassah, Randi can be found kayaking, teaching Ageless Grace or Nia Fitness classes and hosting her own weekly radio program, Broadway Bound on 96.7 WERA.FM.