A Montrealer her whole life, Alys has spent most of her career working in the Jewish Community. A graduate of McGill University with a degree in Education and a Certificate from Concordia in Human Resources; Alys spent eight months in Israel in on Uplan.
Alys worked in the YM-YWHA Executive Office, at Federation CJA as Assistant Director of the Women’s Federation and Women’s Campaign and as Executive Director at Congregation Dorshei Emet. She was most recently at Ometz in the Development Department fundraising and coordinating both large and small events.
Alys has extensive volunteer experience in a variety of non-profits both in the Jewish and larger community; as a board member of Omega Community Resources, a volunteer for The Koby Mandell Foundation annual fundraiser, service on the West Island Federation CJA Planning committee and at West Island Citizen Advocacy.
Alys is married to Lawrence Rubenstein and is step-mother to Jonathon, Julianna and Luka.