Gina Drangel is a member of the Ko’ach Fellowship cohort a program of the Joyous Justice Collective. She was a 2018 JewV’Nation fellow of the Union for Reform Judaism Jews of Color Cohort. She holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. She is a congregant and on the board of trustees with The Reform Temple of Forest Hills in Forest Hills, NY. She is a senior accountant/ assistant payroll manager for Empire State Development Corporation and resides in Kew Gardens, NY with her husband Eddie and their two children Anna and Henry.