Joshua Maxey is the Executive Director of Bet Mishpachah, the only LGBTQ+ egalitarian synagogue in Washington, DC. Josh moved to the DC area in 2015 to serve as a full-time volunteer for Franciscan Mission Service where he was part of the inaugural class of DC Service Corps. During his year of service, Josh served as the Vendor Manager for Street Sense Media, Inc. – an organization whose mission is to eradicate homelessness by giving a voice and sharing the stories of the unhoused. Josh is a member of Washington Hebrew Congregation, where he sits on the SEA Change Racial Equity Committee, Co-Chair of the Internal Recommendations Committee, Chairperson of the Jews of Color Cohort, and serves on the 2239 Young Professional Steering Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Bell Festival, an organization that works to restore bells and towers throughout the United States. Josh grew up in Rochester, NY and attended Saint Bonaventure University. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and exploring the DMV area. Instagram: @mosh_jaxey
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