Lauren Keiles is the Board’s Communities Manager. Lauren is responsible for mobilising grassroots community activism and developing support for affiliate Synagogues and Communal Organisations. Lauren organises community visits for the Chief Executive and Honorary Officers, as well as community-wide and deputy-focused events and initiatives. Lauren is the project manager for the Board of Deputies’ contribution to Limmud and other Jewish communal events and projects. Additionally, Lauren runs the onboarding of new member organisations and works on equality and diversity initiatives.