Shay Tal is the Executive Director of Friends of Israel Scouts - Tzofim in North America, as a Shaliach of the Tzofim and the Jewish Agency for Israel. He has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Tel Aviv University. Throughout his life, he has been engaged in informal education and youth leadership through the Tzofim and Or Yarok organization, which educates about road safety. His previous role was in Israel as the Director of the Education and Community in Or Yarok organization. Prior to that, he held several management positions in the Tzofim movement in Israel.