The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel


The Society for the Protection of Nature is an independent nonprofit organization registered in Israel and governed by the following:

A general meeting of all the members of the Society for the Protection of Nature meets at least once a year.

A council of up to 120 members, public figures, activists, and employees defines the organization’s policy and methods of operation and elects the members of the executive committee.

A Board of Directors is responsible for oversight of the organization’s policy and elects the CEO.

Management is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the association, led by the CEO.

SPNI’s Staff

Dan Alon

Chief Executive Officer

Shay Teitelbaum

Chief Financial Officer

Slik Abergel

Vice President of Education

Dvora Volinits

Vice President of Tourism

Merav Davori Levy

Director of Marketing

Dov Greenblat


Dorit Harari

Director of Human Resources

Rivi Ronen

Director of Human Resources

SPNI’s Board

Yossi Ben Artzi


Samira Azam


Or Keren

Rani Finzi


Avital Gazit


Yael Israel

Yoav Kremer


Tehila ben Moshe


Lior Finkel-Pearl

Noa Shalom


Gil Sharon


Omri Sharon


Menachem Zalotsky