The Governing Body of Friends of Sheffield Cemetery
The Governing Body of Friends of Sheffield Cemetery is a seven-member Executive Committee.
Rickie Haith – Chair of Friends of Sheffield, President of University of Missouri Kansas City School of Education Alumni Association, Secretary of University of Missouri Kansas City All University Alumni Association, Former Teacher in the Kansas City, Missouri School District and Congregation Beth Shalom Religious School. President of Beth Shalom Sisterhood, President of the Midwest Branch of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, Vice President of the International Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, Women’s League Consultant and Trainer, PrayerWorks Facilitator, Life Board Member of Congregation Beth Shalom, President of the Kansas City Chapter of Hadassah, President of the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy PTA, established the Auxiliary and served as a Vice President.
Spencer Schere– Chair-elect of Friends of Sheffield, Past President of Lone Eagle Auto Parts, Past President of Radiator Express, Past President of Greater Kansas City Automotive Dismantlers and Recyclers Association, Past President, Vice President of Missouri Automotive Dismantlers, Recyclers Association, Baseball Commissioner of the Jewish Community Center, Plaza Library Discussion Leader Stock Market.
Gertie Epstein - Executive Committee of Friends of Sheffield, Board of Directors Beth Shalom Sisterhood, Vice President of Beth Shalom Gift Shop, Vice President of the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Auxiliary.
Barbara Stras- Executive Committee of Friends of Sheffield, Community Volunteer (Johnson County Community College VolStars), former Executive Board Member and current Board Member – Congregation Ohev Sholom; Executive Board Member and member – Greater Kansas City Chapter Hadassah; Member – Sisterhood of Congregation Ohev Sholom; President/Owner, Alphanumeric (Database and Marketing Management Company).
Jerry Bernard – BIAV Representative -Executive Committee of Friends of Sheffield, Past President of Beth Israel Abraham and Voliner (BIAV) Synagogue, Vice-President/Principal Kansas City Audio-Visual, 7535 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-0570.
Judy Lanes – Executive Committee Friends of Sheffield Cemetery; Former Midwest Region Officer and Life Member, Hadassah; Member and Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Jehudah; Friends of Truman Library; Account Executive, Kansas City Jewish Chronicle and Hills Magazine.
Executive Committee of Friends of Sheffield
Rickie Haith, Chair
Spencer Schere, Chair-Elect
Jerry Bernard, BIAV
Representative and Past-President
Committee at Large
Dr. Edward Haith
Of Blessed Memory
Helen Bratt Weinstein
Jonathan Schwartzbard, BIAV President
Steve Rothstein, BIAV Cemetery Chair