WISDOM Board of Directors

WISDOM Board of Directors 2020-2021

  • Teri Weingarden, President, (Jewish) West Bloomfield
  • Karin Dains Vice President of Public Relations, (LDS) Lathrup Village
  • Gail Katz Vice President of Public Relations (Jewish) Bloomfield Hills
  • Dr. Paula Drewek, Vice President of Board Development, (Baha’i), Warren
  • Trish Harris Vice President of Board Development, (Catholic) Bloomfield Hills
  • Ayesha Khan Vice President of Programs (Muslim) West Bloomfield
  • Sameena Basha Vice President of Programs (Muslim) Rochester Hills
  • Bobbie Lewis Vice President of Membership (Jewish) Detroit
  • Shama Mehta Vice President of Membership (Hindu) Livonia
  • Suzanne Levin (Jewish) Beverly Hills
  • Mary Gilhuly (Catholic) Oak Park
  • Rev. Carolyn Simon (Christian) Southfield
  • Rev. Dianne Van Marter (Christian) Detroit
  • Rev. Dr. Rose Cooper (Unity) Lathrup Village
  • Reem Saleh, (Muslim) Dearborn

WISDOM Advisory Board 2020-2021

  • Rev. Stancy Adams (Christian) Bloomfield Hills
  • Parwin Anwar (Muslim) Sterling Heights
  • Rev. Sharon Buttry (Christian) Hamtramck
  • Peggy Dahlberg (Christian) Bloomfield Hills
  • Fran Hildebrandt (Jewish) Farmington Hills
  • Delores Lyons (Buddhist) Detroit
  • Brenda Rosenberg (Jewish) Bloomfield Hills
  • Gigi Salka (Muslim) Bloomfield Hills
  • Maryann Schlie (Unity) Beverly HIlls

WISDOM Mission Statement

To Provide concrete modeling of women from different faith traditions working together in harmony for the common good.
To Empower women to take a more active role in furthering social justice and world peace.
To Dispel myths, stereotypes, prejudices and fear about faith traditions different from our own.
To Nurture the growth of empathy and spiritual energy that result from our projects and interfaith dialogue.


WISDOM is a Non-Profit Organization. Get involved with WISDOM!

WISDOM’s challenge is to bring together people from different faith traditions, ethnicities, races, and cultures in an atmosphere of safety and respect to engage in educational and community service projects. Let’s change our world through the positive power of building relationships!