WISDOM Board of Directors


  • Peggy Dahlberg, President, (Episcopalian) Bloomfield Hills
  • Patricia Harris, Co-Founder,  Vice President (Roman Catholic), Bloomfield Hills
  • Bobbie Lewis, Secretary (Jewish) Oak Park
  • Gail Katz,  Co-Founder, Past – President (Jewish), West Bloomfield
  • Paula Drewek – Immediate Past President, (Baha’i) Warren
  • Teri Weingarden – Treasurer, (Jewish) West Bloomfield


  • Sameena Basha, (Muslim) Rochester Hills
  • Rev. Dr. Rose Cooper, (Unity) Lathrup Village
  • Raquel Garcia, (Buddhist) Detroit
  • Ayesha Khan (Muslim) West Bloomfield
  • Delores Lyons (Buddhist) Oak Park
  • Janelle McCammon (Jewish) Bloomfield Hills
  • Shama Mehta (Hindu) Livonia
  • Erin O’Connor (Muslim) Ferndale
  • Jeanne Salerno (Roman Catholic) Allen Park
  • Sheri Schiff (Jewish) Birmingham
  • Maryann Schlie (Unity) Beverly Hills
  • Uzma Sharaf (Muslim) Bloomfield Hills


  • Parwin Anwar (Muslim), Sterling Heights
  • The Rev. Sharon A. Buttry LMSW (American Baptist), Hamtramck
  • Ellen Ehrlich (Episcopalian) Southfield
  • Fran Hildebrandt (Jewish) Farmington Hills
  • Padma Kuppa (Hindu) Troy
  • Brenda Rosenberg (Jewish) Bloomfield Hills
  • Gigi Salka (Muslim) Bloomfield 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!