Staff & Lay Leadership

Our Team is Working Hard to Create Jewish Living Experiences to Connect our Families and Community

Rabbi David Glickman, Hazzan Tahl Ben-Yehuda, Hanan Hammer, Stefanie Williams, Becca Levine, Judy Jacks Berman, Pam Fite, Juan Garza, Melanie Maxwell-Shelkey, Ayrren Calhoun-Malone, Amy Schultz, Ritz Dasgupta

Main Phone: 913-647-7279

Professional Staff
Senior RabbiRabbi David Glickman 
Director of Congregational LearningHazzan Tahl Ben-Yehuda 
Ritual Coordinator & Assistant to ClergyAyrren Calhoun-Malone913-647-7281
Executive DirectorStefanie Misler Williams913-647-7292
Director of Early Childhood EducationJudy Jacks Berman913-647-7287
Director of Youth & Family ProgrammingBecca Levine913-647-7282
Facilities ManagerJuan Garza913-647-7288
Accounting ManagerPam Fite913-647-7271
Director of Marketing & CommunicationsRitz Dasgupta913-647-7269
Director of Membership & AdministrationMelanie Maxwell-Shelkey913-647-7283
Early Childhood ReceptionDebbie Beznovsky and Melisa Gum913-647-7285
Cemetery CaretakerJim Jones913-218-8629
Lay Leadership – Officers
PresidentJason Krakow 
Executive Vice President & VP ProgrammingDr. Ann Karty 
Vice President, EducationVictor Wishna 
Vice President, RitualEric Schultz 
SecretaryAdam Matsil 
TreasurerMiles Ross 
Immediate Past PresidentArt Federman 
Committee Leadership
Sisterhood PresidentShira Wajcman913-219-3553
Sisterhood Education VPAmy Schultz 
Men’s Club PresidentChuck Gasser 
Scout MasterBrian Bell 
Sisterhood GiftshopMary Weiner 
Building & Grounds Michael Berenbom 
PrayerWorks FacilitatorRickie Haith 913- 341-8707
Kiddush Corp VolunteersHarold Kaseff 
Lechem CommitteeCindy Daniels & Marcy Rydell 
Chesed CommitteeCindy Daniels 
Beth Shalom Foundation, PresidentHarold Kaseff 
Planned Giving Marc Hammer 
Cemetery CommitteeDavid Sosland 
School CommitteeVictor Wishna 
Scholarship CommitteeRichard Simon 
Head GabbaiChuck Gasser 
Torah Readers & Service Leader VolunteersDr. Norman Kahn 
New Sacred Space ChairpersonGina Kaiser 

Board of Directors

  • Lew Berey
  • Louis Cohn
  • Dr. Stephen Feinstein
  • Chuck Gasser
  • Berenice Haberman
  • Staci Kahn
  • Harold Kaseff
  • Rachel Krantz
  • Linda Lessner
  • Dan Osman
  • Eric Poe
  • Julye Rose
  • Heather Schlozman
  • Larry Silver
  • Josh Sosland

Congregation Beth Shalom

14200 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223
Phone - (913) 647-7279
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Mt. Carmel Cemetery

5529 Ditzler Road, Raytown, MO 64133
Phone - (816) 398-9290
Cemetery Hours