The Board of Directors at Bethany Community Ministries contributes to high-level strategic planning and systems of accountability at the organization, while offering their professional expertise to strengthen organizational processes and programming. Critically, the board acts as stewards for our mission, vision, and values.

We appreciate each and every member of our Board of Directors for the leadership, oversight, and inspiration they offer to Bethany Community Ministries.

Board of Directors

Jazmine Grant

Board Chair

A graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, Jazmine Grant currently works as Counsel for PNC.

Russell Boston

Vice Chair

Russell Boston serves as a Deacon and Stewardship Campaign Chairperson at Bethany Baptist Church.

Linda Kephart


After volunteering with SYP, Linda Kephart joined the board in October 2019 and serves as board secretary.

Richard Witherspoon


Richard Witherspoon is the CEO of Hill District Federal Credit Union, and serves as treasurer of the board.

Dr. William R. Glaze

Board Member

Dr. William R. Glaze has been the Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Pittsburgh, PA since July 1990.

JoAnn Adams

Board Member

JoAnn Adams is a former Human Resource Executive. She left her corporate role to follow God’s plan for her life.

Dr. Jerome Gloster

Board Member

Dr. Jerome Gloster is currently the CEO/CMO for Primary Care Health Services and has been a Pediatrician for 25 years.

Michelle Smithwick

Board Member

Bethany Community Ministries is pleased to welcome Michelle Smithwick to our Board of Directors in 2023.