Jayne Knarich

Jayne serves as the Chairperson for the Social Committee. She is also involved with the Strategic Planning Team, the group which successfully composed the Good Shepherd Vision Statement and Vision Map. She coordinates the leadership retreats and the midweek Lenten Soup Suppers. With her husband, Tom, she collects Turkeys in November and delivers them to Bronx churches. She also leads the Council through devotions known as Spiritual Exercises for Churches.

Good Shepherd member for 61 years and is always delighted to discover something new about the congregation and how it works or about the building itself.

Personal Highlights: She is married to Tom Knarich (Property Committee), and they have three children, Joe, Gina and Lori and three grandchildren, Madison, Colin and Caroline. Most days she and Tom love to drive the grandkids to school.

Career Highlights: Jayne has been working at New York Presbyterian (Columbia Campus) for 32 years as a registered nurse.

Interest: Jayne’s other interests and loves include spending time with friends, gardening, opera, observing nature, the Catskills, travel and their boxer named Rocky.