About Us





Helene Byrne, Founder and President

Helene is an author, publisher, producer, and fitness professional. She is the founder of BeFit-Mom, a web site dedicate to educating and motivating women to have healthier pregnancies and babies, and to inspiring women to lead their entire families to better health and wellness. She has a life-long love of singing and all types of music, and holds a BFA in Dance from the Boston Conservatory.


Michele Voilleque, Secretary and Community Outreach

Michèle is a classically trained singer and string player who enjoys a full teaching practice (voice, for youth and adults) in Berkeley, California.  She directed the Youth and Children’s Choir at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley from 2004-2015 and served on their Board of Trustees from 1997-2003, co-chairing a long-range planning process, and a capital campaign steering committee. 


Trish Dobson, Treasurer

Trish has a background in finance and management.  She graduated with a B.S in Management from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Trish served as a financial analyst, program manager, and then Executive Officer at the Space Sciences Laboratory for the University of California over 30 the past years.   She is the Treasurer and on the Board of Directors of Eureka Scientific, scientific management company, and was a co-owner and event coordinator for Conference Connection, both in Oakland, California.  


Requiem and Remembrance Day is 501(c)3 Nonprofit Corporation.

Affiliate Site: Gratitude USA

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