Sheila has been a member of the Anne Frank House Board since the mid-1990s. Since 2008, Sheila has served as AFH First Vice President and Liaison Coordinator. She currently volunteers at A Wider Circle in the Center for Professional Development. In addition, Sheila tutors children in reading at one of the DC schools. In October 2014, Sheila retired from her career as a Psychiatric Occupational Therapist at Georgetown University Hospital.