Board of Trustees

Maria Schwedel
Co-Chair, Board of Trustees
Maria was born in Havana, Cuba, and lives in Coral Gables with her husband and 3 children who spend their leisure time on, or in the water. Maria serves several community organizations that advocate for the environment, families, and children.

David Schwedel
Co-chairman, Board of Trustees
David was born and raised in Miami, and spent his entire life active in water sports above and below the water. David is Executive Director of Uniesse Marine Group, LLC a manufacturer of luxury yachts, and Founder, Executive Director of Encina Development

Roger Baumann
Trustee
A Miami Beach native, Roger is actively involved with several organizations across South Florida. He is an avid boater and spearfisherman who is passionate about improving the health of our oceans.

Kenneth Broad
Trustee
An environmental anthropologist, Dr. Kenny Broad, has participated in extreme scientific and filmmaking expeditions on every continent to gather information and samples that shed light on little known environmental and cultural subjects.

Judd Rosen
Trustee
Born and raised in Miami, Judd G. Rosen has lived his entire life on the local waters while spearfishing, paddle boarding and being an overall waterman. Judd is also a trial lawyer that tries high-profile cases for clients of Goldberg & Rosen, P.A.

Angel Reyes
President, Managing Partner at Reyes, Oshea & Coloca P.A.

Wirth Munroe
Trustee
Wirth and his family have a long history in Miami and dedication to preserving and protecting Biscayne Bay. He is Executive Vice President at Aon Risk Services with over 20 years of industry experience.

Jill Reiter
Jill Soman Reiter is a native of Miami and lives in Pinecrest with her husband and 3 sons.  Growing up in Miami, she has always had a passion for the uniqueness of South Florida’s ecosystems and what we can do to enjoy and protect them.

Cindy Lerner
Trustee
Cindy Lerner is a long-time Floridian and graduate of Miami Palmetto Senior High School. She served two terms as Mayor of Pinecrest from 2008 - 2016 and has been recognized nationally as a leader on Climate Change policies.

Caroline Kovari Szajman
Caroline is a Brazilian-born South Floridian, pursuing a Professional Masters in Marine Conservation at UM's Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She has nurtured a lifelong love for nature and hopes to cultivate a more aware and peaceful s

Michael Laas
Founding Partner
Founding Partner at Sustainable Futures Group

Gunther Grineberg
Born and raised in São Paulo - Brazil, but a citizen of the world, Gunther speaks Portuguese, English, German and Spanish fluently. A Miami resident since 2014, Gunther is an enthusiastic member of the community and Miami was an easy move for a passionate

Marcelo Fernandes
Marcelo grew up on Biscayne Bay and has seen it change over the past 25 years. He is also a licensed general contractor and operates Grove Properties, a family-owned real estate company.

Richard Shellow
Trustee
Richard grew up racing sailboats, diving and waterskiing in Miami and the Florida Keys. He is also a business consultant focused on carrier services, specializing on data networking and communications services.

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