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
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.

Judd Rosen
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
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.

Kenneth Broad
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.

Kevin Dalal
Kevin and his wife Chanel met at Duke in 1996 during a semester at the School of the Environment on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Gregory Frankel
Born and raised in Miami, Gregory Frankel was on Biscayne Bay well before he was on the roadways. His love for the water partly fueled his desire to study Environmental Sciences at the University of California at Berkeley.

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

Cindy Lerner
Proud wife, mother & grandma. Fmr State Rep., Fmr. Mayor of Pinecrest, Fmr President of MDC League of Cities & Candidate for Miami-Dade County Commissioner D7.

Marcelo Fernandes

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

Board of Trustees
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HomeMiami Waterkeeper is a South Florida Environmental Group that advocates for Swimmable, Drinkable, Fishable water for all. Working on sea rise, water pollution, coral reef protection, and water issue education.