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Council of Trustees

Our Council of Trustees is a community advisory body of civic volunteers dedicated to purposeful engagement in current and emerging regional priorities. Banyan Trustees play a vital role in the preservation and renewal of our humanitarian purpose. They further our mission, Transforming Lives, by pursuing activities and providing support to advance prevention, health, and well-being in the neighborhoods and communities we serve.

Our Trustees give us perspective, ensuring that our priorities, programs, and services are an accurate reflection of need in our community. They bring focus to the compelling health and social issues facing us as a community today — Healthcare reform, the plight of returning Iraq & Afghan Veterans and their families, the aging of our population, the needs of our youth, and the institutional need Banyan has for renewable sources of philanthropic support so that we can continue advancing the quality of care we provide to the South Florida community.

  • Pedro de Armas, CPA
    Verdeja / De Armas, CPAs

  • Gina Basile
    Magellan Health

  • Hon. Gill Freeman, Judge
    Judicial Court District 11

  • Harold Gaffin
    Gaffco Stone Equipment, Inc.

  • Daniel Diaz Leyva, Esq.
    Infante, Zumpano, Hudson & Miloch, LLC

  • Juan Mora
    Quantum Health Care

  • Michael Moss
    Home Nursing Care

  • Jerome Price
    Goldstein, Schechter, Koch, CPAs

  • Richard Rubinson

  • Joan Schaeffer

  • Harry Sonenblum
    Riemer Insurance Group

  • Francis X. Suarez, Commissioner
    City of Miami District 4

  • Dennis Wiseman
    Radiology Associates of South Florida