Board of Directors and Officer
Steven Scherer, Director and President. Founding Conservancy member and President. Retired professional engineer and utility executive. Was an Adjunct Instructor at Palm Beach State College. Served on the City of West Palm Beach Water Catchment Advisory Committee and City Water Board, chaired the City Green Task Force, and the current Mayor’s transition team on the Environment.
Naomi D’Alessio, PhD., Director and Vice President Education. Past Conservancy Co-President. Retired Associate Dean Arts and Sciences, Director of Math, Science and Technology, and Assistant Professor of Biology, NOVA Southeastern University.
Vince Borghese, Director. Liaison to the Grassy Waters Nature Center and Preserve Volunteer. South Florida Science Center Volunteer and retired educator.
John DeCarion, Director and Treasurer. Retired accounting manager and Grassy Waters Preserve volunteer.
Ilan Kaufer, Director, Vice President and Secretary. Environmental Project Manager at Florida Power and Light. Prior to his current assignment he worked as an attorney at FPL. Served as an elected Town of Jupiter council member.
Barry Schein, Director, Liaison to the Armory Art center. Award winning professional photographer and photography instructor.
Richard Stone, Director, and Vice President Photography. Retired U.S. Weather Service meteorologist and was an Adjunct Instructor Palm Beach State College.
Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Professor of Communication, Media & Design, Clarkson University, Potsdam NY.
Joseph Peduzzi, City of West Palm Beach City Commissioner District 4.