Board of Directors


Judge Joseph “Joe” Farina 

1963 Citizenship, Miami Sr. High            


Vice Chair Fundraising

Joseph “Joe” Geller

1972 Social Science, Coral Park Sr. High                       


Vice Chairs Programming

Denise Landman 

2004 Foreign Languages

Michael M. Krop Sr. High 


Rafael A. Penalver, Jr.

1969 Science

Christopher Columbus Senior High


Vice Chair Communication, Broward County (Speaker’s Bureau)

Jeff Kominsky

2001 Speech

Nova High


Vice Chair Communication, Dade County (Speaker’s Bureau)

Justin Koren

2000 Drama

Coral Reef Senior High


Vice Chairs Social Media & Mentoring

Daniela Roeder 

2008 Drama

South Broward High 


Xavier Cortada

1981 Vocational Technical

Miami Senior High



Jeff Kominsky



Brandon Hechtman

2003 Art

New World School of the Arts


Your new leadership of the Board of Directors needs your support!  Please volunteer to serve on one of the committees that the Vice Chairs are overseeing.  For instance, if you are interested in speaking at any of the high schools in Broward or Dade County, please contact Jeff Kominsky or Justin Koren, or if you want to be involved in connecting Silver Knight Alums online, please contact Daniela.