Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Cynthia Haffey
Cynthia Haffey

Executive Director of Platform Art, Inc.

Cynthia Haffey is a member of Class 23 and the Executive Director of Platform Art, Inc.

Platform Art, Inc., a non-profit cultural arts organization, is a community-conscious collaboration of artisans and art lovers whose ultimate goal is to showcase new and exciting talent in the fields of visual arts, film, fashion, music, and performance.

Illeana Kniss
Illeana Kniss
President Elect
Lana Swartzwelder
Lana Swartzwelder
Immediate Past President

Lana Swartzwelder – Class 15

Lana Swartzwelder is a graduate of Class 15.  She is CEO of The Libertore Fund for Children, Inc., ( and President of LJS Learning Solutions, LLC.

She began her career as a teacher and taught for 15 years. She then owned and operated Sylvan Learning Centers for 21 years. After selling Sylvan, she purchased and operated YoungBiz Florida and was also a principal of St. Joseph Academy for 7 years.

Lana has been active in the community for over 30 years and has been recognized for Outstanding Customer Service, as an Outstanding Educator, and a Woman of Distinction.

Patrick Fagan
Patrick Fagan
Treasurer / Secratary


Cynthia Haffey – President
Illeana Kniss – President Elect
Patrick Fagan – Treasurer/ Secretary
Lana Swartzwelder – Past President

Committee Co-Chairs

Membership Communications
Chrissanne Long
Rebecca Knowles

Jeanette Crowley
Cindy Petterson

Pam Craven
Katherin Fitzwater

Danielle Wood

Ad Hoc Members
Hans Lehman
Lyle Philipson
Brenda Ramirez
Stephanie Hoskins

Advisory Board

Sarah Breed
Jennifer Adams
Scott Reed
Mark Miller
Lesley Chambers
Ramona Blankinship
Joy Morse
George Lindsey
Bob Ettensohn
Katherine Fitzwater
Cory Neupauer
Liz Antaya
Silvana Knight
Lyonal Lindsey
Barb Erickson
Bill Langston