Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Joan Scheiner

Board of Governors

Joan Scheiner Joan B. Scheiner served as Chair of the Sylvester Board of Governors for 8 years, from 2007 to 2015. She is a life-long community advocate who has successfully led many not-for-profit organizations as both a professional and a volunteer. Scheiner's involvement with Sylvester began when she was diagnosed with and successfully treated for metastatic soft tissue sarcoma several years ago. She also chaired Sylvester’s Development Committee and co-chaired the cancer center’s Capital Campaign. In Miami-Dade, Scheiner has served as a member of the Founders Committee, as vice chair of the Board of Ransom Everglades School, development chair for Beth Am Day School, and as a member of the major gift committee for both Miami Children’s Hospital and United Way. At the time of her appointment Scheiner noted, “I’m pleased to serve on the board to advance the outstanding vision of Sylvester.” She adds, “Sylvester is a relatively young institution, so for me to come into a place and become a builder is an incredible opportunity.”

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