Makes recommendations for improving accessibility and efficiency of care for medically poor residents

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This Board improves accessibility and efficiency of care for medically poor residents of Hillsborough County through recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for fund allocation, coordination, planning, and monitoring of health care delivery systems.

Membership

The membership of this Board shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of 17 members. Composition is specified as follows:

  • 1 USF College of Medicine representative
  • 1 USF College of Public Health representative
  • 1 Hillsborough County Medical Association representative
  • 1 Health care business or professional representative
  • 1 Mental health care provider
  • 1 Community health care provider who is not a physician
  • 1 Hillsborough County School Board representative
  • 1 Health insurance industry representative
  • 1 Person who represents the non-healthcare business community
  • 1 Network provider hospital representative
  • 1 Consumer non-profit organization representative
  • 4 At-large representatives
  • 2 Persons who at the time of appointment or any subsequent reappointment, are participants in the Hillsborough County Indigent Health Care Plan

Terms

Members shall serve four year terms.

Authority

BOCC Resolution 99-176, 00-059, and 00-140.

Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, the full board meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 3 PM. See the Council Events to view the schedule, including dates, times and locations for board and subcommittee meetings. Click on a date to see the full annual schedule for that board or subcommittee.

Contact

Gene Earley
Director, Health Care Services
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 301-7356

Events
February 2024
Last Modified: 2/22/2024, 3:35:03 PM
Contact
Gene Earley
Department Director
(813) 272-5040
Office
Email
Work
Members
Ms. Angela Birdsong
Health Insurance Industry Representative
9/16/2020 - 9/30/2024
Ms. Sonja Brookins
At-Large Representative
9/16/2020 - 9/30/2024
Dr. John Curran
University of South Florida College of Medicine
6/20/1990 - 6/30/2026 *
Mr. Derek Elllis
Community health care provider who is not a physician
11/15/2023 - 11/15/2027
Ms. Edi Erb
At-large representative
1/22/2003 - 6/30/2025
Mr. Anthony Escobio
Network provider hospital representative
12/17/2008 - 12/31/2024
Mr. Vincent Ferlita
Historian
Professor Steve Freedman
At-large representative
4/1/2007 - 6/30/2026 *
Dr. Neil Manimala
Hillsborough County Medical Association
7/12/2023 - 8/30/2025
Pastor Shonda Obi
Participant in the Hillsborough County Indigent Health Care Plan
7/1/2014 - 6/30/2026 *
Dr. Donna Petersen
University of South Florida College of Public Health
2/7/2007 - 8/30/2025 *
Dr. Maria Russ
Hillsborough County School Board representative
12/17/2008 - 8/30/2025 *
Mr. Patrick Ryan
Health care business or professional representative
6/3/2010 - 6/30/2025
Ms. Genet Stewart
Consumer non-profit organization representative
10/16/2019 - 9/30/2023
Ms. Roaya Tyson
Mental Health Care provider
10/5/2011 - 11/15/2027 *
Dr. Jason Wilson
At-large representative
9/8/2011 - 6/30/2024 *
Ms. Laurie Winkles
Non-Health Care Business Community Representative
9/16/2020 - 9/30/2024
Participant in the Hillsborough County Indigent Health Care Plan

* reappointed

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