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About the Collaborative Mission & Guiding Values Goals, Impact and Evaluation Programs Leadership Council Program Network Members Logic Model Health Foundation of South Florida
“It’s very exciting to be part of such a progressive and forward thinking Health Foundation of South Florida initiative that will improve the quality of life for elder Floridians for years to come. “

Jose Fox
President  & CEO
United HomeCare Services

The Healthy Aging Regional Collaborative of South Florida Leadership Council is comprised of local, state and national community leaders, policy makers and others in tune with the needs of older adults. They are helping to design a plan to raise regional awareness of the importance of healthy aging, recommend new partnerships and advocate for relevant public policies. Leadership Council members’ names appear below, but their outstanding efforts to improve health are above and beyond-- the best.
Program Network Members

First name Last Suffix Title Organization
Lynda A. Anderson Ph.D. Director, Healthy Aging Program National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Jay Greenberg Sc.D. Senior VP- Social Enterprise  National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Marcia Ory Ph.D. Professor Texas A & M, School of Rural Public Health

Nancy Whitelaw Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Director National Council on Aging (NCOA) - Center for Healthy Aging
Mary Guthrie   Administration on Aging, Consultant Mary Guthrie Consulting

Nan H. Rich   State Senator, Distric 34 The Florida Senate
Michael De Lucca MSW President and CEO Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc.

Stephen Ferrante MSW Adjunct Instructor, Social Work Florida Atlantic University, School of Social Work

Edith Lederberg   Chief Executive Director Area Agency on Aging of Broward County

Jasmin D. Shirley MSPH Vice President, Community Health Services Broward Health

Paula Thaqi M.D., MPH Director Broward County Health Department
Richard Beaulaurier Ph.D., MSW
Associate Dean for Research and Engagement/Associate Professor Florida International University, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Josefina Carbonell   Senior V.P. of Long Term Care and Nutrition Independent Living Systems, LLC
Fiorella Chirito MSW Program Officer for Older Adults Community Investments United Way of Miami-Dade

Olga Connor BA Director, Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs Miami-Dade County Health Department

Melvyn Fletcher M.D. Principal, Health Care Consultant Melvyn R. Fletcher, M.D., LLC

George Foyo   Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer Baptist Health South Florida

Gloria Leal   Associate Editor El Nuevo Herald

Marisel Losa MHSA President and CEO Health Council

Aristides Pallin   COO Leon Medical Centers

Lillian Rivera RN, MSN, PhD
Administrator Miami-Dade County Health Department
 Rivo  M.D.  V.P. Managed Care
 Health Choice Network

Bernard Roos M.D. Director of GRECC VA Medical Center

Max Rothman JD, LL.M. President and CEO Alliance for Aging, Inc.

David Saltman LCSW    
Linda Schotthoefer MSW Director, Community Initiatives Impact Team United Way of Miami-Dade

Bert Valdes   Chief Operations Officer CAC Florida Medical Centers

André Williams Esq. Councilman City of Miami Gardens
Robert B. Eadie
Administrator Monroe County Health Department
HFSF Board Representatives
Karen Gilmore   Board Member
HFSF Board of Directors
  Divina Grossman Ph.D., RN, FAAN
HFSF Board of Directors

Charles M. Hood, III   Board Member HFSF Board of Directors

Susan Kelley   Board Member HFSF Board of Directors