Board of Directors

Our Board consists of four elected officers (President, Immediate Past President, Secretary and Treasurer) and four or more elected directors (Membership, Programs, Communications, Sponsorship, Diversity and Inclusion, and Directors-at-Large). Additional voting members are the Local Program Council Chairs, Volunteer Coordinator, and the Faculty Representatives.

Ann-Marie Knight, MHA, FACHE

Regent, Northern and Western Florida

Vice President of Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer, UF Health Jacksonville

Zachary Pruitt, PhD, MHA, CPH, FACHE


Assistant Professor, University of South Florida College of Public Health

Sabrina Rice, MHA, MPH, CPH


Patient Experience Coordinator, Tampa General Hospital

Joseph M. Scotchlas, MHA, FACHE


Assistant Healthcare System Director, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

Seena Salyani, MBA, MHA, FACHE


Chief Executive Officer, Gastro Florida

Paul Wagner II, MHA

Membership Director

Internal Medicine Program Coordinator, Manatee Memorial Hospital

Sydney Grant, MHA

Communication Director

Assistant Program Director, Director of Admissions, Center for Rural Health Leadership

Veronique Perry, MHA, MBA

Diversity and Inclusion Director

Clinical Research Regulatory Analyst, Tampa General Hospital

Melinda Kidder, MSN, RN

Programs Director

Division Vice President of Nursing Informatics, HCA Healthcare

Hieu Bui, MD, MBA, FACHE

Local Programs Chair – North

Senior Advisor, Engagement Agency 

Candace Smith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Local Programs Chair Chair – South

Vice President Operations & Chief Nurse Executive Lee Health, Cape Coral Hospital

Alexander Ronzino

Local Programs Chair – East

Chief Executive Officer, Coalition Recovery

Donna Tope, MSHA

Volunteer Coordinator

Director of Support Services, Tampa General Hospital

Mo Kasti


Founder and CEO, CTI Leadership

Kelly Batista, MHA


Director, Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Krystyna Berger, MHA, FACHE


Director, Healthcare Technologies and Informatics, Tampa General Hospital

Paul Grossman


CEO and Chief Experience Officer of PLG ExperienceSolutions

Col. Victor Weeden, DHA, FACHE


6th Medical Group Deputy Commander & Administrator, MacDill Air Force Base

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