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

Sabrina Rice, MHA, MPH, CPH


Patient Experience Coordinator, Tampa General Hospital

Zachary Pruitt, PhD, MHA, CPH, FACHE

Immediate Past President

Associate Professor, University of South Florida College of Public Health

Joseph M. Scotchlas, MHA, FACHE


Assistant Healthcare System Director, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

Donna Tope, MSHA


Director of Support Services, Tampa General Hospital

Paul Wagner II, MHA

Membership Director

Practice Manager, Manatee Urgent Care

Sydney Grant, MHA

Communication Director

Director of Programming, Center for Rural Health Leadership

Veronique Perry, MHA, MBA

Diversity and Inclusion Director

Clinical Research Regulatory Analyst, Tampa General Hospital

Seena Salyani, MBA, MHA, FACHE

Sponsorship Director

Chief Executive Officer, Gastro Florida

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

Anthony Koffman, MHA, FACHE


Mission and Ethics Director at BayCare Health System

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

Victor Weeden, DHA, FACHE


Assistant Professor, University of South Florida College of Public Health

Natalie Wrightson, MHA

Volunteer Coordinator

Pharmacy Compliance and Financial Analyst, Suncoast Community Health Centers

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