Healthcare Advisory Board

CONTACT US +

  • Joshua Barnett, Health Care Services Manager
  • (941) 749-3030
  • Email Us

Purpose

The purpose of the Health Care Advisory Board is to evaluate, monitor and discuss the health care system in Manatee County, then make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners; review evidence based practices and programs determining how they can be applied to the County and perform other tasks as requested by the Board of County Commissioners.

Membership Requirements

The Board of County Commissioners appoints 13 individuals for three-year terms representing the following areas:

  • Health Care
  • Mental Health Care
  • Substance Abuse Care
  • Social Services
  • Higher Education
  • Consumer(s) of Health Care
  • Business Representative Knowledgeable About Health Care
  • Practicing Physician

Those wishing to apply are required to be a resident of Manatee County and may not be:

  • an employee of any organization funded by Manatee County Government, or
  • a contractor for any organization funded by Manatee County Government, or
  • a Board of Directors member of any agency or company that receives funding from Manatee County Government.

Application

Applicants for the Health Care Advisory Board must complete the application, including the supplemental questions on page five, and provide a current and comprehensive resume or curriculum vitae. All documents must be completed and submitted for the applicant to be considered for appointment. Download the application form on the Current Opportunities page.

For questions or additional information contact: Joshua Barnett, Health Care Services Manager, at (941) 749-3030.

Current Members

Name Category Term Expires
Geneva Presha, MA Social Services 9/30/2022
Vacant
Business 9/30/----
Jane Pfeilsticker, MS
Higher Education
9/30/2021
Lisa McCoy, MSN, RN
Substance Abuse
9/30/2022
Kirk Zeppi, LMHC
Mental Health
9/30/2021
Cliff Feldman, MBA
Business
9/30/2021
Ibrahim Saad, MD
Health Care 9/30/2020
 Jill Cherbow, MBA
Business 9/30/2022
Matthew Lapointe, Esq.
Business 9/30/2021
Vacant
Business 9/30/2020
JoOni J. Abnar **
Consumer 9/30/2020
Bonnie H. Ramseur **
Consumer 9/30/2020
James Nguyen, MD Practicing Physician 9/30/2020
   ** African American - Minimum one member required representing ethnic group

Meeting Documents

2020 Meeting Schedule

Proposed 2020 Meeting Schedule for the Manatee County Health Care Advisory Board

  1. January 22, 2020

  2. February 26, 2020

  3. March 25, 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID - 19

  4. April 22, 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID - 19

  5. May 27, 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID - 19

  6. June 24, 2020

  7. July 22, 2020

  8. August 26, 2020

  9. September 23, 2020

  10. October 28, 2020

  11. November 18, 2020 (3rd Wednesday)

  12. December 16, 2020 (3rd Wednesday) or December 30 (5th Wednesday)

All meetings will be in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers, on the 1st Floor of the Manatee County Administration Building 1112 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, FL. 34205 unless otherwise noticed.

2020 Meeting Documents

December 16, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • Approved Agenda
  • Minutes

November 18, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • Approved Agenda
  • Minutes

October 28, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • Approved Agenda
  • Minutes

September 23, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • Approved Agenda
  • Minutes

August 26, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • Approved Agenda
  • Minutes

July 22, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • Approved Agenda
  • Minutes

June 24, 2020 Meeting Documents

May 27, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

April 22, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

March 25, 2020 Meeting Documents

  • CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

February 26, 2020 Meeting Documents

January 22, 2020 Meeting Documents


*For signed copies of these minutes email Janice Dunbar-Smith at janice.dunbarsmith@mymanatee.org

2019 Meeting Documents

November 20, 2019 Meeting Documents

October 23, 2019 Meeting Documents

September 25, 2019 Meeting Documents

August 28, 2019 Meeting Documents

July 24, 2019 Meeting Documents

June 26, 2019 Meeting Documents

May 22, 2019 Meeting Documents

April 24, 2019 Meeting Documents

  • Cancelled

March 27, 2019 Meeting Documents

March 06, 2019 Meeting Documents

January 23, 2019 Meeting Documents


*For signed copies of these minutes or other documents email Janice Dunbar-Smith at janice.dunbarsmith@mymanatee.org

2018 Meeting Documents

December 19, 2018 Meeting Documents

November 14, 2018 Meeting Documents

October 15, 2018 Meeting Documents

September 26, 2018 Meeting Documents

August 22, 2018 Meeting Documents

April 25, 2018 Meeting Documents

March 28, 2018 Meeting Documents

February 28, 2018 Meeting Documents

January 24, 2018 Meeting Documents

2016 Meeting Documents

Dec 14, 2016 Meeting Documents Nov 16, 2016 Meeting Documents Nov 8, 2016 Workshop Meeting Documents Nov 2, 2016 Workgroup Meeting Documents Oct 26, 2016 Meeting Documents Sep 28, 2016 Meeting Documents Aug 24, 2016 Meeting Documents Jul 27, 2016 Meeting Documents Jun 22, 2016 Meeting Documents May 25, 2016 Meeting Documents Apr 27, 2016 Meeting Documents Mar 29, 2016 Joint Meeting Documents Mar 23, 2016 Meeting Documents Feb 24, 2016 Meeting Documents Jan 27, 2016 Meeting Documents< Jan 5, 2016 Meeting Documents