Mark Robitaille, President/CEO of Martin Health System was named chairman, while Sarasota Memorial CEO Gwen MacKenzie was elected vice chair and chair-elect. MacKenzie, CEO of the region’s only public hospital, has served on the FHA Board of Trustees, FHA Advocacy Committee, Workforce Committee and Strategic Planning Committee since November 2006, shortly after her arrival in Sarasota. In her current position, she will serve on the FHA Executive Committee and is charged with setting policy and strategic priorities for the 238 member association. She also is in line to assume the top leadership position for the state advocacy association next year.
FHA’s New Officers includes:
Chairman: Mark Robitaille, President/CEO, Martin Health System
Vice Chair/Chairman-Elect: Gwen MacKenzie, President/CEO, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Immediate Past Chairman: Steven D. Sonenreich, President/CEO, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Treasurer: Allen S. Weiss, MD, President/CEO, NCH Healthcare System
Secretary: Bruce Rueben, President, Florida Hospital Association
Doug Baer, President/CEO, Brooks Health System
Kathy A. Burke, Division CEO/South Florida Division, Health Management Associates
Jim Burkhart, President/CEO, Tampa General Hospital
Moody L. Chisholm, Jr., President/CEO, St. Vincent’s HealthCare
Jonathan Ellen, MD, President/CEO, All Children’s Hospital
Mark Faulkner, President, Baptist Health Care
Aurelio Fernandez, Executive VP/COO, Memorial Healthcare System
Timothy M. Goldfarb, President/CEO, Shands HealthCare
Joseph S. Gordy, President/CEO, Flagler Hospital, Inc.
Lars Houmann, President/CEO, Florida Hospital
Stephen P. Johnson, President/CEO, Health First, Inc.
Brian E. Keeley, President/CEO, Baptist Health South Florida
Roger L. Kirk, President/CEO, Bethesda Healthcare System
John A. Kolosky, COO, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Stephen R. Mason, President/CEO, BayCare Health System
Carlos A. Migoya, CEO, Jackson Health System
George Mikitarian, President/CEO, Parrish Medical Center
Frank Nask, President/CEO, Broward Health
James R. Nathan, President/CEO, Lee Memorial Health System
G. Mark O’Bryant, President/CEO, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Mike Schultz, President/CEO Florida Region, EVP Florida Division, Florida Hospital
About the Florida Hospital Association
The Florida Hospital Association is comprised of 238 hospitals and health systems from across the state. Through representation and advocacy, education, and informational services, we support the mission of our members to provide the highest quality of care to the patients we serve. For more information, visit www.fha.org.