Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #34

Healthcare Advisory Board


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Andy Guyre, Human Services Division Manager
Community Services Department, x3493

Action Requested

Appoint Four (4) total members to the Healthcare Advisory Board:

One (1) Social Services Representative

One (1) Substance Abuse Care Representative

Two (2) Representatives from Any of the Following Categories: Health Care, Mental Health Care, Substance Abuse Care, Social Services, Higher Education, Medically Needy Consumer of Healthcare, or Representatives of the Business Community from Disciplines Not Previously Listed. 

Terms are for three years: October 1, 2016-September 30, 2019.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

F.S. 125

Resolution R-15-173

Background Discussion

The 11-member Healthcare Advisory Board was established in 2015 to "Evaluate, monitor and discuss the healthcare system in Manatee County including physical health, behavioral health and substance abuse, emerging state and federal legislation and policies that will have a direct impact on Manatee County."

This Board is to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding the funding of healthcare services for the medically needy in Manatee County, among other duties.


Social Services Representative (Appoint 1):
Philip Brown

Substance Abuse Representative (Appoint 1):
Thomas Skoloda
Leonides Teves

Any Category (Appoint 2):
Thomas Skoloda-Substance Abuse
Leonides Teves-Substance Abuse
Diana Berry-Healthcare
Lori Dengler-Healthcare
Ray Dielman-Healthcare
Adam Hernandez-Healthcare
Lois Levine-Healthcare/Mental Health/Medically Needy Consumer
Arthur Margolis-Healthcare/Higher Education
Ernest (Sandy) Marshall-Business
Kimberly Sand-Healthcare
Emily Smithson-Business

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Notify Andy Guyre (andy.guyre@mymanatee.org), Marianne Lopata (marianne.lopata@mymanatee.org), and Shirley Talley (shirley.talley@mymanatee.org) of the individuals selected.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Members 09272016.pdf
Attachment:  Healthcare Advisory Board Application Matrix.pdf
Attachment:  Adam Hernandez.pdf
Attachment:  Arthur Margolis.pdf
Attachment:  Diana Berry.pdf
Attachment:  Emily Smithson.pdf
Attachment:  Kimberly Sand.pdf
Attachment:  Leonides Teves.pdf
Attachment:  Lois Levine.pdf
Attachment:  Lori Dengler.pdf
Attachment:  Philip Brown.pdf
Attachment:  Ray Dielman.pdf
Attachment:  Sandy Marshall.pdf
Attachment:  Tom Skoloda.pdf