Meet our Team

Tampa Bay Health & Medical Preparedness Coalition

Executive Board Members

Dan Simpson, FPEM
Chairman
FDOH / RDSTF-4

Robert Dexter
Voting Member
Baycare / South Florida Baptist Hospital

Dan Johnson
Voting Member
R-4 State Medical Response Team, Commander

Dr. Beth Girgis, MD
Voting Member
Private Practice Physicians Representative

Geoffrey Cordes
Voting Member
Out-patient Services Representative

Todd Hockert
Voting Member
Citrus Emergency Planning Committee (ESF-8)

Devin Sommise
Voting Member
Pasco ESF-8 Consortium

George Haley
Voting Member
Hillsborough Health Care Coalition

Lt. Matthew Whatley
Voting Member
Hardee ESF-8 Group

Don Smith
Voting Member
Polk County ESF-8 Health & Medical Coalition

 

Dr. Ulyee Choe
Co-Chair
FDOH / RDSTF-4

Asst. Chief Nick LoCicero
Voting Member
Regional EMS Representative

Bob Murphy
Voting Member
Long Term Care Facilities

Gayle Guidash, MPH
Voting Member
FDOH / Pinellas

Pete McNally, FPEM
Voting Member
Regional Emergency Management Representative

Linda McKinnon
Voting Member
Behavioral Health Representative

Position Open
Voting Member
Sumter County ESF-8 Group

Dirk Palmer
Voting Member
Pinellas CHAMP

Michael Harnish
Voting Member
Manatee ESF-8 Coalition

Catherine Edmisten, RN
Voting Member
Hernando COAD

Ron Andrews
Voting Member
Home Health Care Community Representative

Regional ESF-8 Planning Advisory Group Members

Hunter Zager

Ryan Pedigo

Steve Castonguay

Ashley Hoskins

Vivian Hartzell

Jennifer Brandow

Adam DuBois

Patrick Boyd

Judy Silverstein

Nina Mattei

Tim Exline

Ivette Palomo

Regional County Standing Committee Leaders

Citrus Emergency Planning Group (ESF-8)                                          Patrick Boyd

Sumter County ESF-8 Group                                                                  Ivette Palomo

Pasco ESF-8 Consortium (PasESF8Con)                                                Glen Baker

Pinellas Coalition for Health & Medical Preparedness                    Dirk Palmer

Hernando Community Organizations Active in Disaster                Cathie Edmisten, RN

Hillsborough Health Care Coalition                                                     George Haley

Polk ESF-8 Health & Medical Coalition                                                Don Smith

Hardee ESF-8 Group                                                                                Vivian Hartzell

Manatee Coalition for Health & Medical Preparedness                 Michael Harnish