About the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition
Executive Council Members
The mission of the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition is to develop healthcare emergency preparedness response and recovery capabilities through collaboration, training, and planning
The Executive Council is responsible for developing and approving an annual budget and work plan. The members of the Executive Council will also approve via vote the use and allocation of all Coalition funds.
The representatives for each chapter area will share information with the membership. The representatives will also share information from the membership with the Executive Council.
The representatives will determine funding allocations, priorities, and special projects for the Coalition. The Executive Council will provide input into the contractual deliverables and activities of the Coalition. The Executive Council will also be responsible for guidance and feedback to the direct service staff of the Coalition.
|Alena||Scandura||Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay||Long Term Care||Sarasota County|
FDOH in Sarasota County
|Public Health||Sarasota County|
DeSoto Memorial Hospital
|Barbara||Bacigalupo||Avow Hospice||Hospice||Collier County|
|Bob||Sheehan||Hope Hospice Healthcare||Hospice||Lee County|
|Brenda||Barnes||FDOH in Hendry and Glades Counties||Public Health||Hendry County|
|Dan||Sieber||San Carlos Park Fire||EMS||Lee County|
|Dan||Summers||Collier County Emergency Management||Emergency Management||Collier County|
|Doug||Higgins||Lee County EMS||EMS||Lee County|
|Glamarier||Carter||American Red Cross||Non-Profit||Sarasota County|
|Ioannis||Gountas||FDOH in Hendry and Glades Counties||Public Health||Glades County|
|Jennifer||Iavarone||Solaris Healthcare North Naples||Long Term Care||Collier County|
|Jeremy||Hoglo||Raulerson Hospital||Hospital||Okeechobee County|
|Penny||Adamo||Desoto Memorial Hospital||Hospital||DeSoto County|
|Sean||Alley||Sarasota Memorial Hospital||Hospital||Sarasota County|
|Teresa||Jimenez||Lee County Port Authority||Transportation||Lee County|
|Tony||Camps||Collier County EMS||EMS|
Become a Member
Benefits of joining the coalition:
- Partner with community stakeholders throughout the region on community plans and exercises to prepare and meet your agency’s regulatory requirements.
- Receive effective and timely updates and information from trusted public and private sources.
- Collaborate and network to develop relationships to leverage resources, share best practices, and meet organizational goals.
- Access to funding to support health and medical preparedness initiatives.
Members have the opportunity to participate in quarterly member meetings. These meetings provide the opportunity to hear from subject matter experts, learn about various initiatives the coalition is working towards, and learn about upcoming trainings and tabletops.
Current Task Forces
Focused on the mental health needs of first responders and healthcare workers.
Gaps & Resources
Training & Exercises
A task force that carries out activities to meet our member needs.