Board Members

Barbara S. Effman, MPH
Chair

Self Employed; President of the West Broward Democratic Club; Board member of the American Cancer Society/Executive Committee.

John A. Benz, MBA
Vice Chair

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer, Memorial Healthcare System; fellow and member of The Health Care Forum; Diplomat, American College of Healthcare Executives; Leadership Broward; Healthy Kids Corporation; South Broward Administrative Reporting, Inc.; Memorial PHO.

Samuel F. Morrison, BA, MLS
Secretary

Board of Trustees, Nova Southeastern University; Affiliation with the Ft. Lauderdale Historical Society, Broward County Homeless Initiative, and Networking Advisory Board; Former Director of the Broward County Library and the Children's Services Council of Broward County.

Mark Dissette, MBA
Treasurer

Senior Vice President, Holy Cross Hospital; Administrator, Holy Cross HealthPlex.

Pamela Africk
Board Member

Board of Trustees, Nova Southeastern University; Affiliation with the Ft. Lauderdale Historical Society, Broward County Homeless Initiative, and Networking Advisory Board; Former Director of the Broward County Library and the Children's Services Council of Broward County.

Cyril Blavo, DO, MPH & TM, FACOP
Board Member

Director of Public Health, Nova Southeastern University; President, International Health Initiatives, Inc.; member of: American Osteopathic Association; American Public Health Association; American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians; Broward County Pediatric Society.

Lee Chaykin, FACHE
Board Member

Has held leadership positions with Hospital Corporation of America over the past 20 years; Worked with the North Broward Hospital District in the Department of Strategic Planning prior to HCA.

C. Kennon Hetlage, FACHE
Board Member

Executive Vice President, West Operations, Memorial Healthcare System Fellow and member of American College of Healthcare Executives. Board member of the United Way of Broward County; Broward Business Council on Homelessness; Broward Partnership for the Homeless.

Vince L. Johnson, MPH
Board Member

Outreach Services/Business Development Manager, Broward Health Board member of the Small Biz Community & Economic Development Corporation; Morehouse College Alumni Association; Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Member, Pompano Beach Alumni Chapter.

Albert C. Jones, MA
Board Member

National Association of Public Hospitals; American Hospital Association; Florida Hospital Association; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Leilani Kicklighter, MBA, ARM, RN
Board Member

Principle Consultant; Registered Nurse; Insurance Advisory Committee, City of Tamarac; Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager; Licensed Health Care Risk Manager; President of Woodlands Section One Home Owners Association.

Cary Zinkin, DPM
Board Member

Podiatrist; American Podiatric Medical Association; Broward County Podiatric Medical Association; Florida Podiatric Medical Association; American Podiatric Medical Writers Association.