Board of Directors



Governance

Members of FCHC’s Board of Directors either reside or work in our service areas. As required by the Bureau of Primary Health Care, 51% of our members are consumers of services provided at the health centers. Therefore, our Board has first-hand knowledge and experience in regard to the level of care provided.  Many of the Board Members are involved with and are members of community service organizations and serve on local and state boards and advisory committees: one is an elected County Commissioner; others are business people and key leaders in their communities and throughout the State of Florida. The Board Members meet monthly and operate under a committee and structure, e.g. finance, personnel, quality improvement, executive, etc. and is active in the business affairs of the organization.
 

Board Members regularly attend training conferences through the Florida and National Associations of Community Health Centers. In addition, annual training sessions are held in the form of a retreat each June where specific Board identified training is conducted.  It is during this retreat that the Board meets all Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) expectations and is in compliance with the laws and regulations set forth.  This is inclusive of hiring and evaluating the Chief Executive Officer, adopting policies and procedures, approving the annual budget and schedule of hours in which the organization operates. 
 

 

Brian Rucks
Status: Chair

Representing Martin County

 

 

 

Tammy Jackson-Moore
Status: Vice-Chair

Representing Western Palm Beach County

 

 

Aletris Farnam
Status: Secretary

Representing Glades County
 

 

Dr. Rev. Kenneth Mills Sr.
Status: Treasurer

Representing St. Lucie County

 

 

Janet Taylor
Status: Immediate Past Chair

Representing Hendry County

 

 

 

Sandra Chamblee
Status: Director

Representing Western Palm Beach County

 

Karen Cotton
Status: Director

Representing Okeechobee County
 

 

 

Cortney Crews
Status: Director

Representing Okeechobee County

 

Victor Hart
Status: Director
Representing St. Lucie County

 

 

 

Mary Nelson
Status: Director

Representing the City of Indiantown (Western Martin County)

 

Diane Walker
Status: Director

Representing the City of Pahokee (Western Palm Beach County)