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The Florida Council
on Aging is
committed to serving
Florida's diverse
aging interests
through education,
information-sharing
and advocacy.
FCOA's Core Values

Founded in 1955, the
Florida Council on
Aging is Florida's
only statewide
association
representing virtually
all aging interests
and many different
disciplines.

FCOA Board of Trustees

Leadership:


FCOA President

LuMarie Polivka-West

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT

LuMarie Polivka-West, MSP
Senior Director of Policy and Program Development
Florida Health Care Association
Tallahassee, FL

SECRETARY

Dan Brady, PhD
CEO, Douglas Gardens Community Mental Health Center
Miami, FL

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Susan Ponder-Stansel, CEO Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc. Jacksonville, FL

TREASURER

Darrell Drummond, CEO
Council on Aging of St. Lucie
Port St. Lucie, FL

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Bill Aycrigg, President/CEO
CARES, Inc.
Port Richey, FL

DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES

DISTRICT I

Anna Dyess, MS
Community Health Services Coordinator, West Florida AHEC
Crestview, FL

DISTRICT II

Ken Brummel-Smith, MD
Professor & Chair
Department of Geriatrics
FSU College of Medicine

DISTRICT III

Kristen Griffis
Executive Director
Elder Options
Gainesville, FL

DISTRICT IV

Teresa Barton, MBA
CEO/Executive Director
Aging True
Jacksonville, FL

DISTRICT V

Charlie Robinson, Esq.
Elder Law Attorney
Law Offices of Charlie Robinson
Clearwater, FL

DISTRICT VI

Kathryn Hyer, PhD, Professor, University of South Florida and Director, Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, Tampa, FL

DISTRICT VII

Christine P. Fisher, Founder Creative Political Foundations, Inc., Indiatlantic, FL

DISTRICT VIII

Christine Cauffield, PsyD, CEO, Cauffield and Associates Sarasota, FL

DISTRICT IX

Jaime Estremera-Fitzgerald,
CEO
Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
West Palm Beach, FL

DISTRICT X

Andrea Busada, Director, Broward County’s Elderly and Veterans Service Division, Oakland Park, FL

 

DISTRICT XI

Josefina Carbonell
Senior VP of Long-term Care and Nutrition
Independent Living Systems
Miami, FL

TRUSTEES AT LARGE

Karen Deigl, CEO
Senior Resource Association
Vero Beach, FL

Jeff Johnson, State Director, AARP Florida, St. Petersburg, FL

Dave Lynn, Special Consumer Services Manager, Florida Power & Light, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Gregg MacDonald, President, Florida, WellCare Health Plans, Tampa, FL

Debbie Rittenour, Vice President, Government Markets, Florida Blue, Jacksonville, FL

Jane Tuten, Consultant
Jacksonville, FL

To contact the Florida Council on Aging please call 850-222-8877 or email moreinfo@fcoa.org


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