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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

Susan Ponder-Stansel

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT

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

SECRETARY

Christine Cauffield, PsyD, Vice- President, Lutheran Services of Florida Health System, Jacksonville, FL

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Charlie Robinson, Esq.
Elder Law Attorney
Special Needs Lawyers, PA
Clearwater, FL

TREASURER

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

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

LuMarie Polivka-West, MSP
Pepper Center, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES

DISTRICT I

Rodney Guttmann, Professor, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

DISTRICT II

Sheila Salyer, Manager
Tallahassee Senior Services
Tallahassee, FL  32303

DISTRICT III

Ann Thompson
Member Services
Advent Christian Village
Dowling Park, FL

DISTRICT IV

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

DISTRICT V

Bill Aycrigg, Consultant
Land O'Lakes, FL

DISTRICT VI

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

DISTRICT VII

Randy Hunt, CEO 
Senior Resource Alliance
Orlando, FL  32803

DISTRICT VIII

Erin McLeod, CEO & President, Friendship Centers, Sarasota, FL

DISTRICT IX

Pamela Wiener, PhD 
Elder Care & Crisis Manager  
West Palm Beach Housing Authority, West Palm Beach, FL

DISTRICT X

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

Ann-Marie A. Knight
Operations Administrator
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

DISTRICT XI

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

TRUSTEES AT LARGE

Luisa Charbonneau, VP
Government Markets, Florida Blue, Jacksonville, FL

Karen Deigl, CEO
Senior Resource Association
Vero Beach, FL

James D. Huysman, PsyD, LCSW   VP, Provider Relations
WellMed Medical Management of Florida, Inc.  Davie, FL

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

Paul Katz MD, Professor & Chair
FSU College of Medicine
Tallahassee, FL

Ann-Marie A. Knight
Operations Administrator
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Marianne Lorini, President & CEO
Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida
North Fort Myers, FL

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

Carlos Martinez, President/CEO
United Home Care Services, Inc.
Miami, FL

Elizabeth Miller, COO
Florida Market, WellCare
Tampa, FL

Rosalyn Roker, PhD Candidate, University of South Florida, Odessa, FL

Jane Tuten, Client Relations East Coast, Gorman Health Group, Saint Augustine, FL

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