This Council works in collaboration with community-based organizations to identify, address, and resolve health care issues of local concern. The Council collects and analyzes health care data, prepares special reports and publications, and educates the community about special health issues.
The membership of this Council shall be comprised of 12 members appointed as follows:
Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners - 5 members
Polk County - 3 members
Manatee County - 2 members
Hardee County - 1 member
Highlands County - 1 member
Composition is specified as follows for the members appointed by the BOCC:
- 1 Consumer over the age of 60
- 1 Consumer under the age of 60
- 1 Purchaser
- 2 Providers
Members shall serve two year terms.
Chapter 408.033(1), Florida Statutes
2nd Thursday, every other month, 3:30 PM
This Council meets in rotating counties of the
5-county planning district.
|Member||Position||Dates of Service|
|Kim Colston||Health Care Provider||10/18/2017 -
|Patrick Heidemann||Health Care Provider||10/18/2017 -
|Mr. Russell Patterson||Health Care Consumer over the age of 60||11/06/2013 -
|Kimberly Williams||Health Care Consumer under the age of 60||10/18/2017 -
|Health Care Purchaser|