Board of Directors

Board of Directors

HMO Consumer Assistance Plan Florida Statute 631.811 provides coverage to persons who lose their coverage due to the insolvency of an HMO.  The Board of Directors is selected by participating HMOs and approved by the Department of Financial Services. Board members serve 4 year terms.

Raed Assar, MD – Chairman
841 Prudential Drive, F390
Jacksonville, FL  32207
Term Ending Date:  06/30/2021

John Hogan – Vice-Chairman
Capital Health Plan, Inc.
P.O. Box 15349
Tallahassee, FL  32317-5349
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2018

David C. Schandel – Secretary/Treasurer
Florida Health Care Plans
1340 Ridgewood Ave.
Holly Hill, FL  32117
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2018

Chris E. Paterson
Sunshine Health
1301 International Parkway, Suite 400
Sunrise, FL 33323
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2018

John Matthews
4560 Grove Park Drive
Tallahassee, FL  32311
Term Expires: 06/30/2021

Stephen D. Harris
Cigna Health Care
1571 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 140
Sunrise, FL 33323
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2020

Michael Keeler
Health First Health Plans
6450 US Highway 1
Rockledge, FL 32395
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2018

Karen Zeiler
Molina Healthcare
380 Meadow Ridge Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32312
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2018

Lourdes Rivas
Simply Healthcare Plans
9250 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174
Term Ending Date: 06/30/2021