The Board


The Board of Podiatric Medicine shall consist of seven members to be appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Five members of the board must be licensed podiatric physicians who are residents of the state and who have been licensed podiatric physicians engaged in the practice of podiatric medicine for at least 4 years. The remaining two members must be residents of the state who are not, and have never been, licensed as podiatric physicians or members of any closely related profession. At least one member of the board must be 60 years of age or older.

Members of the Board

Chet Evans
MS, D.P.M.
Chair
Winter Garden, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2016
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Scott Koppel
D.P.M.
Vice-Chair
Gainesville, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2017
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Mark S. Block
D.P.M.
Boca Raton, FL
Term Ends:
10-31-2014
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Joseph Sindone
D.P.M.
Jacksonville, FL
Term Ends:
10-31-2018
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Joseph Strickland
D.P.M.
St. Petersburg, FL
Term Ends:
10-31-2015
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Robert Morris
PhD
Consumer
Tallahassee, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2017
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James Pearce, BS, MBA
Consumer
Tallahassee, FL
Term Ends:
10-31-2015
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Organizational Structure of the Board

The Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance serves as the principle administrative support unit for the board. The board is supported by a full-time professional staff based in Tallahassee, and its regulatory functions are funded in full by fees paid by its licensees. Board members are appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate. All board members serve four-year terms. Despite the expiration of their term, board members can continue to serve until they have been replaced. To learn more about becoming a member of the board, visit the Governor’s Appointments Office website or email appointments@eog.myflorida.com.

Board Staff

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Anthony B. Spivey, D.B.A.
Executive Director
Responsibilities: Responsible for Legislative and Budget matters.
Gail Curry
Program Operations Administrator
Responsibilities: Administrative Issues, New Legislation and Rules, assist Executive Director
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Brandi May
Regulatory Supervisor/Consultant
Responsibilities: Supervisor of the Podiatric Medicine licensure section; reviews residency programs applications and oversees the Licensing Processes.
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Karen Miller
Administrative Assistant II
Responsibilities: Board and Committee Meeting agendas, assists Executive Director
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Austin Fletcher
Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for Podiatry licensure, Certified X-ray Assistants, Podiatric Residents and Podiatric Residency programs and applications
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Nicole Wiley
Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for Podiatry licensure, Certified X-ray Assistants, Podiatric Residents and Podiatric Residency programs and applications A - L
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Kelly Woodard
Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for Podiatry licensure, Certified X-ray Assistants, Podiatric Residents and Podiatric Residency programs and applications M - Z
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Keri Kilgore
Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for continuing education provider and course approval; and reactivations
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Martha Gold
Regulation Specialist I
Responsibilities: Receptionist and various administrative functions
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Legal Counsel

Mary Ellen Clark
Senior Assistant Attorney General/Board Counsel