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Robert L. Jordan, Jr.,Robert L. Jordan, Jr.,

Chairman - Board of Directors
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Mr. Jordan has served on the Parrish Medical Board, in numerous capacities, since 1998. He is chairman, president and CEO of Genesis VII, Inc., a procurement, engineering, logistics and construction services company. Mr. Jordan has more than 32 years of experience in the Aerospace field at Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, FL. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Savannah State University and a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. In addition, he is a certified professional manager and facilitator. Mr. Jordan represents District 1 as a Titusville City Council member and is chairman and president of Viera Charter School in Viera, FL. where the educational and athletic facility is named in his honor in 2020. Mr. Jordan is also a recipient of the 2021 Business Laureate Award for Junior Achievement.

Mr. Jordan can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Robert.jordan@parrishmed.com

Stanley RetzStanley Retz, CPA

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Board member since 2012

Mr. Retz has been a certified public accountant for more than 40 years providing tax, accounting and financial advice to businesses and individuals.

Mr. Retz can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Stanley.retz@parrishmed.com

Peggy CrooksPeggy Crooks

Treasurer - Board of Directors
Board Member since 2002

Ms. Crooks is a retired banking executive with more than 40 years of banking experience. Throughout her distinguished career, Ms. Crooks has held a number of leadership roles in many civic and charitable organizations throughout Brevard County

Ms. Crooks can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Peggy.crooks@parrishmed.com

Elizabeth T. GalfoElizabeth T. Galfo, MD

Secretary - Board of Directors
Board Member since 2015

Dr. Galfo is a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician with St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care, and served as the Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director for the organization from 1997 to 2020. Dr. Galfo has served as a member of the Parrish Medical Center medical staff since 1993. Dr. Galfo received her MD degree from Oral Roberts School of Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She completed her Internal Medicine training at City of Faith Hospital in Tulsa, serving as Chief Resident throughout her third year of residency. Dr. Galfo practiced medicine as a Major in the 4th Medical Support Group at Seymour Air Force Base, North Carolina, during Desert Storm/Shield. Dr. Galfo is a certified Hospice Medical Director and holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Dr. Galfo can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Elizabeth.galfo@parrishmed.com

Herman A. Cole, Jr.Herman A. Cole, Jr.

Member-at-Large
Col. USAF (Ret)

Mr. Cole was appointed to Board of Directors in January 2000. Mr. Cole earned a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Science from Tuskegee University and Vietnam veteran. Mr. Cole has an extensive background in directing, managing, and administering large, worldwide construction projects. Upon his air force retirement he became director of facilities management and visiting professor in Engineering at the University of Dayton in Ohio.

Mr. Cole can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
herman.cole@parrishmed.com

Billie FitzgeraldBillie Fitzgerald

Board Member since 2002

Ms. Fitzgerald has been a Titusville resident for 38 years. She is a real estate broker/salesperson and has been involved in various civic organizations, including the City of Titusville Housing Authority Board, Florida Federation of Garden Club's Environmental Camp for young boys and girls, Titusville Garden Club, and the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, among others.

Ms. Fitzgerald can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Billie.fitzgerald@parrishmed.com

Jerry L. NoffelJerry L. Noffel

Board Member since 2000

Mr. Noffel is a retired partner of a free-standing group of ambulatory surgery centers. Prior to that, he was executive vice president of St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Noffel earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Murray State College, Kentucky, and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in hospital administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati.

Mr. Noffel can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Jerry.noffel@parrishmed.com

Maureen E. RupeMaureen E. Rupe

Board Member since 2002

Ms. Rupe has an extensive background in public service, including president of Partnership for a Sustainable Future, chair and board member on League of Women Voters, charter review commission member for Brevard County 2003/2004, Brevard County Land Procedures and Policies Committee, chairman of Port St. John Library board, president of Brevard British Club.

Ms. Rupe can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Maureen.rupe@parrishmed.com

Ashok C. ShahAshok C. Shah, MD

Board Member since 2012

Dr. Shah has been in private practice for 18 years as an internal medicine physician in Titusville. He is also on the active medical staff at PMC and often works with local nursing homes to provide care to the residents. He has served on the board of directors of BIMDA (Brevard's Indo-American Medical/Dental Association). Shah is a member of the Brevard Physician Network, which acts as an intermediary between physicians and insurance companies.

Dr. Shah can be reached at:
951 N. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796
Ashok.shah@parrishmed.com

The primary contact for North Brevard County Hospital District is George Mikitarian, President/CEO. The Public Information Officer is Natalie Sellers, VP Communications, Community and Corporate Services.

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