TITUSVILLE, FLA, October 26, 2018—Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF), the philanthropic arm of
Parrish Healthcare, announced the election of Jessie Kirk as chairman
of the board of directors. Originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Kirk
is involved in real estate sales and development. She and her husband
Bob own Kirk Realty, Inc. and Kirk Management, L.L.C.
Kirk, a recipient of the 2014 Central Florida Humanitarian Award, is dedicated
to making a difference in the community. She currently serves on the Children’s
Advocacy Board of Central Brevard and is a past board member of the American
Cancer Society and Navy League of the United States (Cape Canaveral Council).
“As a member of the JPMF board for 10 years, I am honored to assume
this leadership role,” says Kirk. “We have an outstanding
group of committed board members who pledge their time, talent and financial
support – creating meaningful impact to our quality of healthcare
in North Brevard County. The foundation board continues to initiate innovative
programs that forge PMC’s vision of Healing Families—Healing
Communities® and it is my privilege to lead the board in advancing
the mission, vision and values of Parrish Medical Center.”
Other officers and members of the executive board voted into office include
Rachel Terry (chair-elect), Randy Coleman (vice chair), Melissa Lugo (secretary),
Philip Simpson, PhD, (treasurer), Barbara Terhune (immediate past chair),
and George Mikitarian (ex-officio and PMC president/CEO).
Also elected to serve on the executive board are Richard Boggs; Christopher
Broome, Esq; Santiago Bulnes; Carla McRae; Jason Snodgrass; N. Christine
Sylvester; and William Terry.
Directors elected to serve on the board are Jerry Allender, Esq; Winnie
Brewer; Kelley Broome; Holly Carver; Herman Cole; Mary Coleman; David
D. Ferguson; Dorothy Hudson; Dennis Jones; Terry Lee; Patricia Manning,
EdD; William McCarthy; Roger Miller; Christina Morrison; Josh Norris;
J.J. Parrish III; Howard Rinker, DDS; Turmy Sieveking; and Tanya Taival, DO.