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  • Herman A. Cole, Jr.

    Col. USAF (Ret), Chairman, Board of Directors

    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

  • Robert L. Jordan, Jr.,

    CM, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

    Mr. Jordan was appointed to the Board of Directors in 1998. He is currently chairman, president & CEO of Genesis VII, an engineering, logistics and construction services company. Mr. Jordan has more than 31 year’s experience in the Aerospace field. 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. In addition, Mr. Jordan is a Certified Professional Manager.

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

  • Peggy Crooks

    Board Member since 2002

    Ms. Crooks has more than 35 years of banking experience and currently is a Vice President with TD Bank. Ms. Crooks has held leadership roles in many civic organizations most recently in Sunrise Rotary of Titusville.

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

  • Billie 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

  • Elizabeth T. Galfo

    MD, Board Member since 2015

    Dr. Galfo is the Chief Medical Officer of Hospice of St. Francis, and has served as the Medical Director for the organization since 1997. Dr. Galfo received her MD degree from Oral Roberts School of Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at City of Faith Hospital in Tulsa, serving as Chief Resident in her third year. 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

  • Jerry 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

  • Stanley Retz

    CPA, Board member since 2012

    Mr. Retz has been a certified public accountant for more than 32 years. In his professional capacity, he has many years of experience working on audits for governmental entities, including the City of Titusville, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Brevard County Tax Collector, Brevard County Property Appraiser, Brevard County Supervisor of Elections, TICO Airport Authority, City of Palm Bay, and others. He also assisted the City of Titusville Police Department in its contract negotiation and budget development.

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

  • Maureen 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. 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.