Advocacy Committee

The Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative believes that health care is a basic human right necessary for stable and productive communities. The Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative Advocacy Committee works to educate and build advocacy capacity, and foster alliances to support shared advocacy goals.


Meeting Information

The committee meets the 4th Monday of each month from 9:30AM – 10:30AM via conference call.

Conference Call Information – Number: (605) 475-3200; Access Code: 891248#


  • Build capacity to engage in advocacy efforts
  • Encourage advocacy and involvement of stakeholders to work toward improved health and wellness in Tampa Bay
  • Facilitate relationships and enhance communication between and among organizations, government, and the community


To see Advocacy resources click here.


Committee Members

  • Jan Baskin, Business Enhancement Strategies, LLC
  • Kip Corriveau, Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System 
  • Jackie Dallman,  Pinellas County Human Services
  • Scott Darius, Florida Voices for Health
  • Artie Fryer, Hillsborough County Healthcare Services
  • Vecelia Johnson, WellCare
  • Teresa Kelly, Health Council West Central Florida    
  • Julie Kessel, Cigna
  • Debbie King, Organize Florida                
  • Bethany Lindermann, Florida Blue
  • Kally Love, Medicare with Love
  • Kelly Lowe, Purple Communications
  • Leila Martini, Olive Branch Research
  • Megan McGee, Empath Health
  • Allison Nguyen,  Florida Department of Health
  • Rebecca Olsen, University of Tampa
  • James Randolph, Carolina Consulting Solution, Inc.
  • Monica Rousseau, Pasco ASAP
  • Elizabeth Rugg, Suncoast Health Council, Inc
  • Leanne Scalli, Earth to Autism Inc.     
  • Katie Vicsik, Florida Voices for Health

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