Hospital Authority

This Authority monitors the lease entered into in 1997 with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., which permits FHSC to occupy the Authority's Davis Island property and transfers ownership and operation of Tampa General Hospital. Monitoring the hospital's overall condition, indigent and charity care reports and MBE contract participation, and reviewing citizen grievances who feel they were denied care due to the inability to pay are the primary obligations of the Authority Board.

Membership:

The membership of this Authority shall be comprised of 15 members appointed as follows:

Hillsborough County Commissioners - 14 members
USF President - 1 member

Membership is to include:

  • 2 - Hillsborough County Commissioners
  • 1 - USF Representative

Terms:

Members shall serve four year terms.

Special Requirements:

  • Annual financial disclosure required.
  • Members who are practitioners of the healing arts may not constitute more than three members of the Authority at any given time.

Authority:

Chapter 96-449, Laws of Florida
Hospital Authority Bylaws

Meetings:

Quarterly, generally 4th Monday, 9:00 a.m.
Tampa General Hospital, Davis Island
1 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL 33606

Contact:

Elizabeth Cardenas
Hospital Authority Administrator
Operations and Legislative Affairs
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 26th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-2640

Members:

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Mr. Eddie Adams, Jr. - 06/03/2009-
06/30/2020*
Mr. Ross Alander - 07/20/2016-
06/30/2020
Mr. Patrick Baskette - 06/02/2011-
06/30/2019*
Mr. Bryce Bowden - 06/07/2017-
12/31/2018
Ms. Manoucheca Chantigny - 10/05/2016-
06/30/2020
Ms. Madeleine Courtney - 07/01/1991-
06/30/2019*
Ms. Lisa Decossas - 05/19/2010-
06/30/2020*
Ms. Lesa Doyle - 05/21/2008-
06/30/2020*
Mr. Robert Gonzalez - 07/20/2016-
06/30/2020
Mr. John Grant Jr. - 06/02/2011-
06/30/2019*
Mr. James Martin 05/20/2015-
06/30/2019
Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr. - 11/16/2010-
11/20/2018*
Commissioner Sandra Murman 11/20/2012-
11/20/2018*
Mr. Jerome Ryans - 08/03/2005-
06/30/2018*
Dr. Jay Wolfson USF Representative 07/18/2012-
06/30/2020*
*Reappointed