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

  1. Schedule and Agendas
    • The Hospital Authority meets quarterly, on the fourth Monday at 9 AM, unless otherwise noted
    • Meeting type (in-person or virtual) will be determined closer to the meeting dates

    2020 - 2021 Meeting Schedule

    • November 9, 2020*
      • Special agenda items: Landlord’s Inspection Report, End-of-Year Activity Reports
      • Nov. 9 Agenda - to be posted
      • This meeting is the 2nd Monday, due to Thanksgiving/BOCC Meeting Free Period the weeks of the 3rd and 4th Mondays
    • February 22, 2021
      • Special agenda items: TGH Audit Report, HCHA Audit Report, D & O Insurance Renewal
      • Feb. 22 Agenda - to be posted
    • May 24, 2021
      • Special agenda items: Next Year’s meeting dates, Next Year’s Budget w/ Resolution
      • May 24 Agenda - to be posted
    • August 23, 2021
      • Special agenda items: Election of New Board Officers, Renewal of Contracts
      • Aug. 23 Agenda - to be posted
    • November 15, 2021**
      • Special agenda items: Landlord’s Inspection Report, End-of-Year Activity Reports
      • Nov. 15 Agenda - to be posted
      • This meeting is the 3rd Monday, due to Thanksgiving/BOCC Meeting Free Period the weeks of the 3rd and 4th Mondays

    Download the schedule

  2. In-person meeting location

    Tampa General Hospital, Davis Island
    1 Tampa General Circle
    Tampa, FL 33606

  3. Virtual meeting information

    How can I access a virtual meeting?

    View or listen to meetings via the County's official meeting YouTube channel:

    The meeting will be captioned on the screen as well.

    How can I publicly comment for a virtual meeting?

    To gain access to speak live at a meeting, or to submit written public comments for a meeting, email Charlene Williams prior to the meeting you wish to comment on.

Contact:

Charlene Williams
Agenda and Special Projects Manager
Government Relations & Strategic Services
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 26th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 274-6942

Members:

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Mr. Eddie Adams, Jr.   06/03/2009-
06/30/2024*
Mr. Patrick Baskette
06/02/2011-
06/30/2023*
Mr. Bryce Bowden
06/07/2017-
12/31/2022*
Ms. Manoucheca Chantigny   10/05/2016-
06/30/2024*
Ms. Madeleine Courtney
07/01/1991-
06/30/2023*
Ms. Lisa Decossas   05/19/2010-
06/30/2024*
Ms. Lesa Doyle   05/21/2008-
06/30/2024*
Mr. Robert Gonzalez   07/20/2016-
06/30/2024*
Mr. John Grant Jr.   06/02/2011-
06/30/2023*
Commissioner Ken Hagan
  11/17/2020-
11/18/2021
Mr. James Martin
05/20/2015-
06/30/2023*
Commissioner Kimberly Overman

11/17/2020-
11/18/2021
Mr. Jerome Ryans   08/03/2005-
06/30/2022*
Mr. Ronrico Smith
  06/17/2020-
06/30/2024 
Dr. Jay Wolfson USF Representative 07/18/2012-
06/30/2024*
*Reappointed