The Board


The Florida Board of Respiratory Care plays a leading role in health care regulation through interaction with prospective applicants, licensees, education providers and the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Each respiratory care professional must have been actively engaged in the delivery of respiratory care services in this state for at least 4 consecutive years prior to appointment. The board shall include a registered respiratory therapist, a certified respiratory therapist; a respiratory care professional from the areas of respiratory care education, respiratory care management supervision and homecare/subacute. Two members must be consumer members, who are residents of this state and have never been licensed as health care practitioners.

Are you a current or new board member? Helpful resources and information pertinent to your position are available on the new Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) board member website.

If you are interested in becoming a board member, the site contains material that provides insight into the duties and responsibilities of the role. To view the site, please visit flhealthsource.gov/board-members.

Members of the Board

Vacant

Term Ends:

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Dr. Shawnta Friday-Stroud
Ph.D
Tallahassee, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2009
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Vacant

Term Ends:

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Ronald Eric Mitchell
CRT Chair
Land O Lakes, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2019
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Joseph Frey
MBA-HCM, B.S. RRT Vice-Chair
Merritt Island, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2019
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Roberto Garcia
RRT
Miami, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2018
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Janelle Hom Consumer
Orlando, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2021
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Organizational Structure of the Board

The Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance serves as the principle administrative support unit for the board. The board is supported by a full-time professional staff based in Tallahassee, and its regulatory functions are funded in full by fees paid by its licensees. Despite the expiration of their term, board members can continue to serve until they have been replaced. To learn more about becoming a member of the board, visit the Governor’s Appointments Office website or email appointments@eog.myflorida.com.

Board Staff

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Legal Counsel

John B. Fricke, Jr.
Assistant Attorney General
(850) 414-3764
John.Fricke@myfloridalegal.com