Gov. Scott Reappoints Les Daniels to the Health Care District Board
Governor Rick Scott has announced the reappointment of Leslie B. Daniels to the Health Care District of Palm Beach County's Board of Commissioners . Mr. Daniels, of Palm Beach, is the operating partner of AE Industrial Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on aerospace, power generation and specialty industrial markets. He was reappointed for a term beginning November 9, 2017 and ending September 30, 2020.
“I am honored that Governor Scott has reappointed me to serve a second term on the Health Care District Board,” said Mr. Daniels. “I look forward to continuing to work with my fellow Board members to provide access to our safety net health programs in a fiscally responsible and efficient manner.”
Mr. Daniels was appointed to the Health Care District Board by Governor Scott in May of 2013. He is also a current member of Florida’s State Board of Administration, Investment Advisory Council (IAC). Mr. Daniels received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Fordham University.
“I congratulate Commissioner Daniels on his reappointment,” said Darcy J. Davis, Health Care District Chief Executive Officer. “His experience in the financial sector is an important asset in governing our public health care system and I thank him for his ongoing volunteer service and commitment to the health of our community.”
The Health Care District is a public health system that staffs Registered Nurses in nearly 170 public schools and funds and oversees a nationally-recognized Trauma System, which includes owning, operating and maintaining two Trauma Hawk air ambulances. The Health Care District also provides medical, dental and behavioral health services for adults and pediatric patients with or without insurance at its C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics throughout the county. In addition, the Health Care District operates a pharmacy program, provides health coverage for eligible uninsured residents, operates the five-star rated Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riviera Beach, and provides acute care hospital services at its teaching hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in Belle Glade.
The Health Care District is governed by a seven-member Board. Three are appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida: Philip H. Ward, III, Chair, Nancy C. Banner, Esq., Secretary, and Mr. Daniels. Three are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners: Brian R. Lohmann, Vice Chair, Sean O’Bannon and Cory Neering. The seventh member is the Director of the State’s Department of Health for Palm Beach County, Alina M. Alonso, MD.