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About Us

Serving the Health Needs of the Community For Over 30 Years

In 1988, Palm Beach County residents decided they wanted to invest in a healthier community. They voted to create the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, an independent taxing district that provides an array of health care services, such as:

We  are committed to providing quality health care in an efficient, fiscally responsible manner. We invite you to browse through the following pages to learn more about the Health Care District and the Palm Beach County residents –many just like you – whom we serve every day.



To be the health care safety net for Palm Beach County.


Meeting changes in health care to keep our community healthy.

We work to accomplish our mission and vision through various programs and services, including:

We are dedicated to the health of our community and committed to providing high-quality health care services to all residents of Palm Beach County in a fiscally responsible manner.


  • Integrity: Being committed to honesty, accountability, transparency and ethical standards.
  • Excellence: Achieving high quality outcomes through innovation, customer service, safety and continuous improvement.
  • Leadership: Providing progressive solutions to community health care needs in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Teamwork: Fostering cooperative and collaborative efforts in the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
  • Respect: Valuing a culture of inclusion and diversity built on trust, respect and compassion for all.


Board of Commissioners

The Health Care District is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners. The Commissioners serve on a voluntary basis. Three Commissioners are appointed by the Governor of Florida, three by the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners and one is a representative of the State Department of Health. Commission terms are for four years. Commissioners may hold their appointments for a maximum of eight consecutive years.


Health Care District Executive Team

Darcy J. Davis, CEO
Darcy J. Davis
Chief Executive Officer
Candice Abbott, VP & Chief Clinical Financial Officer
Candice Abbott
VP & Chief Financial Officer
Regina All, VP and Chief Nursing Officer
Regina All, RN, MSN
VP & Chief Nursing Officer
Belma Andric, Chief Medical Officer
Belma Andric, MD, MPH
VP & Chief Medical Officer
Heather Bokor Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer
Heather Bokor, MSM, CHC
VP & Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer
Karen Harris, VP of Field Operations
Karen Harris
VP of Field Operations
Karen Harris, VP of Field Operations
Bernabe A. Icaza, Esq
VP & General Counsel
Geoff Washburn, VP Chief Human Resource Officer
Geoffrey Washburn
VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
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Daniel Scott
VP & Chief Information Officer

Senior Leadership Team

Jessica Cafarelli
Jessica Cafarelli, CPA
Associate Vice President, Controller
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Roger Chen
Associate Vice President, Performance Excellence
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Alicia Ottmann
AVP, Executive Director of FQHC and Pharmacy Services

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Janet Moreland
Associate Vice President, Administrator of Lakeside Medical Center
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Shelly Ann Lau
Associate Vice President, Administrator of the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Andrea Steele
Andrea Steele, MBA
AVP, Corporate Quality

Gerald Pagano
Gerald Pagano
AVP, Aviation Operations