Board Members & Staff

Board Officers 2022

Sharon Tolson
Retired – Brevard County Schools
Community Member

Vice Chairperson:
Amanda White
Child Find Content Specialist, FDLRS/East
Brevard Public Schools

Ashley Fleeman, MSCPE
Sales Director

Ian Golden
Department Director
Housing & Human Services

Board Members

Patricia (Pat) Fruen, MSN, RN
Director of Maternal Child Services
Rockledge Regional Medical Center

Melinda Hodges, RN, BSN
Manager of Women’s Services
Parrish Medical Center

Laene Keith, MA, CCC/SLP, IBCLC
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Lactation Link

Dr. Kathleen Rooney-Otero
Nemours Children’s Hospital

Maria Stahl, DNP, RN
Retired – Administrator/Health Officer – Florida Department of Health, Brevard County
Community Member

Diana Woodward, BSN, RNC-OB
Nurse Manager – Mother and Baby
Health First – Cape Canaveral Hospital

Interested in becoming a Board Member?

If you are interested in membership on the Healthy Start Coalition Board of Directors, please contact Jennifer Schwalb Floyd,
Executive Director, at 321-634-6101.

Prior to serving, applicants must submit an application for membership and meet with Healthy Start Staff for an overview of the organization and board roles and responsibilities. Members are then elected upon a vote by the Board of Directors. The Board is active in fundraising and advocacy efforts to support our programs for pregnant women and infants in Brevard County.

Healthy Start Coalition Staff

  • Jennifer Schwalb Floyd, Executive Director
  • Dainelle Tarr, Contracts Manager and Community Connect Supervisor
  • Marie Sullivan, Accounting Manager
  • Lisa Haferkamp, Project Manager and FIMR (Fetal and Infant Mortality Review) Coordinator
  • Avery Wilson, Community and Provider Liaison
  • Shelley Wilson, Senior Community Program Specialist
  • Janine Rodriguez, Community Program Specialist

Healthy Start Care Coordinators

Lifetime Counseling Center is the lead agency for Healthy Start care coordination services serving all of Brevard County.

  • Crystal Hedge, Program Manager
  • Kailey Reidel, Admin
  • Cathy Pilieci, Lead Care Coordinator
  • Lashandra Daniels, Care Coordinator
  • Samantha Deibert, Care Coordinator
  • Wanda Garcia, Care Coordinator
  • Karen Revels, Care Coordinator

Healthy Babies Start With Healthy Moms