NAHSE Florida


Empowering the next generation of healthcare leaders derives from education, life experience, and personal perspectives, making us react and think differently, approach challenges and solve problems differently, make suggestions and decisions differently, and see different opportunities. We invite you to Join a committee today to help the future endeavors of the next generation bright.

Advocacy & Public Policy

Chairs, Lashonda Davis Samuel Ali Vince Pereira

The Advocacy and Public Policy Committee of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Florida plays a crucial role in the organization’s mission. This committee focuses on ensuring that quality healthcare is affordable and accessible to all individuals, particularly in minority communities. Their efforts are grounded in the belief that everyone has a right to affordable, accessible, and quality healthcare, and they strive to create an environment that fosters physical and emotional wellbeing. This enables individuals to lead productive lives integrated within their communities.

The committee operates with a framework that emphasizes educating NAHSE Florida members, providing effective communication, and advocating for public policy changes that benefit the community. They also focus on health equity and workforce development as strategic priorities. Members of this committee are selected based on their passion, commitment, and leadership in contributing to the healthcare community. They engage in activities such as health policy, leading innovation, and advocating for health equity, working to equip the NAHSE Florida community and healthcare colleagues with knowledge and inspiration to become involved in crucial health policy issues​​​​​​.


Events & Sponsorship Committee

Chair, Roger Silvera

The Events and Sponsorship Committee of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Florida plays a vital role in the organization. This committee is responsible for coordinating logistics for programs and events and managing the association’s event calendar. Their activities include planning and organizing various events, such as professional and educational programs, networking events, and community impact programs. These events serve as a platform for members to engage, learn, and contribute to advancing health care leadership, particularly among people of color.

In addition to event management, the committee also plays a crucial role in developing and sustaining financial partnerships and sponsorship opportunities. This involves working closely with various stakeholders, including corporations, educational institutions, and other organizations, to secure funding and support for NAHSE Florida’s initiatives and events. Through these efforts, the Events and Sponsorship Committee significantly contributes to NAHSE Florida’s mission of promoting, developing, mentoring, and educating healthcare leaders of color while ensuring adequate programs and resources are delivered to underserved communities.

YPC & Student Services Committee

The Young Professional & Student Services Committee of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Florida plays a significant role in supporting and nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals. This committee focuses on providing opportunities for students and early careerists to engage, grow, and build networks within the healthcare industry.

Key objectives of the committee include organizing bi-annual gatherings and quarterly webinars for students and early careerists to connect and share experiences. This not only helps in building a vast network but also supports the professional development of members. 

Additionally, the Young Professional & Student Services Committee emphasizes skill enhancement through various didactic sessions and webinars. These initiatives aim to develop both soft and technical skills pertinent to healthcare services. Members of this committee typically have less than ten years of experience in a health-services-related field and commit to actively participating in monthly conference calls and serving on a sub-committee for a two-year renewable term. The committee’s efforts significantly contribute to the NAHSE’s mission of promoting the advancement and development of black healthcare leaders and improving the quality of healthcare services rendered to minority and underserved communities.

Members Relations Committee 

The Membership Committee of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)Florida plays a vital role in the organization’s efforts to connect health professionals nationwide and advocate for the medically underserved. This committee is primarily responsible for recruiting new members and developing strategies to promote membership in NAHSE. In addition to recruitment, the Membership Committee plays a crucial role in welcoming and orienting new members to the chapter and the organization, ensuring a smooth integration process.

The committee’s activities include working with the Programming Committee to create networking, learning, and volunteer opportunities that engage and benefit the members of NAHSE Florida and partner organizations. Members of the Membership Committee are expected to participate in committee meetings, respond timely to organizational requests, and maintain confidentiality of committee materials and conversations. By joining this committee, members can build resume-ready skills, expand their professional network, and contribute significantly to the growth and mission of NAHSE.

Therefore, this committee supports the professional development of its members and enhances the impact of NAHSE Florida in improving the health status, economic opportunities, and educational advancement of the communities they serve. Through their efforts, NAHSE Florida continues to be a vital platform for healthcare professionals, especially those from minority backgrounds, to advance their careers and positively impact the healthcare industry.


Social Media Committee

The Social Media Committee of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Florida plays a pivotal role in promoting the organization’s efforts, members, and relevant healthcare information through various digital platforms. This committee is responsible for effectively and efficiently maintaining all NAHSE social media accounts.

Key responsibilities of the Social Media Committee include assessing social media engagement analytics and actively soliciting content from other NAHSE committees to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive online presence. The committee curates, schedules, and posts content on appropriate social media channels to keep members and the broader community informed and engaged. Their work generates awareness and brand equity for NAHSE Florida through consistent and effective communication strategies, including managing external communications such as newsletters, social media posts, press releases, and website content.

The Social Media Committee also plays a crucial role in promoting upcoming events and initiatives, ensuring that members and the public are well-informed about NAHSE Florida’s activities and opportunities for involvement. This committee’s work significantly contributes to NAHSE’s mission of connecting health professionals nationwide and advocating for the medically underserved by enhancing the organization’s digital footprint and outreach.