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Anita Faulmann Re-elected FHCA President

Tallahassee, Fla. – During its recent Annual Conference, members of the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) re-elected Anita Faulmann as President of the Association. Anita Faulmann is Regional Director of Operations-Florida for Excelsior Care Group, which manages nine skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities across Florida. As President, Faulmann will lead the Association’s 30-member Board of Directors, which includes 16 District Presidents from across the state.

“I believe that as leaders in the long term care profession, it’s our responsibility to paint a compelling picture of the future and motivate others to be part of it,” said Faulmann. “My goal is to continue engaging our membership to inspire the next generation of leaders so this profession remains strong and Florida continues setting the gold standard for high-quality, long term care.”

Faulmann has worked in long term care for over 35 years, first as a recreational therapist then quickly moving up the career ladder to nursing home administration and, ultimately, directing regional operations. Faulmann has spent most of her career actively involved with FHCA. She has previously served on the FHCA Executive Committee as Senior Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary and has also chaired the association’s Workforce and Annual Conference committees. She is a graduating member of the FHCA Florida Leaders program and the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Future Leaders in Long Term Care.

Faulmann will be joined on the FHCA Executive Committee by the following officers:

  • Senior Vice President Julie Morris (New Smyrna Beach);
  • Treasurer Joshua Wagoner, North Campus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (Leesburg);
  • Secretary Patricia Spears, Topaz Fiscal Services (Jacksonville);
  • Not-for-Profit Vice President Connie Bend, St. Catherine Laboure' Place (Jacksonville)
  • Independent Owner Vice President Jeffrey Freimark, Miami Jewish Health (Miami);
  • Member at Large Mel Beal, Facility Support Company (West Palm Beach); and
  • Immediate Past President Marco Carrasco, Miami Shores Nursing and Rehab Center (Miami)


July 31, 2023

Kristen Knapp, APR
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