The Board


Welcome Board Members!

Are you a current or new board member? Helpful resources and information pertinent to your position are available on the new Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) board member website.

If you are interested in becoming a board member, the site contains material that provides insight into the duties and responsibilities of the role. To view the site, please visit http://flhealthsource.gov/board-members.

The Florida Board of Orthotists & Prosthetists shall consist of seven members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The board members must be residents of this state; two members must be licensed practicing prosthetists with a minimum of 3 years’ clinical or practical experience, at least one of whom has attained a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; one must be a licensed practicing orthotist with a minimum of 3 years’ clinical or practical experience who has attained a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; two members must be prosthetic or orthotic users, the parents, guardians, or spouses of prosthetic or orthotic users, or any combination of such users and nonusers who are not deriving economic benefit from the fitting or dispensing of orthotic or prosthetic devices and who have never been orthotists or prosthetists or members of a closely related profession; one member must be a physician licensed under chapter 458, chapter 459, chapter 460, or chapter 461 who has extensive knowledge of orthotics or prosthetics; and one member must be a licensed practicing orthotist, orthotic fitter, or pedorthist with a minimum of 3 years’ clinical or practical experience.

Members of the Board

Brett Saunders
CPO, FAAOP
Vice-Chair
Lady Lake, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2018
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Wayne R. Rosen
CPO, CPED, FAAOP
Davie, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2019
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Vacant
Consumer

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Paul Weott

Term Ends:
10/31/2020
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Lance Benson

Term Ends:
10/31/2020
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Organizational Structure of the Board

The Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance serves as the principle administrative support unit for the board. The board is supported by a full-time professional staff based in Tallahassee, and its regulatory functions are funded in full by fees paid by its licensees. Board members are appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate. All board members serve four-year terms. Despite the expiration of their term, board members can continue to serve until they have been replaced. To learn more about becoming a member of the board, visit the Governor’s Appointments Office website or email appointments@eog.myflorida.com.

Board Staff

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Anthony B. Spivey, D.B.A.
Executive Director
Responsibilities: Coordination of Budget; Analyzes & Tracks Legislation; Interaction with Board Members
Gail Curry
Program Operations Administrator
Responsibilities: Administrative Issues, New Legislation and Rules, assist Executive Director
Email Board Staff
Savada Knight
Regulatory Supervisor/Consultant
Responsibilities: Responsible for the daily supervision and operation of the Board of Orthotists & Prosthetists.
Email Board Staff
Karen Miller
Administrative Assistant II
Responsibilities: Board and Committee Meeting agendas, assists Executive Director
Email Board Staff
Keri Kilgore
Regulation Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for continuing education provider and course approval and reactivations for Orthotists & Prosthetists
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Martha Gold
Regulation Specialist I
Responsibilities: Receptionist and various administrative functions
Email Board Staff
Kellee Crowson
Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for Orthotists & Prosthetists application, duplicate licenses and general law and rules questions for last names beginning with the letters A-L
Email Board Staff
Frank Grunewald
Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Responsible for Orthotists & Prosthetists application, duplicate licenses and general law and rules questions for last names beginning with the letters M-Z
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Legal Counsel

Robert Milne
Assistant Attorney General/Board Counsel