Board Member 1
Name Alison Dolzonek, RN
Company Consulate Health Care
Title Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
Educational Background: Ms. Dolzonek obtained her ASN degree from St. Lawrence College.
Experience: Ms. Dolzonek currently works as an ADON for Consulate Health Care. She has several years’ experience in the health care field including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nurse Staffing and charge nurse for Florida Hospital –North Pinellas.
Board Member 2
Name Tomas Lozano – RN
Company Total Home Health
Title Executive Director
Educational Background: Mr. Lozano has a medical degree from the Universidad Tecnologica de Santo Domingo. He earned his ASN degree from Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay.
Experience: Mr. Tomas Lozano is a registered nurse who currently works as the Executive Director for Total Home Health. Mr. Lozano. Total Home Health is a Medicare Certified home health agency that provides health and personal care in a person’s home. Mr. Lozano is charge of hiring and management of all nursing and nursing support staff. Mr. Lozano has over five years’ experience in healthcare. He began his career as a nursing assistant and then became a Licensed practical nurse and then a registered nurse.
Board Member 3
Name Holly Ransom, RN
Company Mobile Personal Services HHC Harbor Chase Sylvan Health
Title Registered Nurse
Educational Background: Ms. Ransom obtained her LPN Diploma and A.S.N. from Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay. Currently she is enrolled in the RN-BSN program at Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay
Experience: Mrs. Ransom currently works as registered nurse in Home Health Care. Mrs. Ransom began her career as a nursing assistant before becoming a Licensed practical nurse and then a registered nurse. Mrs Ransom has worked primarily in long-term care. Holly Ransom is currently attending the Bachelors program with Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay.Ms. Ransom is currently employed as a registered nurse for Mobile Personal Services HHC, Harbor Chase, and Sylvan Health Center. She was also previously employed with Harbor Chase and Sylvan Health Center in her capacity as an LPN.
Board Member 4
Name Adrianne G. Wilson, Ed.D
Company School District of Hillsborough County
Title Peer Evaluator
Educational Background: Ms. Wilson received both BS, Masters in Education and Doctorate in Education from the University of South Florida.
Experience: Ms. Wilson currently works as a Peer Evaluator for Hillsborough County. She observes experienced teachers and evaluates per the required standards. She also co-teaches as necessary. Ms. Wilson has extensive background within the educational field and has been involved within this field since 2002
Board Member 5
Name Mathew Silsbee, RN
Company Dolphin’s View
Title Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
Educational Background: Mr. Silsbee obtained his ASN degree from Breckenridge School of Nursing and is currently enrolled in Kaplan’s RN to MSN program.
Experience: Mr. Silsbee is currently employed as an ADON at Dolphin’s view. He has several years’ experience within the healthcare field. Mr. Silsbee has worked as a nursing supervisor and prior to obtaining his ASN degree, he was a certified nursing assistant.
Board Member 6
Name Mark A. Thiemann, BS, MS
Company Girls Incorporated of Pinellas County
Title Program Director
Educational Background: Mr. Thiemann has a BS (with honors) from Elmhurst College. He obtained an MS degree in in Education-Distinguished Instructional Design from Capella University.
Experience: Mr. Thiemann is a master’s level educator. He is skilled in developing curriculum within the corporate setting on ground as well online designing and evaluating instructional design projects. He currently develops and implements program and curriculum for Girls Incorporated of Pinellas. Mr. Thielmann manages staff and budgets.
Board Member 7
Name Yohama “Joey” Calles Guarino
Company MDT Holdings and Affiliates
Title General Counsel
Educational Background: Ms. Guarino graduated from USF with a Bachelor’s of Art in Criminology and her Juris Doctorate from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law.
Experience: Ms. Guarino has been a practicing attorney in the Tampa Bay area for over ten years. She currently concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law, human resource and corporate law. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Guarino taught for three years within the Hillsborough County School District. She was also actively involved as a bargaining agent for the HillsboroughSchool Employees Federation.
Board Member 8
Name Tiffany Vesely, BA, BSN, MS, MSN (ARNP)
Company Tampa Family Health Centers
Title Nurse Practioner (ARNP)
Educational Background: Ms. Vesely has several degrees from the University of South Florida. Her most recent degree is the MSN-(ARNP).
Experience: Ms. Vesely currently works as a Nurse Practitioner for Tampa Family Health Centers. She previously worked as an RN for St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa.
Board Member 9
Name Zayli Zamora-Martinez, RN, BSN
Company Palms of Pasadena Hospital
Title Registered Nurse (RN)
Educational Background: Ms. Zamora-Martinez obtained her A.D.N. from Hillsborough Community College and BSN from University of South Florida. Ms. Zamora-Martinez was frequently a member of the Dean’s List.
Experience: Ms. Zamora-Martinez is currently employed as a registered nurse for Palms of Pasadena Hospital.
Board Member 10
Name Robert Pound II, BS, MA
Company Seffner-Mango Branch Library
Title Library Volunteer
Educational Background: Mr. Pound has a BS in Information Technology from University of South Florida as well as a Masters of Arts in Library and Information Sciences.
Experience: Mr. Pound is currently working as a volunteer in the field of his chosen career. His prior work experience includes extensive experience as a computer Network Technician and IT Assistant.
Board Member 11
Name Paul Ngam, LPN
Company Whispering Oakes
Title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Educational Background: Mr. Ngam obtained his LPN Diploma from Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay. He obtained a B.A. in History and Political Science.
Experience: Mr. Ngam currently works for Whispering Oakes as a LPN. Previously, he worked in the healthcare field as a nurse’s aide.
Board Member 12
Name Iala T. Hurst, LPN
Company Divine Home Health
Title LPN Case Manager-HMO
Educational Background: Ms. Hurst obtained her LPN Diploma from South Georgia
Technical College. She is currently enrolled in the ASN program at Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay.
Experience: Ms. Hurst has over four years’ experience in the healthcare field. She currently assists HMO team members with patient care from admissions to discharge.
Board Member 13
Name Sarah Horn
Company Florida Hospital-Tampa Florida Medical Clinic
Title Nurse Technician
Educational Background: Ms. Horn is currently enrolled in the Health Sciences program at University of South Florida and was trained in high School to be a nursing assistant
Experience: Ms. Horn is a certified nursing assistant and currently works at both Florida Hospital and Florida Medical Clinic as a nurse technician. She performs various aspects of patient care assistant duties including assisting with tele monitoring (EKG). She also collects blood specimens (phlebotomy), Activities of daily living (feeding, vitals, bathing) and assists with discharge of the patient.