The Board


The Board of Athletic Training is created within the department and shall consist of nine members appointed by the Governor and Confirmed by the Senate. Five member of the board must be licensed athletic trainers. One member of the board must be a physician licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459. One member of the board must be a physician licensed under chapter 460. Two members of the board shall be consumer members, each of whom must be a resident of this state who has never worked as an athletic trainer, who has no financial interest in the practice of athletic training, and who has never been a licensed health care practitioner as defined in s. 456.001(4)

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 flhealthsource.gov/board-members.

Members of the Board

Frank Walters
PhD, LAT, ATC
Chair
Parkland
Term Ends:
10/31/2023
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Kari Riddle
LAT, ATC
Vice-Chair
Plantation
Term Ends:
10/31/2026
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Billy J. “Bo” McDougal
MA, LAT, ATC
Jacksonville
Term Ends:
10/31/2026
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Gerald Stevens
LAT, ATC
Jacksonville
Term Ends:
10/31/2025
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Randy Schwartzberg
M.D.
Winter Springs
Term Ends:
10/31/2023
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Todd Narson
D.C., DACBSP®
Miami Beach
Term Ends:
10/31/2025
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Terry Lynne Roberts
Consumer
Tallahassee
Term Ends:
10/31/2025
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Vacant
Consumer

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After the expiration of their term, board members can continue to serve until they have been replaced, reappointed, or resign.



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. 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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Legal Counsel

Ronald “Tom” Jones
Assistant Attorney General
(850) 414-3799
Ronald.Jones@myfloridalegal.com