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Florida Panhandle Nurse Practitioner Coalition

Rally time table and agenda

Posted almost 9 years ago by Stanley F Whittaker

Rally In Tally Program

March 24, 2010


A gathering of NPs and their supporters from around the state to advocate for all Floridians to have adequate access to affordable, comprehensive and quality health care; and to seek passage of SB 188 and HB 677 to better care for our patients.

12:30 PM

Gathering of All at Waller Park,

Capital Building, Tallahassee

Welcome and Introductions:

Dr. M. Christopher Saslo, President FNPN

Invited Special Guests & Remarks


Senator Mike Bennett, District SB 188 Sponsor

Representative Juan Zapata, District HB 677 Sponsor

Representative Yolly Roberson, RN, JD,

Representative Denise Grimsley, RN,

Rep. Michelle Rehwinkle Vasilinda

(The House is in Session from 11:00-2:30 PM today. Our Representatives will not be in attendance today at the rally-Plan to see them in their offices this afternoon)


Invited Guest Speakers:

Marilynn Wills, League of Women Voters, Florida

Jack McRay, Senior Manager for Advocacy at AARP Florida State

A Physician's View: Kenneth Brummel-Smith, M.D.

Charlotte Edwards Maguire Professor and Chair,

Department of Geriatrics FSU College of Medicine

Lisa Loscalzo

President, The Little Clinic (a division of Kroger's)

Andrea Gregg, President Florida Nurse's Association

A Patient's View: (Elizabeth's Patient or two)

Allison Carvajal, FNPN Lobbyist

Carvajal Consulting, Tallahassee

Anna Small, CNM, JD,

FNA Lobbyist

Broad and Cassel, Attorneys of Law, Tallahassee

Closing Remarks:

Doreen Cassarino, MSN, ARNP

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Florida State Representative



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