WINTER GARDEN, FL – Community Health Centers, Inc. elected Bennitta Edmeade, FNP-BC, to their Board of Directors. Ms. Edmeade works for AdventHealth Medical Group as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a military veteran, having served as a Combat Medic in the United States Army. During her time in the U.S. Army, Bennitta received a U.S. Army Combat Medical Badge, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, and an Army Commendation Medal in Operation Joint Guard Kosovo.
“I can’t overstate what a tremendous honor it is to have someone of Bennitta’s caliber willing to serve on the board of Community Health Centers. Her extraordinary record of service to others as a decorated combat medic and her career as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner brings just the right fit to our board as we move forward to advance increased access to care in our most underserved communities. Bennitta was unanimously elected to serve at the highest level of leadership by the board of directors”, states Karla Radka, Board Chair of Community Health Centers.
Community Health Centers’ Board of Directors oversees and approves strategic planning, provides financial oversight, reviews legal compliance, and reviews/approves the organizations’ policies. More than 50% of the Board of Directors are comprised of patients of Community Health Centers.
Community Health Centers, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center established in 1972 that operates 15 medical and dental centers throughout Central Florida. CHC accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance plans. A Sliding Discount Program is available for those meeting income guidelines.