Board Of Commissioners Elects Officers 2015-2016
The South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners that oversees all actions of Memorial Healthcare System elected its officers at the July board meeting. Jose Basulto was elected Chairman, Vic Narang was elected Vice Chairman and Douglas A. Harrison was elected Secretary/Treasurer. The board members serving alongside the officers are L. Kenneth Barnett, Hobel Florido, Albert C. Jones and Laura R. Miller.
Jose Basulto, president of BMC, was appointed to the South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners in 2010. Basulto founded BMC in 2001, a firm that offers program management, financial oversight and emergency response services. Basulto has more than 25 years of experience in project management of commercial, residential and industrial construction projects. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Cornell University where he majored in finance. Basulto is also a certified public accountant in Georgia and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Florida International University. Basulto and his wife Frances are proudly raising a son and daughter.
“I feel honored to be elected Chairman of the South Broward Hospital District Board by my board colleagues; I look forward to serving our community in this new role. Given the challenges arising from new legislation, the ongoing evolution of healthcare delivery and the current transformation from traditional healthcare to population health, I am confident that together with the rest of our board, our management team and staff, we will continue to provide excellent service and outcomes for those we serve.”
Vic Narang is the founder of GDKN Corporation, a global technology services firm that currently provides services to many Fortune 500 companies in 40 states in the U.S. and five provinces in Canada. He has been involved in the community providing leadership and performing work at the grass-root level to accomplish many community projects. He has been involved in raising awareness in the community regarding social-causes and fund-raising for impoverished children through various innovative programs. Narang has been working at GDKN Corporation in the capacity of CEO/President since 1993. He has been in the Information Management industry since 1986. As a Technology Expert, he has managed several multi-million dollar business solutions. Narang has architected several technical business solutions for utility, financial, manufacturing and other industries at Fortune-100 companies. He has managed and led several large initiatives to successful completion.
“I would like to thank Honorable Governor Rick Scott of our great State of Florida for appointing me to the Board of the South Broward Hospital District, which has allowed me the opportunity to work with this outstanding and extremely successful organization. I feel honored by the support provided and confidence demonstrated by the board members in electing me as the Vice Chairman and would like to express my gratitude to the Commissioners.It is a great pleasure and honor to be working with the seasoned professionals of the administrative, medical and allied staff of the Memorial Healthcare System. On a daily basis, they run this organization and serve the community, demonstrating their capability, expertise, integrity and culture of excellence and empowerment, thereby making Memorial Healthcare System, one of the most esteemed organizations in the entire state of Florida, and one of the premier organizations in the nation.”
Douglas A. Harrison is an assistant city attorney for the City of Miami and is an adjunct professor at Broward College. Harrison joined the Office of the City Attorney in March 2015 after serving as Senior Litigation Counsel for the City of Hollywood. Mr. Harrison is an Assistant City Attorney in the General Litigation Division handling litigation in State and Federal Courts in the areas of Government, Commercial, Civil Rights, and Negligence. Prior to practicing in the municipal arena, Harrison was in private practice handling civil and criminal cases in State and Federal courts. Harrison served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office as a member of the Career Criminal/Robbery Unit and the Environmental Crimes Unit. Harrison was Policy Director Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy at the University of Florida College Of Law. He is a member of professional organizations including the Broward County Bar Association and the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce. Harrison received his bachelor’s and law degree from the University of Florida.
“It is an honor to serve in an organization that does so much good for so many in our community.”
Memorial Healthcare System is the third-largest public healthcare system in the country and is a national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction. Its facilities include Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital South, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor nursing home. The system received the following recognition: Modern Healthcare magazine’s “Best Place to Work in Healthcare,” Florida Trend’s “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For,” and Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” For more information, visit mhs.net.
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