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On January 19, 2017 CARES Board of Directors were installed for the upcoming year. Rao Musunuru M.D, CARES Emeritus Board Member, officiated the installation ceremony.

Board members volunteer their time to ensure that the organization remains financially healthy and the CARES mission is fulfilled. Pictured from left:  Rebecca Bell, Board Vice Chair; Bobbi Tafara, Treasurer; Annette Damey, Secretary; Thea Johnson; Dee Thomas; Rao Musunuru, M.D., Emeritus Board Member; Jemith Rosa, CARES President and CEO; Eugene Williams; Phyllis Bross, Board Chair; R. Terry Haas; Michael Clark; and Gregory Gay. Not pictured are Leigh Massengill; Mary Ann Finneran; Jamie Mick and Commissioner Mike Moore; Ex-Officio Board member.


Chair: Phyllis E. Bross, Esq.
Vice Chair: Rebecca Bell, Esq.
Treasurer: Bobbi Tafara
Secretary: Annette Damey
Immediate Past Chair: Bobbi Tafara

Michael Ciminna
Michael Clark
Mary Ann Finneran
Gregory Gay, Esq.
R. Terry Haas
Leigh Massengill
Barbara Sharp
Steven Spina, Ph.D.
Dee Thomas
Eugene Williams
Ex-Officio: Commissioner Mike Moore


Rao Musunuru, M.D.


President and CEO: Jemith Rosa
Chief Financial Officer: Charles Sobel
Chief Operating Officer: George Popovich
Director of Nursing: Karen Alvarez
H.R. Director: Marianne Urban
Administrative Director: Maria Kimberling
ommunications Director: Brenda Martyniak

July 25, 2017

CARES Inducts New Board Members

CARES announces three new Board Members will serve as advisors for the non-profit agency. Rao Musunuru M.D, CARES Emeritus Board Member, officiated the installation ceremony. Pictured from left: Steven Spina, Ph.D., Zephyrhills City Manager; Rao Musunuru M.D.; Barbara Sharp, CRPC, Financial Advisor and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, LPL Financial; and Michael Ciminna, District Director for the Office of Congressman Gus Bilirakis.

CARES promotes quality of life and independence for seniors, caregivers and familieis through health, social, and supportive services. Board Members are instrumental in developing the not-for-profit’s strategic planning, organizational policy and oversight to ensure that CARES mission is fulfilled and the organization remains financially healthy.