Board of Directors

Emeritus Board Member

dr.musunuru

Rao Musunuru, M.D. is a Cardiology Specialist with over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Guntur Medical College, Andhra Medical School in 1975. and relocated to Pasco County in 1981.

He was instrumental in transforming a 50-bed rural hospital into a 290-bed Heart Institute at Bayonet Point/Hudson Regional Medical Center that received recognition by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 50 in the nation, which put Pasco County on the map for World Class Medical Care. Since that time, he was awarded many, many awards and accolades, on local, state, and national levels.

His empathy for the vulnerable, the young, the elderly, the poor, the sick, the hungry, the homeless, disabled, disadvantaged, and indigent is evident through his constant caring and sharing. Among his philanthropic works, Dr. Musunuru has personally given and secured millions of dollars to support essential college initiatives and provide countless scholarships to deserving district students.

AND, he is CARES All-Time Top Donor! 

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Ex-Officio Board Member

mike moore

Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2014, serving as Vice-Chairman of the Board in 2016 and Chairman of the Board in 2017. Commissioner Moore sits on or chairs the following boards and committees: Circuit Conflict-Sixth Judicial Circuit; Dependency Drug Treatment Court Planning Steering Committee; Government Operations Committee; Insurance Selection Committee; Public Safety Coordinating Council; Tourist Development Council (TDC); and the Homeless Advisory Board (Chair). Governor Rick Scott appointed Commissioner Moore to the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council in 2014, and Speaker Will Weatherford also appointed Moore to the Florida Department of Elder Affairs Advisory Council in 2014. Commissioner Moore is a local small business owner and resides in Wesley Chapel with his wife and three children.

CHAIRMAN

Barbara Sharp, CRPC is a Licensed Financial Advisor and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, with over 30 years of experience. She works with my clients one on one to help plan and strategize for their retirement future and complete their dreams.

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Seromoney "Sero" Singh was born in Durban, South Africa, and is the Administrator of Jennifer Gardens ALF & Memory Care, in the business for 20 years, Immigrated from South Africa in 1992. She has a degree in Business Administration.

VICE CHAIRMAN

Seromoney "Sero" Singh was born in Durban, South Africa, and is the Administrator of Jennifer Gardens ALF & Memory Care, in the business for 20 years, Immigrated from South Africa in 1992. She has a degree in Business Administration.

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alvin

TREASURER

Alvin L. Hagerich, CPA, is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. Alvin graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s in Accounting in 1994. In 1996, Alvin received a Master’s in accounting from Nova Southeastern University.

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Gay

SECRETARY

Gregory Gay, Esq.is an attorney in Brooksville, FL. His law practice serves the needs of seniors, disabled individuals, and their loved ones with office locations in Pasco County, Hernando County, Citrus County, and north Hillsborough County. CLICK for More Information

paula

BOARD MEMBER

Paula O'Neil, Ph.D. dedicated her career to excellence in government, serving more than 39 years in various public service positions, most recently as the elected Clerk & Comptroller for Pasco County from 2009 to 2019.  Paula now consults for governmental entities and businesses.

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Board Member

BOARD MEMBER

Lisa Parisi is Vice President of Operations at Express Employment Professionals. She is actively engaged with the Pasco County Community, a proud member of The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce and a Rotarian.

clark

BOARD MEMBER 

Michael Clark

Spencer Wolf

BOARD MEMBER

Spencer Wolf has over 25 years of experience working for one of the world's largest corporations. Mr. Wolf has expertise in critical issues of strategy, sales, marketing, and overall organization and implementation skills.

k

BOARD MEMBER

Chris Kaduk is a lifelong resident of Pasco county and the owner of five funeral homes in Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus counties. His locations Prevatt Funeral Home, Faupel Funeral Home, and Morgan Funeral Homes.

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Spencer Wolf

BOARD MEMBER

Larry Guilford has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry in Pasco County. He has overseen many Tampa Bay regions' operations with excellent knowledge in many commercial real estate areas.

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Our Locations

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D.
Enrichment & Activity Center

12417 Clock Tower Pkwy. Hudson, FL 34667
Center: 727-863-6868
Administration: 727-862-9291


CARES Elfers Senior Center

4136 Barker Dr, New Port Richey, FL 34652
727-847-1290


CARES Claude Pepper Senior Center

6640 Van Buren St. New Port Richey, FL 34653
727-844-3077


CARES Crescent Senior Center

13906 5th St. Dade City, FL 33525
352-518-9300