December 21, 2011
by County Board of Commissioners and Titusville City Council
its regular meeting of the Brevard County Board of Commissioners on November
29, 2011, Mr. J.J. Parrish III was reappointed to the Parrish Medical Center
board of directors for a four-year term beginning in January 2012. Parrish has
been on the PMC board since January 1988. Parrish is a Realtor©, CPA and local
businessman with the Pruitt Commercial Group and Jesse J. Parrish III C.P.A.
respectively. He has a bachelor's of science degree in accounting from the
University of Florida, and obtained certification from the Florida State Board
of Accountancy as a Certified Public Accountant in 1978.
At the December 13 meeting of the
Titusville City Council, Mr. Jerry Noffel’s county commission reappointment was
confirmed, and he was jointly reappointed for a four-year term to the PMC board
by the city council. Noffel has been a joint appointee to the PMC board since
January 2000. Noffel is a retired general partner of a group of freestanding
ambulatory surgery centers. Prior to that, he was executive vice president of
St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Noffel earned a bachelor of science
degree in business administration from Murray State College in Kentucky, and a
master of business administration with an emphasis in hospital administration
from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
At the same Titusville City Council
meeting, Mr. Herman Cole was reappointed to the PMC board of directors for a
four-year term. Cole was first appointed to the PMC board by the city council
in January 2000. A retired air force colonel, Cole has an extensive background
in directing, managing, and administering large, worldwide construction
projects. He received a bachelor of architecture and a bachelor of arts in
architectural science from Tuskegee University. Cole has received numerous
awards and recognitions including: USAF Legion of Merit, USAF Meritorious
Service Medal, Senior Civil Engineer of the Year, and USAF Commendation Medal.
As a public not-for-profit medical
center the nine PMC board members are appointed by the Titusville City Council
and the Brevard County Board of Commissioners—three by the city, three by the
county and three jointly. Other board members include Peggy Crooks, Billy
Fitzgerald, Robert Jordan, Pat Manning, Lee Moore, and Maureen Rupe.