Three Parrish Medical Center Board Members Reappointed

Appointments made by County Board of Commissioners and Titusville City Council 

At 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.

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