The Board


The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling plays a leading role in the ever-changing health care environment through dialogue with the public, the legislature, academia, and the community. The Board consists of nine members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Two members are licensed clinical social workers, two members are licensed marriage and family therapists, two members are licensed mental health counselors and three members are laypersons. Despite the expiration of their term, Board members continue to serve until they have been replaced.

Are you a current or new board member? Helpful resources and information pertinent to your position are available on the new Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) board member website.

If you are interested in becoming a board member, the site contains material that provides insight into the duties and responsibilities of the role. To view the site, please visit flhealthsource.gov/board-members.

Members of the Board

Jamie Buller
LCSW
Chair
Jacksonville, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/20
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Dr. William Day
PhD, LMHC
Vice-Chair
Tampa, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/13
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Dr. Claudia Vicencio
PhD, LCSW, LMFT

Hollywood, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2024
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Tanya Kraus
LCSW, CCM

Hollywood, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2022
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Dr. Denny Cecil-Van Den Heuvel
PhD, LMFT, LMHC, NCC

West Palm Beach, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/18
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Angelita M. Salado
LMHC

Miami, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2021
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Dr. Joaquin G. Molina, ESQ.
JD
Consumer
Miami, FL

Term Ends:
10/31/2022
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Vacant
Consumer

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Vacant


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After the expiration of their term, board members can continue to serve until they have been replaced, reappointed, or resign.


Organizational Structure of the Board

The Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance serves as the principle administrative support unit for the board. The board is supported by a full-time professional staff based in Tallahassee, and its regulatory functions are funded in full by fees paid by its licensees. Board members are appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate. All board members serve four-year terms. To learn more about becoming a member of the board, visit the Governor’s Appointments Office website or email appointments@eog.myflorida.com.

Board Staff

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Legal Counsel

Marlene Stern
Assistant Attorney General