Leon County Board of County Commissioners
Big Bend Health Council

Determines the health needs and resources of the 14 county service district including Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington, to develop a District Health Plan and to serve as a catalyst for efforts to implement recommendations for improvement in the healthcare delivery system. Provides for local representation in planning and evaluating health needs of the County.
Section 408.033, Florida Statutes
Decision Making Committee
Members shall be representatives of health care providers, health care purchasers, and nongovernmental health care consumers, but not excluding elected government officials.
A majority of council members shall consist of health care purchasers and health care consumers. The members of the consumer group shall include a representative number of persons over 60 years of age.
Annual corporate report in October each year.
21 total members from the 14-county service district:
  • 4 members appointed by the Leon County Board of County Commissioners
2-Year(s) Expiring July 31
Maximum Number of Terms: 3
A member may be reappointed per Statutes, but no member shall serve more than three full consecutive terms per Policy No. 03-15.
Vacancies are filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.
Quarterly meetings, usually on Thursday in March, May, August and November, based on meeting location availability.
Mike Hill, Executive Director
Big Bend Health Council / PanCare of Florida Inc.
403 East 11th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 872-4128
Ashley Kelley, Marketing Coordinator
PanCare of Florida Inc.
(850) 747-5599
Tiffany Harris, Health Care Services Coordinator
Leon County
(850) 606-1900




1 Harris MD, Steven Lewis 07/12/2022 1 08/01/2022 07/31/2024 2 Year(s) Health care consumer Board of County Commissioners
2 Jones, Keemasheka T 07/14/2020 2 08/01/2022 07/31/2024 2 Year(s) Health care provider Board of County Commissioners
3 Myers, Nathanial 07/10/2018 3 08/01/2022 07/31/2024 2 Year(s) Health care provider Board of County Commissioners
4 Wriggins Ernst, Wendy Reed 07/12/2022 1 08/01/2022 07/31/2024 2 Year(s) health care consumer Board of County Commissioners