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New Members Appointed to the Board of Trustees

St. Petersburg, FL - St. Petersburg General Hospital recently appointed two new members to serve for two year terms to the Board of Trustees. Linda Suzanne Perez and Frank P. Marsalisi, Esq. will replace Elinor Miranda, MD and Maureen Stafford, Staffordshire Properties, Inc., whose terms expired. Continuing board members Romeo Acosta, Jr., M.D. assumed the Chair of the Board and Erica Riggins the Vice Chair.

Linda Suzanne Perez

Linda Suzanne Perez

St. Petersburg Police Department (Retired)

Linda Suzanne Perez is a former police sergeant/ EAP Director with the St. Petersburg Police Department and project director for the Manatee County Sheriff’s office, having 25+ years in law enforcement service in the St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay area until line of duty injuries necessitated retirement. She is a graduate of St. Leo University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminology. Perez has worked with legislators and the City of St. Petersburg Legal and House Governmental Reform and Oversight Committee to broaden the scope of EAP Confidentiality. She was also one of the four original police officers in the pilot Community Policing initiative in the city of St. Petersburg.

Frank P. Marsalisi, Esq.

Frank P. Marsalisi, Esq.

Marsalisi Law

Frank P. Marsalisi, Esq. is a St. Petersburg, FL native and owner of Marsalisi Law located in the downtown area of St. Petersburg. His practice is devoted to personally advocating for both English- and Spanish-speaking motorcycle and automobile accident victims throughout Tampa Bay and surrounding counties. Mr. Marsalisi earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, PA. He is an active member of the Florida Justice Association, Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce, and proud sponsoring partner of the Pinellas County Medical Association.

Board of Trustees 2017

Peter A. Marmerstein, Permanent Member
President and CEO, HCA West Florida

Romeo Acosta, Jr., M.D., Chair
Gulfcoast Institute of OB/GYN

Erica Riggins, Vice Chair
Bright House/Bay News 9

Harish Patel, M.D., Chief of Staff
West Coast Neurology

Janice Balzano, Secretary
President and CEO of St. Petersburg General Hospital

Sue Brett
Brett Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc

Ahmad Nematbakhsh, D.O.
Pinellas Medical Associates

Anil Raiker, M.D.
Pinellas Cancer Center

Linda Suzanne Perez
St. Petersburg Police Department (Retired)

Frank P. Marsalisi, Esq.
Marsalisi Law

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