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Leadership: Board of Directors

Board Members

David R. Nelson, M.D.

David R. Nelson, MD (Chair)

President, UF Health
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Florida

Since 2018, Dr. Nelson has served as the University of Florida's senior vice president for health affairs and president of UF Health. In this role, he guides operations for all components of UF Health, the university’s academic health center, with campuses in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Central Florida. This includes six health science colleges, eight interdisciplinary research centers, three hospital systems and more than 100 physician practices. Before assuming this role, Dr. Nelson had served as director of the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute since 2010.

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 Russ Armistead

Russ Armistead, MBA

CEO, UF Health Jacksonville

Armistead served as CEO of UF Health Jacksonville from January 2013 until his retirement in December 2017. He resumed the role in 2021 after the sudden passing of hospital CEO Leon Haley Jr., MD. Prior to his role with UF Health Jacksonville, Armistead served as the associate vice president of finance and planning for the University of Florida Health Science Center in Gainesville, Florida.


LaRae C. Brown, MD, FACOG

LaRae C. Brown, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Dr. Brown is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology with the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville and serves as medical director for the UF Health Women's Specialists – North practice.

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Elizabeth L. DeVos, MD, MPH

Elizabeth L. DeVos, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Dr. DeVos is an associate professor and medical director of international emergency medicine education in the department of emergency medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Board-certified in emergency medicine, she is also program director of international medical education programs for the college.

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Linda R. Edwards, MD

Linda R. Edwards, MD

Dean, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Dr. Edwards is an associate professor of medicine and dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Prior to her appointment to dean, she served as senior associate dean for educational affairs for eight years, overseeing the college's undergraduate and graduate medical education programs, as well as faculty development. Board-certified in internal medicine, she also held appointments as associate chair of the department of medicine, division chief of general internal medicine, and medical director for UF's Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

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Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.

Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.

Chief Executive Officer, Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Ford is chief executive officer of the Jacksonville Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida. His distinguished career in the public transportation industry spans nearly four decades and includes tenures leading the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.


Kelly Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP

Kelly Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP

Chief Quality Officer, UF Health Jacksonville
Assistant Dean for Quality and Safety, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Dr. Gray-Eurom is chief quality officer for UF Health Jacksonville, responsible for leading the hospital’s quality improvement and safety efforts to ensure that patients receive the best, most compassionate and safest care possible. Board-certified in emergency medicine, she also serves as assistant dean for quality and safety with the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville and professor and assistant chair of emergency medicine.

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Chandana “Sandy” Lall, MBBS, MBA, FSAR

Chandana “Sandy” Lall, MBBS, MBA, FSAR

Chair, Department of Radiology, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Dr. Lall currently serves as professor and chair of radiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She is also chief of abdominal and body imaging, and director of the Abdominal Imaging Fellowship Program. A board-certified abdominal radiologist, she specializes in abdominal and pelvic imaging, with additional expertise in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and post-transplant imaging.

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David Mann

David Mann

Executive Vice President, Truist Bank

Mann serves as an executive vice president of Truist Bank, formerly SunTrust. His prior roles include serving as a Regional Commercial Real Estate (CRE) banking executive for SunTrust, overseeing the company’s regional CRE operations, and chairman and CEO of the company’s North Florida region from 2009-2013.


Audrey McKibbin Moran, JD

Audrey McKibbin Moran, Esq.

A graduate of Duke University School of Law, Moran has held key leadership roles for former Jacksonville Mayors John Delaney, as his chief of staff, and Ed Austin, as director of legislative affairs. She served as a top prosecutor at the State’s Attorney’s office, becoming the first female attorney appointed a director in the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Moran also held the position of CEO of the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless and was a past chair of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce and former trustee of the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund and numerous other nonprofit organizations.


Marsha Powers

Marsha Powers

Powers is a veteran health care executive with more than four decades of experience, including operational responsibility for large and diverse hospital networks. She recently retired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation where she served as the company’s chief strategy officer. She previously served as the CEO of Tenet’s Eastern Division, Coastal Region. She was responsible for directing the strategy and operations for 17 acute care hospitals, five freestanding emergency rooms, seven mental health facilities, two Level I trauma centers, seven rehab centers, 10 outpatient surgery centers and 25 outpatient centers in South Florida, Massachusetts and South Carolina.


Kendall Spencer

Kendall Spencer

Spencer serves as the regional president of Ameris Bank for Northeast and North Central Florida. He has extensive experience working in the banking industry, previously serving as CEO of Jacksonville Bancorp and The Jacksonville Bank. In addition, he serves on the board of directors for City Rescue Mission, is a member of the Florida Bar Arbitration Committee and is a prior member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee.


Leonard D. Brown, Jr.

Leonard D. Brown, Jr.

Len serves as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President – Licensing and Merchandising to the PGA TOUR and is responsible for all legal matters impacting the TOUR, including Television, Tournament Affairs, Domestic and International Law, Copyright Law, Computer Law, Internet law, Licensing and Merchandising Corporation Law, and Litigation. In addition, he is also a member of the Sports Lawyers Association and Vice Chairman of the Board of Feeding Northeast Florida.