SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health announced today that Glen Casel, an experienced Child Welfare advocate, will join its Board of Directors. Glen is the President and CEO of Community Based Care of Central Florida (CBC-CF), which oversees foster care and adoption services in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. He also serves as CEO of Community Based Care-Integrated Health (CBC-IH), a statewide coalition of Community Based Care Agencies.
"It is with a great sense of pride that we welcome Glen Casel. His competence, commitment and compassion make him an excellent addition to the Board," said Nelson Adams, M.D., Sunshine Health's Board chairman.
Glen has been an advocate for more than 20 years, serving children and families in Florida's Welfare system. Prior to his position at CBC-CF and CBC-IH, Glen served as Vice President of The Children's Home Society of Florida and spent 10 years in leadership positions at the Florida Department of Children and Families. Glen also held important posts in the community as Chair for the Florida Coalition for Children's Board of Directors and the Seminole County Children's Cabinet.
Glen is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in Public Administration and a master's degree in Health Services Administration. He resides in Central Florida with his wife and three children.
In September, the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) recommended Sunshine Health for a contract award as the Specialty Plan Medicaid provider for Child Welfare/Foster Care health insurance services in all 11 regions in Florida.
"Glen Casel has dedicated his career to helping underprivileged children receive requisite support and services, a priority of Sunshine Health," said Chris Paterson, CEO of Sunshine Health. "I believe that Glen's leadership and experience will enable him to play an important role on our Board."
About Sunshine Health
Sunshine Health is a Florida health plan and a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise offering both core Medicaid and specialty services. Information regarding Sunshine Health is available via the Internet at www.sunshinehealth.com.
SOURCE Sunshine Health