Our Team

Healthy Start Local Programs

Healthy Start provides services to clients throughout the region. See the sidebar for the phone number of the Healthy Start office in your county.

Coalition Staff

Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition is an Affiliate Partner of WellFlorida Council, a private, nonprofit organization and local health council for North Central Florida. WellFlorida provides program management services, such as fiscal administration, staffing and marketing to its affiliates, including two Healthy Start coalitions. For a complete listing of Healthy Start staff, please visit WellFlorida’s website.


Staffing for Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition is supported by our Affiliate Partner WellFlorida Council. Visit www.wellflorida.org to learn of current employment opportunities.

Board of Directors

2018-2019 Officers

President – Mary Peoples-Sheps
Vice President – Roseann Fricks
Treasurer – Amanda Elliot
Secretary – Cathy Winfrey
Past President – Sarah Catalanotto

Sarah Catalanotto, Past President
Executive Director
Suwannee River Area Health
Education Center
Address: 14646 NW 151st Blvd.
Alachua, Florida 32615
Phone: 386-462-1551 ext. 103
Email: sarahc@srahec.org

Mary Peoples-Sheps, President
Retired/Community Representative
Address: 8805 SW 42nd Place
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Phone: 352-316-5205
Email: mpeoplessheps@cox.net

Roseann Fricks, Vice President
Chief Executive Office
Early Learning Coalition of Marion County
Address: 2300 SW 17th Road
Ocala, Florida 34471
Phone: 352-812-5639
Email: RFricks@elc-marion.org
Community Organization

Amanda Elliott, Treasurer
Program Manager
SWAG Family Resource Center
807 SW 64th Terrace
Gainesville, Florida 32607
Phone: 352-505-6823
Email: Amanda.elliott@pfsf.org
Community Organization

Cathy Winfrey, Secretary
Program Manager
Healthy Families ACUB
Address: 6011 NW 1st Place, Suite 20
Gainesville, Florida 32607
Phone: 352-294-5523
Email: cwinfrey@ufl.edu
Community Organization

Ann-Marie Fenn
Address: 348 NE Methodist Terrace, Suite 101
Lake City, Florida 32055
Phone: 352-275-8176
Email: amfmidwife@yahoo.com
Community Organization

Cathy Rehberg
OB Director
Shands LakeShore Regional Medical Center
Address: 368 NE Franklin Street
Lake City, Florida 32055
Phone: 386-292-7800
Email: cathy.rehberg@shandslakeshore.com
Community Organization


Sharon Surrency
RN Care Coordinator
Partnership for Strong Families
Address: 5950 NW 1st Place, Suite A
Gainesville, Florida 32607
Phone: 352-244-1686
Email: Sharon.surrency@pfsf.org
Community Organization

Cassandra Young
Clinic Coordinator
Heart of Florida Health Center
Address: 1025 SW 1st Avenue
Ocala, Florida 34471
Phone: 352-286-4581
Email: cassandra.young@myhfhc.org
Community Organization