Special Initiatives

Gabriel Myers Work Group

Work Group Members
In order to address the third charge to the Gabriel Myers Work Group, the composition has now changed. Effective November 20, 2009, members include the following:

  • Betty Busbee, former Chair, Florida Statewide Advocacy Council
  • Robert Edelman, CEO and Clinical Director, Village Counseling Center, Gainesville
  • Judge John A. Frusciante, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit
  • Dr. Mike Haney, Director, Prevention and Intervention, Children's Medical Services, Department of Health
  • Bill Janes, former Assistant Secretary for Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Department of Children and Families
  • Craig Latimer, Chief of Staff, Hillsborough County Office of the Supervisor of Elections
  • Mez Pierre, 4Kids of South Florida and Forever Family (Former Foster Child)
  • Robin Rosenberg, Attorney and Child Advocate from Florida's Children First
  • Dr. James D. Sewell, Assistant Commissioner (Retired), Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Work Group Members and Advisors for Psychotropic Medication Report (through November 19, 2009):

  • Betty Busbee, former Chair, Florida Statewide Advocacy Council
  • Theresa Flury
  • Judge John A. Frusciante, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit
  • Mike Haney, Director, Prevention and Intervention, Children's Medical Services, Department of Health
  • Bill Janes, former DCF Assistant Secretary for Substance Abuse and Mental Health
  • Robin Rosenberg, Deputy Executive Director, Florida's Children First
  • Jim Sewell, Former Assistant Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement
  • Rajiv Tandon, MD, Psychiatrist with the University of Florida
  • Anne Wells, Pharmacy Director for the Agency for Health Care Administration

Gabriel Myers Work Group Charge