The Board


Welcome Board Members!

Are you a current or new board member? Helpful resources and information pertinent to your position are available on the new Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) board member website.

If you are interested in becoming a board member, the site contains material that provides insight into the duties and responsibilities of the role. To view the site, please visit http://flhealthsource.gov/board-members.

The Florida Board of Acupuncture plays an integral role in health care regulation as the board members and staff interact regularly with other acupuncture affiliated groups in Florida as well as national organizations.

The board is made up of 7 members: 5 licensed Florida acupuncturists and 2 consumer members who are not and who have never been acupuncturists or members of any closely related profession. Members are appointed for 4-year terms or for the remainder of the unexpired term of a vacancy.

Members of the Board

Rodney Dunetz
DAOM, AP, Dipl.Ac.
Delray Beach
Term Ends:
10/31/2020
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Herman Vega
AMD, PhD, AP, LMHC
Chair
Hialeah, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2018
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Kathy Veon
AP, DOM
Vice-Chair
Lake Mary, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2017
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Steve Moreau
AP
Winter Park, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2017
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Janine Margewicz
AP
Winter Garden
Term Ends:
10/31/2019
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Dave Heine
Consumer
Altamonte Springs
Term Ends:
10/31/2020
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Greg Gunter
Consumer
LaBelle, FL
Term Ends:
10/31/2010
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Organizational Structure of the Board

The Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance serves as the principle administrative support unit for the board. The board is supported by a full-time professional staff based in Tallahassee, and its regulatory functions are funded in full by fees paid by its licensees. Board members are appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate. All board members serve four-year terms. Despite the expiration of their term, board members can continue to serve until they have been replaced. To learn more about becoming a member of the board, visit the Governor’s Appointments Office website or email appointments@eog.myflorida.com.

Board Staff

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Kama Monroe, J.D.
Executive Director
Responsibilities: Responsibilities are administrative and include budget, legislation, and policy issues
Carol Taylor
Program Operations Administrator
Responsibilities: Oversees the Acupuncture Licensure Processing Team, Board Agenda and Meeting Preparation, and Policy Issues.
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Vacant
Regulatory Specialist III
Responsibilities: Process Applications, Research Licensure Issues, Assist with the Preparation of Board Agendas and Administrative Duties.
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Legal Counsel

Diane Guillmette
Senior Assistant Attorney General
(850) 414-3300