Beginning in January, the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) Board of Trustees will include three new members, including its first student trustee.
New trustees include Debbie I. Chang, M.P.H., Vice President, Policy and Prevention with Nemours Health and Prevention Services in Newark, Delaware; George Herbst, Vice President of Finance at Stetson University and Tiffany Chen, a student at the University of Central Florida Medical School.
Ms. Chang, the board’s first out-of-state trustee, has more than 22 years of federal and state government and private sector experience in the health field, much of it focused on children. During the past five years at Nemours, she created and led Nemours Health & Prevention Services, a division devoted to improving children’s health.
Mr. Herbst, was the Treasurer and the Vice President for Business and Finance of Rollins College in Winter Park from February 1996 to June 2008. He retired from Rollins with the title Vice President Emeritus and Treasurer Emeritus. An active member of the community, Mr. Herbst served on the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for many years and is a past Chairman of the Board. He was the Vice Chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board for the City of Winter Park and a member of numerous other City boards. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Mayflower Retirement Community. He is currently on the Association of Governing Boards finance consulting team and is a member of the City of Orlando Audit Board.
Ms. Chen was selected through a competitive process open to students from Rollins College, the University of Central Florida and other institutions of higher learning. Student Trusteess serve two-year terms.
She is a Winter Park High School graduate who left town to attend and graduate from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland before returning to become part of the inaugural class at the new UCF Medical School. She also is an active community volunteer.