Gov. Ron DeSantis recently announced the appointment of Rebecca Schulkowski, MBA, Pharm.D., FACHE, to the District Board of Trustees (DBOT) for Pasco-Hernando State College.

Schulkowski, Director of Operations for Mease Dunedin Hospital and Mease Countryside Hospital, is leading construction of BayCare’s new 318,000 square foot hospital in Wesley Chapel.

“I am honored by the Governor’s appointment, and excited to join the PHSC District Board of Trustees,” said Schulkowski. “I am committed to serving the PHSC community and look forward to contributing to the mission of the college.”

“Dr. Schulkowski brings over 20 years of administrative and clinical experience to the DBOT,” said Timothy Beard, Ph.D., PHSC president. “We look forward to her leadership and guidance.”

Schulkowski’s position on the board began on March 26, 2021. She succeeds Al Hernandez, who served on the DBOT since March of 2017. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.