Bridges is the oldest disability organization in Brevard and is a partner with United Way. David Cooke, Bridges president and CEO, leads a staff of 120 people that serves about 300 clients a day in 21 programs, including group homes, day programs, employment services, a transitional veterans home, on-the-job training, vocational rehabilitation and more.
The organization has an annual budget of $5 million. About 78 percent of that comes from Medicaid. The rest comes from donations, grants and fundraisers.
Our Bridges BTC Board of Directors represents our individuals, their families, and our community. Directors currently serve two consecutive one-year terms. Our officer positions include:
The board meets on the last Thursday of each month at 5:30PM at Bridges. Usually committee meetings are held prior to the main meeting at 5:30pm (e.g. Financial).
Chairperson: Bonnie J. Rudolph R.N
Vice Chair: Judith Kelso
Mike Durante, Audit Partner
Secretary: Shelly Pessa
Attorney at Law
Director: Ruthanne Heinly and Kyle Heinly
Cell #: 321/301-0158
Director: Tabitha Bryant
Manager of Commercial Service & Retention
Health First Health Plans
Director: Alan Doshier
Director: Susan Stokes Elmore
Thomas C. Michaud
Please contact our President David Cooke directly at email@example.com.