September 16, 2021 – The Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) announced that Broward Health President / CEO Shane Strum; Pier Sixty-six Marine Director Megan Lagasse; and Kaufman Lynn Construction Director of Government Relations Ryan Reiter were appointed to the board of the non-profit association.
A recognized executive with decades of leadership experience, Strum leads Broward Health, one of the 10 largest public health systems in the country. Prior to joining Broward Health, he was Chief of Staff to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Strum is from Broward County and has nearly 30 years of civil service history. He was also previously Vice Chancellor of Keizer University and Director of Corporate and Government Relations at Nova Southeastern University.
As a long-time supporter of the CDTC, Lagasse is a member and former chairman of CDTC Transformers, a group of committed business people who give back to children with special needs and change their lives. At Pier Sixty-Six, Lagasse is responsible for the operation of the world-class marina. A respected executive in the yachting industry, Lagasse was part of the team that started and continues to be involved in the Waterway Soirée, the CDTC’s signature fundraising event.
Reiter, a United States Marine Corps veteran proud to tour Iraq, is responsible for government relations at Kaufman Lynn Construction, a full-service construction management company. Previously, he directed government affairs for the Broward County’s Children’s Services Council, serving children and families in the community at both local and national levels.
“We are privileged to have these three dynamic and respected leaders on our board of directors,” said Ana Calderon-Randazzo, PhD., General Manager of the Child Diagnostics and Treatment Center. “They each bring a wealth of experience and a passion for children, healthcare and CDTC. You will be an enormous asset to us. “
Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) is a not-for-profit organization serving nearly 11,000 customers with special health needs in Broward County annually. As a Broward Health facility, CDTC’s mission is to promote the optimal health and wellbeing of children with special health needs through comprehensive prevention, intervention and treatment services. CDTC is a recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), offering a unique care system for infants, children, adolescents and women with chronic illnesses, disabilities and developmental delays. More information is available at ChildrensDiagnostic.org.