President & CEO



James B. Whitaker, MSW, FACHE, CBHE 

Master of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Fellow, American College of Health Care Executives

Certified Behavioral Health Care Administrator

Board of Directors, Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard County

Member, Brevard Health Care Forum

Member, Brevard County Commission on Mental Health and Community Solution

Board of Directors, Central Florida Cares Health System

Member, Florida Council for Behavioral Health Care

Member, Florida Council for Community Mental Health

Member, Mental Health Corporation of America

Provider Member, Brevard County Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Provider Member, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Outstanding Administrator of the Year, 1995 Harold C. Pipienbrink Award

Association of Behavioral Healthcare Administrators

Fellow Status, Florida Council for Community Mental Health for   unique and significant contribution ​to the Florida Council of Community Mental Health Centers and its objectives

Florida Council for Community Mental Health Golden Gavel Award 1996-97

Florida Council for Community Mental Health Center Distinguished Service Award, 1980 and 1994

Past Faculty, Florida School of Alcohol Studies and Past Adjunct Faculty of NOVA Southeastern University, Rollins College, University of Central Florida, and Brevard Community College

Providing services to Circles of Care since December 1970