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PROCLAMATION .SIS <br /> HONORING THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2013 <br /> DAN K. RICHARDSON AWARD <br /> MR. JEFFREY L. SUSI <br /> WHEREAS, the Dan K. Richardson Humanitarian Award was established to identify and publicly recognize <br /> those citizens who actively pursue opportunities to improve the quality of life for all who live and work in Indian River <br /> County; and <br /> WHEREAS, this year, the eighth Annual Dan K. Richardson Humanitarian Award is being presented to Mr. <br /> Jeffrey L. Susi for his commitment to Indian River Medical Center and to improving the health and well-being of the <br /> community that has directly benefited the residents of Indian River County; and <br /> WHEREAS, Mr. Jeffrey L. Susi's leadership, since joining IRMC in 1998, has been the driving force behind <br /> the transformation of Indian River Medical Center from a good community hospital to an outstanding, top-quality <br /> medical center affiliated with Duke Medicine for heart and cancer care; and <br /> WHEREAS, since 2005, under Mr. Jeffrey L. Susi's direction, IRMC, the largest private sector company in <br /> Indian River County, has completed a $105-million master facility plan including a state-of-the-art emergency room, <br /> a heart center consistently rated as one of the top cardiac surgery programs in America, a surgical intensive care <br /> unit and recovery room, and a patient pavilion; and <br /> WHEREAS, in addition to his professional contributions, Mr. Jeffrey L. Susi's volunteer involvement over the <br /> years has included serving as Healthcare Division Chair for United Way of Indian River County, being a board <br /> member for the Florida Hospital Association and the American Red Cross, and being involved with the Mental <br /> Health Association Collaboration; and <br /> WHEREAS, Jeffrey L. Susi presently serves on the board of directors for The Moorings Club, the Florida <br /> State University College of Medicine Community Board and is an affiliate faculty member of Xavier University; and <br /> WHEREAS, Mr. Jeffrey L. Susi's vision for the future continues to expand high quality health care services <br /> to meet the needs of the community, such as a Health and Wellness Center and an enhanced comprehensive <br /> cancer program for the residents of Indian River County. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, INDIAN <br /> RIVER COUNTY, that Mr. Jeffrey L. Susi, recipient of the Dan K. Richardson Humanitarian Award, be honored and <br /> Iemulated for his exemplary contributions to our community. <br /> Duly adopted this 8th day of October, 2013 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> i INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA <br /> Flescher, Chairman <br /> ER <br /> We ley S. Davis. Vice Chairman <br /> Peter D. O'Bryan <br /> 7;2t <br /> FLpR� Bob Solari <br /> Tim rc <br /> I <br />