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Executive Health

Seminole, FL
October 17, 2018

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Robert M. Macdonald, MS

***** ******* **., #***-***, Seminole, FL 33777 • 850-***-**** •


o Over 20 years of senior management in a professional association

o Extensive background in project and program management

o Strong communication and supervisory skills

o Experienced in public, government and professional relations



o Supervise the daily operation of a charitable foundation as a Direct Support Organization of the Florida Department of Health

o Managed health affairs, membership, education and communications departments for the 4th largest state dental association in the United States

o Provided executive level staff support to ADA Delegation, board of trustees, councils, committees and task groups

O Worked with leadership on revision of association governance policies

Project Management

o Provided executive staff support to the Oral Health Florida Coalition and chaired the senior oral health action team

o Marketed self-funded dental plans to Florida employers via direct mail, advertising and presentations at trade shows.

o Coordinated and developed continuing professional education programs on risk management, OSHA rules and regulations and understanding dental benefits.

o Assisted in the development, design and promotion of a statewide dental health education curriculum for elementary and middle schools.

o Co-Directed IDEA program, a statewide dental assisting distance learning curriculum.

Fund Raising

o Directed the charitable activities of a professional association foundation including its annual campaign, grants administration and special events fundraising including silent and live auctions, drawings of chance and casino night parties

O Managed the daily operations including major gift fundraising of a private foundation established by the legislature to fund Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Government Relations

o Analyzed legislation affecting areas of responsibility and provided reports and recommendations for action to government affairs staff.

o Provided executive level staff support at Board of Dentistry and other state of Florida government agency meetings

O Work with Florida Department of Health and State Surgeon General and state Attorney General’s office to promote to and raise monies from private donors for PDMP database operations


o Experienced in technical writing, Requests for Proposal and grants

o Published author in professional journals, trade magazines and newspapers


o Conducted state, regional and national presentations at universities, professional societies, conferences and conventions


o Present, Executive Director, Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Foundation, Seminole, FL

o 20 years, Senior Director, Florida Dental Association and Florida Dental Foundation, Tallahassee, FL

o 5 years, held several full and part-time positions in marketing, newspaper reporting and editing, public relations and special events management.


MS, Health Administration and Policy

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

BS, Secondary Education (Geography)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN


Trustee, Florida Society of Association Executives Foundation

Secretary-Treasurer, Diversified Benefits Resource Association

Past Vice-Chair, Oral Health Florida, Senior Action Team

Past Media Chair, Capital Area Association of Health Underwriters

Past-Treasurer, Tallahassee Society of Association Executives

Past-Treasurer, Big Bend Chapter Association of Fundraising Professionals

Past-President, American Society of Dental Foundation Executives

Past-President, Florida Foundation for School Health

Past-President, Tampa Bay Chapter, UT Alumni Association

Past-Member, UT National Alumni Association Board of Governors

Past-Editor, Set Point, Florida Tennis Association membership publication

Past- USTA Chair Umpire, WCT and Virginia Slims tennis circuits

Past- Asst. Sports Editor, Today’s Post, King of Prussia, PA

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity


Member, Amateur Athletic Union

Member, USA Pickleball Association and Tournament Player

Past-Secretary, St. Pete Mad Dogs Triathlon Club, St. Pete, FL

Past-President, Gulf Winds Triathlon Club, Tallahassee, FL

Past-Treasurer, Tallahassee Soccer Association

Past-President, Suncoast Soccer League (Tampa Bay Florida)

Past-Vice President State Affairs and Executive Secretary, Florida Soccer Association

Past-Delegate, US Soccer Association


Special Recognition citations from FDA Presidents in 1994, 2004 and 2011

ADA Hillenbrand Fellowship Finalist

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