Daisy J. Baez

District: 114 -- Democrat

Part of Miami-Dade

Committee Membership for 2016 - 2018 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Coral Gables
Occupation:  Health Care Consultant
Child(ren):  Nicole M. Espaillat
Education:  University of Central Texas, BS, Social Work, 1985; Sam Houston State University, MA, Counseling, 1996
Born:  August 7, Dominican Republic
Military:  United States Army, First Cavalry Division, 15th Medical Battalion, Division Surgeon's Office, Honorable Discharge; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Department of Defense Certificate of Achievement; Department of the Army Certificate of Achievement
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016
Resigned on November 1, 2017

Other Public Services

Barry University Graduate Health Professions Advisory Board, member
Dominican Health Care Association of Florida, Board of Directors, member
Merrick House Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, Board of Directors, member
Democratic National Convention, Delegate, 2012, 2016
White House working group, Colombian Free Trade Agreement, White House, March 2012, Florida Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff, White House, November 2012


Consulting Management Solutions, LLC, President
Elements Behavioral Florida, Regional Director of Compliance
GEO Care, Inc., South Florida Evaluation & Treatment Center, Chief Operating Officer
HealthSouth Houston Rehabilitation Institute, Regional Director of Case Management
Larkin Community Hospital, Vice President
Pan American Hospital (later renamed Metropolitan Hospital), Vice President
Select Specialty Corporation, Director of Provider Relations
Tenet/Coral Gables Hospital, Miami, Florida, Director of Clinical Quality


City of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Proclamation
City of Miami, Certificate of Appreciation
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, AXA Advisors Businesswoman of the Year for Nonprofit, finalist
Coral Gables City Commission, Certificate of Recognition
Dominican American National Round Table, Prominent Dominican American in Florida
Dominican Health Care Association of Florida, 113th Congress Recognition
Golden Latin Awards, Prominent Latina Award
Hispanic Heritage Event Celebration, City of Doral, Hispanic Heritage Star Award
LATINA Style Magazine, Hispanic Woman of Distinction Honoree
Mission de Amor Foundation, Prominent Hispanic Woman
Senate of Puerto Rico, International Women's Day of Nonviolence Against Women, Certificate of Recognition
Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (National University), Women's Chamber of Commerce, Proclamation Thelma Gibson Award
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County, Thelma Gibson Finalist Award
Women's History Coalition, Miami Dade County, Woman of Impact
Dominican Health Care Association of Florida, Beacon Council Finalist Award, 2012

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