Broward Health has announced that Diana Arteaga, Esq. will become its new vice president of government relations.
“We are pleased to be welcoming Diana to oversee Broward Health’s legislative efforts,” said Broward Health interim president and CEO Beverly Capasso. “In today’s challenging healthcare environment, Diana’s deep knowledge of public policy issues combined with her leadership skills will be a significant asset to Broward Health as we work with our elected officials and other stakeholders. We continue to focus on enhancements to the quality and breadth of services provided to our community and reducing reliance on taxpayer subsidies.”
Arteaga will be responsible for the strategic leadership and oversight of the government relations and public affairs department. She will develop, implement and execute Broward Health’s strategic initiatives regarding public policy and legislative affairs on healthcare policies and issues.
An experienced attorney who specializes in governmental affairs, Arteaga was most recently the director of government relations for the City of Miami, the largest municipality of Miami-Dade County. Her efforts were recognized by the National League of Cities which appointed her to the Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee to advocate for the League's interests before the legislative and executive branches in Washington, D.C.
She has worked in federal, state and local government on matters ranging from policy development and strategic communications to legislative appropriations and advocacy. Additionally, she worked for Florida's Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Atwater, as a market manager, and for former U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart in Washington, D.C. as a foreign affairs advisor and legal counsel.
She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Florida International University College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science/pre-law and Latin American studies from the University of Central Florida. She is a member of the Florida Bar. She has also served on the Florida Bar's Consumer Protection Law Committee and as an officer of the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics & Public Trust.
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