International Relations and Trade Committee
August 9, 2004 - 9:30A

Interim Charges
       ON:        Ahlenius, Steve President (McAllen Chamber),
                         McAllen, TX
                  Andrade, Hope Commissioner (Texas Transportation
                         Commission), Austin, TX
                  Besteiro, Raul Port Director, Brownsville (Port of
                         Brownsville), Brownsville, TX
                  Cabello, Homero Director, Office of Colonia
                         Initiatives (Texas Dept. of Housing and
                         Community Affairs), Austin, TX
                  Cantu, Elisa (United Farm Workers), San Juan, TX
                  Card III, Bill Chair (Rio Grande Valley
                         Partnership), Weslaco, TX
                  Castellanos, Francisco Executive Director (Cameron
                         Works, Inc.), Brownsville, TX
                  Froman, Robin Dean of Nursing (UTHSCSA), San
                         Antonio, TX
                  Garza, Wanda Chair, TBIC Workforce & Ed Cmte. (Texas
                         Border Infrastructure Coalition), McAllen, TX
                  Ghaddar, Suad Research Associate (Center for Border
                         Econ. Studies - UTPA), Edinburg, TX
                  Henneberger, John Co-Director (Texas Low Income
                         Housing Information Service), Austin, TX
                  Jorge, Mario District Engineer (Texas Dept. of
                         Transportation), Pharr, TX
                  Kindle, Keith Associate Vice President (Turner,
                         Collie and Braden), Pharr, TX
                  Ozuna, Teofilo (Center for Border Econ. Studies -
                         UTPA), Edinburg, TX
                  Rath, Diane Chair (Texas Workforce Commission),
                         Austin, TX
                  Reck, Michael Program Specialist (Office of the
                         Comptroller), Austin, TX
                  Redwine, Augustin Senior Research Analyst (Office of
                         the Comptroller), Austin, TX
                  Saenz, Amadeo Asst. Executive Director (Texas Dept.
                         of Transportation, Engineering Operations),
                         Austin, TX
                  Sanchez, Yvette Director (Colonia Initiatives,
                         Secretary of State), Austin, TX
                  Seifert, Michael Reverend (Self), Brownsville, TX
                  Solis, Eddie Special Asst. for Border & Leg. Affairs
                         (Office of the Comptroller), Austin, TX
                  Springfield, James G. President and CEO (Valley
                         Baptist Health System), Harlingen, TX
                  Summers, Bill President and CEO (Rio Grande Valley
                         Partnership), Weslaco, TX
                  Trevino, Jr., Eddie Mayor (City of Brownsville),
                         Brownsville, TX
                  Vera, Judy Leader, VIF (Valley Interfaith),
                         Brownsville, TX
                  Walker, Elizabeth Director of Communications (Rio
                         Grande Valley Partnership), Weslaco, TX
                  Ward, J. Kevin Executive Administrator (Texas Water
                         Development Board), Austin, TX
                  Weisberg-Stewart, Monica Chair (McAllen Hispanic
                         Chamber of Commerce), McAllen, TX

  Registering, but not testifying:
       On:        Huerta, Brenda Lee (McAllen Hispanic Chamber),
                         McAllen, TX
                  Leal, Gloria Special Counsel to the Commissioner
                         (Texas Department of Insurance), Austin, TX
                  Rocha, Criss (Self), Edinburg, TX

  Providing written testimony:
       On:        Allen, Mike President, McAllen Eco. Dev. Corp.
                         (Texas Border Infrastructure Coalition),
                         Austin, TX
                  Garza, David A. Cameron County Commissioner (Cameron
                         County), San Benito, TX
                  Gonzalez, Yvonne Bonnie (Workforce Solutions),
                         Edinburg, TX
                  Lopez, Jose Chairman (Texas Association of Mexican
                         American Chambers of Commerce), El Paso, TX
                  Mora, Jesus (United Farm Workers), Lozano, TX