February 7, 2007 - 08:00 AM
SB 1- Department of Aging and Disability Services
Holton, Andrew  Office Service Work  (Self),  Katy, TX
Johnson, Jane  Assisted Living Facility Owner & Operator  (Texas Organization of Residential Care Homes),  Conroe, TX
Petersen, Sandy  Assisted Living Provider  (Texas Organization of Residential Care Homes),  Dallas, TX
Wilson, Gretchen  Founder & Executive Director of The Sean Ashley House  (DADS Private Providers),  Houston, TX
Goldstein, Ivy  Parent  (Myself, our family, my daughter Sophie),  Austin, TX
Horn, Adelaide  Commissioner  (Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
Rava, Linda  Homemaker/Parent  (Self),  Houston, TX
Strong, Mary Kay    (Camino Real CMHMRC),  Pleasanton, TX
SB 1- Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Al-Alawy, Lilliana  Care Giver for my child  (Myself and my child),  Austin, TX
Al-Alawy, Sultan  Student  (Self),  Austin, TX
SB 1- Health and Human Services Commission
Brady, Denise  Director of Public Policy  (Mental Health America of Texas),  San Antonio, TX
Cardenas, Claudia  Co-Coordinator/Advocate  (Texas Advocates),  Corpus Christi, TX
Conner, Patty  Family Violence Service Prof.  (Hope Alliance),  Round Rock, TX
Gaston, Michael    (ADAPT),  Austin, TX
Keller, Merily H.  Suicide Prevention Consultant & Education/Trainer  (Texas Suicide Prevention Community Network),  Austin, TX
Liggett, Sharon  Assisted Living  (Texas Assisted Living Association (TALA)),  Austin, TX
Litzinger, Linda G.  Caregiver to my child with quadriplegia  (Self; My child),  Austin, TX
McGee, Ph.D., Joanne  Neuropsychologist  (Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council),  San Marcos, TX
Olive, Mac  Person with disability  (Self),  Austin, TX
Olive, Melissa  Professor  (Self),  Austin, TX
Peyson, Robin  Executive Director  (National Alliance on Mental Illness Texas),  Austin, TX
Rasco, Melissa  Program Manager - ICF & HCS Program  (People with Mental Retardation & CALAB, Inc.),  San Antonio, TX
Sanchez, Courtney  Executive Director, JONAH  (Self),  Austin, TX
Schoenberg, Kathy  Exec. Dir. For Texas Organization of Residential Care  (Assisted Living/TORCH),  Corpus Christi, TX
Shockley, Joe C.  Retired  (Traumatic Brain Injury Council),  Conroe, TX
Vollmering, Lori DeAnn  Advocate  (Self),  San Diego, TX
Waltrip, MD, Laura  Emergency Medicine Physcian  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
Harracksingh, Rachel  Vice-President  (Life Ambulance Service),  El Paso, TX
Kafka, Bob  Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
Sprinkle, GK  Public Policy Consultant  (Texas Ambulance Association),  Austin, TX
Beaver, Joe  Professional Rodeo Cowboy  (Self),  Huntsville, TX
Besteiro, Ollie  Retired Teacher  (AARP),  Austin, TX
Borel, Dennis    (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities),  Austin, TX
Butler, Lora  Executive Director  (Mission Road Developmental Center),  San Antonio, TX
De Luna, Eva  Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
Garms, Alan  Services to Persons with Disabilities  (St. Giles Living Centers),  Richmond, TX
Goertz, MD, Roland  Physician  (Primary Care Coalition),  Waco, TX
Graves, Tim  President  (Texas Health Care Association),  Austin, TX
Gross, Michael  TSEU Vice-President  (Texas State Employees Union),  Austin, TX
Hawkins, Albert  Executive Commissioner  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
Henderson, Tracy  CFO of Health and Human Services Commission  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
Hernandez, Richard  Government Affairs Director  (Edu Care Community Living),  Austin, TX

Hilliard, Robert W.  President/CEO San Antonio Air Life  (San Antonio Air Life),  San Antonio, TX
Holman, Nancy  Executive Director  (Texas Alliance of Child & Family Services),  Austin, TX
Holton, Scottie  Parent, Licensed Professional Counselor  (Self),  Katy, TX
Ketay, Brian  Coordinator of Services (Private MR Provider)  (South Texas Community Living),  Houston, TX
Key, Tammy  Professional Barrel Racer  (Self),  Giddings, TX
McPhail, Jennifer    (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
Meinkowsky, John  Policy Advocate  (ARCIL),  Austin, TX
Miller, Jeff  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy, Incorporated),  Austin, TX
Pickering, Tim  Air Ambulance  (Air Evac),  Kansas City, MO
Redman, Laura  Owner/Community Access, Inc.  (Self; Employees & Individuals at MHMR),  Tyler, TX
Rice, Billy  Flight Paramedic, Base Supervisor  (PHI Air Medical),  Bryan, TX
Smith, Carole  Executive Director  (Private Providers Association of Texas (PPAT)),  Leander, TX
Suehs, Thomas  Deputy Executive Commissioner for Financial Services  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
Templeton, Mike  Nursing Home Administrator  (TRISUN Healthcare),  Pflugerville, TX
Thomas, Stephanie    (Self; ADAPT),  Austin, TX
Thomason, David  Senior Vice-President  (Texas Association of Homes & Services for the Aging),  Austin, TX
Thompson, Barb  Social Worker  (Self),  Greenville, TX
Registering, but not testifying:
Shipman, Wayde  Veterinarian  (Self; The ARC of the Gulf Coast),  Houston, TX
Providing written testimony:
Abraham, Deanna  Private Provider of HCS Services  (MOSAIC),  Corsicana, TX
Fuller-Felix, Tanisha  Executive Director- MOSAIC  (MOSAIC),  San Antonio, TX
Hannah, Jan  Owner - Community Living Concepts  (Self),  Grandview, TX
Israel, Gordon  President/Owner  (Draco Services, Inc.),  Austin, TX
Long, Dianne  Geriatric Social Worker  (Care For Elders & One Voice),  Houston, TX
Travis, Jamie    (Self),  Brazoria, TX
Webster, Diana L.  Homemaker  (Self),  Austin, TX
Bowe, Shawn  Pharmacist  (Texas Federation of Drug Stores, Texas Pharmacy Association, AIP Texas, Ameican Pharmacies, TrueCare Pharmacy),  Lubbock, TX
Ferguson, Charles  MGMT Cons  (Texans Supporting State Schools),  Denton, TX
Wilson, Gretchen  Provider Founders & Executive Director  (The Sean Ashley House),  Houston, TX
SB  1
Berger, Melitta    (LBB),  Austin, TX
Boston, Natasha    (LBB),  Austin, TX
Childs, Hayden    (LBB),  Austin, TX
Ferrino, April    (LBB),  Austin, TX
Hernandez, Maria    (LBB),  Austin, TX
Morstad, Donna    (LBB),  Austin, TX
Priest, Paul    (LBB),  Austin, TX