Health & Human Services

            May 9, 2012 9:00 AM

            Charge 8


                                 Card, Christopher   Vice President  (also providing written testimony) (Behavioral Health

                                 Advocates of Texas/Providence Service), Austin, TX

                                 Castle, Dannette   Executive Director (Texas Council of Community Centers), Austin, TX

                                 Chance, Ed   Commissioner (Montgomery County), Spring, TX

                                 Feehery, Matt   Chief Executive Officer (Montgomery County/Memorial Herman

                                 Behavioral Health Services), Houston, TX

                                 Gonzalez, Kenny   Mental Health Deputy (Johnson County Sheriff's Office), Cleburne, TX

                                 Gray, Anna   President - Texas Catalyst for Employment  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Mental Health Services), San Antonio, TX

                                 Hayward, Tim   Chief Executive Officer (Nacogdoches County Hospital District),

                                 Nacogdoches, TX

                                 Horton, Colleen   Program Officer  (also providing written testimony) (Hogg Foundation for

                                 Mental Health), Austin, TX

                                 Kirsch, Lisa   Deputy Director  (also providing written testimony) (Health and Human

                                 Services Commission), Austin, TX

                                 Knox, Daryl   Chair, Public Mental Health Committee  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Federation of Psychiatry/Texas medical Association/Texas Pediatrics), Houston, TX

                                 Lewis, Katherine   Attorney (Disability Rights Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Longley, Joey   Senior Client Advisor (Civic Initiatives), Round Rock, TX

                                 Morrisett, Lin   Associate Judge  (Self), Fort Worth, TX

                                 Myers, Jarod   Regional Veterans Coordinator  (Self), Round Rock, TX

                                 Saxton, Josette   Policy Associate  (also providing written testimony) (Texans Care for

                                 Children), Austin, TX

                                 Smith, Erin   Director of Government Relations (DePelchin Children's Center), Houston,


                                 Smith, William   Brigadier General (Texas Adjutant Generals Department), Austin, TX

                                 Sorrentino, Matthew   Associate Manager (Public Consulting Group, Inc.), Austin, TX

                                 Spiller, Lee   Policy Director (Citizens Commission on Human Rights - Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Stretcher, Ron   Director of Criminal Justice (Dallas County/North Texas Behavioral Health

                                 Authority), Dallas, TX

                                 Suiter, Wes   County Judge (Angelina County), Lufkin, TX

                                 Switzer, Gyl   Public Policy Director (National Health America of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Theiss, John   Board Vice Chair  (also providing written testimony) (Mental Health America

                                 of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Villanueva, Alba   Lieutenant Colonel (Texas Army National Guard), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Beatty, Coke   Executive Director (Pecan Valley Centers), Granbury, TX

                                 Maples, Mike   Assistant Commissioner (Department of State Health Services), Austin, TX

                                 Paleo, Janet   Executive Director (Prosumers International), San Antonio, TX

                                 Peyson, Robin   Executive Director (National Alliance on Mental Illness Texas), Austin, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Health & Human Services

            May 9, 2012 9:00 AM

                                 Usanga, Andrea   Director of Policy and Government Relations (Mental Health America of

                                 Greater Houston), Houston, TX

                                 Wilson, Dennis   Sheriff (Sheriff's Association of Texas/Texas Council/Waco Mental

                                 Health and Mental Retardation Center/Limestone County), Groesbeck, TX

                  Providing written testimony:


                                 Brown, Bob   Board Chair (Texas Council of Community Centers/Mental Health and

                                 Mental Retardation of Tarrant County), Arlington, TX

                                 Hartman, Marilyn   Chairman, Housing Committee (National Alliance on Mental Health),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Milam, Susan   Director of Government Relations (National Association of Social Workers

                                 - Austin Chapter), Austin, TX