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WITNESS LIST
Finance
February 15, 2007 - 08:00 AM
SB 1-  Article II LBB Recommendations
 
AGAINST:
 
Riley, Terri  RN- Nurses Unlimited  (Nurses Unlimited),  Odessa, TX
 
Vasek, Heather  Director of Public Policy  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Austin, TX
SB 1- Department of Aging and Disability Services
 
FOR:
 
Miller, Jim  Retired  (Texans Supporting State Schools (TSSS)),  Carrollton, TX
 
Snyder, Ruth    (Parent Association for the Mentally Retarded of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sonleitner, Denise  Paralegal, City of Austin Law Department  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Southern, David  Owner ICFMR Community & HCS  (Southern Concepts, Inc.),  Grandbury, TX
 
Todd, Bruce  Bruce Todd Public Affairs Consultant  (Self; Survivor of TBI),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Israel, Gordon  President, Owner, HCS Program  (Draco Services, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Kafka, Bob  Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Butler, Lora  Executive Director  (Mission RD Developmental Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Courtney, Geoffrey N.  Attorney  (McCarthy & Hawkins Plantiffs),  Austin, TX
 
Ferguson, Charles R.  MGMT. CONS. Ret.  (Texans Supporting State Schools),  Dallas, TX
 
Garrison-Tate, Jeff  Policy Services Manager  (Advocacy, Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
Horn, Adelaide  Commissioner  (Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
 
McPhail, Jennifer  ADAPT of Texas Community Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Payne, Susan  Homemaker  (Sister and Parents),  College Station, TX
 
Robles-Cranston, Cathy  Personal Care Attendant  (Self; Personal Attendant Coalition of Texas, ADAPT),  Austin, TX
 
Taylor, Gordon  CFO  (Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
 
Thomas, Stephanie  Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Hedrick, Mary  Retired Teacher, Parent, Austin State School  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Hernandez, Richard  Director of Government Affairs  (EduCare Community Living),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Alvarez, John  Water Department, City of Austin  (Justin Alvarez, son),  Austin, TX
SB 1- Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
 
FOR:
 
Makowski, Erik  President/Partner Brown-Karhan Healthcare  (Brain Injury Association of Texas),  Dripping Springs, TX
 
Margeson, Paula  State Chair Independent Living Council  (Council),  Plano, TX
 
ON:
 
Bearden, Chase  Public Outreach  (RCT/ Rehabilitation Council of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Mills, Sarah  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Murphy, Terry  Commissioner  (Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services),  Austin, TX
 
Wheeler, Bill  CFO  (Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Kafka, Bob  Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
McPhail, Jennifer  ADAPT of Texas Community Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Thompson, Stephanie  Organizer  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
On:
 
Murrell, Marty  Retired Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments  (Alliance of & for Visually Impaired Texans),  Austin, TX
SB 1- Department of Family and Protective Services
 
FOR:
 
Barker, Conni  Director of Government Affairs  (De Pelchin Children's Center),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Kenney, Robert  A/C Service  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy & Advocacy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Tod, Theresa  Social Work Administration  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Cockerell, Carey  Commissioner  (Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
 
Donovan, Dawn  Co-Director East Texas Heart Gallery  (Self),  Mineola, TX
 
McCown, F. Scott  Executive Director- Center for Public Policy Priorities  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Thyssen, Monica  Children's Mental Health Policy  (Specialist Advocacy, Inc.),  Leander, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Brown, Cindy  CFO  (Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
 
DeWitt, RPh, Lauren  Medical Director  (The Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX

 
McClure, LCSW, Madeline  Founding E.D.; Child Advocate  (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children),  Dallas, TX
SB 1- Department of State Health Services
 
FOR:
 
Brady, Denise  Director of Public Policy  (Mental Health Association in Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzales, Gilbert R.  Director, Crisis & Jail Diversion Services, CHCS  (The Center for Health Care Services (Bexar County Mental Health Authority)),  San Antonio, TX
 
Greehey, William E.  Chairman of the Board Valero LP  (Haven for Hope),  San Antonio, TX
 
Keller, Merily H.    (Texas Suicide Prevention Community Network),  Austin, TX
 
Krieder, Judge Kimberly  City of San Antonio  (City of San Antonio & Haven for Hope),  San Antonio, TX
 
Martin, Julie  Homemaker  (Self),  Belton, TX
 
McDanald, Conway  Medical Director Northstar  (Valve Options Northstar),  Coppell, TX
 
Morrisett, Lin  Associate Judge, Probate Ct. #2  (Probate Ct. #2- Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Thompson, Gregory  Student  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Thompson, Scott  Independent Business Consultant  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Walsh, MD, Meganne  Pediatrician/MOD Volunteer  (March of Dimes),  Amarillo, TX
 
Walthall, Morgan  March of Dimes St. Director of Public Affairs  (March of Dimes),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Lovelace, Joe  Attorney  (Texas Council MHMR Centers),  Austin, TX
 
Sprinkle, GK  Public Policy Consultant  (Texas Ambulance Association),  Austin, TX
 
Weden, David  Development Officer  (Hill Country Community MHMR Center),  Kerrville, TX
 
ON:
 
Bell, MD, Charles E.  Deputy Executive Commissioner for Health Services  (Texas Heatlth & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Camacho, Jose E.  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Community Health Centers, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Delgado, Evelyn  Assistant Commissioner  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
DeWitt, Lauren  Medical Director  (The Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Hayes, Aaryce  Policy Services Specialist  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Lakey, David  Commissioner  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Pharr, Machelle  Chief Financial Officer  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Saito, MD, John  Pediatric Pulmonologist  (Scott & White Hosptial),  Temple, TX
 
Sappington, Hartley  Retired  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Spiller, Lee  Citizens Commission on Human Rights  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Thyssen, Monica  Children's Mental Health Policy  (Specialist Advocacy, Inc./ Children's Mental Health),  Leander, TX
 
Vesowate, Joe  Assistant Commissioner  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Willey-Courand, MD, Donna Beth  Physician  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Herman, Guy  Mental Health Court (Probate Court)  (Self; Court),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy & Advocacy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Madrid, Chilo  Drug and Alcohol Counselor  (Texas Association of Substance Abuse Programs),  Austin, TX
 
Walker, David K.  County Attorney, Montgomery County  (Montgomery County & Tri-County MHMR Center),  Conroe, TX
 
On:
 
Grimes, Kathy  Chairperson - Williamson County Mental Health Comm.  (Williamson County),  Georgetown, TX
SB 1- Health and Human Services Commission
 
ON:
 
Horton, Colleen  Public Policy  (Texas Center for Disability Studies),  Austin, TX
 
McClure, LCSW, Madeline  Child Advocate & Psychotherapist  (TexProtects, The Texas Associaton for the Protection of Children),  Dallas, TX
 
McMahan, RPh., Mike  Pharmacist  (Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, Academy Ind. Pharmacists, American Pharmacies, Texas Federation Drug Store),  Goldthwaite, TX
 
Quinn, Colleen  Program Developer  (Nurse Family Partnership),  Denver, CO
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Southern, David  Owner, ICFMR Community & HCS  (Southern Concepts, Inc.),  Grandbury, TX
 
Against:
 
Alvarez, John  Water Department, City of Austin  (Justin Alvarez, son),  Austin, TX
 
Israel, Gordon  President, Owner HSC Program  (Draco Services, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Camacho, Jose E.  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Community Health Centers, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Pratt, Carolyn  HHSC- State Employee  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  1
 
ON:
 
Boston, Natasha    (LBB),  Austin, TX

 
Dube, Gerry    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Ferrino, April    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Ivie, Julie    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Jarrell, Jeremiah    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Johnson, Shaniqua    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Leo, Michael    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Martin, Regina    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Millard, Nancy    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Morstad, Donna    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Priest, Paul    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Stephens, Stephanie    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Zinnecker, Anita    (LBB),  Austin, TX