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WITNESS LIST
Finance
April 16, 2007 - 09:00 AM
SB  377
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Martinez, Irma  Manager, Revenue Processing, CPA  (Comptroller of Public Accounts),  Austin, TX
SB  737
 
FOR:
 
Chandler, Gary  Highway Patrol Sgt- DPS  (Department of Public Safety Association),  Columbus, TX
SB  769
 
ON:
 
Greenberg, Sherri  Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Yawn, Keith    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Anderson, Gary  Executive Director  (Texas Public Employees Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hagert, Celia  Senior Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Homer, Andrew  Texas Public Employees  (Texas Public Employees Association),  Austin, TX
 
O'Connor, Caroline  Legislative Director  (Texas State Employees Union),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Becker, Hershel  Deputy Director of Contract Operations with Child Support  (Attorney General/ Contract Advisory Team),  Austin, TX
 
Eaton, Marilyn  Director  (Heath and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Jackson, Bob  General Counsel  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Scogin, James  Director  (State Council on Competitive Government),  Austin, TX
 
Woolsey, Michael D.  Director - Procurement  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Young, John  Audit Manager  (State Auditors Office),  Austin, TX
SB  782
 
FOR:
 
Belsky, Steve  IA President, Industry Gaffer  (IATSA, TXMDA, All of Texas Workers),  Miami Beach, FL
 
Besser, Jeremy  Executive Producer  (Directorz),  Dallas, TX
 
Campbell, Rebecca  Executive Director, Austin Film Society  (Austin Students and Texas Motion Picture Alliance),  Austin, TX
 
Holt, David  Truck Driver  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
O'Leary, Brian  Lawyer  (NBC Universal),  New York, NY
 
Smith, Carissa  Director of Sales, Omni Austin Hotel  (Omni Austin Hotel Downtown),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Hudgins, Bob  Director  (Texas Film Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Burklund, Janis  Director, Dallas Film Commission  (DFW Region Film/TV Industry),  Dallas, TX
 
Hilsman, John  Southeastern Business Representative  (International Cinematographers Guild),  Miami Beach, FL
 
Mills, Sherry  Filmmaker  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Richardson, Jody  Attorney  (Motion Picture Association of America),  Austin, TX
 
Scheberle, Drew  Sr. Vice President  (Greater Austin Chamber),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Sullivan, Michael  President  (Texans for Fiscal Responsibility),  Austin, TX
 
Venable, Peggy  Director  (Americans For Prosperity),  Austin, TX
SB  992
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banda, Jennifer  Director, Advocacy  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Crowe, Michael  Attorney  (Texas Assisted Living Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hanna, Mark J.  Attorney  (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
 
Wilkes, Catherine  Consultant  (CHRISTUS Health),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Crowe, Michael  Attorney  (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
SB  1057
 
FOR:
 
Barron, Chris  Executive Director  (State Firemen's & Fire Marshals Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Cain, Randy  Attorney  (Texas Fire Chiefs Association),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Olsen, Lawrence  Non-Profit Trade Association  (Texas Good Roads Association),  Austin, TX
SB  1185
 
FOR:
 
Talerico, Jeanne  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Long, David    (Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation),  Austin, TX
SB  1830
 
FOR:
 
Baylor, Don  Sr. Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Colvin, Elizabeth  Director of free tax preparation program  (Community Tax Centers),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Gilbert  Student  (Client of VITA),  Austin, TX
 
Scheberle, Drew  Sr. Vice President  (Greater Austin Chamber),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Moreau, Walter  Exective Director  (Foundation Communities),  Austin, TX
 
Talerico, Jeanne  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies),  Austin, TX
SB  1886
 
ON:
 
Davenport, Kirk    (Comptroller of Public Accounts),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
LeBas, James  Fiscal Consultant  (Texas Oil and Gas Association),  Austin, TX
SJR 56
 
FOR:
 
Schlomach, Ph.D., Byron  Chief Economist  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
Venable, Peggy  Director  (Americans For Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Baylor, Don  Senior Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty    (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Dudley, Scott    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Shallow, Stewart    (LBB),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Heflin, Talmadge    (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
Lively, Lance  Consultant  (National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)),  Austin, TX
 
Sullivan, Michael Quinn  President, Texans  for Fiscal Responsibility  (Texans for Fiscal Responsibility),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Merrill, Rebecca  Special Assistant, Governor's Office  (Resource for Sn. Williams),  Austin, TX