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WITNESS LIST
Finance
April 30, 2007 - 09:00 AM
SB  49
 
FOR:
 
Courtney, Chuck  Texas Retailers Association  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Garza, Eric  Student  (Texas A&M University),  Harlingen, TX
 
Haley, Brian  Student  (Former Student Regent),  Austin, TX
 
Hall, Zach  Student- Legislative Relations Director  (The University of Texas Student Government),  Dallas, TX
 
Holman, Cassie J.  Recent graduate of Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Morris, Kyle  Student Body President  (The student body of Texas State University),  San Marcos, TX
 
Neal, Zach  Student  (Student Government- Texas A&M),  Dallas, TX
 
Rugoff, Danielle  Student  (Student Body, University of Texas at Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Solomon, Andrew  Student Body President  (University of Texas- Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Worley, Ryan  Student  (Texas Tech Univeristy student body),  Lubbock, TX
 
Zucker, Dr. Charles  Executive Director  (Texas Faculty Association),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Steele, Tom  VP Operations  (University Co-Op),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Amin, Mena  Student, At-Large Representative  (Student Government at University of Texas at Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Black, Brady  Student Government Texas A&M  (Self),  College Station, TX
 
Dykes, Janice  Graduate Student (University of Houston)  (Self),  Pasadena, TX
 
Gilstrap, Stephen  Student  (University of Texas- Student Government),  Austin, TX
 
Herndon, Anne  Student  (UT Student Government),  Dallas, TX
 
Howard, Bradford J.  Student at The University of Texas at Austin  (UT Student Body),  Austin, TX
 
Johnson, Michael  McCombs School of Business Rep & Student Govt Rep  (Student Government, University of Texas at Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Moore, Gordon  Student  (University of Texas Student Government),  Austin, TX
 
Morales, Michael  Student/Texas A&M  (Self),  Brownsville, TX
 
Powell, Preston  Student  (University of Texas at Austin- Student Government),  Dallas, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Roberson, Amanda  Student  (Students/Tax Payers),  Coppell, TX
 
Shwarts, Frances  Student at University of Texas at Austin  (Nursing Representative for University of Texas at Austin),  Dallas, TX
 
Trinh, Nicole  Student, Student Body Vice-President  (Student Government, The University of Texas at Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Wade, Chelsea  Student  (The University of Texas at Austin Student Government),  Houston, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Davisson, Jordan  Student  (University of Texas Students),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Cabrales, John  City Government  (City of Denton),  Austin, TX
SB  106
 
FOR:
 
Courtney, Chuck  President  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ramos, Ruby  Social Work Intern  (Texans Care For Children),  Austin, TX
SB  107
 
FOR:
 
Courtney, Chuck  President  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ramos, Ruby  Social Work Intern  (Texans Care For Children),  Austin, TX
SB  312
 
FOR:
 
Jones, Rodney  Retired  (Self),  Wimberley, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Jones, Kathy  Retired  (Self),  Wimberley, TX
SB  376
 
FOR:
 
Courtney, Chuck  President  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ramos, Ruby  Social Work Intern  (Texans Care For Children),  Austin, TX
SB  490
 
FOR:
 
Courtney, Chuck  President  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Cyrus  Registered Lobbyist  (Lone Star Chapter of Sierra Club),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Erben, Randall  Attorney  (The Home Depot),  Austin, TX
 
Moorhead, Bee  Executive Director  (Texas Impact),  Austin, TX
SB  741
 
FOR:
 
Ingle, Priscilla  VP Public Affairs  (VIA Transit),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Shields, Chris  Christopher S. Shields, P.C.  (Fort Worth Transportation Authority),  Austin, TX
 
Vane, Mark  Attorney  (Gardere Wynne Sewell),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Hallett, Nathan  Treasurer  (Dallas Area Rapid Transit),  Dallas, TX
SB  865
 
FOR:
 
Davenport, Susan  VP Business Retention and Expansion  (Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce),  Austin, TX
 
Kowalski, Tom  Association Executive  (Texas Health Care and BioScience Institute),  Austin, TX
 
Powers, Pike  Attorney  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Scott, Marc W.  Design & Construction  (LCS Constructors, Inc.),  Houston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Wurzel, Geoffrey  Association Director  (TechNet),  Austin, TX
SB  936
 
FOR:
 
Ingle, Priscilla  VP Public Affairs  (VIA Transit),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Vane, Mark  Attorney  (Gardere Wynne Sewell),  Austin, TX
SB  953
 
FOR:
 
Lawless, Julie  Historic Preservation Officer  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Mosley, Christopher  Assistant City Attorney, Fort Worth  (Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
SB  1059
 
FOR:
 
Clark, Jeffery  Director of Public Affairs  (American Electronics Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bonner, Steve  Director, Public Affairs  (Texas Instruments Inc.),  Dallas, TX
 
Chiodo, Dana    (National Semiconductor),  Austin, TX
 
Davenport, Susan  VP Business Retention and Expansion  (Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce),  Austin, TX
 
Hamilton, Billy  Consultant  (AT&T),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Howden, Robert    (Texas Association of Manufacturers),  Austin, TX
 
Kowalski, Tom  Association Executive  (Texas Health Care and BioScience Institute),  Austin, TX
 
Parker, David  Manager- Legislative Affairs  (AT&T),  Austin, TX
 
Powers, Pike  Attorney  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Scott, Marc W.  Design & Construction  (LCS Constructors, Inc.),  Houston, TX
 
Shannon, Fred  Governmental Affairs Manager  (Hewlett Packard),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Chris  Christopher S. Shields, P.C.  (Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce),  Austin, TX
 
Tisdale, Ward  Manager, Global Community Affairs  (Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)),  Austin, TX
 
Wisdom, Christina  General Counsel  (Texas Chemical Council),  Austin, TX
 
Wurzel, Geoffrey  Association Director  (TechNet),  Austin, TX
SB  1638
 
FOR:
 
Popp, Jim  Attorney Popp Gray & Hutcheson  (Self; Texas Association of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Schlomach, Ph.D., Byron  Chief Economist  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Amos, Allen  County Judge  (Rural County Judges Association & Concho County),  Paint Rock, TX
 
Chandler, Clayton  City Manager  (City of Mansfield, Texas),  Mansfield, TX
 
Lee, Donald  Executive Director  (Texas Conference of Urban Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Maso, Maher  Self Employed  (City of Frisco),  Frisco, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner, Pct. #2  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Phillis, CDA, Peter E.  Director of Financial Services  (City of Mansfield, Texas),  Mansfield, TX
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Public Safety  (City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Sides, Ralph  County Judge  (Sterling County),  Sterling City, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Sugg, Paul  Legislative Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Hawk, Curtis  City Manager  (City of Burleson),  Burleson, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Yelverton, Shana  City Manager  (City of Southlake),  Southlake, TX
SB  1639
 
FOR:
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Reissig, Mike  Associate Deputy of Public Accounts  (Comptroller of Public Accounts),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Meroney, Mike  Public Affairs Manager  (The Huntsman Corporation),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Craig, Richard  Assistant General Counsel  (Texas Comptroller's Office),  Austin, TX