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WITNESS LIST
Finance
May 3, 2007 - 08:30 AM
SB  257
 
FOR:
 
Humana, Walter J.  Business Exec Volunteer  (Texans for Transit),  Dallas, TX
 
Shetter, Ken  Mayor  (Burleson, TRTC (Exec. Committee)),  Burleson, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Schlomach, Ph.D., Byron  Chief Economist  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Allen, Doug  Exec. VP  (DART),  Dallas, TX
 
Cain, Randy  Attorney  (City of Dallas),  Austin, TX
 
Carlson, Scott  DART Board of Directors  (DART),  Dallas, TX
 
Davis, Wendy R.  City Council Representative- Fort Worth, TX  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Enoch, Mark  DART Chair (Dallas Area Rapid Transit)  (3 Transit Agencies (FTWTHT, DCTA & DART)),  Dallas, TX
 
Green, Mayor David  Mayor Duncanville, President Metroplex Mayors Association  (Duncanville, President Metroplex Mayors Association),  Duncanville, TX
 
Igo, Shanna  Director Legislative Services  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
McCarley, James  Executive Director- DRMC  (Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition),  Dallas, TX
 
Morris, Michael  Director of Transportation  (NCT COG),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Oliver, Jesse  Attorney  (Self; DART),  Dallas, TX
 
Payne, Brinton  Director Government & Urban Affairs  (Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority- San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Rodriguez, Jennifer Shelley  Attorney  (City of College Station & City of Coppell),  Austin, TX
 
Suhm, Vic  Consultant  (Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition & North Texas Commission),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Thomas, Gary C.  Executive Director  (Dallas Area Rapid Transit),  Dallas, TX
 
Against:
 
Bonner, Stephen  Director, Public Affairs  (Texas Instruments Inc.),  Dallas, TX
 
Clark, Jeffrey  Director Legislative Affairs  (American Electronics Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Heflin, Talmadge  Visiting Research Fellow  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Guerra, Fred  Private Citizen  (Texans For Transit),  Kyle, TX
 
Ruddell, Richard L.  President, The T  (The Fort Worth Transp. Auth.),  Fort Worth, TX
SB  676
 
FOR:
 
Casey, Daniel T.  Partner, Moak, Casey & Associates, LLP  (Austin Independent School District),  Austin, TX
 
Forgione, Jr., Dr. Pascal  Superintendent  (Austin Independent School District),  Austin, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Williams, Mark  President, Board of Trustees  (Austin Independent School District),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Benski, Amy  Associate Executive Director  (Texas Association of School Administrators),  Austin, TX
 
Lain, Jackie  Associate Executive Director  (Texas Association of School Boards),  Austin, TX
 
Pumfrey, Ross  Senior Program Coordinator, UT Austin  (Self),  Austin, TX
SB  1460
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Blevins, Ches  Attorney  (Clean Coal Technology Foundation of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Stephen  Executive Director  (Texas Mining and Reclamation Association),  Austin, TX
 
Stewart, Jay  Attorney  (FutureGen Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Oxford, Jerry  Attorney/CPA  (Texas Comptroller's Office),  Austin, TX
SB  1477
 
FOR:
 
Haynes, Adam  Executive Vice President  (Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Koehler, Ken  Policy Analyst  (Comptroller of Public Accounts),  Austin, TX
SB  1485
 
FOR:
 
Storbeck Jung, Anamae  Program Coordinator/Clergy  (Texas Conference of Churches),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Beck, Regan  Legislative Director  (Texas Farm Bureau),  Austin, TX

 
Chatham, Donna  Executive Director  (Association of Rural Communities in Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Beverly, Eric  Governmental Relations, Research & Policy  (Office of Rural Community Affairs),  Austin, TX
 
Stone, Charles S. (Charlie)  Executive Director  (Office of Rural Community Affairs),  Austin, TX
SB  1640
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Deithloff, Tim  Attorney  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
 
Paredes, Dr. Raymund  Commissioner  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
 
Shepard, Robert  Chairman  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
SB  1641
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Deithloff, Tim  Attorney  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
 
Paredes, Dr. Raymund  Commissioner  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
 
Shepard, Robert  Chairman  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
SB  1748
 
FOR:
 
Owen, Mayor Allen  Mayor/Banker  (Wells Fargo Bank & City of Missouri City),  Missouri City, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Mayes, Mary E.  Investment Manager  (Government Treasurers Organization of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Scurlock, Steve  Association Exec  (Independent Bankers Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Otto, Stephen  Director of Member Sales  (Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas),  Irving, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Erben, Randy  Attorney  (J.P. Morgan Chase),  Austin, TX
 
Heasley, John  EVP  (Texas Bankers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Igo, Shanna  Director of Legislative Services  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Val  Attorney, Coets Rose  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Richardson, Jody  Attorney  (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Rick  Executive  (Texas Bankers Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Kelly, Donna  Erath County  (County Treasurer's Association),  Stephenville, TX
 
Ortega Carter, Dolores  Travis County Treasurer  (County Treasurers of Texas),  Austin, TX
SB  1936
 
FOR:
 
Doenges, Karl  Executive  (Clean Fuel USA),  Georgetown, TX
 
Pitts Jr., John  Consultant  (Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Doenges, Karl  Alternative Fuel  (HEB Grocery Stores),  San Antonio, TX
SB  1962
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Hodge, Mary Lee  Vice President for Business Affairs  (Prairie View A&M University),  Prairie View, TX
SJR 57
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Deithloff, Tim  Attorney  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
 
Paredes, Dr. Raymund  Commissioner  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
 
Shepard, Robert  Chairman  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
SJR 66
 
ON:
 
Anderson, David  Lawyer  (Texas Education Agency),  Austin, TX
 
Patterson, Jerry  Commissioner, General Land Office  (General Land Office),  Austin, TX