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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
February 27, 2007 - 09:00 AM
SB  31
 
ON:
 
Bowling, Dr. John  Osteopathic Family Physician/Associate Professor  (University of North Texas Health Science Center),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Stone, Charles  Executive Director  (ORCA),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Beck, Regan  Associate Legislative Director  (Texas Farm Bureau),  Austin, TX
 
Chatelle, Melody  Legislative Consultant  (Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Lobbyist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew  Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Moller, Lesa  Director of Loan Program Operations  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
SB  131
 
FOR:
 
Ferris, Beth    (Texas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents),  Austin, TX
 
Linial, George  President  (Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging),  Austin, TX
 
O'Reilly, Lou    (Texas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents),  De Soto, TX
 
Spiller, Lee  Executive Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Graves, Tim  President  (Texas Health Care Association),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Lobbyist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
McCloskey, Amanda  Consumer Advocate  (American Association of Retired Persons),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Ducayet, Patty  State Long Term Care Ombudsman  (Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services),  Austin, TX
SB  156
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Tricia  RN  (Nurse Family Partnership - YWCA),  Dallas, TX
 
McClure, Madeline  Executive Director  (TexProtects),  Dallas, TX
 
Quinn, Colleen  Program Developer  (Nurse Family Partnership),  Not Specified, TX
 
Smith, Jodie    (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Foster, Mike  Director of Development  (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banda, Jennifer  Director of Advocacy and Public Policy  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Chatelle, Melody  Legislative Consultant  (Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Gasko, John  Director of Research and Public Policy  (Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki  Administrator  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Sabo, Jason  Vice President  (United Ways of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Vasek, Heather  Director of Public Policy  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Austin, TX
 
Willmann, James  Attorney  (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
SB  164
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banda, Jennifer  Director of Advocacy and Public Policy  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Banning, Tom  Director of Public Affairs  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Lobbyist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director, Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki  Administrator  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Legislative Affairs Manager  (Texas Academy of Internal Medicine Services),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  261
 
FOR:
 
Gay, Clifford  Contract Recovery Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Mitchell, Beth  Attorney  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Lovelace, Joe  Attorney  (Texas Council of Community MHMR),  Austin, TX
 
Schmid, Ernie  Policy Analyst  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Sloan, M. Madison  Attorney  (Texas Appleseed),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Maples, Mike    (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Wilson, Dee    (Texas Department of Criminal Justice),  Austin, TX
SB  322
 
FOR:
 
Gratia Hupp, Suzanna  Lobbyist/Former Chair of Human Services  (Self),  Kempner, TX
 
Kegarise, Doug  Conductor - Union Pacific Railroad  (Self),  Gladewater, TX
 
Rohus, Jay  Foster Parent  (Self),  Grand Salinas, TX
 
ON:
 
Foster, Mike  Director of Development  (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies),  Austin, TX
 
Spiser, Diana  Assistant Commissioner, Child Care Licensing  (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Smith, Jodie    (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee  Executive Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Tripp, Alice  Lobbyist  (Texas State Rifle Association),  Addison, TX
SB  344
 
FOR:
 
Rich, Sid  Lobbyist  (Texas Association of Residential Care Communities),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Adams, Chris  Administrator  (Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Crowe, Michael  Attorney  (Texas Assisted Living Association),  Austin, TX
 
Graves, Tim  President  (Texas Health Care Association),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Lobbyist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Vasek, Heather  Director of Public Policy  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Austin, TX
SB  364
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bond, Oliver "Jay"  Director of Policy  (Texas Dental Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Jones, Lisa  Director of Enforcement  (Texas State Board of Dental Examiners),  Austin, TX
 
Zukowski, Jim  Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Dental Examiners),  Austin, TX