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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
March 6, 2007 - 11:00 AM or upon adjournment
SB  218
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Saxton, Josette  Child Advocate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Spiser, Diana  Assistant Commissioner for Child Care Licensing  (Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
SB  318
 
FOR:
 
Blackwell, Jo  Nursing Facility Administrator/CEO  (Prairie Acres/Friona Heritage Estates),  Friona, TX
 
Carpenter, Ken  Executive Director  (Sears Methodist Retirement System, Garrison Center),  Lubbock, TX
 
Kester, Rev. Edward  President/CEO Methodist Retirement Communities  (Methodist Retirement Communities),  The Woodlands, TX
 
Lenhard, Mark  Vice President for Healthcare  (Juliette Fowler Homes, Inc.),  Dallas, TX
 
Linial, George  President  (Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging),  Austin, TX
 
Losher, John  President  (Christian Care Centers),  Mesquite, TX
 
Rich, Sid  Lobbyist-Author  (Texas Association of Residential Care Communities)
 
Shelton, Charles  Executive Director Retirement Community  (Craig Methodist Retirement Community),  Amarillo, TX
 
Yoram, Lisa  Jewish Community Professional  (Jewish Federation of Greater Houston),  Houston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
McCloskey, Amanda  Manager of Advocacy  (AARP-Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Thomason, David  Vice President  (Texas Senior Advocacy Coalition),  Austin, TX
SB  551
 
ON:
 
Maberry, Jan  Program Administrator  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Van Slyke, Glen  Attorney  (Harris County Hospital District),  Houston, TX
SB  552
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
McMahan, Joseph  Director of Government Relations  (Texas Restaurant Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Wenzel, Ione  Program Specialist  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  589
 
FOR:
 
Hagert, Celia  Senior Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Saxton, Josette  Child Advocate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Verver, Nicole  Director of Workforce Policy  (Texas Workforce Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  590
 
FOR:
 
Hooser, Greg  Attorney  (Self; Texas Advance Directives Act Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Karisch, Glenn  Board Certified Estate Planning and Probate Law Attorney  (Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki  Administration  (Christus Health),  San Antonio, TX
 
Wall, Matthew  Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
SB  591
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finch, Dan  Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Garanflo, Jaime  Director of Licensure and Customer Affairs  (Texas Medical Board),  Austin, TX