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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
April 10, 2007 - 11:00 AM or upon adjournment
HB  1098
 
FOR:
 
Davis, Caroline  Home Maker  (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Drenner, Julie  Attorney  (Texans for Family Values PAC),  Austin, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn  Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Saenz, Jonathan  Director of Legislative Affairs/Attorney  (Free Market Foundation),  Plano, TX
 
Saylor, Sandra    (Self),  Manville, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Lieck, Cheryl  County Attorney - Chambers County  (Self),  Anahuac, TX
 
Oldham, Melanie  Public Health Advocate  (Self),  Angleton, TX
 
Realini, Janet  Physician  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Walsh, Margaret    (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
ON:
 
Anderson, Ralph  M.D.  (University of North Texas Health Science Center),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Bell, Dr. Charles  Deputy Executive Commissioner for Health Services  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Lakey, David  Commissioner  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Morrow, Robert  Physician  (Texas Medical Association & Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Rozier, Denise  Home Maker  (Parents Requesting Open Vaccination Education),  Austin, TX
 
Sanders, Tom  Attorney  (Home School Legal Defense Association),  Sugar Land, TX
 
Against:
 
Finch, Mary    (League of Women Voters of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Paffe, Heather    (Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1379
 
AGAINST:
 
Saylor, Sandra    (Self),  Manville, TX
 
ON:
 
Bell, Dr. Charles  Deputy Executive Commissioner for Health Services  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Lakey, David  Commissioner  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finch, Mary    (League of Women Voters of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Paffe, Heather    (Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations Liaison  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Lieck, Cheryl  County Attorney - Chambers County  (Self),  Anahuac, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Gray, James  Government Relations Director  (American Cancer Society),  Austin, TX
SB  110
 
FOR:
 
Anderson, Ralph  M.D.  (University of North Texas Health Science Center),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Garcia, Elaine  Registered Nurse  (Self),  Abilene, TX
 
Lieck, Cheryl  County Attorney - Chambers County  (Self),  Anahuac, TX
 
McAdams, Nan  Retired Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist  (Self),  Abilene, TX
 
Oldham, Melanie  Public Health Advocate  (Self),  Angleton, TX
 
Realini, Janet  Physician  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Walsh, Margaret    (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Davis, Caroline  Home Maker  (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn  Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Saenz, Jonathan  Director of Legislative Affairs/Attorney  (Free Market Foundation),  Plano, TX
 
ON:
 
Bell, Dr. Charles  Deputy Executive Commissioner for Health Services  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Lakey, David  Commissioner  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Morrow, Robert  Physician  (Texas Medical Association, Texas Pediatric Society and Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finch, Mary    (League of Women Voters of Texas),  Austin, TX

 
Paffe, Heather    (Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Rozier, Denise  Home Maker  (Parents Requesting Open Vaccination Education),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  556
 
ON:
 
Rodgers, Lindsay  Obesity Coordinator  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
De La Garza, Veronica  Advocacy Director  (American Diabetes Association),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy and Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  Registered Nurse  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare),  San Antonio, TX
 
Romo, Joel  Vice President of Advocacy  (American Heart Association - Texas Affiliate),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations Liaison  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Kloster, Jeff  Associate Commissioner  (Texas Education Agency),  Austin, TX
SB  696
 
FOR:
 
Higgins, Carlos  Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
McCloskey, Amanda  Manager of Advocacy  (AARP-Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Dykes, Janice  Legislative Intern  (National Association of Social Workers - Texas Chapter),  Austin, TX
 
Gadberry, Gavin  Attorney  (Texas Health Care Association),  Amarillo, TX
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  Registered Nurse  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare),  San Antonio, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Frederick, Maria  Communications Specialist  (Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops),  Austin, TX
SB  776
 
FOR:
 
Bresnen, Steve  Attorney  (Texas Chiropractic College),  Austin, TX
 
Mancini, Fabrizio  President  (Parker College of Chiropractic),  Dallas, TX
 
Thomas, Kenneth  Vice President of Academics  (Parker College of Chiropractic),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ingersoll, Deborah  Lobbyist  (Texas Chiropractic College),  Austin, TX
 
Kent, Patte    (Texas Chiropractic Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Parker, Glenn  Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners),  Austin, TX
SB  1033
 
FOR:
 
Taylor, David  President  (Texas Ambulance Association),  Tyler, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Phillips, David  President  (Central Texas Regional EMS),  Georgetown, TX
 
Sprinkle, GK  Public Policy Consultant  (Texas Ambulance Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Jakovich, Derek  Manager, Patient Quality Care Unit  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1090
 
FOR:
 
Bell, Gene  Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Educator  (Texas Diabetes Council),  Lubbock, TX
 
De La Garza, Veronica  Advocacy Director  (American Diabetes Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations Liaison  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
DeLeon, Cassandra  Director of Texas Diabetes Council Program  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1096
 
FOR:
 
Stout, Mary Katherine  Vice President & Director of Healthcare  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Bower, Bruce  Attorney  (Texas Welfare Reform Organization),  Austin, TX
 
Hagert, Celia  Senior Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Deena  Graduate Student  (Caritas of Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Miller, Jeff  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
Rath, Diane  Commissioner  (Texas Workforce Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Brown, April  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Molina, Joanne    (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX

 
Rose, Cathy  Policy Advisor  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  1186
 
FOR:
 
Sabo, Jason  Senior Vice President  (United Ways of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Cain, Randy  Attorney  (Texas Fire Chiefs Association),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy and Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX