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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
April 24, 2007 - 09:00 AM
HB  1059
 
FOR:
 
Lastinger, Joe  Executive  (Self; Family),  Grapevine, TX
 
ON:
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Jamison, Mazie  Management  (Children's Medical Center-Dallas),  Dallas, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy and Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Ramos, Ruby  Child Advocate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations Liaison  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
SB  570
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Pearson, David  President/CEO  (Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Rodas, Claudia  Advocacy Director  (American Heart Association),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Bishop, Maxie    (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Mallett, Paul  Executive Director  (Commission on State Emergency Communications),  Austin, TX
SB  623
 
FOR:
 
Banks, Jimmy    (Self),  Iowa Park, TX
 
Bates, Jim  Engineer  (Funeral Consumers Alliance of Texas),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Ericson, Rodger  Chaplain/Clergy - Hospice  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Hankins, Lamar  Attorney  (Funeral Consumers Alliance of Texas),  San Marcos, TX
 
Land, Michael  Funeral Service Director  (Texas Funeral Directors Association),  Hurst, TX
 
Nichols, Edmund  Retired Diplomat  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pearson, Leslie  Wife/Mother  (Self),  Dripping Springs, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banks, Shirley    (Self),  Iowa Park, TX
 
Belk, Donna    (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Carroll, B.F. Hank    (Texas Cemeteries Association),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Claybar, W. Brown  Funeral Director  (Texas Funeral Directors Association),  Orange, TX
 
Shaffer, Gary  Funeral Director  (Texas Funeral Directors Association),  San Angelo, TX
 
Against:
 
Booth, Sandra  Homemaker  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Lichtenstein, Gary  Financial Advisor  (The Austin Memorial & Burial Information Society),  Austin, TX
 
Oppie, Susan  Registered Nurse  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Wark, Deborah  Personal Chef  (Texans),  Dripping Springs, TX
 
On:
 
Robbins, Chet  Executive Director  (Texas Funeral Service Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  920
 
FOR:
 
Drenner, Julie  Attorney  (Texans for Family Values & Texas Eagle Forum),  Austin, TX
 
Emick, Stacey  Legislative Director  (Texas Right to Life),  Houston, TX
 
Morrison, Julie    (Self),  Seguin, TX
 
Saenz, Jonathan  Director of Legislative Affairs/Attorney  (Free Market Foundation),  Plano, TX
 
Trotter, Richard Clayton  Attorney  (Self; The Justice Foundation),  San Antonio, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Felker Jones, Laurie  Deputy Political Director  (NARAL Pro-Choice Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Pojman, Ph.D., Joe  Executive Director  (Texas Alliance for Life, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Gerard, Chuck  Lobbyist  (Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists),  Austin, TX
 
Parken, Judy  Retired Dietitian  (League of Women Voters Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Sable, Ellen  Educator/Volunteer  (Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sable, Ellen  Educator/Volunteer  (National Council of Jewish Women Texas State Public Affairs),  Austin, TX
 
Trawick, Shane  Student  (American Civil Liberties Union of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Gonzales, Juliana  Administrator  (Whole Woman's Health),  Austin, TX

 
Hagerty, Ph.D., Fran  CEO  (Women's Health & Family Planning Association of Texas),  Canyon Lake, TX
 
Paffe, Heather  Political Director  (Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates),  Austin, TX
SB  1144
 
FOR:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Wolfe, Jared  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Health Plans),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banning, Tom  Director of Public Affairs  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
SB  1313
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banning, Tom  Director of Public Affairs  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Capelo, Jaime  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists),  Austin, TX
 
Capelo, Jaime  Legislative Consultant  (Patients FIRST Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Finch, Dan  Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gerard, Chuck  Lobbyist  (Texas Orthopaedic Association),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
McFarland, Jane  Chief of Staff  (Texas Medical Board),  Austin, TX
 
Monk, John  Administrative Officer  (Health Professions Council),  Austin, TX
SB  1620
 
FOR:
 
Borel, Dennis  Executive Director  (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities),  Austin, TX
 
Hunkler, Robert  Director, Professional Relations  (IMS Health),  Plymouth Meeting, PA
 
AGAINST:
 
Corcoran, Julie  Lawyer  (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America),  Washington, DC
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Zamrazil, Kristie  Senior Director, Public Affairs  (Texas Pharmacy Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dodson, Gay  Pharmacist/Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Pearce, Amber  Policy Director  (Texas Healthcare & Bioscience Institute),  Austin, TX
 
Yarbrough, Brian  Attorney  (Genentech),  Austin, TX
SB  1649
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gadberry, Gavin  Attorney  (Texas Health Care Association),  Amarillo, TX
 
On:
 
Chapple, Anthony  Director, Licensing and Credentialing  (Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
 
Harvey, Jay  President  (Texas Trial Lawyers Association),  Austin, TX