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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
May 1, 2007 - 09:00 AM
HB  246
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ellis, Randall  Director of Government Relations  (Legacy Community Health Services),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Melville, M.D., Sharon  Physician  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  416
 
FOR:
 
Wicker, Catherine  Student/Child  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bearden, Chase  Public Outreach  (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities),  Austin, TX
 
Ellis, Randall  Director of Government Relations  (Legacy Community Health Services),  Houston, TX
 
Glass, Annamary  Retired Teacher  (Self),  Not Specified, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hoch, Debra    (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  Registered Nurse  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare),  San Antonio, TX
 
Pearce, Amber  Policy Director  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Brad  Lobbyist  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Caplan, Sherrie  Mother  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Manks, Daniel    (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Manks, Susan    (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Martinez, Brandon  New Physician Consultant  (Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America),  Not Specified, TX
 
Martinez, Celinda  Investigator  (Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America),  Not Specified, TX
 
Wicker, Paul  Information Technology Manager  (Self),  Round Rock, TX
HB  518
 
FOR:
 
Bresnen, Steve  Attorney  (Federation of Texas Psychiatry),  Austin, TX
 
Morrisett, Lin  Associate Judge, Probate Court #2, Tarrant County  (Probate Judges),  Fort Worth, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Breeding, Ph.D., John  Psychologist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee  Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Lovelace, Joe  Attorney  (Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers),  Austin, TX
 
Schmid, Ernie    (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Lacefield, Lauren  Behavioral Health Administrator  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Washburn, Dorcas  Registered Nurse  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1396
 
FOR:
 
Barnes, Joseph  Program Manager, African American Quality of Life  (Self),  Del Valle, TX
 
Overton, Marva  Executive Director  (Alliance for African American Health in Central Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Crowe, Michael  Attorney  (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Ellis, Randall  Director of Government Relations  (Legacy Community Health Services),  Houston, TX
 
Fuelberg, Curtis  Lobbyist  (Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  Association President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
HB  2683
 
FOR:
 
Kincaid, Erin  Marriage Education Coordinator  (The Alliance for North Texas Healthy & Effective Marriages),  Dallas, TX
 
Love, Dr. Pat  Marriage Educator  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Russell, Maggie  Executive Director  (Northside Family Ministries),  Spring, TX
 
Villarreal, Jaime  Teacher  (Self),  San Benito, TX
 
Wohlgemuth, Arlene    (Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Dillard, Annabelle    (Texas Department of State Health Services)
 
Johnson, Jeff  Manager  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Connett, Brent  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX

 
Drenner, Julie  Attorney  (Texans for Family Values),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Chris  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy),  Austin, TX
 
Villarreal, Lupita  Housewife  (Self),  San Benito, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Saenz, Jonathan  Director of Legislative Affairs/Attorney  (Free Market Foundation),  Plano, TX
HB  2685
 
FOR:
 
Kincaid, Erin  Marriage Education Coordinator  (The Alliance for North Texas Healthy & Effective Marriages),  Dallas, TX
 
Love, Dr. Pat  Marriage Educator  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Russell, Maggie  Executive Director  (Northside Family Ministries),  Spring, TX
 
Villarreal, Jaime  Teacher  (Self),  San Benito, TX
 
Wohlgemuth, Arlene  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Nudd, Mary Ellen  Vice President  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Connett, Brent  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Drenner, Julie  Attorney  (Texans for Family Values),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Chris  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy),  Austin, TX
 
Villarreal, Lupita  Housewife  (Self),  San Benito, TX
 
On:
 
Johnson, Jeff  Manager  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Saenz, Jonathan  Director of Legislative Affairs/Attorney  (Free Market Foundation),  Plano, TX
HB  3169
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Adams, Larry  Professor  (Texas Panhandle Mental Health and Mental Retardation),  Amarillo, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Schertler, Bud    (Texas Panhandle Mental Health & Mental Retardation),  Amarillo, TX
SB  1095
 
FOR:
 
Bartos, M.D., Justin  Family Physician  (Patients First, Texas Medical Association and Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Not Specified, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Annis, M.D., Joseph  Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Aventa, Tony  Doctor of Internal Medicine  (Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society),  Austin, TX
 
Belk, Carolyn  Vice President, Government Affairs  (The Methodist Hospital System-Houston),  Houston, TX
 
Berger, Michelle  Physician  (Travis County Medical Society, Texas Ophthalmological Association)
 
Buckingham, Dawn  Physician  (Travis County Medical Society),  Austin, TX
 
Capelo, Jaime  Legislative Consultant  (Patients FIRST Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Capelo, Jaime  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Chapter of the American College of Cardiology),  Austin, TX
 
Capelo, Jaime  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists),  Austin, TX
 
Chassay, M.D., C. Mark  Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Crowe, Michael  Attorney  (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Finch, Edie  Residential Realtor  (Travis County Medical Society/Alliance),  Austin, TX
 
Fleeger, M.D., David  Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Frers Reily, Dana  Director of Membership  (Travis County Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gilmer, M.D., William  Physician  (Texas Medical Association, Texas Neurologic Society, Harris County Medical Society),  Houston, TX
 
Graves III, Ernest  Surgeon  (Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society),  Austin, TX
 
Graves Moy, M.D., Julie  Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hauser, Barbara  Office Manager  (Texas Medical Association Alliance),  Houston, TX
 
Hauser, Edward  Medical Assistant, Psychiatry  (Texas Medical Association),  Houston, TX
 
Henderson, Heidi  Practice Manager  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Houser, M.D., Harris  Physician  (Texas Medical Association, Texas Neurological Association),  Houston, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Martin, Marisa  Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Monday, M.D., Kim  Neurologist  (Harris County Medical Society),  Houston, TX
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  Registered Nurse  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare),  San Antonio, TX
 
O'Farrell, Beth  Homemaker  (Travis County Medical Society/Alliance),  Austin, TX
 
Perez, Leroy  Respiratory Therapist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX

 
Perkins, Vicki  Administrator  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital),  San Antonio, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sprute, M.D., M.P.H., Dana  Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Thorstenson, Lyle  Ophthalmologist  (Texas Medical Association),  Nacogdoches, TX
 
Walters, Hali  Student  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Yanas, Chris  Director, Government Relations & Public Policy  (University Health System),  San Antonio, TX
 
On:
 
McFarland, Jane  Chief of Staff  (Texas Medical Board),  Austin, TX
 
Silverman, Stacey  Program Director  (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),  Austin, TX
SB  1481
 
FOR:
 
Gadberry, Gavin  Attorney  (Texas Health Care Association),  Amarillo, TX
 
Peterson, Alan  Nursing Home Administrator  (Hillside Plaza),  Wells, TX
 
Spencer, Clark William  Nursing Home Administrator  (Resort Lodge Convalescent Care),  Mineral Wells, TX
 
Spencer, Ph.D., FACHCA, Dr. C. William  Retired Healthcare Executive  (Self),  Arlington, TX
 
ON:
 
Henry, Juanita  Director, Quality Review  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission/Office of the Inspector General),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Beinke, Allen  Attorney  (Touchstone Communities),  Austin, TX
 
Blackwell, Kristi  Administrator  (Bellmire Healthcare Facilities - P&M Healthcare),  Bowie, TX
 
Douglas, Robert  Reimbursement Consultant  (P&M Healthcare),  Arlington, TX
 
Graves, Tim  President  (Texas Health Care Association),  Austin, TX
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  Registered Nurse  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare),  San Antonio, TX
 
Vasek, Heather  Director of Public Policy  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dover, Lisa  Utilization Review Administrative Manager  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission/Office of the Inspector General),  Austin, TX
 
Garbarino, Michael  Deputy Chief Counsel  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission/Office of the Inspector General),  Austin, TX
SB  1866
 
FOR:
 
Borel, Dennis  Executive Director  (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bright, Mike  Executive Director  (The Arc of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Miller, Jeff  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy Incorporated),  Austin, TX