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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
May 3, 2007 - 11:00 AM or upon adjournment
HB  1739
 
ON:
 
Harris, Geraldine  State Registrar  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Robbins, Chet  Executive Director  (Texas Funeral Service Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  1973
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finch, Dan  Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew  Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Garanflo, Jaime  Director of Licensure and Customer Affairs  (Texas Medical Board),  Austin, TX
SB  973
 
FOR:
 
LaVallo, Richard  Attorney  (Advocacy, Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Perry, Peggy  Hospital Administrator  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Brady, Denise  Director of Public Policy  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Andrew, Eugenia    (Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1274
 
FOR:
 
Patel, AJ  Pharmacist  (Walgreens),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Reagan, Karen  Executive Director  (Texas Federation of Drug Stores),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Brad  Lobbyist  (Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists),  Austin, TX
 
Turrieta, Gilbert  Lobbyist  (CVS/Caremark),  Austin, TX
 
Zamrazil, Kristie  Senior Director, Public Affairs  (Texas Pharmacy Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dodson, Gay  Pharmacist/Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
 
Tannert, Karen  Pharmacist-Regulatory  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1429
 
FOR:
 
Masilamani, Santhi  Pharmacist  (Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finch, Dan  Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Lestico, Mitchell  Pharmacist  (Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists),  Round Rock, TX
 
Reagan, Karen  Executive Director  (Texas Federation of Drug Stores),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Brad  Lobbyist  (Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists),  Austin, TX
 
Zamrazil, Kristie  Senior Director, Public Affairs  (Texas Pharmacy Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dodson, Gay  Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
SB  1503
 
FOR:
 
Brady, Denise  Director of Public Policy  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
LaVallo, Richard  Attorney  (Advocacy, Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Morstad, Donna    (Legislative Budget Board),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Hammack, Sherri  Manager  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Lopez, Molly  Program Specialist/Psychologist  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Smith, Jodie  Public Policy Coordinator  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
SB  1597
 
FOR:
 
Coffman, M.D., Jamye  Child Abuse Pediatrician  (Self; Cook Children's Medical Center),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Cutler, James  CEO  (Southwest Transplant Alliance),  Plano, TX
 
Goldstein, Robert  Surgeon  (Baylor University Medical Center),  Dallas, TX
 
Griffith, Anne  Homemaker  (Life Gift),  Wolfforth, TX
 
Strama, Brenda  Attorney  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Wood, M.D., R. Patrick  Physician/Surgeon  (Life Gift),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Frost, M.D., Randall  Medical Examiner  (Self),  Not Specified, TX
 
Lee, Donald  Executive Director  (Texas Conference of Urban Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Peacock, M.D., Elizabeth  Medical Examiner  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pustilnic, Stephen  Chief Medical Examiner  (Galveston County Medical Examiner Office),  Texas City, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Graham, Catherine    (Life Gift),  Houston, TX
 
Holtzman, Sam  CEO  (Life Gift),  Houston, TX
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  Registered Nurse  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare),  San Antonio, TX
 
Patterson, James  Disabled Veteran  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Reece, Laurie  Executive Director  (Texas Transplantation Society),  Austin, TX
 
Segovia, Michelle    (Texas Organ Sharing Alliance),  Austin, TX
 
Shafer, Teresa  Registered Nurse  (Life Gift),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew  Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
SB  1650
 
FOR:
 
Long, Dianne  Geriatric Social Worker  (Care for Elders and One Voice),  Houston, TX
 
Streckfuss, Betty  Retired Registered Nurse  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Spring, TX
 
ON:
 
Bradberry, Anita  Executive Director  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Austin, TX
 
Cargle, Ken  Home Health Agency Owner  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Amarillo, TX
 
Cranston, Ron  Disability Advocate  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Reyes, Paul  Attendant  (Self; Personal Attendant Care),  Austin, TX
 
Tieken, Mary Helen  Owner, Licensed & Certified Home Health and Hospice Agency  (Self),  Floresville, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carr, Jennifer  Associate Director  (Texas Catholic Conference),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Adams, Chris  Administrator  (Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Arnold, Jim  Public Affairs  (Jewish Federation of Greater Houston),  Houston, TX