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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
May 17, 2007 - 09:00 AM or upon adjournment
HB  52
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Berger, Ed  Vice President of Advocacy & Government Relations  (Seton Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Hernandez, Richard  Director of Governmental Affairs  (EduCare Community Living),  Austin, TX
 
Higgins, Carlos  Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
McCloskey, Amanda  Manager of Advocacy  (AARP-Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sabo, Jason  Senior Vice President  (United Ways of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Ford, Tommy  Director, Institutional Services  (Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
HB  405
 
FOR:
 
Wall, Matthew  Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Allen, Eddie  Manager  (Self),  Dallas, TX
 
Ayres, Monica  Mother  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Boydstun, Josh  Director of Family Support Program  (Self; Texas Family Support Services),  Not Specified, TX
 
Breeding, Ph.D., John  Psychologist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Erickson, Sumner  Musician  (Self; Roky Erickson (brother)),  Austin, TX
 
Fischer, Candace  Realtor Assistant  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Heath, Mary Ellen  Financial Analyst  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Jezik, Bethany  Therapist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Schoenfield, Paul  Architect  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee  Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Hayes, Aaryce  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy, Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
Young, Amy  Public Policy Specialist  (Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Martin, Marisa  Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Miller, Carol  Director of Government Relations  (The National Association of Social Workers, Texas Chapter),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Baker, Porter  Remodeling Contractor  (Self),  Manchaca, TX
 
Ballard, Gay  Personnel Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Ballard, Lyndelle  Church Executive  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Bowers, Ryan  Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Carlin, Gary  Construction Estimator  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Cochran, Dennis  DC Tile  (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Cochran, Jackie  Photographer  (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Cortez, John  Vet Tech  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Crain, Renvie  Self-Employed  (Self),  Coupland, TX
 
Crosley, Krisha  Bookkeeper  (Self),  Not Specified, TX
 
Crosley, Teresa  Office Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Davisson, Allen  Health Industry Supply  (PDIEMA Presbyterian Community),  Not Specified, TX
 
Echols, Jeff  Doctor of Chiropractic  (Self),  Not Specified, TX
 
Ellzey, Gareth  Realtor  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Ellzey, Jon  Landlord  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Fischer, Jeff  Realtor  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gallardo, Ashley    (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gallo, Giovanna  Independent Business Owner  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Garvey, Anita  Sales Representative  (Self),  Dallas, TX

 
Gatlin, Carlie  Insurance Biller  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gow, Brett  Business Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gow, Shannon  Business Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Greenspan, Marcus  Business Owner  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Grosskopf, Eric  Marketing/PR  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Herman, Guy  Probate Court of Travis County  (Statutory Probate Courts of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Hernandez, Benny  Public Policy Associate  (Self; American Civil Liberties Union),  Austin, TX
 
Hobbs, Carter  MIS Director, County Line, Inc.  (Self),  Lakeway, TX
 
Huey, Jane  Licensed Clinical Social Worker  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Jackson, Kathryn  Property Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Jackson, Jr., Ula  Electrical Contractor  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
LeFebvre, Jean  Public Relations  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Marth, Christina  Purchaser  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
McFadyen, Cody  Oasis Pools  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
McMurrough, Dan  Church Executive  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Merritt, Emily  Operations Analyst  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Montemayor, Elena  Social Worker  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Patterson, Pam  Manager/Owner  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Patterson, Sheila  Supervisor  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Schur, Lindsey  Receptionist  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Scouras, Deborah  Qualifications Secretary  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Claudia  Marketing Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Ray  Church Executive  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Springer, Tracy  Project Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Spry, Joan  Registered Nurse/Educator  (Self),  Spring, TX
 
Strickland, Joseph  Nutritionist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Strickland, Sallie  Legal Secretary  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Szombathy, Alkoto  Production Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Szombathy, Imre  Project Manager  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Travers, Saila  Business Owner  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Villa, Olga  Caritas Beauty Salon  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Wadhwani, Savita  Veterinarian  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Whittier, Eric  HVAC Tech  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Wier, George  Legal Assistant for Personal Injury Attorney  (Self; Wife),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Maples, Mike    (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Rupp, Mike    (Future Data, Inc.),  Lakeway, TX
HB  1066
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Brown, April  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Calhoun, Shannon  Executive Director  (Southeast Texas Health System),  Goliad, TX
 
Green, Shelton  Government Affairs  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Kitchen, Ann  Executive Director  (Indigent Care Collaboration),  Austin, TX
 
Luke, Ron  Health Care Consultant  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Perkinson, Joseph  Physician - Family Medicine  (Texas Medical Association),  Victoria, TX
 
Stuart, Charles  Government Relations  (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Wolfe, Jared  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Health Plans),  Austin, TX
 
On:

 
Kirsch, Lisa  Policy Advisor  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  1370
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ellis, Randall  Director of Government Relations  (Legacy Community Health Services),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Kirsch, Lisa  Policy Advisor  (Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Rocha, Felipe  Public Health  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1385
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Brown, Michelse Autenrieth  Marketing/Public Relations  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Coody, Tess  Marketing/ PR  (Guerra DeBerry Coody),  San Antonio, TX
 
Goodman, Shanna  Marketing and Public Relations  (Guerra DeBerry Coody),  San Antonio, TX
 
Green, Shelton  Government Affairs  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Rasco, Sasha  Director of Child Care Licensing  (Department of Family & Protective Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1614
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Calvert, Raif  Public Affairs  (Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas),  Austin, TX
HB  1747
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
On:
 
Engelking, Beth  Director, Child Protective Services  (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1759
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Lovelace, Joe  Attorney  (Texas Council of Community MHMR),  Austin, TX
HB  1786
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Hoffman, Courtney  Lobbyist  (Texas Food Bank),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Rasco, Sasha  Director of Child Care Licensing  (Department of Family & Protective Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2034
 
FOR:
 
Bresnen, Steve  Attorney  (Federation of Texas Psychiatry),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Friese, Jan  Executive Director  (Texas Counseling Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Hanna, Mark  Attorney  (Speech-Language-Hearing Association),  Austin, TX
 
Miller, Carol  Director of Government Relations  (The National Association of Social Workers, Texas Chapter),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Chris  Legislative Consultant  (Texas Psychological Association),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Taylor, Allison  Executive Director  (Council on Sex Offender Treatment),  Austin, TX
HB  2256
 
FOR:
 
Miller, Jeff  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
HB  2285
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Martinez, Mindy    (Texas Mining Reclemation Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Ratliff, Richard  Health Physicist  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2392
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Yost, Mark  Government Affairs  (Erickson Retirement Communities),  Balto, MD
HB  2524
 
FOR:
 
Gonzales, Gilbert  Mental Health Authority  (Center for Health Care Services, Bexar County MHMR),  San Antonio, TX
 
Krieder, Kimberly  Judge  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Arias, Homer  Social Services/Mental Health  (Center for Health Care Services),  San Antonio, TX
 
Cooper, Cheryl  Community Service Worker IV  (Mentally Ill and Mental Health Offenders),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Jonas, James    (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Lopez, Juana Maria  Community Service Worker  (Self; CHCS Support Groups),  San Antonio, TX
 
Morin, Roger    (NAMI - San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Smith, Andrew  Director of Intergovernmental Relations  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Torres, Lupe  Public Affairs Manager  (LULAC - Women's Council #648),  San Antonio, TX
 
Yanas, Chris  Director, Government Relations & Public Policy  (University Health System),  San Antonio, TX
 
Zottarelli, Sarah  Government Relations/Attorney  (Bexar County Commissioners Court),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dickinson, Christopher    (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2540
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Hernandez, Richard  Director of Governmental Affairs  (EduCare Community Living),  Austin, TX
 
Hooser, Greg  Attorney  (Private Providers Association of Texas),  Austin, TX

 
Smith, Carole  Executive Director  (Private Providers Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
McDonald, Pat  Rate Analyst  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  2644
 
FOR:
 
Flores, Raul  Massage Therapy School Owner  (Texas Association of Massage School Owners),  San Antonio, TX
 
Valdez, Jerry  Lobbyist  (Career Colleges and Schools of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Fox, Kathy  Executive Vice President  (ATI Enterprises INC),  Arlington, TX
 
Green, Jesse  General Counsel  (Texas Parker College),  Dallas, TX
 
Siebert, Bill  Consultant  (American Massage Therapy Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
On:
 
Muehr, Heather  Program Director  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2827
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Bishop, Maxie  State EMS Director  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2935
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Barron, Chris  Executive Director  (State Firemen's and Fire Marshalls Association),  Austin, TX
 
Cain, Randy  Attorney  (Texas Fire Chiefs Association),  Austin, TX
 
Finley, Ken  Fire Investigation  (International Association of Arson Investigators),  Brenham, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Peruz, Leonardo  Fire Fighter  (Texas Fire Chiefs Association),  Brownsville, TX
 
Saenz, Luis  Consultant  (Philip Morris),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Maldonado, Paul  State Fire Marshal  (Texas Department of Insurance- State Fire Marshal's Office),  Austin, TX
HB  3008
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Barker, Conni  Director of Government Affairs  (DePelchin Children's Center),  Houston, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
On:
 
Engelking, Beth  Director, Child Protective Services  (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services),  Austin, TX
HB  3064
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Erenbaum, Allen  Attorney  (Consumer Health Alliance),  Los Angeles, CA
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Martin, Marisa  Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Wolfe, Jared  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Health Plans),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Carmona, Paul  Assistant Attorney General  (Office of the Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Davis, Brian  Attorney  (International Association of Benefits),  Austin, TX
 
Kuntz, William  Executive Director  (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation),  Austin, TX
 
Zamrazil, Kristie  Senior Director Public Affairs  (Texas Pharmacy Association),  Austin, TX
HB  3184
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Government Relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  Association President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Sims, Jack  Immunization Branch Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  3261
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie  Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Vasek, Heather  Director of Public Policy  (Texas Association for Home Care),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Kirsch, Lisa  Policy Advisor  (Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  3443
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banda, Jennifer  Director of Advocacy and Public Policy  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Berger, Ed  Vice President of Advocacy & Government Relations  (Seton Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Hill, Gerald  Advocacy of Communications  (Seton Family Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Willmann, James  Attorney  (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
HB  3571
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
HB  3575
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Barker, Conni  Director of Government Affairs  (DePelchin Children's Center),  Houston, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Miller, Jeff  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Burten, Leah  Director Enterprise Applications  (Health and Human Services),  Austin, TX
 
Franks, Mary Lou  Government Manager - Office of Eligibility Services  (Texas Health & Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Michelle  Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Wattles, Dan    (State Auditor's Office),  Austin, TX
HB  3618
 
FOR:
 
Gonzales, M.D., M.P.H., Hector  Director of Health  (City of Laredo),  Laredo, TX
 
Saldana, David  Director of Marketing/Bienestar External Affairs  (Social & Health Research Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Trevino, M.D., Robert  Physician  (Social and Health Research Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
ON:
 
Kloster, Jeff  Associate Commissioner  (Texas Education Agency),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael  Student-Texas State University  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
HB  3735
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Herzog, Greg  Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Willmann, James  Attorney  (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
DeLeon, Cassandra  Director of Texas Diabetes Council Program  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  4035
 
FOR:
 
Park, Theron  Hospital CEO  (Moore County Hospital District),  Dumas, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Jekot, Jeff  Physician Anesthesiologist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bailey, Charles  Attorney  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Annis, M.D., Joseph  Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
HB  4047
 
ON:
 
Jekot, Jeff  Physician Anesthesiologist  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX