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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
April 28, 2009 - 09:00 AM
SB  591
 
FOR:
 
McRoberts, Mary   Executive Director  (Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs),  Austin, TX
 
Realini, Janet   President, Healthy Futures (also providing written testimony)  (Healthy Futures Alliance; Texas Medical Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banning, Tom   Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Flores, Noelia   Research Assistant  (LaFe Policy Research & Education Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   CASA Volunteer  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
McAninch, Scott   Executive Director  (San Antonio Nonprofit Council),  San Antonio, TX
 
Parken, Judy   Capitol Coordinator  (Texas League of Women Voters),  Austin, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (NAMI-Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda   Executive Director  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  West Columbia, TX
 
On:
 
Francis, Carolyn   Director-Prevention and Early Intervention  (Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
SB  594
 
FOR:
 
Realini, Janet   President, Healthy Futures (also providing written testimony)  (Healthy Futures Alliance; Texas Medical Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banning, Tom   Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Ellis, Randall   Senior Director of Government Relations  (Legacy Community Health Services),  Houston, TX
 
Finley, Marisa   Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Forrest, Katherine   Intern  (Women's Health and Family Planning Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Girard, Chuck   Government Relations  (Texas Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self; Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
McAninch, Scott   Executive Director  (San Antonio Nonprofit Council),  San Antonio, TX
 
Parken, Judy   Capitol Coordinator  (Texas League of Women Voters),  Austin, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (NAMI Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Pogue, Stacey   Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty   Legislative Counsel  (Texas-American Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sable, Ellen   Board Member-Austin Section  (National Council of Jewish Women-Texas State Public Affairs),  Austin, TX
 
Sanders, Morgan   State Director of Public Affairs  (March of Dimes),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Willmann, James   (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda   Executive Director  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  West Columbia, TX
 
Yanas, Chris   Director, Government Relations  (Teaching Hospitals of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Cooper, Deirdre   Public Policy Assistant  (Texas Alliance for Life),  Austin, TX
 
Hettinger, Ann   State Director  (Concerned Women for America),  Rockwall, TX
 
Pojman, Joe   Executive Director  (Texas Alliance for Life),  Austin, TX
 
Rivas, Andrew   Executive Director  (Texas Catholic Conference),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Garcia, Imelda   Director, Preventative & Primary Care Unit  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Ghahremani, Kay   Children's Health Insurance Program/Medicaid Policy Director  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Traylor, Chris   State Medicaid Director  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:

 
Casso, Amy   Policy Analyst  (LaFe Policy Research Education Center),  San Antonio, TX
SB  646
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Borel, Dennis   Executive Director  (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities),  Austin, TX
 
Dewitt, Lauren   Medical Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dodson, Gay   Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
SB  775
 
FOR:
 
McClure, Karen   Past President (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Association of Clinical Laboratory Science),  Missouri City, TX
 
Thompson, Christina   Past President (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Association for Clinical Laboratory Science),  Port Aransas, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Bailey, Mark   Education Chairperson  (Texas Society for Histotechnology),  Houston, TX
 
Sokol, Richard   Vice President of Operations (also providing written testimony)  (Clinical Pathology Laboratories),  Austin, TX
 
Stratton, Nancy   Manager of Quality Assurance (also providing written testimony)  (Clinical Pathology Laboratories),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew   Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Mills, Stephen   Regulation/Standards Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Neill, Susan   Director, Laboratory Services  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carrasco-Miller, Gilbert   Laboratory Director  (Texas Association of Clinical Laboratory Scientists),  Austin, TX
 
Thompson, Charles   Retired  (Self),  Port Aransas, TX
 
Against:
 
Silberman, Mark Alan   Medical Director  (Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Falleur, David   Past President  (Texas Association for Clinical Laboratory Science),  San Marcos, TX
 
McKenzie, Shirlyn   Professor  (Texas Association for Clinical Lab Sciences),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanders, Cecile   Adjunct Faculty  (Texas Association for Clinical Laboratory Science),  San Marcos, TX
SB  1536
 
FOR:
 
Lachman, Barry   Medical Director  (Texas Medical Association, Texas Pediatric Society),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banning, Tom   Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Sterling, Ed   Legislative Affairs Director  (Texas Press Association),  Austin, TX
 
Wadge, Gyl   Public Policy Director  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Gay, Clifford   Programmatic Recovery Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Vasquez, Andy   Deputy Director - Medicaid/Chip Vendor Drug Program  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  1613
 
FOR:
 
Saxton, Josette   Policy Associate (also providing written testimony)  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Donald   Director of Research & Public Policy (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Willgren, Judy   Infant Toddler Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bauhofer, Valerie   Association Executive  (Texas Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies),  Austin, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy Manager  (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Campbell, Ben   (Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Craven, Susan   Executive Director  (Texas Association for Infant Mental Health),  Austin, TX
 
Dwyer, J.T.   Advocacy/Outreach Consultant  (Seton Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Holmes, Tere   President-Elect  (Texas Licensed Child Care Association),  Austin, TX
 
McAninch, Scott   Executive Director  (San Antonio Nonprofit Council),  San Antonio, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (NAMI-Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Statman, Rona   Director of Family Support  (The Arc of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Thyssen, Monica   Children's Mental Health Policy Specialist  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Beattie, Terry   Director, Office of Program Coordination for Children and Youth  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  1627
 
FOR:
 
Saldana, Joe   Legislative Chairman  (San Antonio Police Officers Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Bresnen, Steve   (Federation of Texas Psychiatry),  Austin, TX
 
Bryan, Chris  (also providing written testimony)  (Southwest Mental Health Center),  San Antonio, TX

 
Bryan, Christine  (also providing written testimony)  (Southwest Mental Health Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Dean, Sheila   Advocate (also providing written testimony)  (5-11 Campaign),  Austin, TX
 
Flores, Lourdes   (Austin/Travis County Re-Entry Roundtable),  Austin, TX
 
Mitchell, Beth   Attorney  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (National Alliance on Mental Illness),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Wadge, Gyl   Public Policy Director  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, tx
 
Zamora, Abel   Graduate Student Intern  (American Civil Liberties Union of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Acuna, Jazmin   Research Associate  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Buirski, Clive   (Texas Health Freedom Coalition),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cochran, Melissa   (Self),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Fairchild, Jack   (Self),  Kerrville, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Gleis, Radhia   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Hawkes, Justin   Account Executive  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Johnson, Gwen   Small Business Owner  (Texas Health Freedom Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Keller, Merily   Founding Board Member  (Texas Suicide Prevention Council),  Austin, TX
 
King-Fazio, Heather   (Self),  Cedar Park, TX
 
Lee, Janus   (Self),  Volente, TX
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community Mental Health Mental Retardation Centers),  Austin, TX
 
McCarthy, Nancy   (Self),  Helotes, TX
 
Noble, Shannon   (Texas Counseling Association),  Austin, TX
 
Peterson, Randall   (Self)
 
Searles, Anna   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Terrazas, Erica   Policy Analyst  (Texas Appleseed),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew   Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Willgren, Judy   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Beatty, Louis   Attorney  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Johnson, Pat   Director, Crime Laboratories  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Lesko, Mike   Department Administrator-Crime Records  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Lopez, Chris   Assistant General Counsel  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1645
 
FOR:
 
Hernandez, Mike   Director, Clinical Services  (U.S. Bioservices),  Addison, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Dennis, Hilary   Government Affairs Manager  (MedImmune),  Austin, TX
 
Saxton, Josette   Policy Associate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Brad   Lobbyist  (Amerisource Bergen),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Vasquez, Andy   Deputy Director - Medicaid/CHIP Vendor Drug Program  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Goldstein, Ryan   Director of Government Affairs  (ITS Pharmacy, Inc.),  Houston, TX
SB  1720
 
FOR:
 
Kramer, Adrienne   Registered Nurse (also providing written testimony)  (Self),  Helotes, TX
 
Morris, Nicole   (Greyson Morris),  Canyon Lake, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Dean, Sheila   Advocate  (5-11 Campaign),  Austin, TX
 
Peterson, Randall   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Tanksley, Susan   Branch Manager, Biochemistry and Genetics  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Craven, Susan   Executive Director  (Texas Association for Infant Mental Health),  Austin, TX
 
Fellers, Erin   (Self),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Moore, Larissa   Homemaker  (Self),  New Braunfels, TX

 
Morris, Jeanette   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Morris, William B.   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Potthoff, Eugenia   Licensed Vocational Nurse  (Self),  Arlington, TX
 
Against:
 
King-Fazio, Heather   (Self),  Cedar Park, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Morris, William   (Greyson William Morris),  Canyon Lake, TX
SB  1734
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Barker, Conni   Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs  (Dell Children's Center),  Houston, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
McAninch, Scott   Executive Director  (San Antonio Nonprofit Council),  San Antonio, TX
 
McClure, Madeleine   Executive Director  (TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children),  Dallas, tx
 
Osobase, Derrick   Legislative Director  (Texas State Employees Union),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
SB  1803
 
FOR:
 
Silvestri, Pam   Public Affairs Director  (Southwest Transplant Alliance),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy Manager  (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Finley, Marisa   Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Marwitz, David   Consultant  (Life Gift),  Austin, TX
 
Reece, Laurie   Executive Director  (Texas Transplantation Society),  Austin, TX
 
Segovia, Michelle   Senior Community Relations  (Texas Organ Sharing Alliance),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew   Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Gloria, Greg   Assistant Chief  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Labaj, Carol   Unit Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1804
 
FOR:
 
Bird, Michael   Vice-President  (Marshall Mobility Plus & Greater Texas Rehab Provider's Council),  McAllen, TX
 
Klentzman, Mary   Family Member Representative  (Children's Policy Council),  Temple, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hennigan, Mary   Executive Director (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Occupational Therapy Association),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Millwee, Billy   Deputy Director-Medicaid Claims  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self-Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Hafford, Tom   Secretary/Treasurer  (Greater Texas Rehab Providers Council),  Cleburne, TX
 
Hardin, Paul   Executive Director  (Texas Physical Therapy Association),  Austin, TX
 
Harris, Michele   Physical Therapist  (Texas Physical Therapy Association),  Austin, TX
 
Herskowitz, Robin   President, RHZ Consulting  (MAXIMUS/RHZ Consulting, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Yule, Chris   President/Chief Executive Officer  (Greater Texas Rehab Providers Council/Travis Medical),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Hardy, Devon   Vice President  (MAXIMUS),  Panama City Beach, FL
SB  1817
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki   Government Relations Officer  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
On:
 
DeLeon, Cassandra   Director-Texas Diabetes Council  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
DeLeon, Cassandra   Director, Texas Diabetes Council  (The Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  1824
 
FOR:
 
Evans, David   Executive Director  (Austin/Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bernoski, Mike   Executive Director  (Texas Autism Advocacy),  Austin, TX
 
Campbell, Ben   (Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community Mental Health Mental Retardation Centers),  Austin, TX

 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (NAMI Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Saxton, Josette   Policy Associate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan   President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Statman, Rona   Director of Family Support  (The Arc of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Thyssen, Monica   Children's Mental Health Policy Specialist  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Yeaman, Karen   Parent  (Children with disabilities),  San Antonio, TX
 
On:
 
Beattie, Terry   Director, Office of Program Coordination for Children and Youth  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Gruger, Joyce   Chair, Adult Issues  (Autism Society of Greater Austin),  Austin, TX
SB  1853
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Barber, Kathy   Government Relations  (Texas Federation of Drug Stores),  Austin, TX
 
Huddleston, Cheri   Legislative Consultant  (Texas Pharmacy Business Council),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dodson, Gay   Executive Director  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
SB  1886
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ellis, Randall   Senior Director of Government Relations  (Legacy Community Health Services),  Houston, TX
 
Sanders, Morgan   State Director of Public Affairs  (March of Dimes),  Austin, TX
 
Saxton, Josette   Policy Associate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
King-Fazio, Heather   (Self),  Cedar Park, TX
 
On:
 
Ghahremani, Kay   Deputy Director, Medicaid/Children's Health Insurance Program  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Melville, Sharon   Manager, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Walton, Eileen   Perinatal HIV Prevention Nurse  (Texas Consortium to Prevent Perinatal HIV),  Houston, TX
SB  2031
 
FOR:
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director (also providing written testimony)  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Thyssen, Monica   Children's Mental Health Policy Specialist  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Barker, Conni   Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs  (DePelchin Children's Center),  Houston, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy Manager  (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Dwyer, J.T.   Advocacy/Outreach Consultant  (Seton Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Finley, Marisa   Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy and Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Pogue, Stacey   Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Romero, Michelle   Associate Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan   President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Wadge, Gyl   Public Policy Director  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew   Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Brooke, Linda   Director of External Affairs  (Texas Juvenile Probation Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Perez, Gina   Senior Policy Analyst, Medicaid/Children's Health Insurance Program Eligibility  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Townsend, Cheryln   Executive Commissioner  (Texas Youth Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Gunter, Samuel   Research Associate  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
SB  2079
 
FOR:
 
Flores, Lourdes   (Austin Travis County ReEntry Roundtable),  Austin, TX
 
Mitchell, Beth   Attorney  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   Healthcare Administration  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Keller, Merily   Founding Board Member  (Texas Suicide Prevention Council),  Austin, TX
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community Mental Health Mental Retardation Centers),  Austin, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (NAMI Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Saxton, Josette   Policy Associate  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Wadge, Gyl   Public Policy Director  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Lopez, Chris   Assistant General Counsel  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  2080
 
FOR:

 
Francis, Shannon   Juvenile Prosecutor  (Comal County Criminal District Attorney's Office),  New Braunfels, TX
 
McClure, Madeline   Executive Director (also providing written testimony)  (TexProtects, Texas Association for the Protection of Children),  Dallas, TX
 
Tharp, Jennifer   Chief Civil Prosecutor  (Comal County Criminal District Attorney),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Ward, Tommy   Detective Sergeant  (Comal County Sherriff's Office),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Grant, Jennifer   Licensed Social Worker  (Self),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   CASA Volunteer  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
McAninch, Scott   Executive Director  (San Antonio Nonprofit Council),  San Antonio, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki   Government Relations Officer  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Sparks, Andrea   Director of Public Policy  (Texas CASA),  Austin, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan   President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Kromrei, Liz   Director, Child Protective Services  (Texas Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
SB  2114
 
FOR:
 
Campbell, Ben   (Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Gruger, Joyce   Chair, Adult Issues Committee  (Autism Society of Greater Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Yeaman, Karen   Parent  (Individuals with disabilities),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bernoski, Mike   Executive Director  (Texas Autism Advocacy),  Austin, TX
 
Borel, Dennis   Executive Director  (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities),  Austin, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Murphree, Susan   Interim Manager, Policy Services Unit  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Schleiss, Ronnie   Co-Chair, Adult Issues  (Autism Society of Greater Austin),  Austin, TX
 
Statman, Rona   Director of Family Support  (The Arc of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Beattie, Terry   Director, Office of Program Coordination for Children and Youth  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Henderson, Don   Director of Policy  (Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
SB  2151
 
FOR:
 
Castillo, John   Director of Business Development  (Mid-Town Surgical Center),  Houston, TX
 
Gerasee, Joe   (Patient Choice Coalition of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Jensen, Jack   (Athletic Orthopedics and Knee Center),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Blake, Stephen   Board Member  (Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society),  Arlington, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Kiggundu, Omar   Chief Operating Officer  (Renaissance Surgical Center),  Houston, TX
 
Kramer, Donald   Medical Director  (Northstar Healthcare),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Brewer, Pat   Director, Special Projects  (Texas Department of Insurance),  Austin, TX
 
Jakovich, Derek   Manager, Regulatory Division  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Millwee, Billy   Deputy Director, Medicaid Claims  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  2203
 
FOR:
 
Feix, Jeff   Licensed Vocational Nurse  (Texas State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists),  Wichita Falls, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   Healthcare Administration  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Willman, James   (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
SB  2247
 
FOR:
 
Gutierrez, Bibiana   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Mitchell, Beth   Attorney  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Bresnan, Steve   (Federation of Texas Psychiatry),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Jakovich, Derek   Manager, Regulatory Division  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Valentine, Tom   Senior Policy Advisor  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
DeWitt, Lauren   Medical Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Flores, Lourdes   (Austin Travis County ReEntry Roundtable),  Austin, TX

 
Gay, Clifford   Programmatic Recovery Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (NAMI Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community Mental Health Mental Retardation Centers),  Austin, TX
SB  2260
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   Healthcare Administration  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Lewis, Bill   Public Policy Liaison  (Mothers Against Drunk Driving),  Austin, TX
 
Misko, Jim   President  (Brain Injury Alliance & CORE Health Care),  Dripping Springs, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Estes, Ruth   Regional Director  (ResCare Premier),  San Marcos, TX
 
Hernandez, Richard   Director of Government Relations  (ResCare, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Mitchell, Marc   (Live Oak Living Community),  Manchaca, TX
 
Selzer, Steve   Chief Executive Officer  (Nexus Health Systems-Touchstone Neurorecovery Center),  Conroe, TX
 
On:
 
Valentine, Tom   Senior Policy Advisor  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
SB  2556
 
ON:
 
Kelso, Jim   Chief Compliance Officer  (The University of Texas Medical Branch),  Galveston, TX
 
LeDuc, James   Professor  (The University of Texas Medical Branch),  Galveston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Pearce, Amber   Policy Director  (Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute),  Austin, TX
SCR 46
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finley, Marisa   Associate Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Gay, Clifford   Programmatic Recovery Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Laca, Gaspar   Director of State Government Affairs  (GlaxoSmithKline),  Scottsdale, AZ
 
Against:
 
King-Fazio, Heather   (Self),  Cedar Park, TX
 
On:
 
Castrucci, Brian   Director I  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX