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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
May 5, 2009 - 09:00 AM
HB  19
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Bristow, Steven   Director, Legislative Affairs  (Parkland Health & Hospital System),  Dallas, TX
 
On:
 
Holder, Paul   Assistant Director of Enforcement  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
HB  594
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Pospisil, Scott   Executive Director  (Texas Hearing Aid Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Parsons, Joyce   Executive Director, State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  675
 
ON:
 
Kloeris, Chris   Executive Director  (Texas Optometry Board),  Austin, TX
HB  748
 
ON:
 
Piedfort, Pascual  (also providing written testimony)  (Arc of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Payne, Susan   (Self),  College Station, TX
 
Against:
 
Rynders, Dustin   Attorney  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Bloomquist, Denise   Executive Director  (Project Janus, Inc.),  San Angelo, TX
HB  1023
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Tanner, Dan   Director, Real Estate Management  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  1232
 
FOR:
 
Castro, James   Executive Director  (St. Peter - St. Joseph Children's Home),  San Antonio, TX
 
Mabrito, Terri   Community Liaison  (BxCo Children's Diversion Initiative, Medical Director's Roundtable for Children, Center for Health Care Services),  San Antonio, TX
 
Rowlett, Melissa   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Moore, Carol   Director of Finance - CDA  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Powell, Judy   Communications Director (also providing written testimony)  (Parent Guidance Center),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Derr, Patti   Executive Director  (TXFFCMH Texas Federation of Families),  Converse, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Adams, Lisa   Counselor, LPC-S  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Beimgraben, Martha   School Counselor  (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy Manager  (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Campbell, Kristie   Counselor LPC  (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Carmona, Mark   Chief Admin. Officer  (Center for Health Care Services),  San Antonio, TX
 
Casso, Amy   Policy Analyst  (La Fe Policy Research and Education Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Garza, Yvonne   Assistant Professor  (Self),  Conroe, TX
 
Griffin, Lisa   (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Grote, Jeff   School Counselor  (Self),  Mason, TX
 
Gunter, Samuel   Research Associate  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Malone, Benny   Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor  (Self),  Spring, TX
 
Parker, Carol   Educator  (Self),  Huntsville, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki   Government Relations Officer  (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (National Alliance on Mental Illness),  Austin, TX
 
Shanahan, Kristin   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Valerie   (Self),  Carrollton, TX
 
Sookiasian, Richard   Consultant  (University Health System - San Antonio),  Austin, TX
 
Spitler, Florence   Physician Family Medicine  (Georgetown TX),  Georgetown, TX
 
Wadge, Gyl   Public Policy Director  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Woodard, Sadie   Retired Counselor  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Yanas, Chris   Director, Government Relations  (Teaching Hospitals of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Ybanez, Kathy   (Self),  Kyle, TX

 
Zackel, Katherine   Policy Staff  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Ayres, Monica   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Bakke Jones, Lori   (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Ballard, Gary   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Ballard, Lyndelle   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Batchler, Janice   Home school mom  (Self),  Flower Mound, TX
 
Blanchard, Dean   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Cochran, Jackie   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Conrad, John   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Croman, Stephanie   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
DeWitt, Lauren   Medical Director  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Flower, Drew   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gentry, John   (Self),  Dallas, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Glynn, Daniel   Contractor self employed  (Self),  Columbus, TX
 
Glynn, Michelle   (Self),  Columbus, TX
 
Grosskopf, Eric   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Jackson, Kathryn   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Jackson Jr., Ula   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Kindred-Montoya, Katrina   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
King-Fazio, Heather   (Self),  Cedar Park, TX
 
Kotsanis, Beverly   (Self),  Colleyville, TX
 
LeFebvre, Jean   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
McMurrough, Dan   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Molitor, Dan   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Moore, John   Parent  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Morse, Andrea   Mother  (Self),  Marengo, TX
 
Neikirk, Eva   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Noe, Carol   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Noe, Ronald   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Paddock, Anna   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Payne, Susan   (Self),  College Station, TX
 
Peterson, Randall   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Richardson, Dawn   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Schoenfield, John   Architect  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Schuh, David   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Scouras, Deborah   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Claudia   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Steele, Burrell   (ADAPT, Community Now!),  Austin, TX
 
Steele, Mary   (ADAPT, Community Now!),  Austin, TX
 
Trosic-Blanchard, Susana   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Wittie, David   Disability Rights Advocate  (ADAPT of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Wood, Richard   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Woodard, Marge   (Self),  Denton, TX
 
On:
 
Dickinson, Christopher   Program Specialist  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX

 
Kromrei, Liz   Director, Child Protective Services  (Texas Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Breeding, John   Psychologist  (Myself and Texans for Safe Education),  Austin, TX
 
Pruett, Mark   Director of Operations  (Medical Accountability Network),  Austin, TX
 
Rabinowitz, Holly   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Still, Sasha   (Texas Health Freedom Coalition),  Austin, TX
HB  1409
 
FOR:
 
Bueche, Jay   Director of Pharmacy Compliance  (HEB),  San Antonio, TX
 
Klotz, Kim   Pharmacist Immunization Specialist  (Walgreens),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Barber, Kathy   Government Relations  (Texas Federation of Drug Stores),  Austin, TX
 
Beck, Richard   Executive Director  (Texas Pharmacy Business Council),  Austin, TX
 
Finch, Dan   Director, Leg. Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Heal, John   Texas Counsel  (True Care Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Brad   (Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists),  Austin, TX
 
Zackel, Katherine   Policy Staff  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Peterson, Randall   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Holder, Paul   Assistant Director of Enforcement  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
HB  1510
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Zackel, Katherine   Policy Staff  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Castrucci, Brian   Director I  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1672
 
FOR:
 
Speer, Michael   (March of Dimes, Texas Medical Association, Texas Pediatric Society, Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Peterson, Randall   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Richardson, Dawn   President  (Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Seanz, Jonathan   Legislative Director  (Free Market Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Harrington, James   Director  (Texas Civil Rights Project),  Austin, TX
 
Kenderdine, Marshall   (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Sanders, Morgan   State Director of Public Affairs  (March of Dimes),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda   Executive Director  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  West Columbia, TX
 
Against:
 
Schlafly, Andrew   General Counsel  (Association of American Physicians & Surgeons),  Far Hills, NJ
 
Smith, Claudia   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Tanksley, Susan   Branch Manager, Biochemistry & Genetics  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1785
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bell, Esther   (Self),  Gonzales, TX
 
Hennigan, Mary   Executive Director  (Texas Occupational Therapy Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Johnston, Stephanie   Board Member  (Texas Board Occupational Therapy Examiners),  Magnolia, TX
 
Maline, John   Executive Director  (Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners),  Austin, TX
HB  2027
 
FOR:
 
Holtzman, Sam   President  (LifeGift Organ Donation Center),  Houston, TX
 
Rollins, Bryan   Kidney transplant recipient  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Sambilay, Heather   (Self),  College Station, TX
 
Tindall, Robert   (LifeGift.Org),  Pearland, TX
 
ON:
 
Morris, Ricky   Donor Development OPO Relations  (Life Legacy Foundation),  Tucson, AZ
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ballew, Joel   Director  (Texas Health Resources),  Arlington, TX
 
Burch Graham, Catherine   Director of Communications  (LifeGift Organ Donation Center),  Houston, TX
 
Finley, Marisa   Assoc. Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX

 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Marwitz, David   (Texas Dermatological Society),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise   Senior Director, Government Relations  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Labaj, Carol   Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2030
 
FOR:
 
Spitler, Florence   Physician Family Medicine  (Georgetown),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
DeWitt, Lauren   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Vasquez, Andy   Deputy Director, Vendor Drug  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  2055
 
FOR:
 
Littlefield, Rita   Member Task Force  (Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force, Texas Renal Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
DeLeon, Cassandra   (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy Manager  (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Casso, Amy   Policy Analyst  (La Fe Policy Research & Education Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Herzog, Greg   Association Executive  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Romo, Joel   Regional Vice President of Advocacy  (American Heart Association),  Austin, TX
HB  2196
 
AGAINST:
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
ON:
 
Alexander, Laurie   Program Officer  (Hogg Foundation for Mental Health),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Adams, Lisa   Counselor LPC-S  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Ballew, Joel   Director  (Texas Health Resources),  Arlington, TX
 
Beimgraben, Martha   School Counselor  (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy & Advocacy Manager  (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Campbell, Kristie   Licensed Professional Counselor  (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Garza, Yvonne   Assistant professor  (Self),  Conroe, TX
 
Griffin, Lisa   (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
Grote, Jeff   School counselor  (Self),  Mason, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Lewis, Kathryn   Attorney  (Advocacy, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers),  Austin, TX
 
Malone, Benny   Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor  (Self),  Spring, TX
 
Parker, Carol   Educator  (Self),  Huntsville, TX
 
Peyson, Robin   Executive Director  (National Alliance on Mental Illness),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise   Senior Director, Government Relations  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Shanahan, Kristin   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Valerie   (Self),  Carrollton, TX
 
Wadge, Gyl   Public Policy Director  (Mental Health America of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Woodard, Sadie   Retired counselor  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Ybanez, Kathy   (Self),  Kyle, TX
 
Zackel, Katherine   Policy Staff  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Dickinson, Christopher   Program Specialist  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Valentine, Tom   Senior Policy Advisor  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  2330
 
FOR:
 
Littlefield, Rita   Member Task Force  (Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force, Texas Renal Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Spitler, Florence   Physician  (Georgetown),  Georgetown, TX
 
ON:
 
Silbermun, Mark   Medical Director (also providing written testimony)  (Clinical Path Lab, Texas Society of Pathologists),  Austin, TX
HB  3961
 
FOR:
 
Willmann, James   General Counsel  (Texas Nurses Association),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Higginbotham, Elizabeth   Nurse Attorney  (Nurses),  Austin, TX

 
Jackson, Evelyn   Licensed Vocational Nurse  (Self),  Tyler, TX
 
Mackay, Taralynn   Registered Nurse, Juris Doctorate (also providing written testimony)  (Self and Evelyn Jackson),  Austin, TX
 
Newman, Lisa   Social Worker  (Self),  Chandler, TX
 
Waters, Candace   Registered Nurse  (Self),  Tyler, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Arnold, Jim   (The College Network),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Hutto, Kathy   Governmental Affairs Consultant  (Excelsior College),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise   Senior Director, Government Relations  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Woolbert, Lynda   Executive Director  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  West Columbia, TX
 
On:
 
Johnston, James   General Counsel  (Texas Board of Nursing),  Austin, TX
SB  2336
 
FOR:
 
Bakke Jones, Lorri   (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Batchler, Janice   Housewife/Home school mom  (Self),  Flower Mound, TX
 
Brown, Kathryn   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Dake, Jr., Theodore   Medical Doctor  (Self),  San Marcos, TX
 
DeWitt, Lauren   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Gentry, Jon   (Self),  Dallas, TX
 
Glynn, Daniel   Construction company owner  (Self),  Columbus, TX
 
Hotze, Steven   President  (Texans for Patients' and Physicians' Rights),  Katy, TX
 
Jones, Kipp   (Self),  Cypress, TX
 
Kotsanis, Andrew   Insurance  (Self),  Colleyville, TX
 
Kotsanis, Beverly   (Self),  Colleyville, TX
 
Morse, Andrea   Concerned mother  (Self),  Marengo, IL
 
Munton, Daniel   Doctor  (Self),  Abilene, TX
 
Naugle, Elizabeth   Member (also providing written testimony)  (Stand Up for Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia),  College Station, TX
 
Pearlman, Russell   (Self),  Plano, TX
 
Pigott, Shirley  (also providing written testimony)  (Self and Texas Medical Board Watch),  Victoria, TX
 
Polvado, Lamarque   Parent  (Ashlyn and Noah Polvado),  Keller, TX
 
Schlafly, Andrew   General Counsel  (Association of American Physicians & Surgeons, Inc.),  Far Hills, TX
 
Shaw, Jim   Lab Manager  (Nutrigenomics),  Austin, TX
 
Spiller, Lee   Director of Investigations  (Citizens Commission on Human Rights),  Austin, TX
 
Woodard, Marge   (Self),  Denton, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Barker, Rita   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Speer, Michael   Chairman, Board of Trustees  (Texas Medical Association),  Houston, TX
 
ON:
 
Arambula, Michael   Board Member  (Texas Medical Board),  San Antonio, TX
 
Moore, Alan   Medical Director  (Texas Medical Board),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Mari   Executive Director  (Texas Medical Board),  Austin, TX
 
Turner, Tim   Sec. Treasurer  (Texas Medical Board),  Houston, TX
 
York, Laurie   Attorney  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Alvarez, Maria   Stay at home mom  (Self),  Rio Grande City, TX
 
Black, Sara   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Cabrera, Mary   Office Manager  (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Carlson, Bobby   (Families Advocating for Childrens Specialty Care),  Taylor, TX
 
Eichhorn, Mitchell   Medical student  (Self),  Canyon, TX
 
Feyereisen, Cindy   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX

 
Glynn, Michelle   (Self),  Columbus, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Hickey, Natalie   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Lang, Howard   Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine  (Self, Osteopathic Physician/Family Medicine/Allergy Environmental Medicine),  Colleyville, TX
 
Leal, Yolanda   Billing Manager  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
LeFebvre, Jean   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Moore, Carol   Director of Finance - Cosmetic Dental Association  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Moore, Jim   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Moore, John   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Nguyen, Vilinh   Graduate student  (Self),  Spring, TX
 
Perez, Velma   M.A.  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Peterson, Randall   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pino, Jorge   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Powell, Judy   Communications Director  (Parent Guidance Center),  Austin, TX
 
Rabinowitz, Holly   (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Richardson, Dawn   President  (Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Claudia   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Still, Sasha   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Viesca, Carlos   Medical Doctor, Board Member  (Texas Medical Association, Texas Pain Society),  El Paso, TX
 
White, Mark   Physician  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Zippe, Shira   (Care Clinics),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Against:
 
Aventa, Tony   Medical Doctor  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Berger, Michelle   (Texas Medical Association, Texas Ophthalmological Association),  Austin, TX
 
Bhuchar, Sunaina   Medical student  (Baylor College of Medicine),  Houston, TX
 
Cowan, Robert   Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Fleeger, David   Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gagneja, Harish   Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Graves III, Ernest   Member physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Levine, Steven   (Self - parent of son with autism),  Austin, TX
 
Miller, Hillary   Medical Doctor  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Pierce, Jack   Medical Doctor  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Rodriguez, William   Medical Doctor  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Rumi, Mustasim   Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Round Rock, TX
 
Schade, C.M.   Medical Doctor, PhD  (Texas Pain Society),  Garland, TX
 
Thorstenson, Lyle   Physician  (Self, Texas Medical Association),  Nacogdoches, TX
 
Visser, Amy   Medical student  (University of Texas Medical Branch),  Katy, TX
 
Wang, Stanley   Physician  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Ward, Jennifer   Medical student  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Caquias, Jesus   Medical Doctor  (Self, The Autism Comunity),  Brownsville, TX
 
Curtin, Kazuko   Founder and Chief Executive Officer  (Care Clinics),  Austin, TX
 
Hernandez, Ana   (Nora Coddington (daughter)),  Cedar Park, TX
 
Sherman, Trina   Warrior mom  (Self - family of child with autism),  Austin, TX
SB  2422
 
FOR:
 
Calhoun, Shannon   Executive Director  (Southeast Texas Health System),  Goliad, TX
 
Leggett, Richard   Physician  (Self),  Victoria, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Beck, Richard   Executive Director  (Texas Pharmacy Business Council),  Austin, TX
 
ON:

 
DeWitt, Lauren   (Self),  Pflugerville, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
McBeath, Don   (Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Barber, Kathy   Government Relations  (Texas Federation of Drug Stores),  Austin, TX
 
Folsom, Tammy   Pharmacist  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Heal, John   Texas Counsel  (True Care Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
 
Shields, Brad   (Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists),  Austin, TX
 
Weaver, Cynthia   (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Williams, Katy   (HEB),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Staples, Mary   Regional Manager, State Government Affairs  (National Association of Chain Drug Stores),  Southlake, TX
SB  2573
 
FOR:
 
Saenz, Jonathan   Legislative Director  (Free Market Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Chammah, Lorraine  (also providing written testimony)  (Texans for Advanced Medical Research),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Hettinger, Ann   State Director  (Concerned Women for America),  Rockwall, TX
 
Meraz, Ray   Self (Knights of Columbus member)  (Life Advocates),  Ellinger, TX
 
Najarian, Judy   Vice President  (Foundation for Life),  Houston, TX
 
Vatterott, Judy   Board member  (Life Advocates),  Houston, TX