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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
May 7, 2009 - 09:00 AM
HB  392
 
ON:
 
Higgins, Carlos   (Texas Silver Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Campbell, Ben   (Texans for Health Insurance Reform),  Austin, TX
 
Dunsavage, Douglas   Government Relations Director  (American Heart Association),  Austin, TX
 
Rich, Sid   Executive Director  (Texas Association of Residential Care Communities),  Austin, TX
 
Thompson, Jan   Senior Vice President & General Counsel  (Sears Methodist Retirement System),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Graves, Tim   President/Chief Executive Officer  (Texas Health Care Association),  Austin, TX
 
Thomason, David   Vice President  (Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging),  Austin, TX
HB  449
 
FOR:
 
Finder, Steven   President  (Texas Association for Cosmetic Laser Education & Regulation),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Campbell, Ben   (Texas Chiropractic Association),  Austin, TX
 
Diven, Dayna   Board Certified Dermatologist  (Texas Dermatological Association),  Austin, TX
 
Finley, Marisa   Association Director  (Scott and White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
HB  492
 
FOR:
 
Morehead, Bee   Executive Director  (Texas Impact),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Johnson, Jeff   Director of Family and Community Services  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Arnold, Jay   (Goodwill),  Austin, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Healthcare Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Healthcare Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Sabo, Jason   Senior Vice President  (United Ways of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Bugbee, Chris   Director of Social Impact  (One Star Foundation),  Austin, TX
HB  1093
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Mallett, Paul   Executive Director  (Commission on State Emergency Communications),  Austin, TX
 
Prosperie, Susan   Manager  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1310
 
FOR:
 
Diven, Dayna   Board Certified Dermatologist  (Texas Dermatological Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gray, James   Government Relations  (American Cancer Society),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Medlin, Zach   Managing Partner  (Aruba Tan),  Austin, TX
 
Pirnic, Scott   Operating Partner  (Palm Beach Tan),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Finder, Steven   Physician  (Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Herzog, Greg   Assistant Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Martinez, David   (Texas Health Resources),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Vane, Mark   (Gardere Wynne),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Brinck, Tom   Manager, Drugs and Medical Devices  (Department of State Health Services - Drugs and Medical Devices),  Austin, TX
HB  1468
 
FOR:
 
Bates, Jim   Director  (Funeral Consumers Alliance),  Watauga, TX
 
Beaty, Paul   President - Elect  (Texas Funeral Directors Association),  Mineola, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Robbins, Chet   Executive Director  (Texas Funeral Service Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  1487
 
FOR:
 
Bell, Gene   Family Nurse Practitioner (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Diabetes Council),  Lubbock, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bujanda, Miryam   (Methodist Health Care Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
De La Garza, Veronica   Advocacy Director  (American Diabetes Association),  Austin, TX
 
Finch, Dan   Director, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gay, Clifford   Pragmatic Recovery Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Tyler, Bruce   (Self),  Conroe, TX
 
Wiesner, Dennis   Senior Director  (HEB),  San Antonio, TX
 
On:
 
Millwee, Billy   Deputy Director, Claims Administrator Operations  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  1672
 
ON:
 
Dixon, Deborah   Legislative Liaison  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1990
 
FOR:

 
Bell, Gene   Vice-Chair (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Diabetes Council),  Austin, TX
 
De La Garza, Veronica   Advocacy Director (also providing written testimony)  (American Diabetes Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banda, Jennifer   Government Relations  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy and Advocacy Manager  (Methodist Health Care Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Lawlor, Laura   Consultant  (Novo Nordisk),  Austin, TX
 
Munoz, Mario   Director  (Eli Lilly, USA),  Austin, TX
 
Pearce, Amber   Policy Director  (Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Zalkovsky, Emily   Policy Analyst, Health Services  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  2039
 
FOR:
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers),  Austin, TX
 
Ponce, Linda   Operations Administrator  (The Center for Health Care Services),  Converse, TX
 
Vernon, Doreen   Director of Long Term Care Service  (The Center for Health Care Services),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Tanner, Dan   Director, Real Estate Management  (Texas Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
HB  2225
 
FOR:
 
Burstain, Jane   Senior Policy Analyst  (Center for Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gay, Clifford   Pragmatic Recovery Specialist  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gendron, Christine   Policy Coordinator  (Texas Network of Youth Services),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Martinez, Diana   Director of Public Policy  (TexProtects, The Association for the Protection of Children),  Dallas, TX
 
Smith, Jodie   Public Policy Director  (Texans Care for Children),  Austin, TX
 
Sparks, Andrea   Director of Public Policy  (Texas CASA),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Kromrei, Liz   Director, Child Protective Services  (Department of Family and Protective Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2303
 
FOR:
 
Garnett, Susan   Deputy Chief Executive Officer  (Mental Health and Mental Retardation of Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
ON:
 
Jesse, Gary   Assistant Commissioner  (Department of Aging and Disability Services),  Austin, TX
 
Swan, Roderick   Manager  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bujanda, Miryam   Public Policy and Advocacy Manager  (Methodist Health Care Ministries),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Lovelace, Joe   Associate Director  (Texas Council of Community Mental Health and Retardation Centers),  Austin, TX