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WITNESS LIST
Health & Human Services
May 19, 2009 - 09:00 AM
HB  103
 
FOR:
 
Allen, Karen   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Health Care Administration),  Austin, TX
HB  456
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Blunck, Cathy   Dental Hygienist  (Texas Dental Hygienists Association),  Buda, TX
 
Cutrer, Jennifer   Executive Director  (Parkland Health and Hospital System),  Dallas, TX
 
Tesch, Sandy   Dental Hygienist  (Texas Dental Hygienist Association),  Austin, TX
 
Zackel, Katherine   Policy Staff  (Texans Care For Children),  Austin, TX
HB  583
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Holmes, Harry   Senior Policy Advisor  (Harris County Health Care Alliance),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Burton, Leah   Director, Enterprise Applications  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
McKissic, Ramona   State Operations Officer  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Kitchen, Ann   Executive Director  (Integrated Care Collaboration),  Austin, TX
HB  1218
 
FOR:
 
Kitchen, Ann   Executive Director (also providing written testimony)  (Texas Health Information Exchanges Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Costello, Kathleen   Project Lead, Health Information Technology  (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Health Care Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Holmes, Harry   Senior Policy Advisor  (Harris County Health Care Alliance),  Houston, TX
HB  1357
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Allen   Chief Executive Officer  (Montgomery County Hospital District),  Conroe, TX
 
Rankins, Robert   M.D.  (Self),  McKinney, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Meroney, Shannon   Government Affairs Manager  (Aetna and Texas Association of Health Plans),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Woolbert, Lynda   Executive Director  (Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice),  West Columbia, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Girard, Chuck   Government Relations  (Texas College of Emergency Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Goetze, Art   President  (Emergency Health Centre),  Houston, TX
 
Mahon, Kirk   (Self),  Dallas, TX
 
McGee, John   Chief Operating Officer  (Emergency Room Centers of America, Inc.),  Plano, TX
 
Sandel, Rhonda   Chief Executive Officer/Registered Nurse  (Texas Emergency Care Centers),  Cypress, TX
 
Whitehurst, Darren   (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Rummel, Leah   Vice President, State Affairs  (United Health Group),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Jakovich, Derek   Manager, Patient Quality Care Unit Regulatory Division  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1884
 
FOR:
 
Olivarez, Eddie   Director  (Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department),  Edinburg, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Wiegman, Linda   Attorney  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  1924
 
FOR:
 
Pearson, David   President/Chief Executive Officer  (Texas Organization of Rural Community Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Allison, Jim   General Counsel  (County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Ballew, Joel   Director  (Texas Health Resources),  Arlington, TX
 
Holt, David   (Self),  Snyder, TX
 
Shields, Brad   (Texas Society of Health - System Pharmacists),  Austin, TX
 
Wall, Matthew   Associate General Counsel  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
York, Van   County Judge  (Borden County),  Gail, TX
 
On:
 
Benz, Allison   Director of Professional Services  (Texas State Board of Pharmacy),  Austin, TX
HB  2585
 
FOR:
 
Brown, Scott   (Jackson Walker, LLP),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Health Care Administration),  Austin, TX
HB  2710
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Allison, Jim   General Counsel  (County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Health Care Administration),  Austin, TX
 
Zackel, Katherine   Policy Staff  (Texans Care For Children),  Austin, TX
 
Against:

 
York, Van   County Judge  (Borden County),  Gail, TX
 
On:
 
Maberry, Jan   Program Manager  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  2845
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Allen   Chief Executive Officer  (Montgomery County Hospital District),  Conroe, TX
 
Wait, Dudley   Emergency Medical Service Director  (Texas Ambulance Association),  Schertz, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bowden, Heather   (Self),  Tomball, TX
 
Dupont, Karen   Assistant Chief  (Houston Fire Department),  Houston, TX
 
Matthews, Ryan   (Texas Ambulance Association),  Wichita Falls, TX
 
Petrilla, Brian   Chief  (Northwest Rural Emergency Medical Service),  Tomball, TX
 
On:
 
Bishop, Maxie   State Emergency Medical Service Director  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
HB  3408
 
FOR:
 
Allison, Jim   General Counsel  (County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Olivarez, Eduardo   Administrator  (Hidalgo County Health and Human Services),  Edinburg, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Health Care Administration),  Austin, TX
 
York, Van   County Judge  (Borden County),  Gail, TX
HB  3737
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Gutierrez, Michael   (Self - Health Care Administration),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Jakovich, Derek   Manager, Patient Quality Care Unit Regulatory Division  (Texas Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX