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WITNESS LIST
Transportation & Homeland Security
March 25, 2009 - 07:30 AM
SB  11
 
FOR:
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Harris, Heath   Chief Prosecutor, Gang Unit  (Dallas County District Attorney's Office),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   MRS  (self / citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mannix, Sean   Commander  (Austin Police Department),  Austin, TX
 
McDaniel, Breck   Sergeant  (Houston Police Department),  Houston, TX
 
Mienhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Shetter, Ken   Executive Director  (Safe City Commission),  Fort Worth, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Jahwar, Omar   Exec. Director  (Vision Regeneration),  Lancaster, TX
 
Simpson, Matthew   Policy Strategist  (The ACLU of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Yanez-Correa, Ana   Executive Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Andersen, Laura   Lt.  (San Antonio Police Department),  San Antonio, TX
 
Carter, Laura   (myself),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Eisner, Kevin   (myself),  Georgetown, TX
 
Gaylor, Tom   D.E.D.  (Texas Municipal Police Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jones, Brian M.   Detective  (Austin Police Dept.),  Austin, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (Immigration & Reform Coalition of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Peralta, John   Asst. Atty. General  (Texas Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   Anti Gang Bill  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Shurley, Sam   Detective  (Austin Police Department - Gang Unit),  Austin, TX
 
Termeulen, Erik   Senior Police Officer  (Houston Police Dept.),  Houston, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Bateman, John   Assistant Commander  (DPS Criminal Law Enforcement, Bureau of Information Analysis),  Austin, TX
 
Batten, Randy   Bureau Manager  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Biggs, Adriana   ADA  (Bexar County D.A's Office),  SA, TX
 
Brewer, John   Asst. District Attorney  (Harris County District Attorney's Office),  Houston, TX
 
Cadena, Lt. Santos   Lieutenant  (Dallas Police Dept. and Chief David Kunkle),  Dallas, TX
 
Capers, Lisa   General Counsel  (Texas Juvenile Probation Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Leal, Antonio   Chief - Texas Ranger  (Texas Dept. of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Martinez, Robert   Section Chief  (Office of the Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
McCraw, Steven   OOG  (Director),  Austin, TX
 
Mica, Tara   State Liaison  (National Rifle Association),  Austin, TX
 
Mohler, Paul B.   Training Coordinator  (Office of the Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Nichols, Eric J.R.   Deputy Attorney General  (Office of the Attorney General),  Austin, TX

 
Pruitt, Sharon   Asst Attorney General  (Office of Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Richardson, Kent   Asst. Attorney General  (Office of the Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Smart, Glenn   Sergeant  (Houston Police Dept),  League City, TX
 
Zgabay, Sherrie   (Tx Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
SB  12
 
FOR:
 
Boone, Garrett   Chairman Emeritus  (TX Business for Clean Air),  Dallas, TX
 
Braddock, Cliff   V.P. District Energy (also providing written testimony)  (TX Combine Heat and Power Initiative),  Houston, TX
 
Keliher, Margaret   (TX Business for Clean Air),  Dallas, TX
 
Stratton, John Robert   Legislative Action Chairman (also providing written testimony)  (ARRL - American Radio Relay League),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Herron, Rebecca   Legis. Liaison  (Dept. of State Health Srvs.),  Austin, TX
 
Lee, Donald   Executive Director  (Texas Conference of Urban Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Eisner, Kevin   (myself),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Colley, Jack   Chief  (Governor's Division of Emergency Management),  Austin, TX
 
Jones, Jenny   Vice President for Govt. Affairs  (Texas A&M University System Health Science Center),  Austin, TX
 
Longoria, Ruben   Asst. Director for G.R.  (Texas Association of School Boards),  Austin, TX
 
Millwee, Billy   Deputy Director Claims Administration Medicaid / CHIP  (HHSC),  Austin, TX
 
Oliver, Jim   General Manager  (Texas Windstorm),  Austin, TX
 
Ray, Beverly   Section Director  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Redington, Penny   Executive Director  (Texas Association of Regional Councils),  Austin, TX
 
Reid, Glen   Lege Ass.  (American Radio Relay League),  Austin, TX
 
Reynolds, Carl   Director - OCA  (Office of Court Administration / Task Force on Judicial Readiness),  Austin, TX
 
Rich, Katie   Advisor, Comm. Anderson  (Public Utility Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Schmid, Ernie   Director  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Selden, Audrey   Senior Associate Commissioner  (Texas Department of Insurance),  Austin, TX
 
Serna, Ed   Asst. Ed - Support Operations  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Cooper, Lee   President  (ARRL & Austin Amateur Radio Club),  Austin, TX
 
Herweck, Rich   Executive Director  (Texas Combined Heat & Power Initiative),  Austin, TX
SB  329
 
FOR:
 
Harris, Heath   Chief Prosecutor, Gang Unit  (Dallas Co. D.A. Office),  Dallas, TX
 
Mannix, Sean   Commander  (Austin Police Department),  Austin, TX
 
Shurley, Sam   Detective  (Austin Police Department - Gang Unit),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Yanez-Correa, Ana   Executive Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   MRS  (citizen / self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (Immigration & Reform Coalition of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   N/A Retired  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragessor, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX

 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
McCraw, Steven   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
 
Zgabay, Sherrie   (Texas Dept. of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
SB  332
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Eisner, Kevin   (myself),  Georgetown, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   MRS  (citizen / self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (Immigration and Reform Coalition of Tx),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   Retired  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Capers, Lisa   General Counsel  (Texas Juvenile Probation Commission),  Austin, TX
 
McCraw, Steven C.   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
 
Townsend, Cheryln   Executive Commissioner  (Texas Youth Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
On:
 
Gutierrez, Isela   Juvenile Justice Initiative Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
SB  366
 
FOR:
 
Cadena, Lt. Santos   Lieutenant of Police  (Dallas Police Dept. and Chief David Kunkle),  Dallas, TX
 
Eisner, Kevin   (myself),  Georgetown, TX
 
ON:
 
Yanez-Correa, Ana   Executive Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Andersen, Laura   LT.  (San Antonio Police Department),  San Antonio, TX
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   Mrs  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (Immigration & Reform Coalition of TX),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   Retired  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX

 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
McCraw, Steve   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
SB  367
 
FOR:
 
Brewer, John   Asst. District Attorney  (Harris County District Attorney's Office),  Houston, TX
 
Cadena, Lt. Santos   Lieutenant of Police  (Dallas Police Dept. and Chief David Kunkle),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Andersen, Laura   LT.  (San Antonio Police Department),  San Antonio, TX
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   Mrs  (self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (Immigration & Reform Coalition of TX IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   Retired  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Fleming, Rhonda   Major  (TX Dept. of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
McCraw, Steven C.   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
SB  369
 
FOR:
 
Smart, Glenn   Sergeant  (Houston Police Dept.),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Simpson, Matthew K   Policy Strategist  (The American Civil Liberties Union),  Austin, TX
 
Sputnik,    Chairman  (TMRA2),  Elgin, TX
 
Yanez-Correa, Ana   Executive Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   Mrs  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   (Retired / Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Bateman, John   Assistant Commander  (DPS Criminal Law Enforcement, Bureau of Information),  Austin, TX
 
Batten, Randy   Manager  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Capers, Lisa   General Counsel  (Texas Juvenile Probation Commission),  Austin, TX
 
McCraw, Steve   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX

 
Pruitt, Sharon   Asst AG  (Office of Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Quarterman, Nathaniel   Correctional Institution Dir  (TDCJ),  Huntsville, TX
 
Sanchez, Sigifredo   Program Specialist III Security Threat Group Management  (T.D.C.J.I.D.),  Huntsville, TX
 
Stacks, David L.   Deputy Director  (TDCJ - CID),  Lovelady, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
On:
 
Martinez, Robert   Section Chief  (Office of the Attorney General),  Austin, TX
 
Mohler, Paul   Training Coordinator  (Office of Attorney General),  Austin, TX
SB  371
 
AGAINST:
 
Simpson, Matthew   Policy Strategist  (The ACLU of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   Mrs  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   (Retired),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Bateman, John   Assistant Commander  (DPS Criminal Law Enforcement, Bureau of Information Analysis),  Austin, TX
 
Biggs, Adriana H.   ADA  (Bexar County D.A.'s Off),  San Antonio, TX
 
McCraw, Steven C   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
SB  379
 
AGAINST:
 
Simpson, Matthew   Policy Strategist  (The ACLU of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   Mrs  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Lippincott, Elizabeth   (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Pope, Tillie   Retired  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Yanez-Correa, Ana   Executive Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Bateman, John   Assistant Commander  (DPS Criminal Law Enforcement, Bureau of Information Analysis),  Austin, TX

 
Batten, Randy   Manager  (Tx Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
McCraw, Steve   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
SB  423
 
FOR:
 
Mannix, Sean   Commander  (Austin Police Department),  Austin, TX
 
Shurley, Sam   Detective  (Austin Police Department - Gang Unit),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Carter, Laura   (Self),  Round Rock, TX
 
Cobb, Margarett   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Francis, Kay S.   Citizen  (Self),  GTown, TX
 
Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn   Education Liaison  (Texas Eagle Forum),  Dallas, TX
 
Jacobs, Loberta   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Klein, Ann R.   Mrs  (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Mabray, Barbara   (Citizen),  Georgetown, TX
 
Manis, Matthew P.   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Outreach Coordinator  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Munhofen, Brent   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Snyder, Charles   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Tragesser, Art   (self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Audrey   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Verri, Fred   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
Bateman, John   Assistant Commander  (DPS Criminal Law Enforcement, Bureau of Information Analysis),  Austin, TX
 
Biggs, Adriana H.   Assistant D.A.  (Bexar County District Attorney's Office),  San Antonio, TX
 
McCraw, Steve   Director  (OOG),  Austin, TX
 
White, Bonita   Division Director  (Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice),  Austin, TX
SB  936
 
ON:
 
Colley, Jack   Chief  (Governor's Division of Emergency Management),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Reid, Glen   Leg. Asst.  (American Radio Relay League),  Austin, TX
 
Stratton, John Robert   Legislative Action Chairman  (ARRL - American Radio Relay League),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Palmer, David L.   Major  (Texas Dept. of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Ray, Beverly   Section Director  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Serna, Ed   Asst. ED - Support Operations  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
SB  985
 
ON:
 
Colley, Jack   Chief  (Governor's Division of Emergency Management),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Jones, Chris   (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas),  Austin, TX
SB  1165
 
FOR:
 
Jones, Chris   (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Lee, Donald   Executive Director  (Texas Conference of Urban Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Palmer, David L.   Major  (TX Dept. of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Blake, Michael   Chief of Police  (Texas Police Chiefs Association),  Kyle, TX
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
Eisner, Kevin   (myself),  Georgetown, TX
 
Elkin, Bill   Executive Director  (Houston Police Retired Officers Assoc.),  Houston, TX
 
Gaylor, Tom   Deputy Executive Director  (Texas Municipal Police Association),  Austin, TX
 
Siscoe, Scott   Lieutenant  (Houston Police Department),  Houston, TX
 
On:
 
Serna, Ed   Asst. ED - Support Operations  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
SB  1474
 
ON:
 
Colley, Jack   Chief  (Governor's Division of Emergency Management),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Jones, Chris   (CLEAT),  Austin, TX

 
Rose, Denise   Sr. Director Govt Relations  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Serna, Ed   Asst. ED - Support Operations  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
SB  1741
 
ON:
 
Colley, Jack   Chief  (Governor's Division of Emergency Management),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Eisner, Amanda   (Self),  Georgetown, TX
 
On:
 
May Jr., John W.   Associate Agency Director  (Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)),  College Station, TX
 
Ray, Beverly   Section Director  (Department of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
 
Schmid, Ernie   Director  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Serna, Ed   Asst. ED - Support Operations  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX