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WITNESS LIST
Transportation & Homeland Security
April 15, 2009 - 07:30 AM
HB  2433
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Crocker, Maureen   Interim Exec Dir  (Gulf Coast Freight District),  Houston, TX
 
Hernandez, James   Attorney  (Port of Houston Authority),  Houston, TX
 
Sisk, Cathy   Director, Legislative Relations  (Harris County),  Houston, TX
 
Stout, Bob   (The Woodlands Township),  The Woodlands, TX
 
Strauser, Robert   (Port of Houston Authority),  Austin, TX
HB  2434
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Crocker, Maureen   E.D.  (Gulf Coast Rail District),  Houston, TX
 
Hernandez, James   Attorney  (Port of Houston Authority),  Houston, TX
 
Sisk, Cathy   Director, Legislative Relations  (Harris County),  Houston, TX
 
Stout, Bob   (The Woodlands Township),  The Woodlands, TX
 
Strauser, Robert   (Port of Houston Authority),  Austin, TX
SB  61
 
FOR:
 
Ashwell-Hair, Heather   Parent Education Chair  (Texas PTA),  Carrollton, TX
 
Maxson, Dr. Todd   Trauma Medical Director  (Texas Pediatrics Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Andersen, Laura   Lt.  (San Antonio Police Department),  San Antonio, TX
 
Berger, Ed   VP, Advocacy & Govt. Relations  (Seton Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Chancellor, John   Legislative Committee Chair  (Texas Police Chiefs Association),  Shenandoah, TX
 
Douglas, Susan   Administrative Dir  (University Health System),  San Antonio, TX
 
Finley, Marisa   Assoc. Director  (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy),  Temple, TX
 
Jamison, Mazie   Mgmt  (Children's Medical Center Dallas),  Dallas, TX
 
Jones, James   Captain  (Houston Police Department),  Houston, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki   Chief Govt. Relations Officer  (Christus Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
Propes, Jay   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise   Sr. Director Govt. Relations  (Texas Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Schroeder, Rebekah   Governmental Relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan   President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Valadez-McStay, Rosie   Director  (Center for Childhood Injury Prevention of Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Yarborough, Page   (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Yuma, Paul   Injury Prevention Manager  (Dell Children's Medical Center),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Humphreys, Johnny   Safe Riders Manager  (Dept. of State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  357
 
FOR:
 
Cutler, Michael W.   INS - Senior Special Agent (RET)  (IRCOT),  Washington, DC
 
Johnson, Joslyn M.   Sergeant of Police  (myself (HPOU) & my slain husband Off. Rodney J. Johnson),  Sugar Land, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Hispanic Outreach Coordinator  (IRCOT),  Austin, TX
 
Orfanedes, Paul J.   Director of Litigation  (Judicial Watch, Inc.),  Washington, DC
 
Towell, Jean   Board Member  (IRCOT - Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas),  Dallas, TX
 
Whiteford, Louise   President  (Texans for Immigration Reform),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Brookshire, Jane   Exec. V.P. Human Relations  (Pilgrims Pride),  Pittsburg, TX
 
Figueroa, Luis   Legislative Staff Atty  (Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF)),  San Antonio, TX
 
Hammond, Bill   President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Martin, Laura   Policy Analyst  (ACLU of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Pilgrim, Lonnie "Bo"   COB (also providing written testimony)  (Pilgrims Pride Corporation),  Pittsburg, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ault, Celia   (myself),  Plano, TX

 
Bernier, Robin   (IRCOT -  Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas),  Farmers Branch, TX
 
Brooke, Marvin   Member  (IRCOT - Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas),  Allen, TX
 
Carter, Joanie   (Self),  Plano, TX
 
Clark, Mark   Executive Director  (Houston Police Officers' Union),  Houston, TX
 
Coleman, Q   (Self),  Plano, TX
 
Forest, Rebecca   President  (Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas (IRCOT)),  Austin, TX
 
Harris, Lisa   Mrs. Lisa Harris  (myself),  Houston, TX
 
Prince, Pamela   (Self),  Cedar Hill, TX
 
Prince, Tibor   (Self),  Cedar Hill, TX
 
Ruiz, Carrie   (Self),  Humble, TX
 
Ruiz Jr., Lucio   (Self),  Humble, TX
 
Swan, Jean   (Self),  Frisco, TX
 
Against:
 
Cauduro, Paul   (Texas Association of Builders),  Austin, TX
 
Fisher, Jon   President  (Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Galloway, Wil   (Texas Citrus Mutual and Tx Vegetable Assn.),  Austin, TX
 
Garey, Glen   (Texas Restaurant Assn.),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzales-Garza, Rita D.   District Director  (LULAC League of United Latin American Citizens District VII),  Round Rock, TX
 
Hodges, Ken   Legislative Director  (Texas Farm Bureau),  Austin, TX
 
Jones, Max   (Texas Nursery & Landscape Assoc.),  Austin, TX
 
Lippincott, Elizabeth   (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Reaves, Jim   Director, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs  (Texas Nursery & Landscaping Association),  Austin, TX
 
Rivas, Andrew   Executive Director  (Texas Catholic Conference),  Austin, TX
 
Shipton, Patneia   Consultant  (City of El Paso),  Austin, TX
 
Skaggs, Jason   Exec. Dir. of Govt. Affairs  (TX and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assoc.),  Austin, TX
 
Terrell, James   Gov't. Affairs  (Select Milk Producers, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Turley, Darren   (Texas Association of Dairymen),  Dublin, TX
 
Williams, Tony   Exec. Director  (Texas Cotton Ginners' Association),  Austin, TX
 
Woodard, Shayne   (Tyson Foods, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Kuntz, William   Executive Director  (Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation),  Austin, TX
 
Moore, John   Director Regulatory & Integrity  (Texas Workforce Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Boulette, Jason   Attorney Representative  (Texas Employment Law Council),  Austin, TX
 
Casso, Amy   Policy Analyst  (La Fe Policy Research & Education Center),  San Antonio, TX
SB  358
 
FOR:
 
Cutler, Michael W.   INS Senior Special Agent (RET)  (IRCOT),  Washington, DC
 
Forest, Rebecca   (Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas (IRCOT)),  Austin, TX
 
Johnson, Joslyn M.   Sergeant of Police  (Myself & My Slain Husband Off. Rodney J. Johnson),  Sugar Land, TX
 
Laird, Clay  (also providing written testimony)  (Self),  Hamilton, TX
 
Orfanedes, Paul J.   Director of Litigation  (Judicial Watch, Inc.),  Washington, DC
 
Ruiz, Carrie   (Self),  Humble, TX
 
Ruiz Jr., Lucio   (Self),  Humble, TX
 
Whiteford, Louise   President  (Texans for Immigration Reform),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Figueroa, Luis   Legislative Staff Atty (also providing written testimony)  (Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF)),  San Antonio, TX
 
Mason, Katherine   Volunteer  (American Civil Liberties Union),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Ault, Celia   (Self),  Plano, TX
 
Bernier, Robin   Member  (IRCOT -  Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas),  Farmers Branch, TX
 
Brooke, Marvin   Member  (IRCOT - Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas),  Allen, TX

 
Carter, Joanie   (Self),  Plano, TX
 
Clark, Mark   Executive Director  (Houston Police Officers' Union),  Houston, TX
 
Coleman, Q   (Self),  Plano, TX
 
Harris, Lisa   Mrs. Lisa M Harris  (Self),  Houston, TX
 
Martinez, Maria   Hispanic Outreach Coordinator  (IRCOT - Immigration & Reform Coalition of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Prince, Pamela   (Self),  Cedar Hill, TX
 
Prince, Tibor   (Self),  Cedar Hill, TX
 
Swan, Jean   (Self),  Frisco, TX
 
Towell, Jean   Board Member  (IRCOT - Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas),  Dallas, TX
 
Against:
 
Brookshire, Jane   Exec. V.P. Human Relations  (Pilgrims Pride Corp.),  Pittsburg, TX
 
Casso, Amy   Policy Analyst  (La Fe Policy Research & Education Center),  San Antonio, TX
 
Garey, Glen   (Texas Restaurant Association),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzales-Garza, Rita D.   District Director  (LULAC league of United Latin American Citizens District VII),  Round Rock, TX
 
Hammond, Bill   President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Lippincott, Elizabeth   (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Patterson, T. J.   (City of Fort Worth),  Ft. Worth, TX
 
Pilgrim, Lonnie "Bo"   COB  (Pilgrims Pride Corp.),  Pittsburg, TX
 
Rivas, Andrew   Executive Director  (Texas Catholic Conference),  Austin, TX
 
Turley, Darren   (Texas Association of Dairymen),  Dublin, TX
 
Woodard, Shayne   (Tyson Foods, Inc.),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Williams Jr., J Leon   (Texas IAF Network),  Lubbock, TX
SB  967
 
ON:
 
Cauduro, Paul   (Texas Association of  Builders),  Austin, TX
SB  1028
 
FOR:
 
Acevedo, Art   Chief of Police  (Austin P.D.)
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Anderson, Laura   LT,  (San Antonio Police Department),  San Antonio, TX
 
Arnold, Ellen   (Texas PTA (Parent Teacher Assoc)),  Austin, TX
 
Berger, Ed   VP, Advocacy  (Seton Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Chancellor, John   Legislative Committee Chair  (Texas Police Chiefs Association),  Shenandoah, TX
 
Jamison, Mazie   Mgmt  (Children's Medical Center Dallas),  Dallas, TX
 
Jones, James   Captain  (Houston Police Department),  Houston, TX
 
Kroll, Carrie   Director of Advocacy & Health Policy  (Texas Pediatric Society),  Austin, TX
 
Maxson, Dr. Todd   Trauma Medical Director  (Texas Pediatrics Association),  Austin, TX
 
Perkins, Vicki   Govt Relations Officer  (Christus Santa Rosa Health Care),  San Antonio, TX
 
Schroeder, Rebekah   Governmental relations  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan   President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Valadez-McStay, Rosie   Director  (Center for Childhood Injury Prevention at Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Yuma, Paula   Injury Prevention Manager  (Dell Children's),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Humphreys, Johnny   Safe Riders Manager  (Dept of State Health Service),  Austin, TX
SB  1212
 
FOR:
 
Sewell, Bryan   Special Agent  (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General),  Dallas, TX
SB  1571
 
FOR:
 
Olivo, Nelda   Manager, Govt Relations (also providing written testimony)  (Port of Corpus Christi),  Corpus Christi, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Berlanga, Hugo   (Port of Corpus Christi),  Austin, TX
 
Findeisen, Les   Director of Policy  (Texas Motor Transportation ASSN),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Davis, Carol   Director - Motor Carrier Division  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
SB  1609
 
FOR:
 
Newton, Chris   President  (Texas Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Barton, John   Asst. Director of Engineering Operations  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bragiel, Justin   Deputy General Counsel  (Texas Hotel & Lodging Association),  Austin, TX

 
Cauduro, Paul   (Texas Association of Builders),  Austin, TX
 
Garza, Norman   Assoc. Lege. Director  (Texas Farm Bureau),  Austin, TX
 
Miller, Tami   Lead Regulatory Analyst  (Center Point Energy),  Houston, TX
 
Skaggs, Jason   Exec. Dir. of Govt. Affairs  (TX and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assoc.),  Austin, TX
 
Volkening, Ronnie   (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
SB  1610
 
FOR:
 
Schwent, Don   Controller (also providing written testimony)  (Enterprise Rent-A-Car),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Tomlinson, Mark   Director Tx Turnpike Authority Division  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Clark, James   (Hertz),  Austin, TX
 
Graydon, Galt   (Avis / Budget group),  Austin, TX
SB  1617
 
FOR:
 
Braziel, Robert   CEO, Legislative Affairs  (Texas Automobile Dealers Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Davio, Rebecca   Director - Vehicle Title Registration  (TxDOT),  Austin, TX
SB  1992
 
FOR:
 
Anderson, Raymond   Deputy Director - Permits  (Harris County),  Houston, TX
SB  2153
 
FOR:
 
Calabrese, Tracy   Senior Assistant City Attorney  (City of Houston),  Austin, TX
 
Horton, Jess   Executive Director  (Southwest Tow Operators),  Dallas, TX
 
Provost, Micheal E.   Sergeant  (City of Houston, Houston Police Dept.),  Houston, TX
 
Rash, Jeanette   Leg. Chair  (Texas Towing & Storage Assoc.),  Houston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Francis, Brian   Deputy Executive Director  (TX Dept. of Licensing and Regulation),  Austin, TX
 
Kuntz, William   Executive Director  (Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation),  Austin, TX
SB  2295
 
ON:
 
Lopez, Carlos   Dir. of Traffic  (Tx Dept. of Transp.),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Martin, Laura   Policy Analyst  (ACLU of Texas),  Austin, TX