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WITNESS LIST
Transportation & Homeland Security
February 1, 2010 - 08:00 AM
Department of Motor Vehicles-Quarterly Update
 
ON:
 
Vandergriff, Victor   Chairman  (Texas Department of Motor Vehicles),  Arlington, TX
DMV Quarterly Update (Vehicle Registration Fees)
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Ragland, Brian   Finance Division  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
DMV Update
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Cheryl   Galveston County TAC  (DMV (Vice Chair & Legislative Chair)),  Galveston, TX
DPS Update
 
ON:
 
McCraw, Steven   Director  (DPS),  Austin, TX
Financing Appropriations
 
AGAINST:
 
Morris, Celeste   (Self; Consultant Commercial Realtor, Disabled Veteran, Small Business Owner, Volunteer Police & Fire, Truck Driver Prior; Against Toll Roads),  Converse, TX
Gas Tax Increase; Indexing; Local Option; Diversions Stopped
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Griebel, Thomas   (Self; Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce & Pape Dawson Engineers

Civil Engineering Company Executive),  Austin, TX
Invited Testimony
 
ON:
 
Moseley, Jeff   President/CEO  (Greater Houston Partnership, Gulf Coast Regional Mobility Partners),  Houston, TX
Joint Transportation Hearing
 
ON:
 
Oberwetter, Jim   President of Dallas Chamber  (Dallas Regional Chamber),  Dallas, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Wilson, Duane   President  (Self; North San Antonio Chamber),  San Antonio, TX
Other-Transportation Impacts
 
FOR:
 
Cluck, Robert   Mayor of Arlington  (City of Arlington),  Arlington, TX
Public Transportation Finance
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Israel, Celia   Board Member  (Alliance for Public Transportation),  Austin, TX
State Debt DATA-Transportation
 
ON:
 
Kline, Robert   Executive Director  (Bond Review Board),  Austin, TX
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
 
ON:
 
Serna, Edward   Executive Director  (Texas Department of Motor Vehicles),  Austin, TX
Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Funding
 
ON:
 
Morris, Michael   Director of Transportation  (NCTCOG Regional Transportation Council),  Arlington, TX
Texas Public Hearing-Senate & House Transportation Committee
 
ON:
 
Mallette, Cindy   Grassroots & Communications Manager  (Peggy Venable-Director, Americans for Prosperity-TX),  Austin, TX
Texas Transportation Funding
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Kelly, John   Mr.  (Self; Civil Engineer

For-State Gas Tax Increase & Indexing; For-Local Option Transp. Fees & Taxes),  San Antonio, TX
Toll Roads, REAL ID, Fusion Centers
 
AGAINST:
 
Butler, Robert   Executive Director  (Libertarian Party of Texas),  Austin, TX
Toll Roads-Fusion Center-Real ID
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
King-Fazio, Heather   (Self; Scolar),  Cedar Park, TX
Trans Texas Corridor
 
AGAINST:
 
Markham, Anne   Homemaker  (Self; D.E. Parke Landowner, Father; Heir to Property in Huxley, Texas),  Austin, TX
Trans. Funding/Gas Tax: STOP Diversion, YES-Local Option, YES-Index,
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Dawson, Samuel   Chief Executive Officer  (PAPE-Dawson Engineers, Inc.

GSACC),  San Antonio, TX
Transportation
 
ON:
 
Hammond, Bill   President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Lamberth, Jimmy   Mr.  (Self; Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Leppert, Thomas   Mayor of Dallas  (City of Dallas),  Dallas, TX
Transportation & Debt Finance
 
ON:
 
Bass, James   Chief Financial Officer  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Polumbo, Carol   (McCall, Parkhurst, & Horton),  Austin, TX
Transportation Challenges
 
ON:
 
Moncrief, Mike   Mayor of Fort Worth  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
Transportation Department Funding
 
ON:
 
Finger, Jack   Citizen  (Self; Self-Employed),  San Antonio, TX
Transportation Finance
 
AGAINST:
 
Morris, Judy   (Self; Retired),  Round Rock, TX
 
Pickett, Kurtis   (Self; Citizen),  San Antonio, TX
 
ON:
 
Allaway, Bill   (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association (TTARA)),  Austin, TX
 
Allen, Ken   SR. VP. Supply Chain & Logistics  (HEB),  San Antonio, TX
 
Borel, Mel   (Self; Retired),  San Antonio, TX
 
Colyandro, John   (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Cook, John   Mayor  (The City Council),  El Paso, TX
 
Cortese, Richard   State Director  (Texas Farm Bureau),  Austin, TX
 
Dixon, Don   Engineer  (Self; Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Dossey, Patrick   (Self; Accountant),  San Antonio, TX
 
Farris, Pam   (Self; Real Estate/Retired),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gilbert, Hank   (Texas TURF),  Whitehouse, TX
 
Hall, Terri   Founder/Director  (Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Austin, Robert   (Self; San Antonio Mobility Corporation

Civil Engineer),  San Antonio, TX

 
Boyer, Victor   SAMCo-Executive Director  (San Antonio Mobility Coalition, Inc (SAMCo)),  San Antonio, TX
 
Keed, Jim   (San Antonio Mobility Coalition (SAMCo); San Antonio Medical Association; Alamo Regional Mobility Authority),  San Antonio, TX
 
Rowe, Louis   President  (Self; Vice Chairman of San Antonio Mobility Coalition (SAMCO); Transportation Chair-Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce; Reduction/Elimination of Diversions, Increasing/Indexing Motor Fuel Tax, Traffic),  San Antonio, TX
 
On:
 
Smith, Carter   Executive Director  (TxDOT-TPWD Proposed MOU),  Austin, TX
 
Wageman, Paul   Chairman  (North Texas Tollway Authority),  Plano, TX
Transportation Finance w/Vehicle Registration Fees
 
ON:
 
Lovelady, Mary Ann   Tax Assessor-Collector  (Texas Association of Tax Assessor-Collectors, representing small counties),  Anson, TX
 
Price, Betsy   Tax Assessor-Collector  (Tax Assessor-Collectors Association),  Fort Worth, TX
Transportation Finance Zones
 
ON:
 
Bass, James   Chief Financial Officer  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
Transportation Financing
 
FOR:
 
Smithey, Grady   Mayor Pro Tem of the city of Duncanville  (Duncanville City Council),  Duncanville, TX
 
ON:
 
Lamberth, Lou   Mrs.  (Self; Self),  San Antonio, TX
 
Wikman, Mike   (Self; Railroad Consultant),  San Antonio, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Janes, Brandon   (Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce),  Austin, TX
Transportation Funding
 
ON:
 
Perez, Richard   President  (The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce),  San Antonio, TX
Transportation Hearing
 
ON:
 
Thornton, Bill   President  (Fort Worth Chamber),  Fort Worth, TX
Transportation Impact Panel
 
ON:
 
Heldenfels, Fred   (Self; Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce & Central Texas Transportation Coalition; Heldenfels Enterprises, Inc.),  Austin, TX
Transportation Impacts
 
ON:
 
Biscoe, Samuel   Travis County Judge  (Travis County),  Austin, TX
 
Narvaiz, Susan   Mayor of the City of San Marcos  (City of San Marcos),  San Marcos, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Petty, Dan   President & Chief Executive Officer  (North Texas Commission),  DFW Airport, TX
Transportation Impacts Panel
 
FOR:
 
Wolff, Nelson   Bexar County Judge  (Bexar County),  San Antonio, TX
Transportation Investment Act
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Hicks, Howard   Vice President of Marketing  (Citizen),  San Antonio, TX
Transportation Needs
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Crocker, Maureen   (Gulf Coast Rail District),  Houston, TX
Transportation Reinvestment and Draft
 
FOR:
 
Baker, Howard   Chair of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce  (North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman),  San Antonio, TX
Transportation Reinvestment Zones
 
FOR:
 
Cassidy, Brian   (Self; Partner, Locke Lorde Bissell & Liddell LLP),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Aldrete, Rafael   (Texas Transportation Institute),  El Paso, TX
 
Brooks, Brian   City Manager  (City of Forney),  Forney, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett   (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
TXDOT Funding (Quarterly Update)
 
ON:
 
Saenz, Amadeo   Executive Director  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
TXDOT Funding Panel
 
ON:
 
Delisi, Deirdre   Chair  (Texas Transportation Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Walton, Michael   (2030 Committee),  Austin, TX
TXDOT Spending & Borrowing
 
AGAINST:
 
Heath, Adrian David   (Self; Americans for Prosperity, Montgomery County; Manufacturers Representative),  The Woodlands, TX
Vehicle Sales, Representation and Titling Fee Presentation
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Craig, Mike   Deputy Division Director  (Texas Department of Motor Vehicles),  Austin, TX