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                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Education

            April 27, 2017 9:00 AM

            SB 355

                  FOR:

                                 Flores, Lisa   (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Lauter, Lisa  School Health Consultant, Health Living Matters  (also providing written

                                 testimony)  (Self; Healthy Living Matters; parents), Houston, TX

                                 Sabo, Jason   (also providing written testimony) (Children at Risk), Austin, TX

                                 Sanborn, Dr. Robert  President (Children at Risk), Houston, TX

                                 Zarifis, Ken  President (Education Austin), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                                 Cheng, Albert  Public Health Analyst (Harris County Public Heath, Healthy Living

                                 Matters), Houston, TX

                                 Eaton, Holly  Director of Professional Development & Advocacy (TX Classroom Teachers

                                 Assoc.), Austin, TX

                                 Gerken, Lauren  Advocacy Intern  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Hardwick, Grace  Intern (Easterseals Central TX), Austin, TX

                                 Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel (TX-American Federation of Teachers), Austin, TX

                                 Romo, Joel  Pres-Texana Public Affairs (American Diabetes Association), Brenham, TX

                                 Romo, Joel  Pres.-Texana Public Affairs (The Cooper Institute), Brenham, TX

                                 Romo, Joel  Pres-Texana Public Affairs (Texas Action for Healthy Kids), Brenham, TX

                                 Sanders, Jolene  Advocacy Manager (Easterseals Central TX), Austin, TX

                                 Saxton, Josette  Director of Mental Health Policy (Texans Care for Children), Austin, TX

                                 Thurston, James  Director of Policy (United Ways of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Yanas, Christine  Director, Government Affairs (Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South

                                 Texas), San Antonio, TX

            SB 384

                  FOR:

                                 Haley, Bill  Lobbyist (International Bacculareat), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Linehan, Alice  Mom-Vice President Women On The Wall  (Self), Argyle, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Campbell, Grover  Assoc. Ex. Dir. Gov. Rel. (TASB), Austin, TX

            SB 444

                  FOR:

                                 Colangelo, Laura  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Private

                                 Schools Association), West Lake Hills, TX

                  ON:

                                 Helenberg, John  Director, Agency Operations (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement),

                                 Austin, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Education

            April 27, 2017 9:00 AM

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  AGAINST:

                                 Chatelle, Melody  Legislative Consultant (Texas Gun Sense), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Grigsby, Gretchen  Director of Government Relations (Texas Commission of Law

                                 Enforcement), Austin, TX

            SB 727

                  FOR:

                                 Pruitt, Julie  Deputy Director of Education  (Self; Harris County Juvenile Probation),

                                 Houston, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                                 Bertrand, Aimee  Legislative Coordinator (Harris County), Houston, TX

                                 Campbell, Grover  Assoc. Ed. Dir. Gov. Rel. (TASB), Austin, TX

                                 Carney, Dee  Moak, Casey, & Associates (Texas School Alliance), Austin, TX

                                 Garcia, Veronica L.  Vice President of Government & Public Affairs (Texas Charter

                                 Schools Association), Austin, TX

                                 Haenisch, Barry  Executive Director (Texas Association of Community Schools), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 McCreary, Casey  Assistant Executive Director (Texas Association of School

                                 Administrators), Austin, TX

                                 Nichols, Colby  Attorney (TX Rural Education Association), Austin, TX

            SB 1173

                  ON:

                                 Morath, Mike  Commissioner  (also providing written testimony) (TEA), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                                 Boswell, Courtney  Executive Director (Texas Aspires), Austin, TX

                                 Campbell, Grover  Assoc. Ex. Dir. Gov. Rel. (TASB), Austin, TX

                                 Goodsheller, Miranda  Governmental Affairs Manager (Texas Association of Business),

                                 Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Carney, Dee  Moak, Casey, & Associates (Texas School Alliance), Austin, TX

                                 Grey, John  Government Relations Specialist (Texas State Teachers Association), Austin,

                                 TX

                  Providing written testimony:

                  ON:

                                 Kuhlmann, Kate  Lobbyist (Association of Texas Professional Educators), Austin, TX

            SB 1553

                  FOR:

                                 Aleman, Steven  Policy Specialist (Disability Rights Texas), Austin, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Education

            April 27, 2017 9:00 AM

                                 Seal, Karen  Attorney (Special Educ. Advocates of Texas), San Antonio, TX

                                 Seal, Russell  (N/A), LaCoste, TX

                                 Wilson, Columba P.   (also providing written testimony)  (Self), San Antonio, TX

                  ON:

                                 Swanson, Steve  (Grandparent, eng., retired bus. exec., 20 yr volunteer in Ed.), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                                 Flores, Lisa   (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Gerken, Lauren  Advocacy Intern  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Hardwich, Grace  Intern (Easterseals Central TX), Austin, TX

                                 Sanders, Jolene  Advocacy Manager (Easterseals Cnetral TX), Austin, TX

            SB 1561

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                                 Campbell, Grover  Assoc. Ex. Dir. Gov. Rel. (TASB), Austin, TX

                                 Haenisch, Barry  Executive Director (Texas Association of Community Schools), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 McCreary, Casey  Assistant Executive Director (Texas Association of School

                                 Administrators), Austin, TX

                                 Nichols, Colby  Attorney (Texas Rural Education Association), Austin, TX

            SB 1605

                  FOR:

                                 Quintero, James  Analyst  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Public Policy

                                 Foundation), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Ginsburg, Tracy  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Assoc.

                                 School Business Officials), Austin, TX

                                 Swanson, Steve  (Grandparent, eng., retired bus. exec., 20 yr volunteer in Texas education),

                                 Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Baggett, Donnis  Executive Vice President (Texas Press Association), Austin, TX

                                 Boswell, Courtney  Executive Director (Texas Aspires), Austin, TX

                                 Geary, Michael  Organization Director (Texas Conservative Coalition), Austin, TX

                                 Lennon, Jim  Co-founder (Kingwood TEA Party, Inc.), Kingwood, TX

                                 Lennon, Robin H.  President, Co-founder (Kingwood TEA Party, Inc.), Kingwood, TX

                                 Shannon, Kelley  Executive Director (Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas),

                                 Austin, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Education

            April 27, 2017 9:00 AM

                  Providing written testimony:

                  AGAINST:

                                 Anderson, David D.  Consultant to Arlington ISD (Arlington ISD Board of Trustees),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Carney, Dee  Moak, Casey, & Associates (Texas School Alliance), Austin, TX

            SB 1688

                  FOR:

                                 Flores, Lisa   (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Noble, Shannon  Government Affairs Counsel (TX Counseling Association AND TX

                                 School Counselor Association), Austin, TX

                                 Saxton, Josette  Dir. Mental Health Policy  (also providing written testimony) (Texans Care

                                 for Children), Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Linahan, Alice  Mom-Vice President, Women on the Wall  (Self), Argyle, TX

                                 Spiller, Lee  Executive Director (Citizens Commission on Human Rights-Texas), Austin,

                                 TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Aleman, Steven  Policy Specialist (Disability Rights Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Broughal, Christine  Education Advocate (Texans for Special Education Reform), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Craven, Morgan  Director, School-Prison Pipeline Project (Texas Appleseed), Austin, TX

                                 Gerken, Lauren  Advocacy Intern  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Hansch, Greg  Public Policy Director (National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) TX),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Hardwick, Grace  Intern (Easterseals Central TX), Austin, TX

                                 Hartman, Marilyn  Advocate for people with serious mental illness  (Self; NAMI Austin

                                 (National Alliance on Mental Illness)), Austin, TX

                                 Litzinger, Linda  Policy Specialist, parent, caregiver  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Masey, Chris  Policy Specialist (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities), Austin, TX

                                 Sanders, Jolene  Advocacy Manager (Easterseals Central TX), Austin, TX

                                 Switzer, Gyl  Public Policy Director (Mental Health American of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Thurston, James  Director of Policy (United Ways of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Wilson, Columba P.   (Self), San Antonio, TX

                                 Yanas, Christine  Director. Governmental Affairs (Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South

                                 Texas), San Antonio, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Ayres, Monica  Policy Analyst (Citizens Commission on Human Rights), Austin, TX

                                 Hooks, Traci   (Self), Haslet, TX

                                 Russell, Ginger   (Self), Magnolia, TX

                  ON:

                                 Blanton, Jimmy  Director, Health Quality Institute, Medicaid/CHIP Services (Health and

                                 Human Services Commission), Austin, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Education

            April 27, 2017 9:00 AM

                                 Ewing, Diane  Policy Fellow (Texans Care for Children), Austin, TX

            SB 1794

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Booker, Jerel  Assistant Commissioner (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board),

                                 Austin, TX

            SB 1801

                  FOR:

                                 Aleman, Steven  Policy Specialist (Disability Rights Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Masey, Chris  Policy Specialist (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities), Austin, TX

                                 Wilson, Columba   (Self), San Antonio, TX

                  ON:

                                 Craven, Morgan  Director, School-to-prison pipeline project (Texas Appleseed), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Baggett, Donnis  Executive Director (Texas Press Association), Austin, TX

                                 Banks, Yannis  (Texas NAACP), Austin, TX

                                 Gerken, Lauren  Advocacy Intern  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Grey, John  Government Relations Specialist (Texas State Teachers Association), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel (TX-American Federation of Teachers), Austin, TX

                                 Sanders, Jolene  Advocacy Manager (Easterseals Central TX), Austin, TX

                                 Switzer, Gyl  Public Policy Director (Mental Health America of Texas), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Obaseki, Victor  Policy Coordinator (UT Austin), TX

            SB 2051

                  FOR:

                                 Doss, Sheri  President-Elect Texas PTA (Texas PTA), San Antonio, TX

                                 Floyd, Robert  Exec. Director  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Music Educators

                                 Assc. and Texas Coalition for Quality Arts Education), Austin, TX

                                 Goodsheller, Miranda  Governmental Affairs Manager (Texas Association of Business),

                                 Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Coordinator (TX-American Federation of Teachers), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Boswell, Courtney  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Aspires),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Chambers, HD  Supt.  (also providing written testimony)  (Self; Alief ISD), Houston, TX

                                 Chavez, Jesus H.  Co-Ex Director  (Self; South Tex. Association of Schools), Round Rock,

                                 TX

                                 Corte Jr., Frank J.  (Texas League of Community Charter Schools), San Antonio, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Education

            April 27, 2017 9:00 AM

                                 Eaton, Holly  Director of Professional Development & Advocacy (TX Classroom Teachers

                                 Assoc.), Austin, TX

                                 Kuhlmann, Kate  Lobbyist (Association of Texas Professional Educators), Austin, TX

                                 Maxwell, Dr. John  Executive Director of Assessment & Evaluation of Clear Creek ISD

                                 (TX-Association of School Administrators, TX Assoc. of School Boards, & Clear Creek

                                 ISD), League City, TX

                                 Morath, Mike  Commissioner  (also providing written testimony) (TEA), Austin, TX

                                 Swanson, Steve  (Grandparent, engineer, retired business exec and 20 yr volunteer in TX

                                 education), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Yancy, Justin  President (Texas Business Leadership Counsel), Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Grey, John  Government Relations Specialist (Texas State Teachers Association), Austin,

                                 TX

                  Providing written testimony:

                  FOR:

                                 Scheberle, Drew  Senior Vice President (Austin Chamber of Commerce), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Carney, Dee  Moak, Casey, & Associates (Texas School Alliance), Austin, TX

            SB 2084

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Arnold, Ellen  (Texas PTA), Austin, TX

                                 Campbell, Grover  Assc. Ex. Dir. Gov. Rel. (TASB), Austin, TX

                                 Goodsheller, Miranda  Governmental Affairs Manager (Texas Association of Business),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Yancy, Justin  President (Texas Business Leadership Council), Austin, TX