Committees

Standing Committees

Standing committees shall be composed of five (5) members representing different TACHC regions unless otherwise indicated. Only representatives from Organizational Members may be appointed to a standing committee. The President of the Board will appoint the members of the committee and designate a Board member to be the chairperson who shall preside at all meetings and generally supervise the conduct of the committee's affairs.

Bylaws

The Bylaws Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the general membership regarding Corporation Bylaws revisions and updates as needed.

Sherry Hill, MPA - Chair

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Christina I. Paz, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Centro San Vicente

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Robin L. Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services, Inc.

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Marlen Trujillo, MBA

Spring Branch Community Health Center

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson, JD
Clinical

The Clinical Committee is responsible for providing guidance and feedback to TACHC Board and staff on various clinical issues including: Infrastructure development to share Compliance and Performance Improvement (CPI) tools, expertise, and findings, including: Establishment of peer review referral network; Recommendations regarding clinical performance outcome measures, benchmarks, and protocols; Clinical implications of Health Information Technology initiatives; Clinical training resources and topic areas; and Potential impact of policy and legislation on clinical care.

Ronald Peron, MD - Chair

Community Health Service Agency, Inc.

Violetta Roller, DDS

Barrio Comprehensive Family Health Care Center, Inc. dba CommuniCare Health Centers, Inc.

Christina I. Paz, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Centro San Vicente

Kavon Young, MD

El Centro de Corazon

Lupe Hollingsworth, RPH

Fort Bend Family Health Center, Inc. dba AccessHealth

Abdul-Aziz Alhassan, MD

Coastal Health & Wellness

Clara Rosenzweig, M.Ed. LPC-S

Houston Community Health Centers, Inc. dba Vecino Health Centers

Celeste Caballero, MD, F.A.A.P.

La Esperanza Clinic, Inc.  

Edgar Guerrero, LVN

Nuestra Clinica Del Valle, Inc.


 

Advisory Members

 

Jane Wray, MD

Community Health Centers of South Central Texas 

Mary Ellen McEvoy, RN, MSN, MPH

Spring Branch Community Health Center

Marsha Thigpen, MD

Gulf Coast Health Center, Inc.

   
*TACHC Staff
Verne LaGrega
 
  
Compliance and Audit

The Compliance and Audit Committee is responsible for assisting the Board in ensuring that the Corporation is in compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory requirements, industry guidelines and policies. This committee also has the duty to review the annual independent financial audit.

Marlen Trujillo, MBA – Chair

Spring Branch Community Health Center

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Sherry Hill, MPA

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360

Chad Jones, MBA

Longview Wellness Center dba Wellness Pointe

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson, JD and Lisa Allen

 


Finance

The Finance Committee is responsible for reviewing and reporting to the Board on issues related to the financial management of the Corporation. The committee shall review all budgets and financial statements.

Michelle Carter, MPA-HCA - Chair

Carevide

Marcie Mir, LCSW

El Centro de Corazón

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Elmo Lopez, Jr.

Gateway Community Health Center, Inc.

Annette Ballew

Heart of Texas Community Health Center dba Family Health Center

Bill Schlesinger

Project Vida Health Center

*TACHC Staff:

Lisa Allen

 

 
Membership and Nominations

The Membership and Nominations Committee is responsible for reviewing all applications for membership and making recommendations to the Board as to whether the applicant should be granted or denied membership. This Committee is also responsible for recommending to the TACHC Board processes for nominations and elections of TACHC Board members and officers.

Sherry Hill, MPA - Chair

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Robert Gonzales

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Marcie Mir, LCSW

El Centro de Corazón

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

Ken White

Mt. Enterprise Community Health Clinic dba Crossroads Family Care

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson, JD and Nancy Gilliam

 

 

 

 
Policy and Issues

The Policy and Issues Committee is responsible for providing guidance to TACHC Board and staff on positions regarding federal and state legislative and administrative policies.

Paula Gomez – Co-Chair

Brownsville Community Health Center

Cam Kleibrink – Co-Chair

Frontera Healthcare Network

Michelle Carter, MPA-HCA

Carevide

Christina I. Paz, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Centro San Vicente

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Sherry Hill, MPA

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Elmo Lopez, Jr.

Gateway Community Health Center, Inc.

Roland Goertz, MD

Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc. dba Family Health Center

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360

Bill Schlesinger

Project Vida Health Center

*TACHC Staff:

José E. Camacho, JD and Mimi Garcia

 


Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees are not required to be members of the Board or the Corporation and should have knowledge, expertise or experience with committee issues. Advisory committee members shall serve at the discretion of the Board President and may be removed from any advisory committee by the Board President at any time. The Board President may appoint (1) or more advisory committees with input from Organizational Members.

Health Center Controlled Network
The Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) Committee serves as the guiding committee for the HCCN, a health information exchange to assist participating Texas FQHCs to meaningfully use health information technology to improve quality of care and maximize and leverage resources to improve Texas health center clinical systems and financial capacity to achieve quality, access and value in the care provided.

Cam Kleibrink – Chair

Frontera Healthcare Network

Members

One appointment by each HCCN Member is made per the HCCN Grant.

*TACHC Staff:

Daniel Diaz
Pharmacy and Therapeutic

The Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee is responsible for providing guidance to the TACHC Board and staff on the TACHC Pharmacy Purchasing Program.

Ronald Peron, MD – Chair

Community Health Service Agency, Inc. (TX)

Lupe Hollingsworth, RPh

Fort Bend Family Health Center, Inc. dba AccessHealth (TX)

Stephanie Scott, PharmD

Big Sandy Health Care (KY)

Colleen Andreotti, MS, RPh

Central Washington Family Medicine (WA)

Kenny Bain, RPh - Consultant Pharmacist

David Raines Community Health Center (LA)

Ron Henry, RPh

Family Health Center (MS)

Marsha Thigpen, MD

Gulf Coast Health Center, Inc. (TX)

Judd O. Ramsey, PharmD

Heart of Texas Community Health Center dba Family Health Center (TX)

Corbin Ferrell, PharmD

Lone Star Circle of Care (TX)

Valerie Powell, PharmD

Lone Star Community Health Center dba Lone Star Family Health Center (TX)

Paul Reilly, RPh, MS

Peak Vista Community Health Center (CO)

Sabrina Johnson, RPh - Consultant Pharmacist

PharmAssure (CA)

Sam Lark, PharmD - Consultant Pharmacist

Vida y Salud Health Systems, Inc. (TX)

Leon Wilde, RPh

Various – formerly with La Clinica de la Ra (CA)

*TACHC Staff:

Lynn Ford

 

 

To be considered for a Standing Committee or Advisory Committee please download the TACHC Committee Volunteer Form and return it to TACHC. Instructions are on the form.