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.

Bill Schlesinger – Chair

Project Vida Health Center

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Asian American Health Coalition dba HOPE Clinic

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Phyllis Charles, MSW, MA, CART

Gulf Coast Health Center

Leonor Marquez

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson, JD

 


Clinical Affairs

The Clinical Affairs Committee is responsible for providing guidance and feedback to the Board and staff on various clinical matters.

Ronald Peron, MD - Chair 

Carevide

Kara Green, APRN, FNP-BC, MSN

Asian American Health Coalition dba HOPE Clinic

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

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.  

Valerie Powell, PharmD

Lone Star Family Health Center  

Sharon Davis, DO

Los Barrios Unidos

Brian Wickwire, MD

Nuestra Clinica Del Valle, Inc.

David W. Krusleski, MD

Spring Branch Community Health Center

Linda McMurry, DNP, RN

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center dba Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center

 

Advisory Members

 

Michael H. Belgard, PA-C

Health Opportunities for the People of East Texas dba HOPE Project

Kelley Reynolds, MD

Heart of Texas Community Health Center dba Family Health Center

*TACHC Staff:

Roxana Cruz, MD

 


 

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.

Chad Jones, MBA – Chair

Longview Wellness Center dba Wellness Pointe

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Asian American Health Coalition - HOPE Clinic

Joy Sloan

Central Texas Community Health Centers dba CommUnityCare

Doreen Rue, LMSW-AP

Health Services of North Texas

Allen Patterson

North Central Texas Community Health Care Center

Lucy Torres

Nuestra Clinica del Valle, Inc.

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.

Cam Kleibrink – Chair

Frontera Healthcare Network

Anita Humphreys

East Texas Community Health Services, Inc.

Marcie Mir, LCSW

El Centro de Corazón

Elmo Lopez, Jr., MBA

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.

Marcie Mir, LCSW – Chair

El Centro de Corazón

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Robert Gonzales

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.

Bill Hoelscher, MS

Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation

Esther Taylor

CrossTimbers Health Clinics dba AccelHealth

Michael H. Belgard, PA-C

Health Opportunities for the People of East Texas dba HOPE Project

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson 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.

Celeste Harrison – Chair

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Asian American Health Coalition dba HOPE Clinic

Jaeson Fournier

Central Texas Community Health Centers dba CommUnityCare

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

Centro San Vicente

Esther Taylor

CrossTimbers Health Clinics dba AccelHealth

Anita Humphreys

East Texas Community Health Services, Inc.

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Elmo Lopez, Jr.

Gateway Community Health Center, Inc.

Doreen Rue, LMSW-AP

Health Services of North Texas, Inc.

Leonor Marquez, MBA, LCSW

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic

Lucy Torres

Nuestra Clinica del Valle, Inc.

William Worrell BSRT®, MHA, CPh

United Medical Centers

*TACHC Staff:

José E. Camacho, JD

 


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:

Michael Aston, Jr.
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.

Sharon Davis, DO – Chair

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic (TX)

Ronald Peron, MD

Carevide (TX)

Jessica Smith, RPh

Columbia Basin Health Association (WA)

Joshua Dunn, PharmD

Community Care of West Virginia (WV)

Gary Meyers, RPh, PharmD

Community Health Center of the Black Hills (SD)

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)

Chris Harper, PharmD

Lincoln County Primary Care Center, Inc.

Corbin Ferrell, PharmD

Lone Star Circle of Care (TX)

Valerie Powell, PharmD

Lone Star Family Health Center (TX)

Paul Reilly, RPh, MS

Peak Vista Community Health Center (CO)

Jon MacKay, PharmD

The NATIVE Project

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:

Kathryn Barnes, RPh

 

 


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.