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.

Audit

The Audit Committee is responsible for addressing the audit functions of the Corporation and reporting to the Board on issues related to the audits of the Corporation.

Mike Campbell – CHAIR

La Esperanza Health and Dental Centers

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health

Linda Compean

Gateway Community Health Center

Marlen Trujillo

Spring Branch Community Health Center 

*TACHC Staff:

Lisa Allen

 


Bylaws

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

Judy Madura, MD - CHAIR

South Plains Rural Health

Marcie Mir

El Centro de Corazon

Artie Campbell, RN

Foremost Family Health Centers

Robin L. Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services

Lucy Ramirez

Nuestra Clinica del Valle
 

*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

Chief Medical Officer
Community Health Service Agency

Violetta Roller, DDS

Dental Director
CommuniCare Health Centers, Inc.

Lupe Hollingsworth, RPH

Access Health

Clara Rosenzweig, M.Ed. LPC-S

Vecino Health Centers

Molly Gray, DO

Chief Medical Officer
Cross Timbers Health Clinics
 

Ruben Martinez, MD, FACOG

Chief Medical Officer
Valley Aids Council
 

Shruti Varadarajan, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Spring Branch Community Health Center
 

Darnel Viray Dabu, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer
Community Health Center of Lubbock
 

James Koerner, DO

Chief Medical Officer
East Texas Community Health Services, Inc.
 
 

Advisory Members

   

Pauline Aham-Neze, MD, MPH

Medical Director
Good Neighbor Healthcare Center

Henry Presas, RN

Adult Medicine Practice Coordinator
Su Clinica

Jane Wray, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Community Health Center of South Central Texas

Rachel Quintanilla. LMSW

Clinical Care Manager
Project Vida

Sharon Mulvehill, MD

Chief Medical Officer
North Texas Area Community Health Centers
 

Marsha Thigpen, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Gulf Coast Health Center

*TACHC Staff

Sharad Kohli, MD
 
   

Compliance

The Compliance 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.

Robin Moore, MPA - CHAIR

East Texas Community Health Services
 

Lucy Ramirez

Nuestra Clinica del Valle
 

Jose Luna, MD

Centro San Vicente
 

Artie Campbell, RN

Foremost Family Health Centers
 

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services
 
 

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson, JD
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.

Lucy Ramirez - CHAIR

Nuestra Clinica del Valle
 

Ernesto Gomez, PhD

CentroMed
 

Robin L. Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services 

Leonor Marquez, MBA, LCSW

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic 


Tara Haskell

South Plains Rural Health Services

Talia Peterson - Advisory Member

Wellness Pointe
 

*TACHC Staff:

Lisa Allen
 
Membership

The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing all applications for membership and make recommendations to the Board as to whether the applicant should be granted or denied membership.

Sherry Hill, MPA - CHAIR

Cross Timbers Health Clinics
 

Ruben Martinez, MD, FACOG

Valley AIDS Council
 

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.
 

Paul Nguyen, MHA

CommuniCare Health Centers, Inc.
 

Anita Humphreys

East Texas CHS
 

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services
 

Marlen Trujillo

Spring Branch Community Health Centers
 
   

*TACHC Staff:

Daniel Diaz
Nominations

Nominations Committee is responsible for providing recommendations to the TACHC Board processes for nominations and elections of TACHC Board members and officers.

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH – CHAIR

The HOPE Clinic
 

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.
 

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network
 

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Clinic
 

Ken White

Crossroads Family Care
 

Robert Gonzales

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.
 

*TACHC Staff:

Cecile Carson, JD

   
 
 
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.

Stephen McKernan, DO - CO-CHAIR

Lone Star Family Health Center
 

Robin L. Moore, MPA

East Texas Comminuty Health Services
 

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson - CO-CHAIR

Community Health Development, Inc.
 

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Health and Dental Centers
 

Tara Haskell

South Plains Rural Health Services
 

Ruben Martinez, MD, FACOG

Valley Aids Council
 

Roland Goertz, MD, MBA

Heart of Texas Community Health Center
 

Artie Campbell, RN

Foremost Family Health Centers
 

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Joe C. Fuentes, MBA

Houston Area Community Services 


Ernesto Gomez, PhD

CentroMed

Jose Luna, MD

Centro San Vicente
 

Sherry Hill

Cross Timbers Community Health Center
 


 

*TACHC Staff

Shelby Massey 

Recruitment and Retention

The Recruitment and Retention Committee is responsible for providing guidance to TACHC staff on the Recruitment and Retention program.

Stephen McKernan, DO – CHAIR

Lone Star Family Health Center
 

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Health and Dental
 

Michael Sullivan, MBA, CPA

Community Health Center of Lubbock
 

Joyce Tapley, MHA, CHCO

Foremost Family Health Centers
 

George Kypuros

United Medical Centers
 

Ronald Peron, MD

Community Health Service Agency
 

Dustin Hawk

ResourceCare
 

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

The Hope Clinic
 

*TACHC Staff:

Daniel Diaz
 
 


 

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:

Todd Radloff
Network

The Network Committee is responsible for assisting in the structure of the TACHC network to make certain its creation is done correctly and kept confidential.

Ernesto Gomez, PhD – CHAIR

CentroMed
 

Eric Todd

Brazos Valley Community Action Agency
 

Mayela Castañon

Community Health Development, Inc.
 

Michelle Carter

Community Health Service Agency
 

Ben Glisan

Legacy Community Health Services
 

Adam Saldivar

Su Clinica Familiar
 

*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 (TX)

Jacqueline M. Encalade, D.Ph.

Christ Community Health Services, Inc.

Marsha Thigpen, MD

Gulf Coast Health Center(TX)
 

Blanca Baldoceda, MD, MPH

PCC Austin Family Health Center (IL)
 

Sam Lark, PharmD - Consultant Pharmacist

Vida Y Salud Health Systems (TX)
 

Colleen Andreotti, MS, RPh

Central Washington Family Medicine (WA)
 

Corbin Ferrell, PharmD

Lone Star Circle of Care (TX)
 

Paul Reilly, RPh, MS

Peak Vista Community Health Center (CO)
 

Valerie Powell, PharmD

Lone Community Health Center (TX)

Glenn Rebber, RPh

Heart of Texas Community Health Centers (TX)

Kenny Bain, RPh - Consultant Pharmacist

(TX)
 

Leon Wilde, RPh - Consultant Pharmacist

(CA and other states)
 

Lupe Hollingsworth, RPh

Access Health (TX)
 

Judd O. Ramsey, PharmD

Heart of Texas Community Health Center (TX)
 

Ray Sawaged, RPh, CPh, AAHIVP

Miami Beach Community Health Center (FL)
 

Ron Henry, RPh

Family Health Center (MS)
 

Sabrina Johnson, RPh - Consultant Pharmacist

PharmAssure (CA)
 

Scott Brown, RPh

Cabin Creek Health Center (WV)
 

Ruben Martinez, MD FACOG

Valley AIDS Council
 
 

*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.