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

Robin Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services

Tim Sayles, MBA

People's Community Clinic

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.

Lucy Ramirez - CHAIR

Nuestra Clinica Del Valle

Phyllis Hiraki, MHA

North Central Texas Community Health Care Center

Diana Bill, PhD

Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Robin Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Asian American Health Coalition

*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.

Madhavi Rajulapalli, MD

Chief Medical Officer
North Central Texas Community Health Care Center, Inc.

Gloria Yañez, DDS, MS

Dental Director
United Medical Centers

Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer
Lone Star Circle of Care

Clara Rosenzweig, M.Ed. LPC-S

Vecino Health Centers

Molly Gray, DO

Chief Medical Officer
Cross Timbers Health Clinics

Chandrasekhar Reddy, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Su Clinica Familiar

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

Marcel Thompson, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Asian American Health Coalition

Jane Wray, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Community Health Center of South Central Texas


*TACHC Staff

Davelyn Eaves Hood, MD, MBA

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.

Michael Sullivan, MBA, CPA - CHAIR

Community Health Center of Lubbock

Lucy Ramirez

Nuestra Clinica del Valle

Phyllis Hiraki, MHA

North Central Texas Community Health Care Center

Donna Henley-Jackson, DDS, MS

Lone Star Family Health Center

Ernesto Gomez, PhD

CentroMed

*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

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.

Leonor Marquez

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic

*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

Carlos Moreno, MD, MBA

Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc.

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.

Paul Nguyen, MHA

CommuniCare Health Centers, Inc.

Anita Humphreys

East Texas CHS

Dustin Hawk

ResourceCare

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 Gonzalez-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Clinic

Donna Henley-Jackson, DDS, MS

Lone Star Family Health Center

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

Michael Sullivan, MBA, CPA

Community HealthCenter of Lubbock

Rachel Gonzalez-Hanson - CO-CHAIR

Community Health Development, Inc.

Eric Todd

Brazos Valley Community Action Agency

Carol Edwards

Access Health

Mark Young, MBA, MAOM

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center

Roland Goertz, MD, MBA

Heart of Texas Community Health Center

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Health and Dental Centers

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

*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

Timothy Sayles, MBA

People's Community Clinic

Dustin Hawk

ResourceCare

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

The Hope Clinic

Ronald Peron, MD

Community Health Service Agency
 

*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)

Jacquiline 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)

Dr. 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.