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.

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Cam Kleibrink 

Frontera Healthcare Network

Phyllis Charles

Gulf Coast Health Center

Bill Schlesinger

Project Vida Health Center

Marlen Trujillo, MBA

Spring Branch Community Health Center

*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

Lupe Hollingsworth, RPH

Fort Bend Family Health Center, Inc. dba AccessHealth

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

La Esperanza Clinic, Inc.  

Clara Rosenzweig, M.Ed. LPC-S

Houston Community Health Centers, Inc. dba Vecino Health Centers

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

Shane Chen, MHA

Asian American Health Coalition - HOPE Clinic

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

Allen Patterson

North Central Texas Community Health Care Center

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., 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

Shane Chen, MHA

Asian American Health Coalition - HOPE Clinic

Robert Gonzales

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Esther Taylor

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Michael H. Belgard, PA-C

Health Opportunities for the People of East Texas dba HOPE Project

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

Erich Koch

Tyler Family Circle of Care

   

*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.

Cam Kleibrink – Co-Chair

Frontera Healthcare Network

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

Centro San Vicente

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Ronald Peron, MD

Carevide

Esther Taylor

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba  AccelHealth

Carrie Forney Gordon, PhD

Foremost Family Health Center

Elmo Lopez, Jr., MBA

Gateway Community Health Center, Inc.

Michael H. Belgard, PA-C

Health Opportunities for the People of East Texas dba HOPE Project

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program (MEHOP)

 

 

*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:

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 

Carevide (TX)

Jessica Smith, PharmD 

Columbia Basin Health Association (WA)

Joshua Dunn, PharmD 

Community Care of West Virginia (WV)

Kenny Bain, RPh

David Raines Community Health Centers (LA)

Ron Henry, RPh 

Family Health Center (MS)

Marsha Thigpen, MD 

Gulf Coast Health Center (TX)  

Judd Ramsey, PharmD 

Heart of Texas Community Health Center (TX)

Chris Harper, PharmD 

Lincoln County Primary Care Center Inc. (WV)

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 (WA)

Sam Lark, PharmD

Vida y Salud Health Systems (TX)

Sabrina Johnson, RPh

LifeLong Medical Care (CA)

Leon Wilde, RPh

Redwood City (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.