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.

Marlen Trujillo, MBA – CHAIR

Spring Branch Community Health Center

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Clinic, Inc.

Chad Jones, MBA

Longview Wellness Center dba Wellness Pointe

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc. 


*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.

Sherry Hill, MPA - CHAIR

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Jose Luna, MD

Centro San Vicente

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Robin L. Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services, Inc.

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.

Jose Luna, MD

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

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.

Sherry Hill, MPA- CHAIR

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program
 

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc. 

 

*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.

Michelle Carter, MPA-HCA - CHAIR

Community Health Service Agency, Inc.

Marcelle "Marcie" Mir, LCSW

El Centro de Corazon 

Elmo Lopez, Jr.

Gateway Community Health Center, Inc.

Annette P. Ballew, MS, CPA, FACMPE, CGMA

Heart of Texas Community Health Cetner dba

Family Health Center  

Bill Schlessinger

Project Vida Health Center


 

*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.

Mike Campbell - CHAIR

La Esperanza Clinic, Inc.

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Michael Glas

Community Health Service Agency, Inc. 

Marcelle "Marcie" Mir, LCSW

El Centro de Corazon 

Celeste Harrison

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.
   
   

*TACHC Staff:

Daniel Diaz and Nancy Gilliam
Nominations

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

Cam Kleibrink– CHAIR

Frontera Healthcare Network 

Robert Gonzales

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Sherry Hill, MPA

Cross Timbers Health Clincs, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Marcelle "Marcie" Mir

El Centro de Corazon 
 

Ken White

Mt. Enterprise Community Health Clinic dba Crossroads Family Care

*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.

Jose Luna, Jr., MD  - CO-CHAIR

Centro San Vicente

Cam Kleibrink - CO-CHAIR

Frontera Healthcare Network

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.

Michael Glas

Community Health Service Agency, 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 Schlessinger

Project Vida Health Center

   

*TACHC Staff

Jose E. Camacho, JD and Mimi Garcia
 

 

  


Recruitment and Retention

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

Chad Jones, MBA

Longview Wellness Center dba Wellness Pointe 

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Asian American Health Coalition, dba HOPE Clinic
 

Paula Gomez

Brownsville Community Health Center 

Henry Salas, MA, CMPE

Community Health Centers of South Central Texas 

Ronald Peron, MD

Community Health Service Agency, Inc.

Sherry Hill, MPA

Cross Timbers Health Clinics, Inc. dba AccelHealth

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.


 

*TACHC Staff:

Daniel Diaz and Anita Mitchell
 
 

 

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 - Consultant Pharmacist

(CA and other states)

   
 

 

 

*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.