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

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.

Linda Compean

Gateway Community Health Center

Mike Campbell

La Esperanza Health and Dental Centers

Michelle Carter

Community Health Service Agency

 

*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, MBA - CHAIR

Cross Timbers Health Clinics

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson 

Community Health Development, Inc.

Marlen Trujillo, MBA

Spring Branch Community Health Center

Robin L. Moore, MPA

East Texas Community Health Services

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.
 

*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

Director of Pharmacy
AccessHealth

Clara Rosenzweig, M.Ed. LPC-S

Behavioral Health Director
Vecino Health Centers

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

CEO & Clinician
Hope Clinic
 

Henry Presas, RN

Adult Medicine Practice Coordinator
Su Clinica
 

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

Pediatric Physician
La Esperanza Health and Dental Centers
 

Darnel Viray Dabu, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer
Community Health Center of Lubbock
 

Advisory Members

   

Jane Wray, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Community Health Center of South Central Texas

Marsha Thigpen, MD

CEO and Clinician
Gulf Coast Health Center

Jose Carbajal, PhD, LCSW

Behavioral Health Consultant
East Texas Community Health Services

Kavon Young, MD

Medical Director
El Centro de Corazon

*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.

Cam Kleibrink - CHAIR

Frontera Healthcare Network
 

Elmo Lopez, Jr.

Gateway Community Health Centers
 

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health Services
 

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.

Ernesto Gomez, PhD - CHAIR

CentroMed
 

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Hope Clinic
 

Eric Todd

Brazos Valley Community Action Agency

Leonor Marquez, MBA, LCSW

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic 


Lucy Ramirez

Nuestra Clinica del Valle

*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.

Judy Madura, MD - CHAIR

South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.
 

Ruben Martinez, MD, FACOG

Valley AIDS Council
 

Sherry Hill, MPA

Cross Timbers Health Clinics
 

Paul Nguyen, MHA

CommuniCare Health Centers, Inc.
 

Michelle Carter

Community Health Service Agency
 

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services
 

Marlen Trujillo, MBA

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.

Cam Kleibrink– CHAIR

Frontera Healthcare Network
 

Rachel Gonzales-Hanson

Community Health Development, Inc.
 

Sherry Hill, MBA

Cross Timbers Health Clinics
 

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

Hope 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

 

Michael Glas

Community Health Service Agency

 

Ruben Martinez, MD, FACOG

Valley Aids Council

 

Roland Goertz, MD, MBA

Heart of Texas Community Health Center

 

Sherry Hill, MBA

Cross Timbers Health Center

 

Cam Kleibrink

Frontera Healthcare Network

 

Joe C. Fuentes, MBA

Houston Area Community Services 

 

Carol Edwards

AccessHealth

Jose Luna, MD

Centro San Vicente
 

*TACHC Staff

Olga Rodriguez
 

 

  


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
 

Henry Salas

Community Health Centers of South Central Texas
 

Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH

HOPE Clinic
 

Judy Madura, MD

South Plains Rural Health
 

Elmo Lopez, Jr.

Gateway Community Health Centers
 

Ronald Peron, MD

Community Health Service Agency
 

Dustin Hawk

ResourceCare
 


 

*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:

Lisa Allen
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
 

Adam Saldiver

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)

Colleen Andreotti, MS, RPh

Central Washington Family Medicine (WA)

Marsha Thigpen, MD

Gulf Coast Health Center(TX)

Ray Sawaged, RPh, CPh, AAHIVP

Miami Beach Community Health Center (FL)

Sam Lark, PharmD - Consultant Pharmacist

Vida Y Salud Health Systems (TX)

Ron Henry, RPh

Family Health Center (MS)

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)

Sabrina Johnson, RPh - Consultant Pharmacist

PharmAssure (CA)

Jacqueline M. Encalade, D.Ph.

Christ Community Health Services, Inc. (TN)

Joe C. Fuentes, Jr., MBA

Houston Area Community Services (TX)

 

 

 

*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.