Convening Panel

We continue to add members to the Convening Panel. Please let us know if you’d like to join or otherwise provide input on the agenda and speakers. Input and guidance from local leaders like those on the Convening Panel are essential to a great event in Austin on February 5th!


NameTitleCompany
Joel BallewVP, Government & Community AffairsTexas Health Resources
Tom BanningCEOTexas Academy of Family Physicians
Nora BelcherExecutive DirectorTexas e-Health Alliance
Andrew CatesGeneral Counsel & Director of Govt. AffairsTexas Nurses Association
Audra ConwellExecutive DirectorAlliance of Independent Pharmacists
Chris CronnVP, State Government AffairsUnited Healthcare
Carrie De Moor, MDCEOCode 3 Emergency Partners
Kevin DenmarkVP, Client StrategiesBeacon Health Options
Jaime DudensingCEOTexas Association of Health Plans
Meredith DuncanExecutive Director/COO, Texas/OklahomaAetna
Anne DunkelbergAssociate DirectorCenter for Public Policy Priorities
Travis FroehlichFormer Chief Strategy OfficerSeton Healthcare Family
Kay GhahremaniPresident & CEOTexas Association of Community Health Plans
Chuck GirardDirector, Government RelationsHCA
John HawkinsSVP, Government RelationsTexas Hospital Association
Sherri LaytonOutpatient Services AdministratorLa Hacienda Treatment Center
Kimber Lee FalkinburgFounder & DirectorSpread Hope Like Fire
Stephen LovePresident & CEODallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
Dave LowranceCFOSavara Pharmaceuticals
Amanda MartinDirector of Government RelationsHHSC
Earl MaxwellCEOSt. David’s Foundation
Simone OtenaikeAttorneyMcGinnis Lochridge
Geronimo RodriguezVP, Advocacy & External AffairsSeton Healthcare Family
Tim SchauerSr. Vice PresidentCornerstone Public Affairs
Kristi Sherrill-HoylChief Government Affairs OfficerBaylor Scott & White
Michael SmithSenior CounselStrasburger & Price
Deane Waldman, MDDirector, Center for Health Care PolicyTexas Public Policy Institute
Darren WhitehurstVP, Advocacy Texas Medical Association
Jared WolfePlan President, Traditional & HybridSuperior Health Plan