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Adauto, Ricardo, University of Texas at El Paso
Alanis, Felipe, Texas Education Agency
Alford, Lisa, Texas Department of Public Safety
Alvarado, Annie, North American Development Bank
Alvarez, Ruben, Arizona-Mexico Commission
Araujo, Maria, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Arp, Tommy, Texas Department of Public Safety
Beinke, Janet, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Benitez, Mario, University of Texas at Austin
Blifford, Andrew, Texas Department of Economic Development
Borja, Diana, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Bowling, Bobby, Tropicana Building Corporation
Brennan, Sharon, University of Texas System
Bujanda, Miryam, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Burdorf, Duane, Texas A&M International University
Buttram, Joan, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Cabello, Homero, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Cain, Sherry, Texas A&M University at Kingsville
Calderon, Margarita, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk
Caldwell, Jane, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Calvert, Stanton, Texas A&M University System
Carabello, Irma, McAllen Affordable Homes, Inc.
Castañeda, Steve, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Chiles, Fendol, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6
Clark, Charles, University of Texas at Austin
Coleman, Shirley, San Vicente Independent School District
Contreras, Frank, Texas Education Agency
Cook, Greg, Attorney
Cooper, James, Texas Workforce Commission
Craycraft, Ken, Sam Houston State University
Crouch, Jane, Office of Texas State Senator Eliot Shapleigh
Cuellar, Robert, Texas Department of Transportation
Davidson, Curtis, Clark Wilson Homebuilders
de Cosio, Dr. Gerardo, U.S.-Mexico Border Health Association
del Valle-Gaster, Elsa, Texas Education Agency
Dillard, Randy, Texas Department of Public Safety
Doherty, Sally
Domelsmith, Linda, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Donaghue, Beverly, Texas Workforce Commission
Dow, Susan, Texas Juvenile Probation Commission
Dutton, R.J., Texas Department of Health
Eedes, Walter, Texas Department of Public Safety
Eisenberg, Michael, Texas Criminal Justice Policy Council
Elliot, Bonnie, University of Texas at El Paso
Elliot, Jim, California Highway Patrol
Erban, Andy, Texas Association of Builders
Escarcega, Fernando, Texas Water Development Board
Espinoza, Enrique, Texas Department of Public Safety
Fernandez, Lettie, University of Texas at Brownsville
Flack, Teri, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Flores, Henry, Flores, Elizondo and Associates
Flores, Lori, Office of Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Freeman, Linda, Texas Workforce Commission
Friedman, Scott, Texas Juvenile Probation Commission
Gamboa Mascarenas, Roberto, Consulate General of Mexico
Gamez, Ricardo, Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District
Garcia, Maria Luisa, McAllen Independent School District
Garcia, Neftali, Office of Texas State Representative Rene Olivera
Garcia, Omar, Texas State Board for Educator Certification
Geballe, Leslie, Texas Workforce Commission
Gonzalez, Yvonne "Bonnie," Rio Grand Valley Empowerment Zone
Grigsby, Gwen, University of Texas System
Grotto, Victor, Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc.
Grove, Otto, Texas Education Agency
Guajardo, Frank, Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District
Guerra, Eduardo, South Texas Workforce Development Board
Guerrero, Diana, University of Texas at El Paso
Guerrin, Skip, Concho Valley Workforce Development Board
Gutierrez, Jose, Communities in Schools
Gutierrez, Eliza, retired, Texas Education Agency
Haberman, Richard A. "Porky," The VARA Company, Inc.
Hagert, Eduardo, Office of Texas State Senator Eliot Shapleigh
Haley, Norman, Upper Rio Grande Private Industry Council
Hanson, Gary, University of Texas at Austin
Harris, Jack, Texas A&M University Real Estate Center
Harrison, Rob, University of Texas at Austin
Hastings, Dr. Jim, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Henneberger, John, Texas Low Income Housing Information Service
Hepler, Charles, Greater San Antonio Builders Association
Hill, Allison, U.S. Department of Education
Houghton, Lynne, CB Richard Ellis
Howell, Harlan, Harlingen Independent School District
Hutson, Don, Texas Association of Community Colleges
James, Travis, Angelou Economic Advisors, Inc.
Jennings, Mike, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Jobe, Clark, Texas Insurance Purchasing Alliance
Johnson, Amy, Attorney
Juarez, Consuelo, Deming (New Mexico) School District
Laney, David, Texas Department of Transportation
Leitnerschmidt, Marian, Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Littleton, Mark, Texas State Board for Teacher Certification
Lopez, Jorge, South Texas Independent School District
Lopez, Omar, Texas State Board for Teacher Certification
Mace-Matluck, Betty, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Madera, Ygnacio, Texas Water Development Board
Mann, Joe, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Martinez, Tony, Texas Workforce Commission
Martinez, Yolanda, Coldwell Banker, Laredo
McNeil, Ricky, Middle Rio Grande Workforce Development Board
McQueen, Mary, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Mendoza, Dr. Guillermo, Pan American Health Organization
Meyer, Stacy, Texas Office of Court Administration
Miles, Rudy, Laredo
Miller, Camille, Texas Hospital Association
Mills, Lester, Texas Department of Public Safety
Moore, Harvilee, Deming (New Mexico) School District
Moore, Wayne, University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College
Mosier, Doug, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
Mudd, David, Texas Office of Court Administration
Muñoz Lopez, Temistocles, Secretaria de Educacion Publica, Coahuila
Nevares, Henry, Texas Department of Transportation
Nichols, Pam, Texas Department of Public Safety
Niemeyer, Steve, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Notzon, Monica, Office of the District Attorney of Webb County
Ochoa, Manuel, Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce
Ortiz, Guillermo, El Paso Community College District
Peredes Scribner, Alicia, Southwest Texas State University
Pedersen, Craig, Texas Water Development Board
Perales, Julian, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Perea, Francisco, Austin Independent School District
Perez, Delia, Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District
Perez, Nora, Texas Workforce Commission
Poindexter, John, University of Texas at San Antonio
Prado Gonzalez, Jacob, Consulate General of Mexico
Rakestraw, Kenneth, International Boundary and Water Commission
Ramirez, Luis, Texas Department of Transportation
Ramon, George, City of McAllen
Raney, Jay, University of Texas at Austin
Rebuck, Ernest, El Paso Public Service Board
Reeves, William, Texas A&M University System
Regensberg, Clifford, International Boundary and Water Commission
Reyes, Pedro, University of Texas at Austin
Richardson, Barbara, Sul Ross State University
Rincon, Carlos, Environmental Defense Fund
Rivas, Margarita, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Roach, Oralia, Texas A&M International University
Rodriguez, Victor, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Romo, Harriett, University of Texas at Austin
Sambrano, Lisa, U.S. Customs
San Miguel, Roberto, Office of the Attorney General
San Miguel, Trinidad, Regional Education Service Center, Region XIII
Sanchez, Gus, National Park Service
Schmidt, Ernie,Texas Hospital Association
Scholz, Debbie,Texas A&M University at Kingsville
Schraer, Ron, South Texas Independent School District
Schwartz, Dough, Southwest Land Development
Scribner, Jay, University of Texas at Austin
Smith, Clifford, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
Smith, Dr. David, Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Stafford, Joe, University of Texas System
Staten, Gregory, Texas Criminal Justice Policy Council
Stuart, Jean, University of Texas-Dallas
Tackett, Pamela, Texas State Board for Teacher Certification
Talerico, Jean, Texas Bond Review Board
Taylor, Cynthia, Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce
Taylor, Willie, Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission
Thetford, Tim, Office of Texas State Representative Harryette Ehrhardt
Titus, Tom, Communities in Schools, El Paso
Treviño, Elva, Roma Independent School District
Turner, Judy, U.S. Customs
Vera, Julian, Texas Department of Transportation
Vickers, Danny, El Paso
Vickers, Kenneth, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Villareal, Carlos, Office of Webb County Judge
Wade, Linda, Harlingen Independent School District
Wale, Bill, Texas State Board for Educator Certification
Warner, David, University of Texas at Austin
Watson, Phoebe, retired, Deming (New Mexico) School District
Weber, Gina, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6
Young, Terry, Port of Corpus Christi
Zamora, Robert, La Joya Independent School District
Zuniga, Ramiro, Harlingen Independent School District


The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts would like to thank the following Texas state government agency personnel for participating in a roundtable discussion of state Border initiatives:

Araujo, Maria, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Borja, Diana, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Cabello, Homero, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Crawford, Bruce, Texas Water Development Board
Dutton, R.J., Texas Department of Health
Fain, Ty, General Land Office
Ferguson, Elizabeth, Texas Water Development Board
Hayes, Anna, Texas Department of Transportation
Hernandez, Sofia, Texas Department of Health
Nevares, Henry, Texas Department of Transportation
Palacios, Juan, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Palmer, Charles, Texas Natural Resources Information Systems
Pavon, Miguel, Texas Natural Resources Information Systems
Phinney, Chuck, Texas Engineering Extension Service
Tully, Susan, Texas Department of Economic Development


The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts would especially like to thank the following Border Focus Group participants:


Brownsville

Barberio, Isabel, Office of Texas State Representative Jim Solis
Barrera, Carlos, Long, Chilton, Payte & Hardin
Blanchard, Denise, Office of U.S. Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz
Cantu, Mercedes, Mayor, City of Los Fresnos
Coronado, Alejandro, Cameron County Housing Authority
Cowen, Paul, Office of Texas State Senator Eddie A. Lucio,Jr.
Currie, Don, Community Development
Fields, Tina, Cameron County Health Department
Flores, Daisy, Harlingen Housing Authority
Garza, Evangelina, Valley Regional Medical Center
Garza, Jr., Ygnacio, Long, Chilton, Payte & Hardin
Gonzales, Ramiro, Texas Department of Health
Gray, Anthony, Office of Texas State Representative Rene Oliveira
Huerta, Alfredo, Harlingen Community Development
Lockett, Jackie
McDermott, Marie, Brownsville Economic Development Council
McShan, George, Texas State Technical College at Harlingen
Montalvo, Rene
Perez-Trevino, Merced
Phillips, Father Albert, San Felipe de Jesus Catholic Church
Rocco, Dr. Carmen, Brownsville Community Health Center
Rodriguez, Ray, Cameron County Health Department
Rubenstein, Carlos, Office of the City of Brownsville
Seifert, Father Michael, San Felipe de Jesus Catholic Church
Solis, Jim, Texas State Representative, District 38


Edinburg

Anaya, Eddie, Attorney
Bushell, Gary, Greater Corpus Business Alliance
Cardenas, Ruben
Casso, Dr. Ramiro
Chapa, Amancio
De La Cruz, Pete
de la Garza, Kika, Attorney
Escalon, Elva
Garcia, Ricardo, City of Mercedes
Garza, Gigi
Gonzalez, Isela, Roma Independent School District
Hernandez, Victor, University of Texas-Pan American
Hinojosa, Richard
Johnson, Suzanne, University of Texas-Pan American
Krueger, Ninfa, BARCA
Leo, William
Limon, Jesus
Luna, Norma
Marroquin, Sol, University of Texas-Pan American
Metke, Donna, The Teacher Academy
Newman, Leslie, Proyecto Azteca
Oliveras, Leonardo, University of Texas-Pan American
Phillips, Joe
Ramon, George, Hidalgo-Reynosa Bridge
Ramon, Nick
Reat, Marianne, Texas Rural Legal Aid
Schwab, Paul
Sepulveda, C.H., South Texas Minority Business Development
Sethi, S.J., University of Texas-Pan American
Till, Francis
Toren, Eric
Villalpando, Elvia, University of Texas-Pan American
Villas, Paul, University of Texas-Pan American
Weisfeld, Rosalie, University of Texas-Pan American
Zepeda, Jr., Gilberto


El Paso

Aguilera, Manuel, Texas Department of Transportation
Arias, Maria, Socorro Independent School District
Arnold, Cindy
Austin, David, Office of U.S. Congressman Silvestre Reyes
Barrera, Adriana, El Paso Community College
Barron, Dr. Elaine, Texas Water Development Board
Berry, Jr., Charles, Texas Department of Transportation
Calderon, Dr. Margarita, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk
Calderon, Eduardo
Callaghan, Veronica, Border Trade Alliance
Chacon, Alicia, United Way of El Paso
Cordero, Felipe, County Commissioner, Precinct 1, Presidio County
Corral, Dr. Rafael, Fort Bliss, U.S. Army
de la Vega, Artemio
Deckert, Myrna, YWCA of El Paso
Duncan, Robert, Texas State Senator
Enriquez III, Hector
Escandon, Ignacio, El Paso Interreligious Sponsoring Organization
Felhaber, Franz, Customs Broker
Galindo, Jimmy, County Judge, Reeves County
Hanson, Nancy, Lower Valley Housing Corporation
Hernandez, Rafael
Jurey, Wes, Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce
Kvapil, Donna
Lizarraga, Marcos, El Paso District Attorney's Office
Martin, Joyce, National Conference for Community and Justice
McCuiston, Wendy
McGregor, Malcolm, Attorney
Michie, Don, University of Texas at El Paso
Mitchell, Paula, El Paso Community College
Morales, Eric, Attorney
Ormsby, Justin, Rio Grande Council of Governments
Ortiz, Dr. Guillermo, El Paso Community College
Pacillas, Manny, University of Texas at El Paso
Paez, Leticia, Kellogg Community Partnership Institute for Border Community Health Education
Parker, Les, Bank of the West
Reinhardt, Sandra, Americas High School
Rincon, Dr. Carlos, Environmental Defense Fund
Rincones, Rodolfo, El Paso Independent School District
Riter, Stephen, University of Texas at El Paso
Rodriguez, Jose, El Paso County Attorney
Romero, Manny
Smith, Mark, Office of Texas State Senator Robert Duncan
Valenzuela, Paul, County Commissioner, Precinct 4, Pecos County
Vazquez, Cecilia
Vickers, Danny
West, Wayne R., County Commissioner, Precinct 1, Hudspeth County
Yellen, Tracy Williams


Laredo

Barrera, Daniel, Laredo National Bank
Castañeda, Blas, Laredo Community College
Castañeda, Dr. Pedro
Cigarroa, Dr. Joaquin
Flores, Jose, Laredo International Airport
Garcia, Jr., Feliciano, Mayor, City of Rio Bravo
Green, Bill, Laredo Morning Times
Guerra, Maria Eugenia, LareDos
Keene, Dr. Gladys, Area Health Education Centers
Lopez, Elmo, Columbia Doctor's Hospital
Luera, Alberto, Centro Aztlan
Mancha, Guillermo, County Commissioner, Precinct 2, Maverick County
Martinez, Mercurio, Webb County Judge
Ochoa, Sarah, Gateway Community Center
Ojeda, Jr., David, Community Service Agency
Puig, John
Ramirez, Gracie, Superintendent, Laredo Independent School District
Reyes, Nancy, Salvation Army
Robinson, Jerry, City of Laredo Health Department
Torres, Rafael, Azteca Economic Development & Preservation Corporation
Venable, Cindy
Welsh, Sister Rosemary


San Antonio

Alaniz, Pete, South San Antonio High School
Alvarado, Annie, North American Development Bank
Arredondo, Tony, Texas Department of Transportation
Bader-Aldave, Barbara, St. Mary's University School of Law
Beyer, Sharon, Office of U.S. Congressman Henry Bonilla
Binggeli, Monica, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Bosquez, Ric, San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau
Chahin, Jaime, Southwest Texas State University
Cook, Joe, Alamo City Chamber of Commerce
Cortez, Alberto, Intercultural Development Research Association
Harrison, Robert, University of Texas
Hernandez, Mario, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
Herrera, Eddie, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Hufford, Larry, St. Mary's University
Lopez, Donze, Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Martinez, Frank, Frost Bank
Martinez, Jose, San Antonio Free Trade Alliance
Moncada, Ninfa, Federal National Mortgage Association
Moore, Billy, Mayor, City of San Marcos
Pena, Ruben, Coldwell Banker
Wilson, Duane, North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Young, Dr. James, University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School

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