CHAIRGregory N. Etzel
Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP
1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 4000
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 890-5755
gregory.etzel@morganlewis.com
CHAIR-ELECTKristi Duske
Chief Legal Officer & Senior Vice-President
UMC Health System
P.O. Box 5980
Lubbock, Texas 79408-5980
(806) 761-0995
kristi.ward@umchealthsystem.com
VICE-CHAIRNathaniel Kummerfeld
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Texas
110 North College, Suite 700
Tyler, Texas 75702
(903) 590-1400
(903) 316-3880(m)
nathaniel.kummerfeld@usdoj.gov
TREASURERKenya Scott Woodruff
Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLC
1717 Main Street, Suite 3700
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 765-3677
kenya.woodruff@kattenlaw.com
SECRETARYDaniel Sternthal
Partner
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, PC
700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 222-1470
(832) 572-7081 (m)
dsternthal@munsch.com
PAST CHAIRFletcher H. Brown
Partner
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LL
100 Congress Ave., Suite 1800
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 685-6423
fletcher.brown@wallerlaw.com
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, EX OFFICIOPhil Kim
Partner
Sheppard Mullin
2200 Ross Ave, 20th Floor
Dallas, TX 75201
(469) 391-7400
philkim@sheppardmullin.com
LEGAL SPECIALIZATION, EX OFFICIOLarry “Max” Maxwell
Max Maxwell Law Practice, P.C.
5338 Spring Valley Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75254
(972) 226-9700
(214) 755-2072 (m)
max@maxhealthlaw.com
OUTREACH OFFICER, EX OFFICIOLISA M FRANKEL
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Children’s Health
1935 Medical District Drive
Mailstop F3.67
Dallas, Texas 75235
(214) 456-1878
(469) 265-1153 (m)
lisa.frenkel@childrens.com
TMA LIAISON, EX OFFICIOKelly Walla
Deputy General Counsel
Texas Medical Association
401 W. 15th
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 370-1348
kelly.walla@texmed.org
MEMBERS:
JOE GERACIPartner
Husch Blackwell
101 Congress Ave., Suite 1400
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 703-5774
Joe.geraci@huschblackwell.com
James GillinghamAssistant United States Attorney
US Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Texas
110 North College, Suite 700
Tyler, Texas 75702
(903) 590-1400
James.Gillingham@usdoj.gov
FRANCES LOUISDeputy General Counsel
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030
(713) 798-8442
francis.louis@bcm.edu
Larry “Max” MaxwellMax Maxwell Law Practice, P.C.
5338 Spring Valley Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75254
(972) 226-9700
(214) 755-2072 (m)
max@maxhealthlaw.com
Allison D. SheltonShareholder
Brown & Fortunato
Amarillo
(806) 345-6338 (direct) | (806) 345-6363 (fax)
ashelton@bf-law.com
Steve WohlebSenior Vice President
Legal & Regulatory Compliance
Texas Hospital Association
1108 Lavaca Street, Suite 700
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 465-1577
swohleb@tha.org
Carolanda WoodgetAssociate Vice President of Legal Affairs
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Ave Galveston, TX 77555
(409) 747-8735
(832) 654-6355 (c)
cabremon@utmb.edu
Jeff J. WurzburgSenior Counsel
Locke Lord LLP
600 Congress Ave., Suite 2200
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 305-4840 / (202) 220-6940
jeff.wurzburg@lockelord.com