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Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke - Council Members

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Members of the Council are chosen as representatives of relevant medical, research and policy fields, plus public members who have personal or family experience with stroke or CVD. They are elected to six-year terms by the Governor of Texas. Agency Representatives are selected by Agency leadership. Currently there are no vacancies within the Council.

Elected Members

J. Neal Rutledge, M.D., Chair
Licensed Physician in Stroke

Paula Gomez
Public Health, Policy, Research, Practice Member

Suzanne Hildebrand
Public Member

Cheryle Locke
Public Member

Michael M. Hawkins, M.D.
Consumer Member

Pam Akins, J.D.
Consumer Member

Bob C. Hillert
Licensed Physician in Cardiology

Ann Quinn Todd, R.N
Registered Nurse

Floristene Johnson, MS
Licensed Dietician

Howard Marcus, M.D.,
Licensed Physician in Primary Care

Suzanne Monsour
Public Health, Policy and Research

 

NOTE: Vacancies are filled by appointment through the Governor's Office of Appointments. Governor Perry encourages all Texans to participate in Texas government and seeks the most qualified candidates for appointed positions. Visit http://governor.state.tx.us/appointments/ for more information on how to apply to serve on the Texas Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Council.

Vacancies are filled by appointment through the Governor's Office of Appointments. Governor Perry encourages all Texans to participate in Texas government and seeks the most qualified candidates for appointed positions. Visit  for more information on how to apply to serve on the Texas Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Council.


Non-Voting Agency Representatives

Jan Skinner, M.P.H.
Division for Rehabilitation Services
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

Lisa B. Glenn, M.D.
Clinical Innovations Medical Director
Center for Policy and Innovation
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

Roberto L. Rodríguez, MD, MPH
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section
Prevention and Preparedness Division
Texas Department of State Health Services

Last updated October 31, 2013