STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Chair Dean began the meeting at 1:09 PM on January 25, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
A quorum was not present.
Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 1:09 PM.
Rep. Zerwas moved the minutes of January 24, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The committee began hearing the Governor’s Health and Human Services Budget presentations. The programs that presented were:
Ombudspersons for Families
Jill Kehaulani Esch, Ombudsperson for American Indian Families
Muriel Gubasta, Ombudsperson for Spanish-Speaking Families
Ann Hill, Ombudsperson for African-American Families
Bauz L. Nengchu, Ombudsperson for Asian-Pacific Families
Behavioral Health and Therapy Board
Kari Rechtzigel, Executive Director
Chiropractic Examiners Board
Michelle King, Incoming Executive Director
Larry Spicer, Outgoing Executive Director
Medical Practice Board
Ruth Martinez, Executive Director
Health Professional Services Program
Ruth Martinez, Executive Director, Medical Practice Board
Monica Feider, Program Manager
Physical Therapy Board
Erin DeTomaso, Executive Director
Social Work Board
Kate Zacher-Pate, Executive Director
Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Tony Spector, Executive Director
Minnesota State Council on Disability
Joan Willshire, Executive Director
The meeting was adjourned at 2:40 PM.
Representative Matt Dean, Chair
Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant