TEXPAC Leadership

All decisions regarding TEXPAC’s endorsements and involvement of political campaigns are made by volunteer leaders appointed by the Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees.

  • Bradford Patt, MD, Houston, Facial Plastic Surgery- Chair, Board of Directors 
  • Jimmy Widmer, MD, Temple, Internal Medicine- Chair, Candidate Evaluation Committee
  • Sara Austin, MD, Austin, Neurology- Chair, Membership Committee

TEXPAC Board of Directors (includes two physicians from each of Texas 31 State Senate districts plus alliance, student, and resident members).

District         Chair

1               Asa C. Lockhart, MD, MBA
1               Yasser F. Zeid, MD

2               Lisa Swanson, MD
2               John Scott, DO

3               James Ogburn, MD
3               William D. Strinden, MD

4               Paris Patrick Bransford, MD
4               Louise Bethea, MD

5               John Duggan, Jr, MD
5               Susan M. Pike, MD

6               Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
6               Patrick M. Carter, MD

7               Robert Vanzant, MD
7               Audrey Ahuero, MD

8               Lee Ann Pearse, MD
8               Seth Kaplan, MD

9               Jason Terk, MD
9               Linda Siy, MD

10             G. Sealy Massingill, MD
10             Tilden Childs, III, MD

11             J. Patrick Walker, MD
11            Thomas Kimbrough, MD

12             John Flores, MD
12             Bryan Johnson, MD

13             Faraz Khan, MD
13             Alan Glombicki, MD

14             Pradeep Kumar, MD
14             Sarah Smiley, DO

15             Irvin Sulapas, MD
15             Sherif Zaafran, MD

16             Robert Gunby, MD
16             Roger Khetan, MD

17             Clifford Moy,  MD
17             Robert Jackson, MD

18             George Osuchukwu, MD
18             Isabel Menendez, MD

19             James Humphreys, MD
19             David Lam, MD

20             Jake Moore, MD
20             Jerry Hunsaker, MD

21             Luis Benavides, MD
21             Carlos Manrique de Lara, MD

22             R. Scott Warren, MD
22             Robert Wolf, MD

23             Steve Hays, MD
23             Rainer Khetan, MD

24             Jay Widmer, MD
24             Tony Aventa, MD

25            Todd Tibbetts, MD
25             Leah Jacobson, MD

26             Jesse Moss Jr., MD
26             Pamela Ann Hall, MD

27             Chevy Lee, MD
27             Victor Gonzalez, MD

28             Jack Dubose, MD
28             Sameer Islam, MD

29             Luis H. Urrea II, MD
29             Roxanne Tyroch, MD

30             J. Timothy Parker, MD
30             T. David Greer, MD

31            Eldon Stevens Robinson, MD
31            Jeffrey Pinnow, MD



Alliance Members

Alliance    Sunshine Moore

Alliance    Lisa Drever

Alliance    Libby White

Alliance    Kathy Trizna 

Alliance    Martha Vijjeswarapu

Alliance    Christel Chase

Alliance    Patty Loose

Alliance    Angela Donahue

Alliance    Lisa Queralt

Alliance    Keely Hunsaker, DDS 

Alliance    Julie Cowan

Alliance   Sharon Robinson

Young Physician, Resident, and Student Members- TBD

YP/Resident      Abdul Abid, MD

YP/Resident      Hussain Lalani, MD

YP/Resident      Emily Briggs, MD

YP/Resident      Brian Masel, MD   

YP/Resident      Ankur Mehta, MD      

YP/Resident      Zachary Jones, MD

Student             Andrew Alexander           

Student             Christian Davidson        

Student              Elif Duran

Student              Grant Sorensen   

Student              Katelyn Franck              

Student              Elaine Ramirez      

Student              Shanon Quach

Student              Sanjana Reddy    

Student              Abhishk Dharan

Student              Rahul Shah

Student              Kavneet Kaur

Student              Amaryllis Fernandes


TEXPAC Executive Committee

Position                                                    Name

TEXPAC Board Chair                        Bradford Patt, MD

CEC Chair                                           Jimmy Widmer, MD

Membership Chair                           Sara Austin, MD

Council on Legislation Chair          Debra Patt, MD

Past COL Chair                                  Jason Terk, MD

Alliance Member                              Patty Loose

Medical Student                               Patrick Ojeaga

Resident                                             Jane Gilmore, MD

Young Physician                               Michelle Tarbox, MD

At-Large                                             David Gloyna, MD

At-Large                                             Roxanne Tyroch, MD

At-Large                                             Michael Battista, MD

At-Large                                             John Gilmore, MD

At-Large                                             Thomas Kimbrough, MD


Candidate Evaluation Committee

Position                                                    Name

TEXPAC Board Chair                      Bradford Patt, MD

CEC Chair                                         Jimmy Widmer, MD

Membership Chair                         Sara Austin, MD

Past TEXPAC Chair                          Robert Rogers, MD

Alliance                                             Jenny Shepherd

Alliance                                             Martha Vijjeswarapu

Medical Student                              Whitney Stuard

Resident                                           Matthew McGlennon, DO

At-Large                                            Yasser Zeid, MD

At-Large                                            Lee Ann Pearse, MD

At-Large                                            Faraz Khan, MD

At-Large                                            Jeffrey Pinnow, MD

At-Large                                            Pat Carter, MD

At-Large                                            Daniel Vijjeswarapu, MD

At-Large                                            Lisa Ehrlich, MD

At-Large                                            James Humphreys, MD

At-Large                                            Luis Benavides, MD 

At-Large                                            Tilden L. Childs III, MD

At-Large                                            Robert Wolf, MD

At-Large                                             John Hinchey, MD

At-Large                                             Sandra Dickerson, MD

At-Large                                             Asa Lockhart, MD

At-Large                                             T. David Greer, MD

At-Large                                             Eldon Stevens Robinson, MD

At-Large                                             Lisa Swanson, MD

Alternate                                            J. Timothy Parker, MD

Alternate                                            Jack Myers, MD

Alternate                                            Russell Juno, MD

Alternate                                            Roger Khetan, MD

Alternate                                            John Scott, DO