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Saturday, September 24 • 3:05pm - 4:05pm
Mental Health Matters: What More Should We Do?

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Supported by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas

Moderators
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Edgar Walters (mod.)

Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Walters covers health and human services for The Texas Tribune, where he started as an intern in 2013. Previously, he had a political reporting fellowship with the Berliner Zeitung, a daily newspaper in Berlin. He is a graduate of the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin, where he worked as an editor for The Daily Texan.

Speakers
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Garnet Coleman

State Representative
Coleman, D-Houston, has represented House District 147 since 1992. He serves as chairman of the House County Affairs Committee and is a member of the Public Health Committee. Coleman is also the president and CEO of Apartments for America, a nonprofit affordable housing corporation.
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Anne Dunkelberg

Associate Director for the Center for Public Policy Priorities
Dunkelberg joined the Center in 1994. She focuses on policy and budget issues related to health care access and immigrants’ access to public benefits. She also serves as a founding member of the Texas CHIP Coalition and Cover Texas Now. She previously served in the state Medicaid director’s office at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
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Andrew Keller

President and CEO of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Keller was named head of the Institute in 2015. He has more than 20 years of experience in behavioral health policy and health and human services integration. He is a founding partner of TriWest Group, a national behavioral health systems consulting firm focused on human service evaluation and community collaboration. Previously, Keller worked at the Mental Health Center of Denver.
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Joe Moody

State Representative
Moody, D-El Paso, has represented House District 78 since 2009. He serves as vice chairman of the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee and sits on the General Investigating & Ethics and Homeland Security & Public Safety committees. Previously, Moody served as a prosecutor at the El Paso County district attorney’s office. He is now a partner at the law firm Neil & Moody.
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Four Price

State Representative
Price, R-Amarillo, has represented House District 87 since 2010. He currently serves as chairman of the Select Committee on Mental Health and sits on the House Appropriations, Calendars and Human Services committees. He also co-chairs the Health and Human Services Commission Transition Legislative Oversight Committee. Price is a licensed attorney working in Amarillo.


Saturday September 24, 2016 3:05pm - 4:05pm
Texas Union, Quadrangle Room 2308 Whitis Avenue, Austin, TX 78705