Lone Star Legislative Summit presented by Texas Health Care Association is April 12-13, 2018 in Nacogdoches. Click to go to the event webpage that includes an agenda and online registration:.
All event are open to the public and all panel discussions are free of charge.
Panel discussion topics and participants are:
Session One TOURISM 10 – 9:10 am
Pay As You Go: The Economics of Tourism Travel tips to grow the second largest industry in Texas.
Moderator - David Teel, President Texas Travel Industry Association
State Representative Tan Parker (District 67)
Session Two-A ENERGY - SFA THEATRE 9:20 – 10:50 am:
Conversation with Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian
Panel Discussion: What the Frack is Going On? How Texas earned bragging rights as the energy leader of the world.
Moderator - Todd Staples, President Texas Oil and Gas Association
State Representative Drew Springer (District 68)
Session Two-B SCHOOL SAFETY - Multi Media Room 9:20 – 10:20 am
“Comprehensive School Safety: An Approach Based on Best Practices” with presenter -
Kathy Martinez-Prather, Director Texas School Safety Center
This presentation is for School Officials, Education Stakeholders, and Law Enforcement Officials
Session Three EDUCATION 11:00 - Noon chool of Hard Knocks: Who Wants to be a Teacher? The challenge of recruiting and retaining the teachers of tomorrow.
Moderator - Alton Frailey, Interim Superintendent Nacogdoches I.S.D.
State Representative Dan Huberty (District 127)
Texas Education Agency Commissioner Michael Morath
State Representative Ron Simmons (District 65)
State Representative Gary Van Deaver (District 1)
Session Four HEALTHCARE 1:25 – 2:25 pm What Condition Our Condition Is In - Developing trends affecting the future of healthcare in Texas.
Moderator: Nancy W. Dickey, M.D. President Emeritus, Texas A&M Health Science Center Executive Director, A&M Rural & Community Health Institute
Session Five REVISITING HISTORY 3:05 – 4 pm They Did WHAT?! If past is a prologue, are we doomed to repeat it?
Moderator: John Crain, Vice Chair of the Texas Historical Commission.
State Representative Poncho Nevarez (District 74)