Trauma & Emergency Healthcare Advocacy


Your Voice on Trauma & Emergency Health Care at the Texas Capitol

Trauma & Emergency Health Care Advocacy

Since 2009, TETAF has been active at the Texas Capitol providing services in the advocacy, public policy, communications and regulatory arenas. TETAF has become the go-to source for lawmakers on trauma and emergency health care. Filling a unique niche by representing the system as a whole, TETAF is able to successfully advocate on behalf of hospitals, EMS providers, Regional Advisory Councils and the Emergency Medical Task Force.

TETAF Advocacy and Legislative News

TETAF Legislative Workgroup Meetings

TETAF hosts weekly Legislative Workgroup meetings every Friday at 10:00 a.m. CST  via Zoom. If you are not currently registered to join these calls and have an interest in advocating for trauma, stroke, maternal, or neonatal care you can register via the button below.

Legislative Testimony

Senate Bill (SB) 984 - Former TETAF board member and STRAC executive director, Eric Epley, testifies

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II - TETAF board member and Border RAC executive director, Wanda Helgesen, testifies

Meet Our
Lead Advocate

Dinah Welsh

Dinah Welsh

TETAF President and CEO
Lead Advocate

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