Texas EMS, Trauma & Acute Care Foundation

Meet the TETAF Board of Directors

Craig Rhyne

Craig Rhyne, M.D.
Chair

Lubbock
Regional Chief Medical Officer at Covenant Health System
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Dudley Wait,
EMT-P

Vice Chair

Schertz
MEDCOM Division Director at the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)
Ricky Reeves

Ricky Reeves,
EMT-P
Secretary

Lewisville
Executive Director at
Texas EMS
Kathy Perkins

Kathy Perkins, RN, MBA
Treasurer

Round Rock
(Retired) Assistant Commissioner for Regulatory Services at Texas Department of State Health Services
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Christine Reeves
General Assembly Chair

Waco
Executive Director at Central Texas Regional Advisory Council and Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council
Jeff Beeson

Jeff Beeson, D.O.

Fort Worth
Associate Chief Medical Officer at Global Medical Response
Scott Christopher

Scott Christopher, BBA, BSN, RN, LP

San Augustine
RN and Paramedic
at PHI Medical Group
Nilda Garcia

Nilda Garcia, M.D.

Austin
Surgeon-in-Chief at Dell Children's Medical Center
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Angela Gentry, RN, MSN, TCRN

Temple
Director of Trauma and Forensics at Baylor Scott & White Temple
Diana Grimm-Mapp

Diana Grimm-Mapp, RN, BSN, CEN, TCRN

Galveston
Program Director at UTMB Health System
Wanda Helgesen

Wanda Helgesen, RN, MSN

El Paso
Executive Director at Border Regional Advisory Council (Border RAC)
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Lisa Hutchins,
RN-NIC

Houston
Assistant Chief
Nursing Officer at
The Women's
Hospital of Texas
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Kenneth Mattox, M.D., FACS

Houston
Distinguished Service Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Retired Chief of Staff at
Ben Taub Hospital
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Edward Racht, M.D.

Austin
Chief Medical Officer at Global Medical Response
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Kate Schaefer, RN, CEN, NREMT

Childress
Trauma Program Manager and Emergency Department Director at Childress Regional Medical Center
Danny Updike

Danny Updike, RN, CCRN, EMT-LP

San Angelo
Executive Director at the Concho Valley Regional Advisory Council (CVRAC)
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David Weisoly, D.O.

The Woodlands
Neonatal ICU Medical Director at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands

TETAF Board Agendas and Minutes

TETAF Board of Directors Terms

Terms Expiring in December 2021

  • Scott Christopher, BBA, BSN, RN, LP
  • Nilda Garcia, MD
  • Angela Gentry, BSN, RN, TCRN
  • Kathy Perkins, RN, MBA
  • Danny Updike, RN, CCRN, EMT-LP

Terms Expiring in December 2022

  • Jeff Beeson, DO
  • Wanda Helgesen, RN, MSN
  • Lisa Hutchins, RN-NIC
  • Kenneth Mattox, MD
  • Kate Schaefer, RN, CEN, NREMT
  • David Weisoly, DO

Terms Expiring in December 2023

  • Diana Grimm-Mapp
  • Edward Racht, MD
  • Christine Reeves
  • Ricky Reeves, EMT-P
  • Craig Rhyne, MD
  • Dudley Wait, EMT-P