Transition Teams


Health Transition Team

On April 28, the COVID-19 Health Transition Team appointed by Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff released a multi-phase plan for reopening our community as safely as possible.

The plan offers guidance based on public health evidence, data, and expertise to re-open San Antonio and Bexar County.

Read more about the Health Transition Team's Implementation Plan.

Reports and Presentations

Other Languages: COVID-19 Health Transition Team ReportDocuments in other languages

Health Transition Team Members

Team Members

Barbara Taylor, MD, MS
UT Health San Antonio
Chair, COVID-19 Health Transition Team


Bryan J. Alsip, MD, MPH, FACPM
University Health System

Ruth Berggren, MD
UT Health San Antonio

Dr. Caroline C. DeWitt, MD
San Antonio Infectious Diseases Consultants

Michele Durham, MEd
BEAT AIDS Coalition Trust

Rita Espinoza, DrPH(c), MPH
City of San Antonio, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Zan Gibbs, MPH
City of San Antonio, Office of Equity

Kenneth R. Kemp, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Pastor Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

Jason Morrow, MD, PhD, FAAPM
UT Health San Antonio

Thomas F. Patterson, MD
UT Health San Antonio

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH
UT Health San Antonio

Cherise Rohr-Allegrini, PhD, MPH
Epidemiology Consultant and The Immunization Partnership

Junda Woo, MD, MPH
City of San Antonio, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Liaisons

Ana Sandoval, MPH
City of San Antonio District 7 Councilwoman

Justin Rodriguez
Bexar County Precinct 2 Commissioner

Sharon Ong’uti, MD, MPH, FACP
UT Health San Antonio Fellow, Lead Writer

Support Team

Erin Nichols
City of San Antonio, Public Information Officer

Amanda Reyna, MPA
City of San Antonio, Executive Management Assistant

Advisors

Matt Brown
Centro San Antonio

Greg Casillas
Life Skills Manager, Thrive Youth Center

Eric Epley
Executive Director/CEO STRAC

Vince Fonseca, MD, MPH, FACPM
UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine, Assoc. Professor and Population Health Advisory Council

Courtney Groom-Denton, MPH
Public Health Advisory Council

Jacqueline Lucio
Centro San Antonio

Dr. Jan Patterson
STRAC-ID Leads

Jimmy Perkins, Ph.D.
Retired, Dean of UT School of Public Health

Robert Salcido
Director, The Pride Center

Amy Stone, PhD
Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Catherine Troisi, PhD
Associate Professor, Divisions of Management, Policy, & Community Health and Epidemiology, Center for Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health

UT Health San Antonio Research to Advance Community Health (REACH) Center

Mark Wade
Laboratory Director, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Economic Transition Team

On May 5, the COVID-19 Economic Transition Team appointed by Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff released their report of recommendations and resources specifically for local businesses to reopen and operate safely within the parameters set by the State of Texas.

This economic addendum to the health report will help San Antonio and Bexar County businesses identify appropriate safety protocols to mitigate risk as they reopen.

Reports and Presentations

Other Languages: COVID-19 Economic Transition Team ReportDocuments in other languages

Economic Transition Team Members

Team Members

Kevin Voelkel
President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas, Inc.
Co-Chair, COVID-19 Economic Transition Team

Julissa Carielo
President, Tejas Premier Building Contractor, Inc.
Co-Chair, COVID-19 Economic Transition Team


Bede Ramcharan
Indatech
Supply Chain, Logistics

Bobby Perez
Spurs Sports & Entertainment
Sports, Events, Mass Gatherings

Buddy Morris
Spire Risk Management
Insurance, Benefits

David Smith
Bexar County Manger
Public Sector, County

Erik Walsh
San Antonio City Manager
Public Sector, City

Jenna Saucedo-Herrera
SA Economic Development Foundation
Economic Development

Jennifer Delgado
Stability Staffing & Consulting
Professional Services

Jody Bailey-Newman
The Friendly Spot Ice House
Bars, Entrepreneurs

Dr. Kenneth Kemp
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
Churches, Medical

Leonard Aguilar
Southwest Pipe Trades Association
Trades Advocacy

Lisa Tatum
LM Tatum, PLLC
Legal

Magaly Chocano
Sweb Development
Digital Advertising

Melanie Tawil
SwipeTrack
Technology, eCommerce

Dr. Pedro Martinez
SA Independent School District
Education

Pete Cortez
La Familia Cortez
Restaurants

Suzy Hart
Marriott
Hotels, Hospitality

Tuesdae Knight
SA for Growth on the Eastside
Economic Development

Wayne Terry
Terranalia Consulting
Strategic Planning

Liaisons

Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran
City Council District 3
City of San Antonio Liaison

Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez
County Precinct 1
Bexar County Liaison