The board of trustees is comprised of physicians, non-physicians and consumer (Medicare) beneficiary representatives.
Number of Members
The TMF Board of Trustees has up to 15 members. The TMF board includes at least one doctor of medicine, one doctor of osteopathic medicine, and two consumer representatives. The board may not be comprised of a majority of physicians or any other type of practitioner or profession, but will include no less than two physicians at all times.
Length of Appointment
Trustees are elected for three-year terms and no person may serve more than six years.
TMF Board of Trustees, 2017-2018
John C. McDonald, DO, FACOI, Longview, Texas (Chair)
Gary Floyd, MD, Roanoke, Texas (Vice Chair)
James Humphrey, CPA, Houston, Texas (Secretary/Treasurer)
Timothy Graves, MSSW, Austin, Texas (Chair of the Operations Committee)
Marilyn Pattillo, PhD, RN, Austin, Texas (Officer-at-Large)
Gayle Lucas Semtner, M.Ed., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Officer-at-Large)
J. Nile Barnes, Pharm. D., Dripping Springs, Texas
Dee Margo, BA, El Paso, Texas
Kevin H. McKinney, MD, Galveston, Texas
Melissa Rowan, MSW, Austin, Texas
Erick Santos, MD, PhD, Corpus Christi, Texas
Russ Stromberg, MBA, Moorpark, California
Michael P. Sullivan, MBA, CPA, Lubbock, Texas
Ronald S. Walters, MD, MBA, MHA, Houston, Texas
TMF Board Compensation
Trustees are compensated $1,000 for trustee and executive committee meetings for their time spent at the meeting, in preparation for the meeting, and for their time spent traveling to and from the meeting. Trustees are compensated for telephone conference call meetings of the trustees and/or executive committee at the rate of $125 per hour with a minimum of $125 per call. The chair is compensated $1,700 per month for the additional time and resources required of this individual.
Affiliations: No member of the TMF Board of Trustees is affiliated with TMF in any other capacity than their board service.
TMF Certificate of Formation, Bylaws and IRS Form 1023
TMF's Certificate of Formation, Bylaws and the IRS Form 1023 are available upon request.