Charlene Heydinger is president of the Texas PACE Authority, the nonprofit administrator of Texas PACE programs and executive director of Keeping PACE in Texas, where Ms. Heydinger led the PACE legislative effort and the collaborative PACE in a Box model program design process involving 130 stakeholder volunteers. She worked on Capitol Hill, serving as general counsel to the House Republican Leader, Bob Michel, minority general counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and minority counsel to the House Judiciary and Energy and Commerce Committees. As vice president and Washington counsel for ABC, Inc., Heydinger represented the companyÕs television and radio networks and owned stations, ESPN, and print interests for nine years. She served as executive director of the Morton and Angela Topfer Family Foundation. Heydinger is a member of the Texas, Washington, DC, and Michigan Bar Associations.