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Members Sought for the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee

Last updated on 8/12/2020

If you are interested in issues that impact older adults and the Aging Texas Well initiative, you may want to apply to be a member of Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner will appoint members to the committee to serve a term expiring August 31, 2022. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., August 30.

HHSC will consider applicants' qualifications, background and interest in serving on the committee and will try to choose committee members who represent the diversity of all Texans. For this reason, HHSC considers applicants' ethnicity, gender, and geographic location.

It is preferred that you submit your application electronically, but you may submit the application by email, mail, or fax. Here are the addresses:

Email: HHS_Appointments@hhsc.state.tx.us
Attn: ATWAC

Mail: Texas Health and Human Services Commission 4900 N. Lamar Blvd. Mail Code 0223 Austin, TX 78751 Attn: Susanna Sparkman

Fax: 512-206-3984 Attn: ATWAC

An Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee member must regularly participate in committee meetings and other meetings as needed. Committee meetings are held about once every three months in Austin or at the call of the presiding officer. To the extent permitted by the current state budget, a committee member who is a client or a family member of a client may be repaid for their travel expenses to and from meetings if money is available and in accordance with the HHSC Travel Policy. Other committee members aren’t paid to attend or travel to and from committee meetings.  

For more information about the committee visit the committee website or contact Olivia Burns.

For more information about the application process, contact Susanna Sparkman.