If you’re interested in the hospital designation program for levels of care for neonatal and maternal services, you may want to apply to be a member of the Perinatal Advisory Council. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner will appoint members to the council to serve a term expiring Sept. 1, 2025.
Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., July 20.
HHSC will consider the applicants' qualifications, background, and interest in serving on the council and will try to choose council members who represent the diversity of all Texans. For this reason, HHSC considers applicants' ethnicity, gender, and geographic location.
- Review the Perinatal Advisory Council Application for Membership application letterto find out who the committee is seeking as representatives and if you qualify.
- After reviewing the application letter and verifying you meet the qualifications for at least one category, click on the application to apply to be on the council.
A council member must regularly take part in council meetings and in other meetings as needed. Council 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 council member may be repaid for their travel expenses to and from meetings if money is available and in accordance with the HHSC Travel Policy.
HHSC prefers that you submit your application electronically, but you may submit the application by email, mail, or fax to the following addresses:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
701 W 51st Street
Mail Code 0223
Austin, TX 78751
Attn: Susanna Sparkman
For more information about the application process, email Susanna Sparkman.