About the DRTx Board

Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) is mandated by federal law to serve individuals with developmental, mental and physical. The DRTx Board of Directors value diversity of culture, disability and other life experiences.

Announcement: Now Accepting Applications

In order to assure that the Board reflects, to the extent possible, the geographic and ethnic diversity of the State, DRTx encourages persons with disabilities, individuals from rural areas, language and ethnic distinct communities, and other traditionally underserved communities to apply for positions to the Board.

Currently 4 Board positions are available that offer a 3-year term of service with the option of a second 3-year term of service.

The Board Nominations Committee will review all applications, select some candidates for an interview, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

We are accepting applications throughout the coming year for terms beginning Fall 2017. You may obtain an application by clicking on the "Board of Directors Application" link below or by contacting Shirley DeBerry at (512) 454-4816 or sdeberry@drtx.org. Please complete and return the application no later than August 29, 2016.

DRTx Board of Directors Job Description

DRTx Board of Directors Application

Meeting Dates

2016 - January 30, April 23, July 23, September 24

2017 - January 28, April 29, July 29, September 30

For additional information about our Board of Directors, including meeting location and agenda, contact our headquarters in Austin at 512-454-4816.

Need Help?

If you are a person with a disability who believes your rights may have been violated, call our intake line M-F, 9a - 4p at 1-800-252-9108. Or CLICK HERE to complete online request.

(Some people are currently experiencing problems using our online intake. We are working on the issue. If you are having problems, please submit your request by calling us. Thank you.)

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