About the DRTx Board

DRTx is mandated by federal acts to serve individuals with developmental, mental and physical disabilities. Members of the Board of Directors reflect the diverse constituency served by the agency. Persons with disabilities, family members and professionals are all represented. DRTx also is committed to appointing members representative of Texas’ diverse ethnic and cultural communities and makes efforts to ensure the Board reflects different geographic areas of the state.

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Disability Rights Texas, the designated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system for Texans with disabilities, welcomes all nominations for its Board of Directors and is accepting applications throughout the coming year for terms beginning Fall 2015.

TO APPLY: 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 28, 2015.

Board of Directors - Job Description

Board of Directors - Application

Upcoming Meeting Dates

April 25, 2015 - Dallas

July 25, 2015 - Austin

September 26, 2015 - Austin

January 23 or 30, 2016 - Austin (exact date TBD)

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

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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.

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