Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Aging and Disability Services, Department of (DADS)

9 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Agency #: 539 John H. Winters Human Svcs. Complex701 W. 51st St., P.O. Box 149030Austin, TX 78714-9030

Members

Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair John A. Cuellar Dallas, 02-01-2017
Council Member(s) Barry L. Anderson Grand Prairie, 02-01-2019
Sharon Swift Butterworth El Paso, 02-01-2017
Glyn S. Crane Longview, 02-01-2015
Judy Foster San Antonio, 02-01-2017
Sheri Harmonson El Paso, 02-01-2015
Ann Schneider Austin, 02-01-2015
Donna Stauber Waco, 02-01-2019
Edward E. Yosowitz, M.D. Houston, 02-01-2017

Staff

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Commissioner Jon Weizenbaum (512) 438-3030
Associate Commissioner Kristi Jordan (512) 438-3030
Deputy Commissioner Chris Adams (512) 438-3030
Internal Audit, Director Penny Rychetsky (512) 438-5638
Chief Operating Officer Lynn Blackmore (512) 438-3030
Chief Financial Officer David Cook (512) 438-3355
Legal Services Director Lawence Hornsby (512) 438-3154
Asst. Comm., Access and Intake Elisa Garza (512) 438-5724
Asst. Comm., Regulatory Services Mary T. Henderson (512) 438-2625
Asst. Comm., State Supported Living Centers Scott Schalchlin (512) 438-3076
Center for Consumer and External Affairs, Director Allison Lowery (512) 438-5897
Government Relations Manager Cynthia Nottingham (512) 438-3045
Media Relations Manager Cecilia Cavuto (512) 438-3775
Director, Int. Center for Policy and Innovation Donna Jessee (512) 438-2116
Information Technology, Director Heather Hall (512) 438-2267

Notes

SB 200 abolishes the Aging and Disability Council no later than September 1, 2017 with duties of the commission to be transferred to the Department of State Health Services.