Our Board Members are representatives of every Texas Advocates Chapter. Texas Advocates is a self-advocacy nonprofit run by people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities FOR people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. WE SPEAK OUT FOR OURSELVES!

 

Our Board Members:

President: Mel Hocker of Heart of Texas Self-Advocates

Vice President: Paul Nathan of El Paso Del Norte YLF

Treasurer: Cheryl Branch of Brazos Valley Self-Advocates

Secretary: James Meadours of San Antonio League of Self Advocates

Past President: Kendra Kerbow of United Advocates of Tarrant County

State Advisor: Deborah Varner of People First Advocates of Wichita County

State Advisor: Candi Ware of Brazos Valley Self-Advocates

Matthew Bloodsworth of Southeast Texas Self Advocates

Alicia-Camille Butcher of Tyler Rose Advocates

Ashley Butler of Williamson County Self-Advocates

Zeyhla Cruz of Gulf Coast Self-Advocates

Stacey Hawthorne of Gregg County Self Advocates

Sandra Salinas of Coastal Bend Self-Advocates

Rebecca Seglem of Self-Advocate Leaders of Dallas

Medina Swan of Tall City Self-Advocates

Mark Vowell of Austin Advocates

Jody White of Advocates of Fort Bend County

Rachel Carlile of People First Advocates of Wichita County