UAP Appointments

The individual Commissioner Court members make appointments to numerous boards and commissions. A list of these appointments can be found on the Board & Committee Appointments page. There are 13 additional board and commission appointments that are made by the full Commissioners Court. The Intergovernmental Relations Office manages the process for these appointments following the procedures laid out in the Uniform Appointment Policy. Collectively, these thirteen agency appointments are referred to as UAP Appointments.

More information about each agency can be found by clicking on the name in the list below.

Animal Advisory CommissionAustin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Advisory BoardAustin & Travis County Sobering CenterCAMPO - Capital Area Metropolitan Planning OrganizationCapital MetroCentral HealthCTRMA - Central Texas Regional Mobility AuthorityHousing Authority of Travis CountyIntegral CareStrategic Housing Finance CorporationTCSO Employees Civil Service CommissionTravis Central Appraisal DistrictTravis County Child Protective Services

When available, current appointment opportunities can be found below.

Appointment to the Integral Care Board of Trustees

Application Deadline: Friday, August 17, 2018

The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Board of Trustees of Austin-Travis County Integral Care (Integral Care). The Court is looking for individuals who will represent the interests of the County as a whole, as well as supply exceptional vision, business and administrative skills and commitment. The Commissioners Court makes three appointments to the Board of Trustees, as do the City of Austin and Central Health.

Founded in 1967, Integral Care provides a range of community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities services within the geographic boundary of Travis County. Services include 24/7 hotline and mobile crisis response, residential treatment, integrated behavioral health and primary care, rehabilitation, wellness and prevention. Integral Care is a government agency as well as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, administering an annual budget of $119 million in local, state, federal and private funding and has a staff of over 850 who work at 45 sites across the community.

Integral Care’s Board develops policy in the following areas: internal management, fiscal, contract administration, facilities, human resources, clinical support systems, service delivery systems, clients’ rights, community relations and clinical records. The Board meets at 5:00 pm on the last Thursday of each month. In addition to monthly board meetings, board members participate on established committees and task forces. The time commitment for service is roughly 3 – 5 hours per month.

SKILL SET DESIRED:

  • Preference will be given to a candidate with a career history demonstrating skills and experience in more than one of the following:
  • Familiarity with intellectual and developmental disabilities policy and service provision
  • Knowledge of behavioral health and/or substance use disorders
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal healthcare finance and funding structures
  • Accounting, finance or business background with the ability to understand and analyze financial statements and statistical reports. Experience with monitoring and analyzing performance metrics is a plus.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience requiring strategic planning, execution, and maintenance of successful business operations
  • Experience serving on Board of Directors for high-level businesses or for-profit organizations and/or community involvement in multiple leadership roles
  • History of participation in local, state and federal governmental activities, particularly at the policy level
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of both Integral Care and the Travis County Commissioners Court

The deadline for applications is Friday, August 17, 2018 by 5:00 pm. Applicants must reside in Travis County and complete the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Statement.

IGR Staff

IGR Coordinator
Deece Eckstein

IGR Specialist
Julie Wheeler

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