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.

When available, current appointment opportunities can be found below.

Appointments to the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board

Application Deadline: Friday, December 7, 2018

The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board. Terms are for three years. The Court wishes to fill several vacancies.

The mission of the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board (CPS) is to provide financial support for the special needs of children in the care of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, to educate the community about child abuse and neglect issues, and to support and provide a liaison between Travis County Child Protective Service workers and the public by increasing the community’s awareness of child welfare program policies and needs. The board is statutorily mandated to provide coordinated state and local public welfare services for children and their families and for the coordinated use of federal, state, and local funds for these services.

The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking qualified applicants who will participate actively in the work of the Board and dedicate their time, talent and energy to the mission of the CPS Board. In particular, the Court is looking for applicants familiar with one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge and direct experience in Travis County Child Protective Services legal system
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience with disproportionality issues facing the Child Welfare System
  • Knowledge and relevant experience with diverse cultures
  • Desire to actively participate within the child welfare community
  • Community involvement in multiple leadership roles
  • History of participation in local, state and federal governmental processes

The deadline for applications is Friday, December 7, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

IGR Staff

IGR Coordinator
Deece Eckstein

IGR Specialist
Julie Wheeler

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