Appointments to the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board

Application Deadline: Friday, June 16, 2017

Application/Information Packet (PDF)
Application/Information Packet (Microsoft Word)

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 in addressing current issues facing child welfare
  • Desire to actively participate within the child welfare community
  • Community involvement in multiple leadership roles
  • Experience in legislative and advocacy processes
  • History of participation in local, state and federal governmental processes
  • Experience in nonprofit fundraising
  • Financial and budgetary experience highly desired
  • Personal or professional experience with mental health issues

The deadline for applications is Friday, June 16, 2017 by 5:00 pm.

IGR Staff

IGR Coordinator
Deece Eckstein

IGR Specialist
Julie Wheeler

Legislative Associates

Joe Green
Taylor Hunt

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