Advisory Committee Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies. 

About the CHW Advisory Committee

The CHW Advisory Committee created by Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 48, advises DSHS and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) on the implementation of standards, guidelines, and requirements relating to the training and regulation of persons working as promotores or CHWs. The purpose and tasks of this committee are also stated in the rules found at:

A member must regularly participate in committee meetings and may also have to participate in subcommittee meetings, projects and presentations.  Committee meetings will be held four (4) times per year in Austin, via webcasting, or Microsoft Teams, or location, at the call of the presiding officer appointed by the DSHS Commissioner. Committee members that work for a state agency will not receive reimbursement of expenses. Individuals appointed as CHW or public members may be reimbursed for their travel to and from meetings if funds are available. Individuals who are appointed as members representing higher education or professionals working with CHWs are responsible for their own travel expenses.

To Learn More

For more information about the committee or about applying to be on the committee, call 512-776-2208 or by e-mail to

Last updated March 1, 2021