Members Sought for the Advisory Board for the Evaluation of Interpreters
If you’re interested in issues surrounding the administration of the interpreter certification program, you may want to apply to be a member of the Advisory Board for the Evaluation of Interpreters. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner will appoint members to the board to serve a term expiring Aug. 31, 2022, unless otherwise noted. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., Jan. 31, 2020.
HHSC will consider the applicants’ qualifications, background and interest in serving on the board and will try to choose board members who represent the diversity of all Texans. For this reason, HHSC considers applicants’ ethnicity, gender and geographic location.
- Please review the linked application letter to find out who the board is seeking as representatives and if you qualify. Link: https://hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/about-hhs/news-articles/adv-comm/bei-application-letter-jan-2020.pdf
- After reviewing the application letter, and verifying you meet the qualifications for at least one category, click on the application linked here to apply to be on the board.
Submit the application by:
Email: [email protected]
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Mail Code 0223
Austin, TX 78751
Attn: Susanna Sparkman
An Advisory Board for the Evaluation of Interpreters member must regularly participate in board meetings and other meetings as needed. Board meetings are held about once every three months in Austin or at the call of the presiding officer. To the extent permitted by the current state budget, a member of the Advisory Board for the Evaluation of Interpreters may be reimbursed for their travel expenses to and from meetings if funds are available and in accordance with the HHSC Travel Policy.
For more information about the board visit the website or contact Lori Breslow at [email protected]
For more information about the application process, contact Susanna Sparkman at [email protected]