Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders, Texas Council on

General Information

TX Dept. of State Health Svcs.

MC 1945 - PO Box 1493471100 West 49th StreetAustin, TX 78714-9347


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Mark Diamond, MD Dallas, 08-31-2025
Vice Chair Eddie Patton, Jr., M.D. Houston, 08-31-2027
Council Member(s) Laura DeFina, MD Dallas, 08-31-2025
Vaunette Fay PhD Houston, 08-31-2021
Char Hu, Ph.D. Dallas, 08-31-2023
Mary Quiceno, MD, FAAN Galveston, 08-31-2023
Sudha Seshadri MD, DM San Antonio, 08-31-2019
Public Member(s) Byron Cordes, LCSW, C-ASWCM San Antonio
Joe A. Evans, Jr. Beaumont, 08-31-2027
Ana Guerrero Gore Galveston, 08-31-2021
Terrence Sommers Amarillo, 08-31-2023
Angela Turner Normangee, 08-31-2025
Ex Officio Member(s) Kelly Fegan-Bohm, MD, MPH, MA, MD Texas Department of State Health Services
Michael Gayle, PT, DFT, MA, OCS Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Valerie J. Krueger Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Agency Contact

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Agency Contact Lynda Taylor, M.S.W. (512) 776-6618 / (512) 776-7254


The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (Council) was established in 1987 by (Health and Safety Code, Subtitle E., Chapter 101 (HB1066, 70R). Members are appointed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House.

The council facilitates the coordination of state services for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.