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 Represents / Term Ends
Chair Mark Diamond, MD
Vice Chair Eddie Patton, MD
Council Member(s) Byron Cordes, LCSW, C-ASWCM
Laura DeFina, MD
Joe A. Evans, Jr.
Vaunette Fay PhD
Ana Guerrero Gore
Char Hu, Ph.D.
Mary Quiceno, MD, FAAN
Sudha Seshadri MD, DM
Terrence Sommers
Angela Turner
Ex Officio Member(s) Michael Gayle, PT, DFT, MA, OCS Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Jessica R. Hyde, MS, CHES Texas Department of State Health Services
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.