Contact Person: Valinda Bolton
Contact Address: Program Specialist VII - Community Affairs Liaison, 701 W. 51st Street; PO Box 149030, Austin, TX 78714- 9030
Contact Phone: 512-438- 3303
Founded In: 1999
Funding: There is no special funding specific to CRT for these staff persons. CRT is considered a regular part of their duties. Community members of CRTs are volunteers appointed by the Commissioner of DFPS according to federal and state requirements.
Each region (11) has at least one – there are 18 teams total; Region 3 and Region 6 each have a team dedicated to looking at issues involving disproportionality; 4 are designated as CAPTA teams (El Paso, Tarrant Co, Travis Co., and Amarillo). State Coordinator and DFPS Coordinators for the 4 CAPTA teams:
Each team has at least 5 members. That number may fluctuate due to persons going on and off the teams. The current rosters for the CAPTA teams indicate:
The 2011 IV-B State Plan is now online on the Public Site at: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/About/Title_IV-B_State_Plan/default.asp