Announcing The Governor’s Committee On People With Disabilities Quarterly Meeting In Waco

January 21, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

The Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) will hold their quarterly business meeting on January 28th and 29th, 2020 at the Education Service Center Region 12 in Waco, Texas.

GCPD welcomes public comments pertaining to topics of importance for Texans with disabilities. Meeting locations change every quarter in an effort to gather community input from individuals with disabilities, their families, and stakeholder groups throughout the state. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by giving public comment in person at the beginning of each meeting or providing written testimony to GCPD in advance by emailing

WHO: Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities

WHAT: Quarterly business meeting

WHEN: January 28th from 12:00PM-5:00PM CST

January 29th from 8:30AM-12:30PM CST

WHERE: Education Service Center Region 12

2101 West Loop 340

Waco, TX 76712

In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, the GCPD meeting agenda is posted on the Secretary of State’s website. The meeting will be live-streamed via Zoom. Public comment may only be received in person or via email. 

Created in 1950, GCPD's mission is to further opportunities for persons with disabilities to enjoy full and equal access to lives marked by independence, productivity, and self-determination. GCPD recommends changes in disability policies and programs in the areas of accessibility, communication, education, emergency preparedness, health, housing, recreation, transportation, veterans, and workforce. 

Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as an American Sign Language interpreter, Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) or materials in an alternate format, may contact the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities at least seven (7) working days prior to the meeting. Call 512-463-5739 using the Relay Option of Your Choice, or email: