Governor Abbott Appoints Canseco To Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council

August 12, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Gloria Canseco to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, effective September 1, 2019, for a term set to expire on February 1, 2025. Canseco will also serve as chair. The council will oversees and regulates the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

Gloria Canseco of San Antonio is the Executive Director of San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic. She previously served as the Director of Development for the UT Health San Antonio School of Health Professions. Canseco currently serves on UT Health San Antonio Women’s Council for Excellence in Health, and is a member of the San Antonio Non-Profit Council. She is a former member of the SAMMinistries Educational Endowment Committee, Webb County Children’s Advocacy Center, and Summerlee Commission on Texas History. Canseco received a Bachelor of Arts in arts management from Mary Baldwin College and a Master of Arts in interdisciplinary studies from Texas A&M International University.