The AT Act specifies an Advisory Council is in place to assist with activities and provide advice on AT needs in the state.

NMTAP Advisory Council

Membership is governed by the AT Act and includes a majority of individuals with disabilities or their family members.

(See AT Act of 1998, Amended in 2004)

NMTAP Organizational Chart

View the NMTAP Federal Report of services for FFY22 (October 2021 – September 2022)

View the NMTAP Federal Report of services for FFY23 (October 2022 – September 2023)

Current Membership

  • Robin Garrison (Chair)
  • Ricardo Ortega (Vice-Chair)
  • Bill Newroe
  • Eric Gonzales
  • Brian Schobel
  • Julie Bisbee
  • Andrea Sterling
  • Valerie Griego
  • Dennis Campos
  • Pilar Tirado Murray
  • TJ Chester


This council meets quarterly each year and meetings are open to the public.
We’re coming to your area – hope to see you!

The next meeting is Monday, April 15, 2024 from 1pm to 3pm.

Location: Hybrid.
Western New Mexico University Besse-Forward Global Resource Center, Auditorium West, 12th Street, Silver City, NM 88062

Join online via Zoom: Link to Zoom 


TAP Council Agenda 4.15.24 DRAFT


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Community Input

New Mexicans are welcome to offer ideas and provide feedback about NMTAP services. Attending council meetings are a good way to learn more about NMTAP and to provide your very own input. For more information, you may contact the NMTAP Manager, Tracy Agiovlasitis, at 505-841-4464 or

If you are interested in being appointed to the council, contact the Director of the Governor’s Commission on Disability (GCD) at

NMTAP is a program of the State of New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability, under a grant from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Community Living.