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),

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.

The next meeting is Monday, October 16th, 2023 at 1pm.

Location: Hybrid. Physical location will be at NMTAP located at 625 Silver Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 and online via Zoom.



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 Supervisor, 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.