Gov. Perry Appoints Myers to Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Dennis Myers of Waco to the Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2017. The committee advises the Texas Health and Human Services Commission board on licensing and regulation of nursing facility administrators.
Myers is the Dorothy Barfield Kronzer Endowed Professor in family studies, specializing in social work and gerontology, and chair of the Gerontology Initiative at the Baylor University School of Social Work. He is a member of the Gerontological Society of America, Council on Social Work Education, National Association of Christians in Social Work, and National Association of Social Workers, and a board member and past president of the Stilwell Retirement Center. He is also a past board member of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, past member of the Texas Association of Social Work Deans and Directors, past board member and past vice president of the North Central Texas Alzheimer's Association, and a deacon and chair of the First Baptist Church of Woodway Care Giving Ministry. He served in the U.S. Army.
Myers received a bachelor's degree from Baylor University, and a master's degree and Doctor of Social Work from the University of Texas.
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