Texas Border Business
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Debra Medellin, and Bonnie Notargiacomo to the State Independent Living Council for terms set to expire on October 24, 2023. The council develops the State Plan for Independent Living and serves as a resource to state and local organizations on Independent Living and related issues for persons with disabilities.
Debra Medellin of Alice is a compliance analyst at Texas Department of Transportation, Civil Rights Division. Medellin received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The University of Texas at Austin.
Bonnie Notargiacomo of Mission is a program specialist for the Older Individual Blind Program at Texas Workforce Commission and has over 25 years of experience working with people with disabilities. Notargiacomo received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Texas at Brownsville and a Master of Arts in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from The University of Texas-Pan American.