Apply for the Advisory Committee on Promoting Adoption of Minority Children (ACPAMC)

Are you interested in promoting the adoptions of minority children?

If you have knowledge and experience in community education, cultural relations, family support, counseling, parenting skills, and education - or you are an ordained member of the clergy - you may want to apply to be a member of the Advisory Committee on Promoting Adoption of Minority Children (ACPAMC).

Membership Duties

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) commissioner will appoint members to the committee to serve a term beginning June 1, 2021.

A committee member must regularly participate in committee meetings and may also have to participate in projects and presentations. Committee meetings will be held throughout the state or virtually about once every four months - or at the call of the presiding officer.  Travel expenses to advisory committee meetings are reimbursed.  Any other activities may not be reimbursed.

For more information on committee member requirements and rules, read the application letter.


DFPS will consider applicant qualifications, backgrounds, and interests in serving on the committee.

Please review the application letter and form to see if you meet the qualifications that the committee is seeking. After verifying that you meet the qualifications, you may apply to be on the committee.

Read the Application Letter

Download the Application Form

Submit Your Application

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on March 10, 2021. You may submit your application by email or mail:

  • Email with the subject "Attn: ACPAMC"
  • Mail:
    Department of Family and Protective Services
    701 W. 51st Street
    Mail Code W276
    Austin, TX 78751
    Attn: Cheryl Gomez (FBCE)