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: (PDF)

View the NMTAP Federal Report of services for FFY21 (October 2020 – September 2021),

Current Membership

  • Robin Garrison (Chair)
  • Ricardo Ortega (Vice-Chair)
  • Bill Newroe
  • German Benitez
  • Brian Schobel
  • Julie Bisbee
  • Andrea Sterling
  • Valerie Griego
  • Dennis Campos


This council meets quarterly each year and meetings are open to the public.

The next meeting is Monday, January 23rd, 2023 at 1pm.

To attend this meeting, please contact Program Manager Tracy Agiovlasitis at 505-841-4464 or email at


TAP Council Agenda DRAFT 11.7.22

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.