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Traylor to wrap up successful career
in public service

Chris Traylor

Chris Traylor

Chris Traylor, a long-time leader of state health care programs and services for those with disabilities, will retire May 31.

Traylor, currently Health and Human Services Deputy Executive Commissioner, led the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) from 2010 to 2012 as the agency implemented broad reforms to improve state supported living centers that serve people with profound developmental disabilities. He also worked to extend community care to more Texans with disabilities.