Welcome to the 2023 APRIL CONFERENCE 

Peer Support for Program Managers/Assistant Directors


 Lidia Fonseca


Session Overview:

Join us for a Peer Support session for Program Managers and Assistant Directors at Centers for Independent Living (CILs).


Session Materials:

  • No session materials - bring your questions and be open to sharing with the group


About Your Facilitator:

 Lidia Fonseca (she/her)

Lidia Fonseca is the Director of Programs at VAIL, a center for independent living in the South Texas region. Lidia has a bachelor's degree in Rehabilitative Services from the University of Texas Pan-American, a Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling from Texas Tech University, and a doctorates in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She provides overall supervision, management, development, and implementation of programs at VAIL.

She has 10 years of experience in the disability field which include emergency management and planning for persons with disabilities, training on leadership, advocacy, and disability policy, and promoting employment services for all persons with disabilities. She is the current President of TEXCIL, a statewide association of centers for independent living that ensure statewide effectiveness of independent living services.







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