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DETCOG Program Director of the Year

Holly Anderson, Director of the Deep East Texas Area Agency on Aging (AAA), has been named Program Director of the Year for 2017 by the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District (DETCOG). She is pictured above (at left) receiving the award from DETCOG President Lynn Torres. 

"Our Area Agency on Aging is a very complicated program with a lot of differentparts.  It is an art to see the way Holly manages all those parts and brings them together for the benefit of the residents of our region," said DETCOG Executive Director Lonnie Hunt while making the presentation.

After starting at DETCOG as a computer operator in 1984 Anderson later served as an Aging Counselor and was named Director of the Area Agency on Aging in 1987. She was also named Assistant Executive Director of DETCOG last year.

Anderson oversees the AAA programs that include funding for Senior Centers throughout the region that provide congregate and "Meals on Wheels" as well as activities for persons age 60 and older. The AAA also provides health education programs, care coordination, caregiver support services, benefits counseling, and an ombudsman for residents of long-term care facilities.  She also is responsible for the operation of the 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Service for the region and the Aging and Disabilities Resource Center which provides information, assistance and options counseling to older persons and persons of all ages with disabilities.

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District is a voluntary association of local governments in the 12 county region encompassing all of Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler counties.





Proposed Amendment to Hurricane Ike Round 2.2 Method of Distribution 


The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) will conduct a public hearing to obtain comment on a proposed Amendment to the Method of Distribution and Allocation of Hurricane Ike Round 2.2 Non-Housing Recovery Funds.  The public hearing will be held Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the San Jacinto County Community Center, 255 Live Oak, Coldspring, Texas 77331.

The proposed amendment would allocate approximately $513,323.00 in Hurricane Ike de-obligated non-housing funds to DETCOG to fund a market analysis and cost study for development  of a fiber optic broadband network to provide high speed internet and data services to all 12 counties of the Deep East Texas Region.  The Board of Directors will consider final action on the proposal following the public hearing.

Written comments many be submitted prior to the public hearing .  For more information on the proposed Amendment, and instructions for submitting written comment, click the link below:


Welcome to Detcog
  Mr. Walter G. Diggles, Sr Executive Director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) is a voluntary association of Counties, cities, independent school districts, river authorities, soil and water conservation districts, hospital districts and sustaining private industry members in a 12 county region of deep east Texas. The region covers an area of 9,790 square miles >>>Read More











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