March 3, 2021 - 10:00am

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Meeting Site:
Microsoft Office Teams Live

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted online using Microsoft Teams only. Join the meeting here.


There is not a physical location for this meeting.

  1. Welcome, call to order, and roll call. (Danny Dawdy)
  2. Review and approval of the meeting minutes as written from the last meeting of the Youth Camp Advisory Committee (September 24, 2020).  (Jeff Mantia)
  3. Youth Camp inspections: review of 2020 season, and overview of the upcoming 2021 season. (Jeff Mantia)
  4. Program decision to proposed rule change recommendations clarifying “sunscreen is not a prescription medicine”.  (Jeff Mantia, Cynthia Hernandez)
  5. Annual nomination and approval of a Youth Camp Advisory Committee Chair. (Danny Dowdy)
  6. Public Comment
  7. Set next meeting date
  8. Adjourn

The committee may take action on any agenda item.

Public Comment: The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to Texas youth camps. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment are asked to complete a Public Comment Form here.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to DSHS by emailing no later than 5:00 pm, Monday, March 1, 2021. Please include your name and the organization you are representing, or if you are speaking as a private citizen.

If you would like to register to provide oral comments, please mark the correct box on the registration form. Instructions for providing oral comment will be emailed to you with the information about joining the meeting. Registration must be completed no later than 5:00 pm, Monday, March 1, 2021. Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams Live Event Q&A section to submit a request to provide public comment. The request must contain your name and the organization you are representing, or if you are speaking as a private citizen as well as your direct phone number.

Public comment is limited to three minutes. Speakers must state their name, affiliation, and whom they are speaking on behalf of. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible pdf format that will be distributed by DSHS staff to committee members, State staff and for public distribution. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only) of documentation. Handouts must be emailed to immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to committee members during the rest of the meeting.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Jeff Mantia, R.S., Compliance Officer, Department of State Health Services, Public Sanitation and Retail Food Safety Group, 512-231-5753,