Carmen Pagan of McAllen is co-owner of Milestones Therapeutic Associates, a speech language pathologist and a certified neuro-developmental treatment pediatric speech instructor. She is chair of the Governor's Commission for Women and a member of the American and Texas Speech-Language-Hearing associations. She is a certified member of the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) and chair of the NDTA Certification Committee. She is also a sustaining member of the Junior League of McAllen and past president of the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi. Pagan received a bachelor's degree and master's degree in communication disorders from the University of Texas-Pan American. Her term will expire Feb. 1, 2015.