Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists Board - Members

 

Board Membership

The Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists ("TSBEMFT" or "board") is composed of nine members appointed by the Governor. Four members must be selected from the general public. Five members must be eligible for licensure under the Act, at least one of whom must be a professional educator in marriage and family therapy. These professional members must have engaged in the practice or education of marriage and family therapy for at least five years, or have 5,000 hours of clinical experience in the practice of marriage and family therapy.  Members of the board hold office for staggered six-year terms and may continue to serve until replaced by the Governor.  The Governor may reappoint members for additional terms of service.  In the event of a vacancy, the Governor shall appoint a replacement who meets the qualifications of the vacated office to fill the unexpired part of the term.

Board Members

Chair: Jennifer Smothermon, M.A., LPC, LMFT 
Professional Member
Abilene, Texas
Expires February 1, 2019

Vice-Chair: Sean B. Stokes, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT 
Professional Member 
Denton, TX 
Expires February 1, 2017 

Keith Rosenbaum, Ph.D, LPC, LMFT
Professional Member

Joshua, Texas
Expires February 1, 2019

Rick A. Bruhn, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT
Professional Member
Huntsville, TX
Expires February 1, 2017 

Kenneth Bateman, Ed.D., LMFT-S, LPC-S 
Professional Member 
Garland, Texas
Expires February 1, 2021

George F. Francis IV, MBA
Public Member
Georgetown, TX
Expires February 1, 2017

Michael Miller, J.D.
Public Member
Belton, Texas
Expires February 1, 2019

Rachel Logue
Public Member
The Hills, Texas
Expires February 1, 2021

Evelyn Husband Thompson
Public Member
Houston, Texas
Expires February 1, 2021

Last updated June 15, 2016