Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Counselors, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional*

9 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

c/o BHEC333 Guadalupe St., Ste. 3-900Austin, TX 78701

Members

Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Steven Hallbauer Rockwall, 02-01-2023
Professional Member(s) Carmelia "Lia" Amuna, LPC Killeen, 02-01-2027
Loretta Bradley, LPC-S Lubbock, 02-01-2027
Brenda Compagnone LPC-S San Antonio, 02-01-2025
Carolyn "Janie" Stubblefield, LPC Dallas, 02-01-2023
Christopher S. Taylor, Ph.D., LPC-S Dallas, 02-01-2027
Public Member(s) Vanessa Hall Tomball, 02-01-2025
Garrett Nerren Dallas, 02-01-2025
Roy Smith Midland, 02-01-2023

Staff

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Board Administrator Cristina De Luna

Notes

House Bill 1501, which was signed into law by Governor Abbott on 6/10/2019, created the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council (BHEC). BHEC includes four member boards: the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, the Texas State Board of Marriage and Family Therapists, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, and the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners. BHEC is subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2029

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2029.