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BOARD/COMMISSION:  Board Of Marriage And Family Therapy


Address

University Park Plaza, 2829 University Avenue SE, #400
Minneapolis, MN
55414

Web Site

Supporting Entity/Enabling Legislation Supported by Board

ENABLING LEGISLATION
M.S. 148B.01-.175, and 148B.29-.39
Enabled: 08-01-1987
Revisor of Statutes Link

Chair and Contact
CONTACT
Jennifer Mohlenhoff
(612) 617-2220
Membership
Membership includes four members who are licensed, practicing marriage and family therapists, each of whom shall for at least five years immediately preceding appointment, have been actively engaged as a marriage and family therapist; one member must be engaged in the professional teaching and research of marriage and family therapy; and two members representing the general public who have no direct affiliation with the practice of marriage and family therapy. All members must have been a resident of the state for two years preceding their appointment.
Member Info

COMPENSATION

  • Per Diem: $75.00
  • Other Compensation: $75 per diem plus expenses

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

  • Requires Older Member - no
  • Requires Senate Approval - no
  • Members file campaign finance and disclosure - yes

Entity Powers and Duties, Activity Summary

The Board of Marriage and Family Therapy’s mission is to protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of the statutes and rules governing the practice of marriage and family therapists to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

The Board of Marriage and Family Therapy’s mission is to protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of the statutes and rules governing the practice of marriage and family therapists to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.  The Board fulfills its mission through provision of the following services:

· Issuance of initial license and license renewal for qualified professionals.

· Response to public and agency inquiries, complaints, and reports regarding licensure and conduct of applicants and licensees.

· Taking disciplinary or corrective action against an applicant or licensee for misconduct.

· Setting standards of practice and professional conduct for licensees.

· Setting educational standards for initial licensure and continuing education requirements for maintaining licensure.

· Reviewing applicant education and training to determine compliance with licensure requirements.

· Providing information about licensure requirements and standards of practice to citizens and other interested persons or agencies.


Meeting Information
Meetings typically last: 3
Meeting Frequency: Meetings are the third Friday morning of every other month or as posted on the Board's website.

Meetings are held at:
University Room, 1st Floor, 2829 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN


Fiscal Information
Annual Staff Hours:
Total Appropriations:
Appropriations Description:
Fiscal Year Expenses: $287,000.00

Expenses Description:

Open Positions (2)
POSITION 1st Application Review Date #SEATS
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist 4/27/2018 1 APPLY
Public Member 4/27/2018 1 APPLY

NAME
POSITION
APPLICATION DATE
ACTION
Dr. Ruth Buelow
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
11/7/2017
Dr. Jessie Everts
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
11/7/2017
Elizabeth Johnson
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
11/9/2017
John Seymour PhD, LMFT
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
11/13/2017
Herbert Grant
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
11/20/2017
Marie Grace
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
2/6/2018
Mary Jo Avendano
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
4/19/2018
Ms. Cheryl Lerfald
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
4/20/2018
Rachel Greene
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist
4/21/2018
Tim Norton
Public Member
11/6/2017
Mr Stephen Taylor
Public Member
11/6/2017
Kathryn Graves
Public Member
11/8/2017
Sean Novack
Public Member
12/23/2017
Ukasha Dakane
Public Member
4/16/2018
Ms. Pamela Martin
Public Member
4/16/2018

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
Executive Director
Staff
Filled
10/27/2020

Current Members (7)
POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
Higher Education Rep.
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist #1
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist #2
Governor
Posted
01/07/2019
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist #3
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist #4
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022
Public Member
Governor
Posted
01/07/2019
Public Member #1
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022