East Texan reappointed by Gov. Perry

AUSTIN - The governor has reappointed three members to the State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. The board adopts rules and regulations to license and regulate the qualifications and performance of marriage and family therapists licensed in Texas.

Beverly Womack of Jacksonville is a marriage and family therapist and licensed clinical social worker in private practice. She is founder of Community Rehabilitation Professional Services, a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and American Psychotherapy Association. Womack received a bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University and a master's degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Texas at Tyler.

Joe Ann Clack of Missouri City is a retired high school teacher. She is a member of the Texas Retired Teacher Association, Fort Bend Partnership for Youth Inc. Board of Trustees, and Community Improvement Association. She is also a past member of the Fort Bend Library Board where she helped plan and design the Missouri City Branch Library. She is also a Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteer. Clack received a bachelor's degree from Texas College and a master's degree in education from Texas Southern University.

Michael Puhl of McKinney is a partner at Holmes, Diggs, Eames and Puhl. He is a member of the Texas State Bar Association, State Bar College and Collin County Bar Association. He is a past member of the Practical Parent Education Executive Board, and past Texas State Delegate to the national conference for the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards and the National Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation. He is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also licensed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Puhl received a bachelor's degree from Chicago State University and a law degree from the John Marshall Law School.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.