Board

2019-2020 BOARD MEMBERS

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Koren Boggs, Ph.D.
Chair

(Term 8/14/15-6/30/20)

gina gibson

Gina L. Gibson, Ph.D.
Member

Term 7/19/19-6/30/22)

Michelle Moore

Michelle B. Moore, Psy.D.
Member

Term 7/19/19-6/30/24)

Amy Henke

Amy M. Henke, Psy.D.
Vice Chair

(Term 9/28/16-6/30/21)

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Gregory Gormanous, Ph.D.
Member

(Term 7/2/18-6/30/23)

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D. Chance McNeely
Public Member

(Term: 11/15/2019 – 6/30/24)

LSBEP STAFF MEMBERS

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Jaime T. Monic
Executive Director               Custodian of Public Records

Justin Owens

Justin G. Owens
Compliance Officer

2019-20 Committee Assignments

Finance Committee:
Dr. Boggs, Dr. Henke

Complaints Committee:
Dr. Boggs, Dr. Henke

Long Range Planning Committee:
Dr. Gormanous, Dr. Gibson

Legislative Oversight Committee:
Dr. Gormanous, Mr. McNeely (Dr. Boggs Alternate)

Supervision & Credentials Review:
Dr. Henke, Dr. Moore

Oral Examination Committee:
Dr. Henke, Dr. Moore

Liaison Professional Organizations/Boards:
Dr. Gormanous, Dr. Moore

Jurisprudence Exam Committee:
Dr. Henke, Dr. Gibson

Continuing Professional Development Committee:
Dr. Henke, Dr. Gibson

 

LSSP Committee:

George Hebert, Ph.D. – July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020

Stacey Johnson, S.S.P. – July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021

Katherine Chenier, PhD. – March 6, 2020 – June 30, 2022

 

The custodian of records for the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologist is the Executive Director. If you wish to submit a public records request, please do so by:

US MAIL:
Attn: Public Records Request
LA State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
4334 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Suite #C-150
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

INTERESTED IN SERVING? The Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (LSBEP) has many opportunities and ways for you to serve:

  1. BOARD MEMBERS: The LSBEP has 6 seats that are appointed by the Governor of Louisiana. Five are held by licensed psychologists and one is held by a consumer member.
    • To apply for a PSYCHOLOGIST seat: LSBEP facilitates an annual “Call for Nominations” in the month of October (or as needed for any unexpected vacancy).  This campaign is conducted via email sent to all Licensed Psychologists at their email of record with the LSBEP.  An electronic election of eligible candidates is conducted by an independent vendor.
    • To apply to serve as a CONSUMER MEMBER OF THE LSBEP:  contact the Governor’s Office directly by visiting this link: http://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/form/home/14 Under LA R.S. 37:2353.A.(3)(b)(i) The consumer member shall be selected from the state at large and shall possess all of the following qualifications:
      1. Is a citizen of the United States and has been a resident of Louisiana for at least one year immediately prior to appointment.
      2. Has attained the age of majority.
      3. Has never been licensed by any of the licensing boards identified in R.S. 36:259(A), nor shall he have a spouse who has ever been licensed by a board identified in R.S. 36:259(A).
      4. Has never been convicted of a felony.
      5. Does not have and has never had a material financial interest in the healthcare profession.
  1.  Standing and Ad Hoc Committees: These committees are appointed by the LSBEP.
    • LSBEP has a standing committee for Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSP) which makes recommendations to the LSBEP regarding the licensure and regulation of LSSP’s.  To apply for a seat on the LSSP Committee: The LSBEP facilitates an annual “Call for Nominations”.  This campaign is conducted via email sent to all psychologists at their email of record with the LSBEP.  This Committee seats two Licensed Psychologists who specialize in School Psychology and one Licensed Specialist in School Psychology.
    • LSBEP often appoints Ad Hoc Committees or workgroups with special qualifications or interests to study and provide recommendations to the board during statutory, regulatory or policy making.

3.  PRO TEM Hearing Panel: LSBEP seeks to compile and maintain a list of all individuals who are interested in serving as future Pro Tem Hearing Panel members.  A Pro Tem Hearing Panel Member is an individual who is appointed by the Governor for the purpose of serving in a temporary and limited capacity.  Pro Tem Hearing Panel Members are necessary for due process should one or more current Board Members need to recuse from, or be disqualified from serving on a hearing panel.Should you be interested in being a part of this pool the following information should be emailed to the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists at admin.lsbep@la.gov or mailed to 4334 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., #C-150, Baton Rouge, LA  70816:

  1. An updated resume that includes your business address
  2. Contact information
  3. Areas of practice or expertise

To qualify as a psychologist member, you must meet the qualifications under La. R.S. 37:2353(3)(a) which state that “Each psychologist board member shall be a citizen of the United States, resident of the state of Louisiana, shall have rendered service, teaching, training, or research in psychology for at least five years, shall have held a doctoral degree in psychology from a school or college as defined in this Chapter for a period of five years, and shall be licensed under this Chapter for a minimum of five years.”

Additionally, there is a need for members of the general public (consumers) who may be willing to serve as Pro Tem Hearing Panel members should the LSBEP Consumer Member need to recuse or be disqualified from serving on a hearing panel.   You are encouraged to forward this information to any individual of the general public that may be interested in serving on a Pro Tem Hearing Panel.  The consumer member shall be selected from the state at large and shall possess all of the following qualifications in accordance with La. R.S. 37:2353 (3)(b)(i) as follows:

    1.             Is a citizen of the United States and has been a resident of Louisiana for at least one year immediately prior to appointment.
    2.             Has attained the age of majority.
    3.             Has never been licensed by any of the licensing boards identified in R.S. 36:259(A), nor shall he have a spouse who has ever been licensed by a board identified in R.S. 36:259(A).
    4.             Has never been convicted of a felony.
    5.             Does not have and has never had a material financial interest in the healthcare profession.