Funeral Directors Examining Board

The Funeral Directors Examining Board is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(16) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 445.


The members of the Funeral Directors Examining Board are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Board consists of 4 licensed funeral directors and 2 public members.

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
​Eernisse, Marc A.​Chairperson​Funeral Director/Embalmer Member​7/1/2022
Michaelis, Marla E.Vice ChairpersonFuneral Director/Embalmer Member7/1/2021
Lengell, EricSecretaryPublic Member7/1/2016*
Al-Sager, Aziz K.Funeral Director/Embalmer Member7/1/2018
​Carlson, D. BruceFuneral Director/Embalmer Member​7/1/2019
Vacant​Public Member

​*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.


The Following Funeral Directors Examining Board Administrative Rule Chapters Were Updated Effective October 1, 2016:


FD 1, 4 Relating to Applications, Examinations, Renewal of Funeral Director Licenses and Approved Continuing Education

Last updated: 7/1/2018