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 four licensed funeral directors and two public members.

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
​Eernisse, Marc A.​Chairperson​Funeral Director/Embalmer Member​7/1/2022
​Michaelis, Marla E.​Vice Chairperson​Funeral Director/Embalmer Member​7/1/2021
Adams, A. Dawn​​Secretary​​Funeral Director/Embalmer Member​​7/1/2023
​​Lengell, Eric
​​Public Member​7/1/2016*
​Schinkten, Joseph B.

Funeral Director/Embalmer Member​7/1/2023
Vacant​Public Member

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



Last updated: 7/14/2020