Marriage and Family Therapist Section

The Marriage and Family Therapist Section of the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7c) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 457.

Contact: Debra Sybell, Executive Director


The members of the Marriage and Family Therapist Section are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Section consists of 3 Marriage and Family Therapist members, and 1 public member.

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
Ellingboe, Bridget C.Vice ChairpersonMarriage and Family Therapist Member7/1/2020
​Hanson-Drew, Alice​Secretary​Hanson-Drew, Alice​7/1/2013*
​​Fabian, Peter​​Marriage and Family Therapist Member​7/1/2018​
Vacant​Marriage and Family Therapist Member

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


Section MPSW 1.09 relating to the substance use disorder specialty has been updated effective December 1, 2015.

​Effective March 1, 2015 Continuing Education Rules have been updated.

Last updated: 3/15/2019