Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

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TSBEP consists of nine Board members appointed by the Governor to serve six year terms. The Board is required to include: four licensed psychologists, two licensed psychological associates, and three public members. From the licensed psychologists or licensed psychological associates appointed to the Board, one must also be a practicing licensed specialist in school psychology.

Current Board members, with the expiration dates of their terms, are as follows:

Board Members

Appointment
Expiration Date

John K. Bielamowicz
Waxahachie
10-31-21
Donna Lord Black, M.A.
Frisco
10-31-17
Tim F. Branaman, Ph.D.
Chair
Dallas
10-31-19
Jo Ann Jordan Campbell, M.S.
Abilene
10-31-17
Angela A. Downes, J.D.
Irving
10-31-19
Susan Fletcher, Ph.D.
Plano
10-31-21
John Huffman, J.D.
Southlake
10-31-17
Lou Ann Todd Mock, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair
Bellaire
10-31-19
Ronald S. "Ron" Palomares, Ph.D.
Dallas
10-31-21

 

John K. Bielamowicz

Mr. Bielamowicz is the founder and President of Biel Partners, LLC, a commercial real estate brokerage based in Addison, Texas.  His background is in Industrial, Office and Land transactions representing tenants, buyers and owners.  Clients represented range from some of Texas’ largest companies and banks, as well as some of the smallest and newest entrepreneurs.  He was appointed in 2016 by Governor Abbott, and past board service includes the North East Texas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and The Real Estate Council PAC Board.  Aside from work, he is a volunteer pilot with Angel Flight Southwest.  He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a concentration in Real Estate.  John and his wife Molly Beth reside in Waxahachie with their sons William and Matthew.

Donna Lord Black, M.A.
Mrs. Black is a licensed specialist in school psychology and a licensed psychological associate from Fulshear, Texas. She is employed at Region 4 Education Service Center as an Education Specialist with emphasis in school-based mental health services, psychological services, behavior intervention and autism. Mrs. Black is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, the Texas Association of School Psychologists, and the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education. She obtained her BS degree in psychology and her MA in clinical psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Tim F. Branaman, Ph.D.
Dr. Branaman is the founder of a psychology practice group where he maintains a practice specializing in forensic psychology. He also serves as a clinical faculty member at the American School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University-Dallas. He is a past president of both the Dallas and Collin County Psychological Associations and past member of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Psychological Association. Dr. Branaman is a member of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychologists, a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Forensic Psychology, and Diplomate in Psychopharmacology-Prescribing Psychologists’ Register. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, a master’s degree from the University of North Texas, and doctoral degree from Texas A&M University at Commerce.

Jo Ann Jordan Campbell, M.S.
Mrs. Campbell is a licensed specialist in school psychology and a licensed psychological associate from Abilene, Texas. She is employed at Abilene Independent School District with emphasis in psychological assessment, behavior intervention, autism and school-based mental health services. Mrs. Campbell is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, the Texas Association of School Psychologists, the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education and Abilene Psychological Association. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in education and psychology and her master’s degree in clinical/counseling psychology from Abilene Christian University.

Angela A. Downes, J.D.


Angela Downes, ESQ is an attorney and the manager for a national non-profit organization. She is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and JL Turner Association. Ms. Downes is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court. She is a former prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office in Dallas, Texas. Ms. Downes is a graduate of Mercer University and received her Juris Doctorate from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.

Susan Fletcher, Ph.D.

Susan Fletcher, Ph.D. is a practicing psychologist and licensed specialist in school psychology in Plano, Texas.  She is in private practice specializing in working with families and also serving in various roles forensically.  She is an author and presents at national conferences.  Dr. Fletcher is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, American Association of Suicidology and her local professional organizations.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Human Performance from the University of Florida and her graduate degrees from Texas Woman’s University in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology.

John Huffman, J.D.
John Huffman, an attorney at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in Dallas, focuses his practice on health care law and has broad experience representing clients in the health care industry in a variety of areas, including transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas and Dallas Bar associations and the American Health Lawyers Association. In addition, he is a member of the Texas A&M University Mays Business School Young Former Students Advisory Council and a pro bono attorney for the American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project. He is a cofounder and director of Healthy Foundations America, a nonprofit whose mission is to improve childhood health through media-based education strategies.

Huffman received a bachelor's degree in finance from Texas A&M University and a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Lou Ann Todd Mock, Ph.D.

Dr. Mock is a licensed psychologist and a licensed specialist in school psychology from Bellaire, Texas. She is an associate professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, where she has supervised pre-doctoral interns for the past 30 years. She also is the Clinical Director of the Child Traumatic Stress Program at DePelchin Children’s Center in Houston. She is a member of the Developmental Assessment Team for Katy Independent School District, doing Arena Assessments of children suspected of having an autism spectrum disorder. She is a member of the American Psychology Association, Texas Psychological Association, and Association of Women in Psychology. She received her Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology from the University of Houston.

Ronald S. "Ron" Palomares, Ph.D.

Dr. Palomares is a licensed psychologist and a licensed specialist in school psychology from Dallas, Texas. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Texas Woman's University in Denton, where he serves as the Doctoral School Psychology Program Director. Dr. Palomares served in the Texas Army National Guard and U.S. Air Force, as well as provided international psychological relief services in Nepal and South Sudan while contracted with Elisabeth Scheffer and Associates. Dr. Palomares is a fellow of the American Psychology Association, and member of the National Association of School Psychologists, as well as a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Psychological Association. Dr. Palomares obtained his BA degree in psychology from Texas A&M University, a MA in counseling psychology from the Lesley University, and PhD in school psychology from Texas A&M University.