News & Notes

Deb Bilzing, the architect of Lakeland's master of arts in counseling program, will retire from her full-time administrative role on Sept. 6. The director of the MAC program since Jan. 1, 2010, Deb's leadership ensured that MAC program graduates had pre-approval from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services and from the Department of Public Instruction. In addition, she has served in leadership roles in the Wisconsin Counseling Association and the Wisconsin School Counselors Association, ensuring that Lakeland's program had a place at the table when policy decisions were made. She serves as a mentor to many students, and has helped many of them secure employment and leadership positions in the counseling field.

Please join us in thanking Deb for her leadership and wishing her well in retirement.