Thursday, December 13, 2018

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FCLB Upcoming Events
 Districts I & IV 2018 Fall Meeting September 20-23, 2018 Palm Springs, CA
 District II 2018 Fall Meeting October 11-14, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL
 Districts III & V 2018 Fall Meeting September 13-16, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
 2019 Annual Educational Congress  May 3-5, 2019 Mission Bay, CA

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Note: This represents only a partial listing of chiropractic related organizations 

American Black Chiropractic Association (ABCA)  
Quentin M. Brisco, DC, President
Connie Chipp, DC, Membership Chair
3915 Cascade Rd, Ste 220
Atlanta, GA  30331
Phone: 404.647.2225

The purpose of the ABCA is to help recruit, encourage, and support black persons to study chiropractic. The organization encourages research and development of the science, philosophy, and art of chiropractic.

2018 Annual Convention - June 28 - July 1, 2018 - St. Louis, MO
American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
N. Ray Tuck, DC, President
Richard Miller, Acting Executive Vice President
1701 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703.276.8800

The largest chiropractic association in the country. Its mission is to preserve, protect, improve, and promote the chiropractic profession and the services of Doctors of Chiropractic for the benefit of the patients they serve.

National Chiropractic Legislative Conference and Educational Symposium 2019: Washington, DC - January 16-19, 2019

ACA Specialty Councils - Upcoming Symposia

Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC)
Clay McDonald, DC, MBA, Chair
David O'Bryon, JD, CAE, President
4424 Montgomery Avenue
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301.652.5066 or
Fax: 301.913.9146

A non-profit organization of chiropractic educational institutions providing leadership, education, research, and service regarding chiropractic education.

ACC-RAC 2019 - Baltimore, MD - March 14-16, 2019

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Association for the History of Chiropractic (AHC)
Patrick Montgomery, D.C., President
Alana Callender, Ed.D., Executive Director
4430 8th St
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: 309.781.9903

A non-profit membership organization committed to exploring and preserving the rich heritage of the chiropractic profession. The AHC holds an annual conference at one of the chiropractic colleges and publishes a scholarly journal, Chiropractic History.

39th Annual AHC Conference - New York Chiropractic College - June 15, 2019

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Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA)
Dr. David Peeace, Chair
Alison Dantas, CEO
186 Spadina Ave, Ste 6
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3B2
Phone: 416.585.7902
Fax: 416.585.2970
Toll Free: 1.877.222.9303

The mission of the CCA is to promote the interests of the chiropractic profession in Canada by promoting the benefits of chiropractic, professional unity and research; by providing member services and benefits and by safeguarding members' interests.

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Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board (CCEB)
Suite 230, 1209 - 59th Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2P6

Fax: 403.230.3321

CCEB is the sole administrator for all chiropractic exams in Canada.  They are a federally incorporated not-for-profit organization whose members are the provincial licensing bodies, to whom they report candidate results.  
Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Boards (CFCREAB)
The CFCREAB is now the Federation of Canadian Chiropractic (FCC)

Chiropractic Centennial Foundation (CCF)
Contact ACC for information  Organized the Grand Celebration: Commemorating 100 Years of Chiropractic. Held in Washington, D.C. in July 1995. The Foundation in process of dissolution in 1998. Proceeds of $40,000 will be placed in a trust fund to produce a Bicentennial event in 2090. The trust will be administered by the CCA with advisors from ACA, ICA, and WFC.
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Chiropractic Economics
5150 Palm Valley Rd. Suite 103
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Phone: 904.285.6020 or
Fax: 904.285.9944

A private media company that provides education to doctors and students of chiropractic through publishing Chiropractic Economics magazine, hosting webinars, sponsoring educational conferences, and maintaining educational resources online.
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Chiropractic Summit
Dr. Norman Ouzts, Chair
 It is the goal of the Chiropractic Summit to work on the following critical issues:
1. National Health Care Reform/Medicare Reform & DoD/VA/PHSC
2. Doctor Practice Satisfaction & Self Esteem
3. Profession wide collaboration, grassroots mobilization and self regulation.
4. Reimbursement/Anti-discrimination
5. Public Relations - telling the chiropractic story and promoting the brand (competition and cultural authority)
6. Improved practitioner documentation quality and compliance particularly within the Medicare system. 

2018 Roundtable - Austin, TX - November 1, 2018

ChiroWeb - Dynamic Chiropractic Online
PO Box 28990
Santa Ana, CA 92799
Phone: 714.230.3150
Fax: 714.899.4273

Chiropractic news, archives, discussion groups, calendar of events. ChiroFind - locate a doctor of chiropractic. Links to educational and other resources.
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CitizenAdvocacy Center (CAC)
David Swankin, President and CEO
Steven Papier, Administrative Officer
1601 18th Street NW, Suite #4 
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202.462.1174
Fax: 202.354.5372

A private, nonprofit organization that provides support and training for public members of licensing and other health-related boards. Also conducts research and convenes conferences and forums on significant public issues related to health care quality assurance.

2018 Annual Meeting - Washington, DC - October 16-17, 2018

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Congress of Chiropractic State Associations (COCSA)
Don Cross, DC, President
Elizabeth "Lizz" Klein, Executive Director
12531 E. Meadow Drive
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 517.243.6147
Fax: 316.633.4455

Composed of state chiropractic associations from the 50 states. The mission of the Congress is to provide an apolitical forum for the promotion and advancement of the chiropractic profession through service to member state associations.

2018 COCSA Convention - November 1-3, 2018 - Austin, Texas
Council on Chiropractic Education - Australasia (CCEA)
Dr. Michael Shobbrook, Chairperson'
Ms. Rachel Portelli, Executive Officer
GPO 622
Canberra, ACT 2601
Phone: 61.2.6100.6264

The CCEA establishes and maintains standards of excellence in chiropractic education in Australia and New Zealand and, upon request, the Asian region. The Standards are appropriate to the Australasian education setting and consistent with international equivalencies enabling international recognition and mobility for graduates of accredited chiropractic programs. The Accreditation Committee is a balance of professional, institutional and lay representatives, providing expertise in accreditation and educational issues.
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Council on Chiropractic Education - US (CCE-USA)
Craig Little, DC, President/CEO
Mr. S. Ray Bennett, Vice President for Accreditation & Operations
8049 N. 85th Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4321
Phone: 480.443.8877 or
Fax: 480.483.7333

An autonomous national organization, recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to accredit programs and single-purpose institutions offering the doctor of chiropractic degree, which seeks to ensure the quality of chiropractic education in the U.S. by means of accreditation, educational improvement, and public information.

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Council on Chiropractic Education Canada (CCEC)
Dr. Rodney Thompson, Chair
Website: (click on the Accreditation of Educational Programmes link)
Developed and maintained by the CFCREAB, CCEC interprets the Standards for Doctor of Chiropractic Programmes, implements the process of accreditation, and certifies the quality and integrity of DCPs through evaluation of their compliance with the Criteria for Accreditation. 

Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP)
Jay Greenstein, DC, Chairperson
PO Box 2542
Lexington, South Carolina 29071
Phone: 803.356.6809
Fax:  803.356.6826

Formed to oversee the chiropractic guidelines development process from prioritization of projects, through panel selection, process formulation, education, peer review, evaluation and revision. Made up of the Board of Directors (policy-making) and the Commission (scientific arm).  
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Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR)
Steve Hart, President
Adam Parfitt, Executive Director
403 Marquis Ave., Ste.200
Lexington, KY 40502
Phone: 859.269.1289
Fax: 859.231.1943

An international association for professional and occupational regulators. Its mission is to improve the quality and understanding of professional and occupational regulation to enhance public protection.

Annual Educational Conference - September 26-29, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA
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Councils on Chiropractic Education International (CCE-I)
Jean Moss, D.C., President
Kylie Woolcock, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 4943
Pocatello, ID 83205
Phone: 208-241-4855

The Councils on Chiropractic Education International (CCEI) is an organization of chiropractic accrediting bodies worldwide. CCEI is committed to excellence in chiropractic education through emphasis on quality in its International Chiropractic Accreditation Standards, and by aiding in the development and recognition of new accrediting bodies in geographic regions where such agencies are not currently recognized.

CCEI provides accreditation services through its assigned member organizations to chiropractic educational entities situated in areas not currently served by a CCEI member agency. Accreditation agency actions and status designations for chiropractic educational entities that award equivalent degrees are mutually endorsed on the basis of membership in CCEI.

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Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Services, LLC (EBAS)
Stacey Kjeldgaard, D.C., Executive Director
901 54th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-352-9050

Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Services, LLC (EBAS), was established to address the post-licensure testing needs of regulated professions concerning ethical violations. The E&B Essay Examination is a computerized examination that provides a tool to assess a licensee’s understanding of ethical and boundary issues as relevant to the professional workplace environment.
European Chiropractors' Union (ECU)
Oystein Ogre, President
Claire Wilmot, ECU Administrator
The Glasshouse
5A Hampton Rd
Hampton Hill
Middlesex TW12 1JN
Phone/Fax: +44 (0)20 8977 2206

The European Chiropractors' Union (ECU) is established to promote the development of Chiropractic in Europe as well as to pursue the interests of Chiropractic as a science and a profession by research, teaching, publications and legal activities. It represents the Chiropractic profession in Europe on a supranational level.

Convention 2019: Berlin - March 20-23, 2019

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European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE)
Dr. Olivier Lanlo, President
Mandy Stagg, Executive Secretary
Scharenkamp 22
38442 Wolfsburg
Phone: (44) (0) 7951 899701
Fax:  (44) 7951899701

The ECCE's mission is to establish standards of excellence for the education and training of chiropractors as safe and competent primary contact practitioners.

Executive Committee Meeting, Commission on Accreditation Meeting, Annual Council Meeting: London - Nov 24-25, 2018

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Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB)
Dale Atkinson, Executive Director
1466 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847.559.3272
Fax: 847.714.9796

An organization of associations composed of professional regulatory boards. Objectives are to exchange information and engage in programs and joint activities relating to the licensing of professionals, solving mutual problems, improving standards of the professions, etc.

FARB Regulatory Law Seminar - September 27-30, 2018 - Portland, OR
FARB Forum - January 24-27, 2019 - New Orleans, LA

Federation of Canadian Chiropractic (FCC) (Formerly Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Boards (CFCREAB)
David Hayes, DC, President
John Sutherland, CEO
30 Gloucester St, Ste 2301
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1L6
Phone: 416-697-7458
The Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Boards (the Federation) is a national association of provincial and territorial chiropractic licensing authorities and accredited educational programmes and is incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act.
All health care professions are regulated at the provincial and territorial level, as such, the role of the Federation is to provide a forum at the national level for the exchange of information, resources and experience in order to assist the member regulatory boards to best carry out their responsibilities.
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Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, Inc. (FSMB)
400 Fuller Wise Rd, Ste 300
Euless, TX 76039
Phone: 817.868.4000
Fax: 817.868.4099

Composed of the medical boards of the states, DC, and territories. Operates as a clearinghouse, forum, and representative body for state medical boards. Contributed to the effectiveness and integrity of medical licensing and discipline systems and offers educational programming.

Federation of Straight Chiropractors and Organizations (FSCO)
See International Federation of Chiropractors & Organizations

Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors (FICC)

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP)
Dr. Sherry McAllister, Executive Vice President
PO Box 869
Georgetown, CA  95634
Phone: 866.901.3427


The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress embraces a mission of generating positive press for the chiropractic profession and increasing public awareness to the many benefits associated with chiropractic care.

The Foundations public awareness campaign consists of monthly press releases, advertorials, public service announcements, advertisements (print, radio, television), and partnerships with high profile spokespeople.

International Board of Chiropractic Examiners (IBCE)
901 54th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970.356.9100

The International Board of Chiropractic Examiners (IBCE) was established to assist interested regulatory authorities in the international chiropractic community. The IBCE does not embrace any particular chiropractic philosophy. Instead, the IBCE produces tests according to information provided collectively by the chiropractic educational institutions, regulatory authorities, field practitioners, and subject specialists, along with an analysis of the chiropractic profession within each jurisdiction that chooses to utilize IBCE services.
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International Chiropractic Regulatory Society (ICRS) 
Dr. Lisa Richard, Chair
Representatives from WFC, CCEI, World-wide regulatory agenices, IBCE, CCEB

The ICRS is an informal group established to support those jurisdictions that have legislative authority to regulate chiropractors, and to assist those who wish to work toward adding the appropriate regulatory structure to protect the public. Anyone interested in the goals of the ICRS is welcome to attend the annual Forum and to participate in the project groups.
11th Annual Forum - Berlin, Germany - March 20, 2019

International Chiropractors Association (ICA)
George Curry, DC, President
Dr. Don Reno, Executive Director
6400 Arlington Blvd, Ste. 800
Falls Church, VA 22042
Phone: 703.528.5000
Toll free: 800.423.4690
Fax: 703.528.5023

A professional organization dedicated to advancing the chiropractic profession and representing and promoting the interests of doctors of chiropractic and the patients they serve through advocacy, research and education. Its mission is to move the profession forward while preserving its unique identity as a separate, distinct and drugless health care profession.

2018 Annual Conference on Chiropractic & Pediatrics: Palm Springs - December 7-9, 2018

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International College of Chiropractors, Inc. (ICC)
Kenneth Padgett, D.C., President
Richard Brassard, D.C., Interim Secretary
27 Armand Shore Dr.
Houston, TX  77058
Phone: 281.998.3492

"An Order of Merit, Service and Fellowship", an ancillary agency of the ACA, promotes the philosophy, study, and teaching of chiropractic, encourages a high code of ethics and high standard of morals, and seeks valuable discoveries to the further development of the science of chiropractic. Fellows are honored members of the society.
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International Federation of Chiropractors And Organizations (formerly the FSCO)
Liam Schubel, DC, President
Brandi MacDonald, Executive Director
2276 Wassergass Road
Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone: 800.521.9856

National organization representing straight chiropractic and those straight chiropractors adhering to its non-therapeutic practice. Its objective is to promote, protect, and advance the philosophy, science, and the art of correcting vertebral subluxation and to facilitate the public access to and knowledge of the services of straight chiropractic.

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International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS)
Federation Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
FICS Headquarters
MSI Maison du Sport International
Avenue de Rhondanie 54
CH-1007 Laussane VD
FICS Administration
World Federation of Chiropractic
1246 Yonge Street, Ste 203
Toronto, ON M4T 1W5
Phone: +41 (21) 601-0858
Fax: +41 (21) 601-7923
Phone: (416) 484-9091
Fax: (416) 484-9665

Activities include building relationships with international sports federations, athletes, other health care professionals and their representative organizations; developing and presenting postgraduate educational programs for sports chiropractors; and coordinating teams of properly credentialed sports chiropractors to provide services to athletes at major sporting events up to and including the Olympic Games.

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National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys (NACA)
Paul W. Lambert
1026 E Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301-2673
Phone: (850)577-3222
Fax: (850)224-9396

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) 
Sal LaRusso, DC, President
901 54th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970.356.9100
Fax: 970.356.6134

The principal testing organization for the chiropractic profession. Provides standardized academic and pre-licensure clinical testing services. These include: Part I (Basic Science), Part II (Clinical Science), Part III (Written Clinical Competency), and Part IV (Practical Demonstration of Skills), Special Purposes Exam for Chiropractic (SPEC), and optional tests in physiotherapy, acupuncture, and ethics and boundaries.

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National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
1100 13th Street, NW Ste. 1000
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.955.3500 or
Fax: 202.955.3599

An independent, not-for-profit organization that assesses and reports on health plan quality. Holds health plans accountable for the quality of care and services they deliver. Provides information to consumers and employer. Does not intervene directly on behalf of consumers.
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World Chiropractic Alliance (WCA)
2683 Via deLaValle, Ste G 629
Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone: 800.347.1011
Fax: 480.732.9313 or

Publishes The Chiropractic Journal.
World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS)
Dr. Danielle Wiesner, President
1246 Yonge Street, Suite 202/203
Toronto, ON  M4T 1W5


An international organization representing future doctors of chiropractic. Meets annually to discuss issues pertaining to students

Annual General Meeting - Brisbane, Australia - 2019 

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World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC)
Espen Johannessen, DC, President
Richard Brown, DC, Secretary-General
160 Eglinton Ave East, Ste #601
Toronto, Ontario M4P 3B5
Phone: 416.484.9978
Fax: 416.484.9665
Members are national associations of chiropractors in over 60 countries. The WFC represents them and the profession in the international community.

WFC/ACC Education Conference: London, England - October 24-27, 2018

WFC/ECU Congress - Berlin, German - March 20-23, 2019

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