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FCLB Hosts 91st Annual Educational Congress in Orlando, FL

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 May 10, 2017






FCLB Hosts 91st Annual Educational Congress in Orlando, FL

The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards hosted its 91st Annual Educational Congress May 3-7 in Orlando, FL. The conference focused on leadership and accountability in regulation. Approximately 130 attendees from North America represented chiropractic licensing boards, testing, associations, and chiropractic colleges.

On Thursday, the educational portion of the conference opened with the 27th Annual Joseph Janse Lecture delivered by Dr. Fabrizio Mancini. Thursday’s presenters also included Dr. Matthew Antonucci, Director of the Department of Brain Performance and Rehabilitation for the Carrick Institute; and Dr. Bill Moreau, Managing Director of Sports Medicine for the United States Olympic Committee.  Friday’s portion of the conference was hosted by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and included a
keynote address by Dr. William Morgan, President of Parker College of Chiropractic. Dr. Morgan spoke on visionary leadership in chiropractic.  

Other educational sessions at the conference included:

  • NC Dental Board v. FTC
  • Regulatory Ethics
  • Chiropractic Mobility
  • Board Member Conflict
  • Licensure Exams and Services of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Sunset Reviews
  • Effective Use of Settlement Agreements

Elections – FCLB Board of Directors

  • President: Dr. Maggie Colucci (NV)
  • Vice President: Dr. Kirk Shilts (MA)
  • Treasurer: Dr. Carol Winkler (ND)
  • District I Director: Dr. James Buchanan (WY)
  • District II Director: Dr. Robert Daschner (MN)
  • District I Alternate Director: Dr. Lisa Kouzes (OR)
  • District II Alternate Director: Dr. Brian McIntyre (MO)

The FCLB Board of Directors named District IV Director Dr. Cynthia Tays (TX) to serve as Board Chair.

Awards and Recognition

Dr. Grossman presented awards to the following individuals and organizations:

  • Special Presidential Recognition: Dr. William Rademacher (IL)
  • 2017 Dr. Wayne Wolfson Scholarship Award: Ms. Cariann Paul (Palmer College of Chiropractic - Florida)
  • 2017 Donna Liewer-Cohen Regulatory Scholarship (special thanks to NBCE for sponsoring four of these scholarships):  Ms. Laura Carrillo (AK), Mr. Robert Puleo (CA), Mr. Thomas Ryan (WI), Mr. Tom Sullivan (NC), Dr. Brian Zachariah (IL)
  • 2017 Pennebaker/Wiley Outstanding Board Award: Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2017 George R. Arvidson Award for Meritorious Service: Dr. LeRoy Otto (MN)

A complete agenda, list of faculty, awards presentations and many of the 2017 educational sessions are available on the Federation’s website at

Next year’s meeting is scheduled for May 2-6, 2018, in Dallas, TX.


For more information, contact:

Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., Executive Director
Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
5401 W. 10th Street, Ste 101
Greeley, CO 80634
(970) 356-3500 / Fax (970) 356-3599
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