Vision Statement: The FCLB is the premier international resource for information and consolidated services for ensuring the safe, ethical practice of chiropractic
Mission Statement: Protecting the public by promoting excellence in chiropractic regulation through service to our member boards.



November 2018 - 2019

Representatives to Other Organizations

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)
Board of Directors
   (seated annually)
Karlos Boghosian, D.C. (CT) - Expires 5-20
Carol Winkler, D.C. (ND) - Expires 5-20
Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB) Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C.
Chiropractic Summit  FCLB Executive Committee Member - Ongoing 




Standing Committees

Finance and Audit Committee
Expires 11/19

Keita Vanterpool
, D.C. (DC) - Chair
Amy Pezo, D.C. (MT)  
Cathy Riekeman, D.C. (NM)

Prepares and submits a budget to the member chiropractic boards at the annual meeting. Reviews the financial statement and audit of the corporation and advises the Board of Directors on changes in fiscal status.


Nominating Committee
Expires 5/20

Maggie Colucci, D.C. (NV) - Chair
District I - Michael Remmick, D.C. (ND)
District II - Margaret Friehaut, D.C. (MO)
District III - Greg Lewis, D.C. (MD)
District IV - Richard Guarino, D.C. (AZ)
District V - Robert Alpert, D.C. (GA) 

Five members elected by the membership (must be Fellows who have also attended at least one FCLB annual meeting).  Chaired by FCLB Immediate Past President.

Committee reviews letters of interest and CVs submitted at least 60 days prior, conducts interviews, and sets forth a slate of those candidates it feels are best suited for leadership in the offices elected by the membership as a whole, including the Nominating Committee itself.  No limit to the number of candidates they may slate.

Nominating Committee submits slate to member boards not less than 30 days prior to annual meeting.

Resolutions and Bylaws Committee
Expires 11/19

Kevin Fogarty
, D.C., (FL) - Chair

Daniel Cote, D.C. (OR)
George Curry, D.C. (CT)
Robert Frieman, D.C. (MD)
Benjamin Lurie, D.C. (NV)
Brian McIntyre, D.C. (MO)

Maintains a continuing assessment of the bylaws, and receives all proposals for amendments thereof. Makes recommendations to the Federation regarding all amendments.

Receives all proposals for resolutions to be considered by the Federation and makes recommendations for approval or denial.


Special Committees or Task Forces


PACE Committee
Staggered three-year terms

Robert Daschner, D.C. (MN) - Chair
FCLB board member position
William Rademacher, D.C. (IL)
Current regulatory board position
Lisa Blanchard (ND)
Board executive administrator position
Justin Klein, D.C. (DC)
Regulatory board member within the past five years position
Vincent DiCianni
Public member position
John Downes, D.C. (Life University)
Current CE provider position
Shannon Gaertner-Ewing, D.C. (ID)
Chair - PACE Review Team


Chiropractic Board Administrators Committee

Beth Carter (OK) - Chair
Lisa Blanchard (ND) - Co-Chair
Emily Cronbaugh (WY) - Co-Chair
Patricia Oliver (LA) - Board Liaison

Provides support and information for chiropractic board administrators.  Participation is open to all board administrators.


Model Practice Act - Task Force

Kirk Shilts, D.C. (MA) - Chair
Robert Alpert, D.C. (GA)
James Buchanan, D.C. (WY)
Ms. Cass Skinner (OR)
Keita Vanterpool, D.C. (DC)

A task force charged with developing, maintaining and amending a model practice act for regulating the chiropractic profession.


Certified Chiropractic Clinical Assistant Committee

Carol Winkler, D.C. (ND) - Chair
Paul Andrews, R.N. (MA)
Ms. Lisa Blanchard (ND)
Michael Fedorczyk, D.C. (MD)
Jason Hulme, D.C. (TN)
Brian McIntyre, D.C. (MO)

Provides support and guidance for the CCCA program.


Passport Credentialing Committee

Kindra Ingram, D.C. (MD)
Patricia Schumacher, D.C. (WI)
Ms. Emily Cronbaugh (WY)

The Passport Credentialing Committee is charged with overseeing the administration of the Chiropractic Passport program


Investment Committee

Robert Daschner, D.C. (MN)
Richard Guarino, D.C. (AZ)
Carol Winkler, D.C. (ND)

The Chair of the Investment committee shall provide the board of directors detailed information about (1) assets allocation, (2) investment performance, (3) future investment strategies, and (4) any other matters of interest to the board concerning these investments.

Specialty Councils Task Force

Karen Campion, D.C. (TX)
Margaret Friehaut, D.C. (MO)
George Khoury, D.C. (PA)
Cynthia Tays, D.C. (TX)