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Below are links to organizations related to or used by Chiropractors.

Professional Associations 

AR Chiropractic Physicians Association
2482 Highway 77
Marion AR 72364
(870) 739-6880

(870) 739-6881 Fax

Arkansas Chiropractic Society
P.O. Box 10213
Fort Smith, AR  72917
(479) 806-1138 Business
(479) 434-4403 Fax

Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB)
5401 W. 10th Street, Suite 101
Greeley, CO  80634
P: 970.356.3500
F: 970.356.3599


The following resources are from the FCLB website at under Resources.

American Black Chiropractic Association (ABCA)  
Winston K. Carhee, DC, President
Connie Mitchell, 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.

American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
Anthony Hamm, DC, President
James G. Potter, Chief Executive Officer
1701 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703.276.8800
Fax: 703.243.2593
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.

Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC)
Brian McAulay, DC, President
David O'Bryon, Executive Director
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.

Association for the History of Chiropractic (AHC)
Roger J. R. Hynes, D.C., President
Alana Callender, Ed.D., Executive Director
1000 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803
Phone: 319.884.5855
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.

Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA)
Dr. Jeff Warren, 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.

Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board (CCEB)
Pat Frank, Executive Director
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)
Lisa Richard, DC, President
Wayne Glover, Executive Director
39 River Street
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3P1
Phone: 416-646-1600
Fax: 416-646-9460
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.

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.

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.

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.

CitizenAdvocacy Center (CAC)
David Swankin, President and CEO
Steven Papier, Administrative Officer
1400 - 16th St. NW, Ste 101 
Washington, DC 20036
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.

Congress of Chiropractic State Associations (COCSA)
David Kassmeier, DC, President
Amy Hardin, Executive Director
12531 E. Meadow Drive
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 316.613.3386
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.

Council on Chiropractic Education - Australasia (CCEA)
Dr. Michael Shobbrook, Chairperson
PO Box 8739
Armadale, Victoria  3143
Phone: 61.3.9500.9250
Fax: 61.3.9500.2904
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.

Council on Chiropractic Education - US (CCE-USA)
Craig Little, DC, Chair
Tom Benberg, President/CEO
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. 

Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP)Gregory Baker, 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). 

Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR)
Darrel S. Crimmins, 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.

Councils on Chiropractic Education International (CCE-I)
C. Lesley Biggs, PhD, President
Reed Phillips, DC, PhD, Executive Director
P.O. Box 4943
Pocatello, ID 83205
Phone: 208-241-4855

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.

European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE)
Dr.Olivier Lanlo, President
Mandy Stagg, Executive Secretary
4 Coronation Rd
Waterlooville  P07 7FA
United Kingdom
Phone: (44) 2392480887
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.

Federation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Regulatory Agencies 
Peter Gonzalez, Arizona Executive Director
Arizona State Acupuncture Board of Examiners
1400 W. Washington, Ste 230
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.364.0145
Mission: "To provide an organization through which member agencies may work together to better assure the protection of the public through good communication about licensure, practice, regulatory activity and professional disciplinary action and to promote the delivery of quality healthcare to the public."

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.

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)
Garrett Cuneo, Executive Director
PO Box 560
Carmichael, CA 95609-0560
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
Martin Kollasch, DC, Director of International Operations
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.

International Chiropractors Association (ICA)
Michael S. McClean, 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.

International College of Chiropractors, Inc. (ICC)
John W. Schwietert, D.C., Secretary-Treasurer
216 E. St. Charles St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3836
Phone: 605.342.0490
Fax: 605.721.4578
"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.

International Federation of Chiropractors And Organizations (formerly the FSCO)
Shane Walker, DC, President
2276 Wassergass Road
Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone: 800.521.9856
Fax: 610.838.3031
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.

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.

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) 
Norman Ouzts, DC, President
Martin Kollasch, DC, Executive Vice 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.

National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Company (NCMIC)
14001 University Ave
Clive, IA 50325-8258
Phone: 800.769.2000
Fax: 610.826.7500
Major chiropractic malpractice insurance carrier.

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.

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)
Sharni Meyer, 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

World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC)
Dennis Richards, DC, President
David Chapman-Smith, Secretary-General
1246 Yonge St, Ste 203
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W5
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.


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