GREELEY, Colo.—The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) re-elected officers during the Board’s organizational meeting May 2, 2008 in Atlanta, GA. These officers form the NBCE Executive Committee. Dr. Vernon R. Temple, D.C., (VT) was re-elected to serve as president of the National Board. Dr. Temple is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, and has been in practice in Vermont since 1978. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists. He is a former chairman of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards and has also served as president of the Vermont Board of Chiropractic Examination and Regulation. Dr. N. Edwin Weathersby, D.C., (AZ) was re-elected as NBCE vice president. Dr. Weathersby is a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College and currently owns a multi-disciplinary practice in Glendale, Ariz. He is the past president of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. He is a past chair of the Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners and former vice president and president of the Arizona Association of Chiropractic. In 1993, Theodore J. Scott, D.C., of Kaysville, Utah, was re-elected to serve a second term as District IV director and was re-elected as treasurer of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) during the Annual Meeting on May 2, 2008, in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Scott will serve three years as District IV director, which includes the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah. Dr. Scott has served as chairman of the Utah State Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board, and was reappointed to this position in 2004 for a four-year term. In addition to his NBCE responsibilities, Dr. Scott maintains a private practice in Layton, Utah. Dr. Scott is a 1978 doctor of chiropractic graduate from Texas Chiropractic College. He served as chairman of the Utah State Professional Standards Committee from 1989 to 2001. Dr. Scott is a past member of the Utah Chiropractic Physicians Association and the past convention chairman for the Utah Chiropractic Association. Dr. Mary-Ellen Rada, D.C., (NJ) was re-elected as secretary for the NBCE. Dr. Rada is a graduate of Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in Spartanburg, S.C., and has been in practice in New Jersey since 1990. She is the former president and a current member of the New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, where she has served since 2000. Headquartered in Greeley, Colo., the NBCE is the international testing organization for the chiropractic profession. Established in 1963, the NBCE develops, administers and scores legally defensible, standardized written and practical examinations for candidates seeking chiropractic licensure throughout the United States and in many foreign countries.


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