Dr. Temple named NBCE president

Dr. Vernon Temple
Dr. Vernon Temple

Vernon Temple, D.C., Davenport ’77, was elected as director-at-large and president of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) during its annual meeting on May 6, in Portland, Ore.

Dr. Temple was first elected to serve the National Board as District III director in 2000. He is a former secretary and vice president on the NBCE Executive Committee. In his work on the NBCE Board of Directors, Dr. Temple also chaired the Computerization Committee and the Special Purposes Examination Committee.

A resident of Bellows Falls, Vt., Dr. Temple has been in practice since 1978 and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists. He is a former chairman of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards and also served as president of the Vermont Board of Chiropractic Examination and Regulation. He may be contacted via e-mail at

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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