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Dr. Donna Craft elected first woman NBCE president

Dr. Donna Craft

Donna L. Craft, D.C., Davenport ’86, of Brooklyn, Mich., was elected president of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) in Myrtle Beach, S.C., at the NBCE annual meeting on May 2, 2014. Dr. Craft is the first woman elected as president in the organization’s 51-year history. She served as NBCE vice president in 2012-2013, treasurer in 2010 and secretary in 2005-2006.

“I’m honored to take on the important role of dayto- day leadership at the NBCE,” Dr. Craft says. “Our first task is to maintain fiscal responsibility while responding to current opportunities for growth. This includes overseeing the computer-based testing initiative, where success may lead to a model that can be expanded to include other chiropractic college test sites. In the post-licensure area, our focus will be on building a solid foundation for the Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Services area as they offer their products to licensed professions beyond chiropractic.”

Dr. Craft was first elected to the NBCE Board in 2003 and served as an at-large director. In 2007, she was elected (and re-elected in 2010 and 2013) as District II director, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. She practices in Ann Arbor and served on the Michigan Board of Chiropractic for eight years.

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