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I’m interested in helping association leaders—both board members and staff—to “level up” their nonprofit leadership with a presentation of practical tips and big ideas.

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Erik Hanberg has spent more than 20 years working with nonprofits. In addition to serving as the director of two nonprofits, he has served as an Interim ED twice and worked for nonprofits in marketing and fundraising. He has also served on boards and committees for more than a dozen organizations, often in leadership roles, and several times during a capital campaign.

Erik is the author of four books for nonprofits, focusing on nonprofit management, fundraising, social media, and board governance, which have collectively sold tens of thousands of copies. They’ve been praised as essential reads for nonprofits by Forbes.com, LinkedIn for Nonprofits, Kirkus Reviews, and thousands of executive directors and board members.

In addition, he served for more than 12 years in elected office on the board of Metro Parks Tacoma, a junior municipality with an annual operating budget of $50+ million.

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My presentation would be focused around Leadership and Accountability. Inspiring the audience and giving practical applications to improve their leadership and thus serve their communities better.
I have been the Vice president of the largest UK chiropractic association as well as held several board positions. I believe in the importance of quality personal and professional leadership to create real change.

I have delivered these talks to the chiropractic profession, lay public and armed/emergency services.
It would be a pleasure to help you.

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Dr. Tom is one of Europe’s most exciting and dynamic chiropractors with a purpose to Inspire, Educate and Serve. He does this through his busy full-time practice, as well as through his other businesses as a sought-after entrepreneur. He is the co-host of the The Aligned Podcast and founder of the Adjusting Skills and Certainty (ASC). Designed to help individuals and businesses in the health and wellbeing sector achieve outrageous success while remaining true to their purpose. Along with his wife he is a coach and mentor to health professionals with ASC. A regular guest expert on radio, an international speaker and property investor. It is his mission to inspire you to bring your unique gifts and talents to the world and create a life of health, abundance and happiness.

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Unlocking Success : First Hand Success Principles From Owning 8 Offices

Ryan is one of the world’s foremost communicators from stage. Having shared stages with Robert Kiyosaki, Jay Abraham & Tony Robbins. He brilliantly shares the truths about building and growing a multi million dollar chain of chiropractic practices and how that has helped him guide practices on how to bring in thousands of new patients, craft a unique brand identity in the chiropractic industry, effectively communicating value and cultivating a high-performing team for practice success.

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Dr. Ryan Rieder, is the founder of DC Practice Growth and author of the amazon number 1 selling books New Patient Avalanche and The Conversion Alchemy System. He previously owned 8 offices, with annual revenues of over $7 million-dollars annually and he now helps Chiropractors all over the world grow their practices through his mastermind programs and his agency that currently work with over 200 practices across different services worldwide.

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The Numbers Game

Dr. Friedman will explain how the use of specific and relevant metrics in our documentation can help chiropractors document in the least amount of time and with the least amount of effort, all while satisfying and exceeding the requirements of documentation.

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Dr. Gregg Friedman is a 2nd generation chiropractor and has been practicing since 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona. He’s been teaching chiropractic documentation nationally for more than 20 years and consults with doctors, attorneys, insurance companies, state boards and chiropractic colleges.

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Chiropractic Then & Now

Lisa will take you on a fun and informative journey of the last 40 years of the Chiropractic Profession. How have things changed? What’s still the same? What parts of the Chiropractic past should be carried forward into the future? Explore the Chiropractic perspective from someone who has been involved in the industry for the past 42 years.

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Lisa’s love affair with the Chiropractic Profession began 42 years ago when in 1982 she started working for a chiropractor in New York City while attending college. In 1994 Lisa became the practice administrator for one of the largest Chiropractic Clinics in West Texas, and helped start and manage four satellite clinics. Between 1999 and 2009 Lisa was a practice coach and speaker/CA trainer for Kats (now aka Integrity) Management. She started Gold Star Medical in 2005 as a way to give her disabled husband a work from home job. Upon his death in 2009, Lisa took over the operation of Gold Star full time. Lisa holds certifications in Coding, Billing, Management and Compliance. She speaks regularly at local and state associations, and for medical and chiropractic organizations nationwide.

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Member’s Welcome Breakfast & DC RoundTable

Hosted by Dr. Thomas Wetzen, President, ChiroCongress Board of Directors

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Dr. Thomas Wetzen, has been helping people live pain free as a licensed Chiropractor since 1989. He graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the prestigious, Life University, Marietta, GA, formerly known as, Life Chiropractic College. Dr. Wetzen is a leader in the Chiropractic profession, he is the immediate past President of The Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association and Vice-President for the East Coast Associations Independent Physicians Network. Prior to his presidency, he served as the Vice-President of The Unified VCA. He was also the the Northern Virginia District Representative for the Virginia Society of Chiropractic from 1998 – 2006 and Vice President of the VA Society from 2206-2009. He is currently the District 3 Representative for the Congress of Chiropractic State Association. Dr. Wetzen has helped numerous people with chiropractic care at his practice, Wetzen Chiropractic Clinic located in Columbia, SC until 1997, and at his current practice, Family and Sports Chiropractic, located in Falls Church, VA. He is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and has provided care for the Russian Olympic swim team prior to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, as well as numerous high schools, colleges and professional athletes. He is also recognized for his exemplary service, he provided care for rescue personnel at the Pentagon following the 9/11 attack. He received Chiropractor of the Year Award in 2008 and 2015, Service and Commitment Award in 2002, and Chiropractic Service Award in 2001.

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ED RoundTable 

Tiffany will be hosting the ED Rountable, joined by Dr. Rachel Wendt (Secretary), Marc Abla (D2 Director), Dr. Travis Oller (D4 Director), and Jeff Curwen (D5 Director)

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Tiffany Stevens, ChiroCongress Past Executeive Director , Tennessee Chiropractic Association

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District 1 Meeting

Dr. Thomas will be hosting the District 1 meeting, joined by Dr. Nick Karapasas

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District 2 Meeting

Marc will be hosting the District 2 meeting, joined by Dr. Christopher Dolecki

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District 3 Meeting

Dr. Jaffee will be hosting the District 3 meeting, joined by Dr. Winston Carhee

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Dr. Glenn Jaffe, District 3 Director has been in practice since 2003, opening Jaffe Chiropractic in 2006.

He is originally from southern New Jersey but first moved when school took him to the Midwest. Dr. Jaffe practiced in Florida before settling in Charlotte. He enjoys our growing, vibrant community, the great weather and the wonderful people in our city.

He has published over 210 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has an active clinical and basic science research program.  Dr. Jaffe treats patients with a variety of medical and surgical vitreoretinal and uveitis diseases.  His clinical research interests include the use of optical coherence tomography in clinical retinal treatment trials, novel medical and surgical therapies of uveitis and other posterior segment disorders.  He has been a pioneer in the development of sustained drug delivery systems to treat ocular disease.  He has participated in numerous clinical trials of new therapies for uveitis and vitreoretinal diseases.  He directs a basic research program to investigate the mechanisms responsible for macular degeneration.

Dr. Jaffe serves on the Editorial Board of the journals Retina, Current Opinions in Ophthalmology, and Ocular Surgery News and reviews manuscripts for a variety of clinical and investigative ophthalmology journals.

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District 4 Meeting

Dr. Travis will be hosting the District 4 meeting, joined by Dr. Carson Muth

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District 5 Meeting

Jeff will be hosting the District 5 meeting, joined by Dr. Ron Wilcox