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About the Board . . .

Current Board Members           Updated  8/12/16

The OBCE has seven members - 5 Doctors of Chiropractic and 2 public members. 

Jason Young DC, President                 2nd Term:  March 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2019
Body of Health
985 NW 23rd St 
Corvallis, OR 97330 
Work: (541) 753-1287  
Email:  dryoung@yourbodyofhealth.com  
Glenn Taylor, Vice-President             2nd Term:  Oct 1, 2015 – Sept 30, 2018 
Public Member 
Portland, OR 97202 
Email: gtaylorpdx@gmail.com​

Lisa Kouzes DC, Secretary                 1st Term:  June 5, 2013 - May 31, 2016 
AllPoints Integrative Health 
9115 SW Oleson Rd Ste 103
Portland, OR 97223
Work:  (503) 972-5601
Email: lkouzes@gmail.com  

B. Paul Bjornson DC                         1st Term:  Oct 1, 2015 – Sept 30, 2018 
Ontario Chiropractic  
200 SW 2nd Ave 
Ontario, OR 97914 
Work:  (541) 889-7797  
Email: bjornsons@yahoo.com​

Amber Reed JD                                 1st Term:  Sept 19, 2014 – Sept 18, 2017 
Public Member 
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Email: a.reed.m@gmail.com  

Ron Romanick DC                             1st Term:  Sept 19, 2014 - Sept 18, 2017
PO Box 952
Forest Grove, OR  97116
Work: (503) 430-8479 
Email: romanickr@comcast.net  

Franchesca Vermillion DC               1st Term:  June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2019
Health Centers of UWS East Clinic
12141 NE Halsey Street
Portland, OR 97230
Work: (503) 752-1875
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2015 AND 2016 Board Meetings       Updated  5/26/2016

Most OBCE board meeting​s are normally held the third Thursday every other month at the Board's administrative office in Salem. We will update the schedule if any changes are made. 
Also, generally, the meetings convene in Executive Session at 8:30 AM and move to Public Session sometime thereafter (generally 11:30 am - 12:30 pm). Please refer to the posted Public Agenda on the Home Page for public session start times, or changes. 

​January 15-16, 2016
Silverton, OR​ ​Oregon Garden - Silverton Moonstone
895 W Main St
Silverton, Oregon
​March 17, 2016
Salem, OR​ OBCE Administrative Office​
Morrow Crane Bldg
3218 Pringle Rd SE
Salem, OR 97302
​May 19-20, 2016
​Coos Bay, OR The Mill - The Spruce Room
3201 Tremont Ave
North Bend, OR 97459

July 21, 2016

Salem, OR 

OBCE Administrative Office​
Morrow Crane Bldg
3218 Pringle Rd SE
Salem, OR 97302

September 22-23, 2016
September 15-16, 2016
Salem, OR
Klamath Falls, OR
​The Grand Hotel
201 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97302
​November 17, 2016
​Portland, OR  ​University of Western States
Hampton Hall
2900 NE 132nd Ave
Portland, OR 97320

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OBCE Committees Updated       11/20/2015

As of December 31, 2015, the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners will be disbanding all of its ad hoc committees (Rules Advisory Committee, ETSDP Committee, and the Minor Surgery/Proctology Review Committee) and will put calls out for membership interest for each committee if and when the need arises. Thank you to all who have participated on these committees in years past - we greatly appreciate your time and dedication to improving chiropractic care within our state.​

Peer Review Committee (not an ad hoc committee)

Updated July 15, 2015

Jenni​fer Hess DC, Chair
Eugene, OR
2nd Term expires 11/19/2016
Peter Macris DC

Portland, OR

1st Term expires 7/1/2016

Seth Alley DC
Portland, OR
1st Term expires 1/21/2019 
David Russ DC
Portland, OR
1st Term expires 5/9/2019 
Kevin Chang DC
Portland, OR
1st Term expires 6/12/2017
Michelle Waggoner DC
Gresham, OR
2nd Term expires 1/27/2018
Matt Freedman DC
Eugene, OR
1st Term expires 4/10/2017
Peter Vuky DC Alternate
Beaverton, OR 
Appointed 5/21/2015; 
1st Term expires 7/30/18

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OBCE Staff Directory Updated    7/18/16

Main Telephone Line: (503) 378-5816
Cass Skinner, J.D.,  Executive Director
Direct Line: (503) 373-1620
  • Board Administration
  • Policies and Practice issues
  • Budget and Legislative issues
Yaffir Sanchez, Office Specialist 
Main Line: (503) 373-1614
  • General CA/DC Application, or Renewal inquiries
  • License Verifications (if not found on web Licensee Lookup)
  • General Policy Questions
  • Label or list inquiries 

Donna Dougan, Administrative Assistant
Direct Line: (503) 373-1579
  • DC Applications Program (Call 503-378-5816 for application packets)
  • DC Examination Administration
  • Administrative Rules Coordinator
  • Peer Review Committee Support
Kelly Beringer, Administrative Assistant
Direct Line: (503) 373-1573
  • Chiropractic Renewal Program
  • Chiropractic Assistant Certification & Renewal Program (Call 503-378-5816, option 1 for application packets)
  • Continuing Education Inquiries
  • Accounts Receivables Collection
  • Policy/Practice Questions
  • Webmaster
George Finch​, Investigator
Direct Line: (503) 373-1615
  • Prepare/Investigate complaints for Board review
  • Maintains disciplinary database

Frank Prideaux DC​​​, Health Care Investigator
Direct Line: (503) 373-1848
  • Prepare/Investigate complaints for Board review
  • Advise Board on clinical issues

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Board Member Appointments

Interested in serving as a Board Member?  Follow this link to the Governor's Executive Appointments​ web page to read more.

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