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Gov. Perry Appoints Three to Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Tuesday, April 30, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2019. The board licenses chiropractors and chiropractic facilities, and registers chiropractic radiological technicians.

Cynthia Tays of Austin is president and owner of Austin Chiropractic Associates P.A. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), ACA Sports Council and ACA Physical Therapy Council. She is also a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association and American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists, and is the chiropractic consultant for Ballet Austin and Tapestry Dance Company. Tays received a bachelor's degree from St. Cloud State University and a doctor of chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic College. She is being reappointed and will continue to serve as chair of the board for a term to expire at the pleasure of the governor.

John H. Riggs III of Midland is owner and clinic director of Alternative Chiropractic Solutions. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and ACA Council Chiropractic Orthopedics, Texas Chiropractic Association and Texas Council of Chiropractic Orthopedists, and a member and board certified chiropractic orthopedist through the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. He is also a past member of the American Board of Disability Analysts, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, California Chiropractic Association and Tennessee Pain Society. Riggs served in the U.S. Air Force. He received a bachelor's degree from California State College, a Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University, and a doctor of chiropractic degree from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.

John Steinberg of Marion is director of safety and security for Little Caesars of San Antonio Inc. He is former mayor of the City of Converse and a past Converse city councilman. He is a member and past president of the Alamo Area Mediators Association, and a board member and past chairman of the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center. Steinberg is past chairman of the American Society for Industrial Security and San Antonio Safety Council, and a past board member of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Steinberg served 28 years in the U.S. Air Force. He received a bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University and a master's degree in management and supervision from Central Michigan University.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

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