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Snyder makes reappointments to Michigan Board of Chiropractic

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointments of Christophe Dean, of Troy, and Thomas Klapp, of Ann Arbor, to the Michigan Board of Chiropractic.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the nine-member board sets entry-level competency standards for health practitioners and verifies continuing education during licensure, protecting and promoting the public's health, safety and welfare.

“I am thankful for Christophe and Dean’s willingness to support the health of their fellow Michiganders by serving on this board,” Snyder said.

Dean is the owner of Dean Chiropractic and has more than 40 years of chiropractic experience. Dean earned a bachelor’s degree in physiology and a doctor of chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He continues to represent professionals.

Klapp is the owner and president of First Choice Chiropractic of Ann Arbor, where he has been since 1980. He also founded First Choice Chiropractic of Northville in 2001. He was named Michigan Association Chiropractor of the Year in 2003, 2006, 2007. Klapp earned a doctor of chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College. He continues to represent professionals.

Appointees will serve four-year terms to expire Dec. 31, 2018. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.