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Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointments to Board of Acupuncture

Friday, June 19, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointments of David Krofcheck, of Richland, and Xiaohong Tan, of Okemos, to the Board of Acupuncture.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the 13-member board oversees the licensure and practice of acupuncture.

“These appointees bring a diverse set of skills to the board and I thank them for their service,” Snyder said.

Krofcheck is the president of Health & Energy, P.C., and has more than 28 years of experience practicing acupuncture and oriental medicine. He worked as an independent contractor performing acupuncture and oriental medicine in Artesia and Studio City, California. Krofcheck earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from California State University, Northridge, a diploma in acupuncture and an oriental medicine doctorate, both from California Acupuncture College. He continues to represent acupuncturists.

Tan is an acupuncturist at Jamieson Total Health Center in Lansing, and has more than 29 years of experience practicing acupuncture. She is a member of the China Association of Acupuncture and is certified as a National Certification Acupuncturist in the United States. Tan earned a medical degree from the Human College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. She continues to represent acupuncturists.

Members serve four-year terms expiring June 30, 2019. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.