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Since 2018

Providing CEs with the Best Views

Our History

The journey to our corporation’s formation started with sea bass, mules, laughter on an escalator in Terminal 3 at the Dallas Airport, and a simple desire to stay in touch with our newly found friends from our Animal Chiropractic program. With limited options for continuing education to maintain our Animal Chiropractic certification, we decided we were going to fill that void by creating an event with prestigious speakers, unique experiences, and a destination with amazing views. First things first, we had to finish our program and pass the certification test later that year. Luckily, everyone on our board passed the first time around and we didn’t have to replace anyone. Phew.

Our first board meeting, which included 4 Chiropractors and 2 Veterinarians, was held in Las Vegas, Nevada in early January 2018. With much excitement, anxiety, and anticipation for what we were about to create, we sat down at the dinner table, and let our dream take shape. The next few hours were spent developing ideas, setting goals, and building our vision to ensure the success and growth of our fledgling corporation. What a fun, but exhausting, and overwhelming process. Shortly after our first board meeting, we added 3 more board members and defined our roles and responsibilities in the organization. Over the next few months, we hashed out the logistical details: found the right cruise to meet our needs, applied for all of the business registrations, secured our speakers, applied for CE approvals, and generated enough buzz about our event to make it a reality. The date is set, the rooms have been blocked off, and we are anxiously counting down the days until we set sail on the Celebrity Infinity. We hope we don’t disappoint you with our efforts and appreciate your support and trust. See you in the Caribbean!

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Our Mission

We are a non-profit corporation providing quality continuing education opportunities at tropical destinations to Chiropractors and Veterinarians who are certified in Animal Chiropractic. Our events are the perfect venues to advance and promote the knowledge of Animal Chiropractic to fellow practitioners with a common focus.

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Team

Our Board Members

Dr. Karen Hannah, DC, CAVCA

PRESIDENT

Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2009
Parker University Animal Chiropractic Program, 2017
Currently practices in Morton, IL

Dr. Josh Knutson, DC, CAVCA

VICE PRESIDENT

Western States Chiropractic College, 2001
Parker University Animal Chiropractic Program, 2017
Currently practices in Hillsboro, OR

Dr. Amanda McCasland, DVM, CAVCA

SECRETARY

Oklahoma State University, 2014 

Parker University Animal Chiropractic Program, 2017

Currently practices in Tulsa, OK

Stephanie Holbrook

TREASURER

AAS in Accounting, 2000
BS in Accounting, 2007
Senior Accountant at Mid-State Industrial in Lakeland, FL

Dr. Lillie DeSimone, DVM, CAVCA

DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

Auburn University, 2012
Parker University Animal Chiropractic Program, 2017
Currently practices in Rockledge, FL

Dr. Brian Renner, DC, CAVCA

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2004
Parker University Animal Chiropractic Program, 2017
Currently practices in San Francisco, CA

Brandon Schroth

DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

Terra State Community College,  Associates of Applied Sciences, 2004
Bowling Green State University, Management Information Systems, BA  2008