Joan Adam, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Meeting Minutes


South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners Meeting
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
December 5, 2015         


The December 5, 2015 meeting began with new doctor matriculation at 4:15 p.m. Dr. Jeff Kramer called the board meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  The following members were present: Dr. Mark Bledsoe, Dr. Kathleen Deutsch, Dr. Jerrid Goebel and Marcia Walter, Executive Director.  Excused absence: Bev McCracken.


The agenda for the meeting was distributed and unanimously approved as mailed. 


M/S Bledsoe/Goebel to approve secretary’s report from September 12, 2015 meeting as corrected by adding Dr. Mark Bledsoe to members present

Passed, no opposition


Marcia Walter presented the financial update.  The state account currently has a balance of $239.274.65 as of October 31, 2015.   Renewals are going well with about 1/3 of the licensees having submitted their renewal payments.  The state is charging the board $24.00 per month for the database information that is required per legislation.  With no additions or corrections, the board received the financial update as presented.


Dr. Goebel presented the investigative report.

M/S Bledsoe/Deutsch   to approve #03-15 and #04-15

Passed, no opposition


Marcia Walter reported that there haven’t been any peer reviews received since September meeting.  No further action taken.


Dr. Kramer requested discussion on additional documentation requirements be removed from the agenda.


FCLB district report was given by Dr’s. Kathleen Deutsch and Mark Bledsoe as well as Marcia Walter.


M/S Goebel/Bledsoe  to approve Dr. Kathleen Deutsch and Marcia Walter to represent the South Dakota Board of Examiners at the FCLB annual meeting in Phoenix, April 14-17, 2016

Passed, no opposition


M/S Bledsoe/Deutsch  to approve chiropractic x-ray radiologist application for Samantha Doctor

Passed, no opposition


M/S Goebel/Bledsoe    to approve reactivation of Dr. Mark Ziegler’s inactive to active application pending completion of file

Passed, no opposition


M/S Deutsch/Goebel     approve preceptorship of Brittany VanOverbeke with Dr. Sarah Strain and Levi Baron with Dr. Jim Schwietert

Passed, no opposition



M/S Goebel/Bledsoe   approve matriculants 121501, 121502, 121503 pending completion of files

Passed, no opposition


With no further business,

M/S Bledsoe/Goebel     motion to adjourn at 6:30 pm

Passed, no opposition