The MCA has a variety of committees that meet on a regular basis to oversee, promote, and enhance association membership. Each committee plays an important role in the association. Below is a list of a few of the key committees and their functions. If you are interested in taking an active role in the MCA, consider getting involved in an MCA committee today.
Legislative Committee: Working with the MCA Lobbyist, this committee leads the professions legislative initiatives and produces a legislative agenda to be approved by the MCA Board of Directors.
Membership Committee: The Membership Committee works toward expanding our member base and enhancing the value of membership in the association.
Veterans Affairs Committee: The MCA Veterans Affairs Committee shall ensure that Veterans of the U.S. Military will have appropriate access to chiropractic care through establishing a positive working relationship with primary care physicians within the V.A. Hospital System and educating the chiropractic profession about proper claims handling procedures.
Communications Committee: The Communications Committee is responsible for publicity and development of programs to advance the image of the chiropractic profession, and to promote and increase the understanding and appreciation of chiropractic. This committee also strives to improve communications within the MCA and the chiropractors of Minnesota.
Awards Committee: MCA membership brings with it increased opportunities for professional recognition and achievement. The Outstanding Chiropractor of the Year is the most prestigious award a doctor in Minnesota may achieve. Other special recognition distinctions for excellence and distinguished service in chiropractic are awarded each year at the MCA Annual Convention.
Sports Council: The Sports Council shall provide education to doctors, trainers, coaches, and the public in regards to chiropractic sports rehabilitation. This committee shall be a clearing house for providing Doctors of Chiropractic to athletic and sporting events. This committee shall also encourage and aid individual doctors to develop the sports injury portion of their practice.