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FICS Secretary-General (2)

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Graeme Harrison-Brown

Mr Harrison-Brown, who holds a Masters Degree in Business Management from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, has extensive business management experience and success, and brings impressive credentials to the part-time but key leadership role of FICS Secretary-General.

FICS President

Pete Garbutt

Dr. Pete Garbutt, B.Sc., M.Chiro, M.Chiro.Sp.Sc., ICCSP, FASMF

Author and adventurer, Dr Pete Garbutt runs a multidisciplinary private practice in Canberra, having graduated from Macquarie University in 1995. He holds two post graduate qualifications in sports chiropractic, a master of chiropractic sports science, Macquarie University (2000) and ICCSP (2006). In 2015 Pete became the first chiropractor to be admitted as a fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation and also the first person to stand up paddle on Australia’s 5 glacial lakes during a 13hr hike/paddle through the Australian alps.

FICS 1st Vice President

Bradley Sandler

Bradley Sandler, M.Chiro, ICCSP

Dr Bradley Sandler, who practices at the Bryanston Chiropractic and Sports Injury Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa, graduated with a Master’s Degree in Chiropractic from the University of Johannesburg in 2006. He obtained his ICCSP in 2009 and is a fully accredited sports chiropractor through the South African Sports Medicine Association.

FICS 2nd Vice President

John Downes

John Downes, DC

Dr John Downes (Life University, 1986) is currently the longest-serving member of the FICS ExCo. Formerly he represented the US Sports Chiropractic Federation on the ExCo, presently he is a member at large.

For the past ten years he has been Director of International Programs at Life University in Marietta, Georgia, where his faculty positions since 1991 have included Head, Technique Department and Director of Sports Chiropractic. He continues to teach in the Sports Health Science Master’s program.

FICS Chief of Finances

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Brian Nook, DC

Dr. Nook (Northwestern College of Chiropractic, 1983) practiced in Schaller and Holstein, Iowa then took leave to teach at the Technikon Natal Department of Chiropractic in Durban, South Africa from 1996 to 1999.
He was later the Dean, School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Murdoch University, Western Australia (2003-13) and Dean and Head of College at the Australian College of Physical Education in Sydney Olympic Park (2014-16). His current position is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Palmer College of Chiropractic, West Campus in San Jose.