August 19, 2014 — The Parker University Alumni Association announced the re-election of its president, along with the appointment of a new Executive Committee and board member. The Executive Committee will serve a one-year term, and the elected board members will each serve three-year terms beginning Sept. 1.
Steve Brooks, DC, class of 1999, was re-elected president of the Parker Alumni Association; Beau Hightower, DC, class of 2011, was re-elected to the board and elected vice president; Ronald Wells, DC, class of 1995, was elected treasurer; and Scott Phillips, DC, class of 2009, was elected to serve as a board member.
“They have a true desire to support their fellow graduates,” said Donna Wald, director of alumni relations at Parker University. “We’re grateful to have such dedicated alumni that are willing to devote their time to ensure the alumni association has an impact on its graduates.”
Brooks practices at Sunset Chiropractic in San Angelo, Texas. Recipient of San Angelo’s Favorite Chiropractor from 2003-14, he specializes in golf fitness. He serves on numerous local and national boards, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs. He co-authored The Healthy Alternative in 2008 and holds a seat on the Parker University Board of Trustees.??
Hightower practices at Elite Ortho-Therapy and Sports Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He serves as an official physician for USA Track & Field, the governing body for United States track and field. He is the team doctor for Jackson’s MMA, one of the premier mixed martial arts training camps in the world and has previously served as the ringside physician for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. Hightower also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mariposa Network, a non-profit that supports research on traumatic brain injury. Prior to his selection as vice president, he served as treasurer of the Parker University Alumni Association.
Wells is a professor at Parker University’s College of Chiropractic. He was the 2012-13 recipient of the Academic Faculty of the Year and has received the Outstanding Instructor Award from more than 10 graduating classes in Parker’s College of Chiropractic. Wells earned his doctor of chiropractic, bachelor of human anatomy, and certification in chiropractic clinical neurology from Parker University. He is a Fellow in the Acupuncture Society of America.
Phillips practices at Lifestyle Chiropractic in Heber City, Utah. He serves on the faculty at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, as a professor of nutrition. He hosts a weekly radio show, “For the Health of It,” on 1340 AM KTMP in Heber City to communicate his passion for wellness throughout his community. Phillips was recently recognized for his efforts to promote chiropractic careers for prospective students.
Parker’s Alumni Association serves to support and encourage all of Parker’s more than 7,000 graduates to achieve professional growth and diligently promote the university principles in practice and life.
Source: Parker University