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Kolb to speak at NYCC commencement

On Saturday, April 2, at 10:00 AM New York Chiropractic College will hold commencement exercises in the campus Athletic Center, conferring degrees upon 53 candidates in its Doctor of Chiropractic program. The commencement address will be delivered by New York State Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb of the 129th Assembly district. Assemblyman Kolb has demonstrated a long time commitment to education through his personal life and professional career. He earned his Master of Science and Bachelor’s degrees at Roberts Wesleyan College and currently serves as an adjunct professor of Adult and Graduate Education at the college. He has been twice selected by the students as Outstanding Faculty Member. Kolb is the former chairman of the Finger Lakes Community College Foundation, and a former member of the Finger Lakes Community College Board of Trustees and the Honeoye Central School Board. He belongs to the Canandaigua Rotary Club, the Honeoye Chapter of the Sons of the American Legion, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Advisory Board, the Ontario Charities Classic Board of Directors, the Ontario ARC Advisory Board, the Merrill Hose Fire Company, and the New York Farm Bureau. He previously served as Supervisor for the Town of Richmond and a member of the Ontario county Board of Supervisors. He currently is a member of the National Conference of State Legislators, the American legislative Exchange Council and the Heartland Institute’s Board of legislative Advisors.The commencement exercises will also play host to the formal induction of new fellows into the American College of Chiropractors. Inductees will include Charles A. Hemsey, DC, a 1981 graduate of Life Chiropractic College who currently serves as the Chief of Staff at NYCC’s Levittown Health Center, and Ronald J. Wellikoff, DC, an 1976 alumni of Columbia College of Chirorpactic (now NYCC), former president of the Florida Chiropractic Association and former Chairman of the Board of the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine.

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