Squires receives Michigan Chiropractic Award

May 6, 2019

Squires receives Michigan Chiropractic Award

KALAMAZOO — Scottville chiropractor Dr. Lewis G. Squires recently received the Michigan Association of Chiropractors’ (MAC) Pioneer Award at the MAC Spring 2019 Convention and Exhibition in Kalamazoo. Squires received the award “In appreciation for a lifetime of loyalty, dedication and commitment to the chiropractic profession and the principles of the MAC.”

“Dr. Squires has an incredible legacy of leadership and service, and with this award the MAC recognizes his many years of unparalleled dedication to the MAC, Michigan chiropractors and their patients, and the chiropractic profession as a whole,” said MAC Executive Director Kristine Dowell. “Our organization is far better off with him as an integral part of our leadership team, and I want to congratulate Dr. Squires on this tremendous honor.”

About Dr. Squires

A longtime member of the MAC Board of Directors, Squires also serves on the MAC Government Relations and Leadership committees. Along with his duties with the MAC, he serves as the state of Michigan’s Alternate Delegate to the American Chiropractic Association and as the chair of the ACA Political Action Committee (ACA-PAC). He regularly advocates for non-drug pain management, full inclusion in Medicare, and increased access to chiropractic care in the Veterans and TRICARE health systems to members of Congress, including Reps. Jack Bergman, Bill Huizenga, and John Moolenaar. His efforts were instrumental in Rep. Huizenga co-sponsoring H.R. 344, the Chiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act.”

Squires was recently honored by the ACA with its F. Dow Bates PAC Bulldog Award, given annually to an ACA member who has shown outstanding advocacy and political leadership on behalf of ACA and chiropractic patients.

Squires is also very involved with the Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni Association, and he won the association’s Distinguished Service Award in 2018. He is a fellow in the Palmer Academy, a former president of the Michigan Palmer International Alumni Association, and a Michigan Palmer International Alumni Association Outstanding Alumni President Award winner.

Squires is also a member of the Michigan Board of Chiropractic, the State of Michigan body charged with overseeing the practice of chiropractic in our state. He was first appointed to the board by former Gov. Rick Snyder in 2012 and re-appointed in 2016 to a term ending December 31, 2020. A member of the Mason County Board of Commissioners, Squires’ civic involvement led to him being the recipient of the MAC’s inaugural Community Champion Award, given “in recognition and appreciation of [his] unselfish commitment to serving others and [his] community,” in 2012.

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