Texas Chiropractic College employs a group of core leaders with the competencies and qualifications to assist the institution in achieving its vision and mission. This group of academic and administrative officers, known as the President's Cabinet, serves as management-team administrators. Current Cabinet members are:
Richard G. Brassard, D.C.
Chief Fiscal Officer:
William S. Quinn, C.P.A., C.G.M.A.
Vice President of Academic Affiars & Executive Director, Center For Institutional Excellence:
Steve Foster, D.C.
Vice President of Enrollment Management:
Fred Zuker, Ph.D.
Dean of Academic Affairs:
John P. Mrozek, D.C.
Dean of Clinics:
Barry Wiese, D.C., M.S.H.A.
Dr. Richard G. Brassard is President and a professor at TCC. He has served in this capacity since January 2004. Dr. Brassard previously served as Chairman of the Board of TCC and as President of the American Chiropractic Association, the chiropractic profession's largest trade association.
Dr. Brassard has also served on the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners, where he held several offices, as well as on several bank boards. Additionally, he ran his own chiropractic practice for many years.
Dr. Brassard earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He has been active within the chiropractic profession, both politically and educationally, for many years.
After more than 10 years as TCC's budget and accounting officer, Mr. Quinn accepted the role of the interim CFO in March 2009, and in July 2009 he was named the new CFO for the College. As the budget and accounting officer at TCC, Quinn was the primary assistant to the CFO and was charged with budget maintenance, cash management, general ledger and financial statements. He additionally aided the College with systems configurations and transitions between data management products as well as administration of a variety of financial software.
In addition to his CPA, Mr. Quinn received Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) credentials from the American Institute of CPAs in February 2012.
Mr. Quinn is a 1989 graduate of the University of Houston, earning a bachelor's of business administration in organizational and behavioral management.
A 1990 graduate of Texas Chiropractic College, Dr. Foster was named the Vice President for Academic Affairs in February 2013, overseeing academics and clinics in addition to the library and information technology. He additionally maintains his position as Executive Director of the Center For Institutional Excellence.
Dr. Foster first joined the faculty ranks at his alma mater as an attending clinician in 1994. He quickly moved up the ranks and was named Director of Clinics in 1997. With the opening of TCC's much heralded assessment center in 2005, Dr. Foster accepted the position of Director of Assessment and Development. Under his guidance, the assessment center far exceeded its original vision and has become an integral evaluation tool for TCC students and faculty throughout the curriculum.
In the spring of 2012, TCC announced the creation of its new Center For Institutional Excellence, with Dr. Foster at its helm. The Center is charged with facilitating the development, monitoring and publication of the College’s Strategic Plan and organizational structure. It is additionally responsible for institutional assessment and accreditation, assessment of student learning, management of institutional policies and ongoing quality assurance.
Dr. Zuker joined TCC in July 2009 as Dean and was elevated to the position of Vice President on Jan. 1, 2012. As Vice President, he oversees the Offices of Admission, Financial Aid, Registrar and Student Services.
He has a lengthy and distinguished career in the areas of enrollment management, admissions and student life at six different institutes of higher education dating back to 1971. Most recently he served as the President (2004-08), then Chancellor (2008), of Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn. Prior to his stay at Lambuth, Dr. Zuker spent nine years at the University of Dallas working as the Dean of Enrollment & Student Life (1995-2001) and the Vice President and Dean of Alumni & Student Life (2001-2004).
Dr. Zuker earned his bachelor's degree in 1967 from Duke University. He then had three years of active duty service in the United States Army before returning to Durham, N.C. for his first admission job and to begin work on his M.Ed. in counseling, which he completed in 1975. He earned his Ph.D in counseling psychology, also from Duke, in 1982.
Dr. Mrozek joined TCC in November 2007, as a professor and the Dean of Academic Affairs. The responsibilities of his office include general supervision of the instructional programs of the divisions of basic and clinical sciences. In addition, he provides supervision for the library and the general instruction support staff.
Dr. Mrozek has over twenty-five years of experience in chiropractic education at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, where he was the Dean of Undergraduate Education prior to coming to TCC. Dr. Mrozek holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (1971) from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. He earned a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree (1976) from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and in 2005 he completed a Master of Education in Health Professional Education from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Barry Wiese began his tenure as Dean of Clinics in January 2011. He is responsible for overseeing the quality of patient care and student education at the Moody Health Center and the Campus Health Clinic while working closely with the Dean of Academic Affairs to coordinate the clinic experience with the pre-clinical experience.
Dr. Wiese received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1994 and his Master's of Science in Healthcare Administration and Management from Rosalind Franklin University in 2009. He additionally holds a diplomate in chiropractic neurology (IACN, 2000) and is both a certified chiropractic sports physician (ACA, 1999) and certified strength and conditioning specialist (NSCA, 1996).
With almost 16 years of clinical and teaching experience, Dr. Wiese has been a valued member of the clinics at both New York Chiropractic College and Palmer and has also been successful in private practice. His teaching career began at Palmer, where he was an assistant professor and engaged in a three-year appointment as Clinical Resident in Neurology. At the end of his residency, Dr. Wiese was promoted to the position of Coordinator of Clinical Academics and Director of Clinical Residencies.