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Parker University

Board of Trustees

  Wright Lassiter  

Chairman, Wright L. Lassiter, EdD, Texas  

Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, Jr. was appointed as an instructor of business at Alcorn State University immediately upon his graduation from that college. He also served as the acting head of the department of business and... Read more >> 

  J. Michael Flynn

Vice-Chairman, J. Michael Flynn, DC, Louisiana

 Dr. J. Michael Flynn has been in continuous practice in Houma, LA since 1975. He is a second generation doctor of chiropractic and also has a brother who practices chiropractic in New Orleans and is a... Read more >> 


Dr. Stacey Olson  

Secretary, Stacey Olson, DC, '94, Arizona  

Dr. Stacey Olson pursued her undergraduate degree at Pepperdine University in California, and is a 1994 graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. After starting The Olson Chiropractic Wellness Center, she... Read more >> 

  D.T. Nguyen

 Treasurer, DT Nguyen, Texas

DT Nguyen is an executive of MedAssets, a publicly traded company.He was the founder, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of XactiMed. He has extensive senior management experience in the health... Read more >>

  Phillip Cook

Assistant Treasurer, Philip L. Cook, DC, Texas

Dr. Philip Cook has been the owner and director of Cook Chiropractic Center since 1986. He graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in 1984 and holds chiropractic licenses in Texas and in Oklahoma. Dr. Cook... Read more >>


Member, Edward M. DesPlas, Texas

Mr. DesPlas serves as the Executive Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs for the Dallas County Community College District... Read more >> 

  Dr. John Dealey

Member, John Dealey, D. Hum. (Hon), Texas

John Carpenter Dealey is the founder of the MasterMind Advisory Councils, based in Dallas, TX. These consulting/board of director type groups for successful business owners and CEOs... Read more >>

  John Donovan

Member, Jack Donovan, DC, Iowa

 Dr. Jack Donovan graduated in 1950 from Palmer Chiropractic College after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of South Dakota. After graduation, he worked with his father, Dr. H.B. Donovan... Read more >> 


Member, Gilbert Gerst, Texas

Gilbert Gerst, Senior Vice President, BOK Financial (BOKF), Corporate Manager, Community Development Banking. BOKF is a $28 billion regional financial services company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma... Read more >> 

  Dr. Raymund King

Member, Raymund King, MD, JD, FICS, Texas

Dr. Raymund King is the principal and founder of the Law Offices of Raymund C. King, MD, JD, PLLC, in Plano, TX. Formerly featured in Forbes magazine "Texas Legal Profiles," and one of Fortune magazine's "America's... Read more >> 

  Robert Longenecker

Member, Robert J. Longenecker, DC, Colorado

Dr. Robert J. Longenecker received his DC degree, magna cum laude, from Cleveland Chiropractic College in 1982 and earned his diplomate with the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology in 1984. He served as the... Read more >>

  Jonathan Jay Morgan

Member, Jonathan Morgan, DC, Texas

Dr. Jonathan (Jay) Morgan, chiropractor and business mentor, is a 1984 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. From 1984 to 1994, Dr. Morgan served as founder and director of Chiropractic Associates Chiropractic Clinic; and... Read more >>

  Francis X Murphy

 Member, Francis X. Murphy, DC, '95, Texas

Dr. Francis X. Murphy, DC has served as Owner/Operator of Whole Health Partners in Dallas, Texas since 1996, and is also the founder of OTZ Health Education Systems, LLC and developer of the OTZ Technique – a non-surgical... Read more >>

  Steven Brooks  

Member, Steven Brooks, DC

Dr. Steven Brooks is the Owner/Operator of Sunset Chiropractic in San Angelo, Texas since 2000, and is a 1999 graduate of Parker University. Dr. Brooks is married to Shonda and they have two boys Logan and Parker Brooks. Read more >>

  Vincent Scheffler  

Member, Vincent Scheffler, DC, '07, Texas

Dr. Vince Scheffler specializes in sport specific rehabilitation. He currently holds a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) license through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).  Read more >>