MCA Volunteer Opportunities
Leading to Advance Your Profession
MCA members can put their leadership skills to work to advance the association’s mission and strengthen its value to members.
MCA offers opportunities to serve in a volunteer leadership role on important working committees described below. MCA’s Nominating Committee is seeking individuals with leadership competencies in or knowledge of membership, professional development, legislative, and insurance & reimbursement topics. Committee appointments are made by the MCA President and are only available to MCA members in good standing per the MCA bylaws.
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The Legislative Committee represents the interest and recommendations of the association before legislative bodies at the local, state, regional, and national levels. Its general purpose is to function in an active, correlated capacity to the MCA’s government relations consultants and lobbyists by providing counsel primarily on state policy and legislative issues of significance to the MCA.
Committee members are expected to commit to 1-2 hours per month for participating in a monthly, regularly scheduled committee call; participation in an annual Day at the Capitol lobbying event; and contacting legislators and assistance with fundraising events as needed.
The Membership Committee examines MCA’s value proposition on a regular basis to ensure MCA continues to attract, retain, and engage members. The role is advisory in nature but assists in interpreting and informing specific member needs based on district membership. The committee provides advice and recommendations relating to the development of district membership goals and objectives and serves an important function in increasing engagement between MCA and its membership.
Committee members are expected to attend one 1-hour meeting each month and provide input on ideas and potential new member benefits that will add value and support ongoing engagement of membership.
The Insurance Committee strives to maintain a positive dialogue between third party payors and members of the chiropractic profession that enhances patient access to quality chiropractic care while improving the overall practice environment for Minnesota doctors of chiropractic. The committee leads MCA’s efforts to create a more collaborative and proactive relationship with insurance payors and utilization management companies operating in Minnesota.
Committee members are expected to attend and actively participate in one 1-hour meeting each month and contact payors as needed to assist MCA staff and leadership in its relationship building efforts.
Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee provides educational resources and events to develop, maintain, and improve the quality of the profession. It provides guidance and direction to MCA staff for developing and expanding MCA’s quality continuing education and professional development programming for doctors of chiropractic at varying stages of their career. These programs educate, enhance, and expand a doctor’s ability to help patients and prepares them for an ever-changing health care system.
The committee assists in identifying subject matter experts and educational topics and provides direction relating to the development of strategic educational goals and objectives.
Committee members are expected to attend and actively participate in one 1-hour meeting each month and assist MCA staff and leadership as needed with planning for enhanced on-demand and in-person learning events.