ACA Council

Board Members

Meet the Board Members who make it all happen
Jenny Brocker, DC, DICCP, President​

Jenny Brocker, DC, DICCP, President

Location: Portland, OR

Jennifer Brocker is a 2007 Cum Laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. In 2012, Dr. Brocker became board-certified as a Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics having completed the required 3-year postgraduate course of study. Additionally, she completed the 80 hour workshop series in Dynamic Body Balancing with Dr. Carol Philips. She has felt a deep passion to help and serve other people for most of her life. From a young age she developed a deep respect and curiosity for health care because she grew up under the chiropractic care of her mom, Dr. Patricia Petrie. She believes a comprehensive approach to health care is in the best interest of the patient and it is her duty as a chiropractor to work with other health care professionals to provide patients with the best and most complete care possible.

Dr. Jenny uses her experience as a mother and her knowledge as a chiropractor to help make pregnancy a time of joy and celebration, leading to a positive birth experience. With three children of her own, Dr. Jenny, finds so much delight in working with children. They are a constant source of wonder and laughter and she loves helping them thrive.

Jennifer Murphy, DC, DICCP, Vice-President

Location: Pink Hill, NC

Dr. Murphy is 1995 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. She began her private practice opening her office, Pink Hill Chiropractic, on August 19th, 1996. In 2002, Dr. Murphy received her Pediatric Diplomate (DICCP) from Palmer College and the International Chiropractic Association’s Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics by completing three years of postgraduate coursework, research projects and multiple examination including a national board exam. Dr. Murphy felt a strong need to educate other chiropractors and the public about the benefits of pediatric chiropractic care so she started the NCCA Pediatric Council. She also continued to develop her skills in advanced pediatric chiropractic by publishing articles in various journal publications including JCCP and lecturing across the country.
Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, Vice_President of the ACA Pediatric Council, the ICA Pediatric Council, The Christian Chiropractic Association, and the North Carolina Chiropractic Association. In 2011, Dr. Murphy was named Lenoir County’s top 20 under 40 for achievement in professional and personal activities and in 2012 earned the North Carolina Chiropractic Association’s Dr. Faye B. Eagles Woman of Chiropractic Award.
Married with one son, Dr. Murphy also has a small pesticide-free hobby farm which was featured on PBS’s show A Chef’s Life in fall 2016.
Jennifer Murphy, DC, DICCP, Vice-President

Stacy Hallgren, DC, CCEP, CST

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Stacy Hallgren is a native of North Dakota where she grew up on a horse ranch near Grand Forks. Her love of horses eventually led her to pursue chiropractic as a calling after a life-threating horse accident left her with limitations that only resolved after finally seeing a chiropractor. She attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA, where she graduated in 2007. Upon graduation, Dr. Hallgren returned home to North Dakota and soon after that started Performance Chiropractic in Grand Forks, where she practices with her husband who is also a chiropractor.

Dr. Hallgren has focused her career on advancing the health of mothers and children in her community. She continues to learn more about how she can best meet the unique needs of moms and kids using her skills as a chiropractor. She is an active member in the chiropractic profession and her community as a member of the ND Chiropractic Association, the ICPA, and the American Chiropractic Association. She also provides support and promotion to the local and state breastfeeding coalitions. She is the president of her church council, a member of her local Lions Club, and a past member of the school board.

As the mother of four active children with varied interests, Dr. Hallgren loves spending time with her family. She is also an animal lover, so she feels most at home on their hobby ranch where she can ride horses and enjoy the outdoors walking her dogs”

Natalie Muth, DC, Secretary

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Dr. Natalie Newman Muth is a wife, mother, and chiropractor serving her home state of North Dakota. A 2008 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, she is a lifelong learner of all things health and wellness. She has deep ties to the Red River Valley and is rooted in the Greater Grand Forks community.
Dr. Natalie is passionate about empowering patients and families to be active participants in their own health. With a chiropractic practice focused on pediatric, prenatal and overall family care she enjoys helping children and their mothers flourish during all stages of life!
In addition to serving as the ACA Clinical Council on Pediatrics Secretary, she is a member of the North Dakota Chiropractic Association, ACA, and ICPA.
When she is out of the office you’ll find Dr. Natalie cooking, reading, and advocating for her community in various volunteer roles. Her favorite “hobbies” are chasing adventure and finding beauty in the everyday moments with her four children, husband, and dog.
Natalie Muth, DC, Secretary​
Kaede Fischer, DC, Social Media Committee Co-Chair​

Kaede Fischer, DC, Social Media Committee Co-Chair

Location: San Fransisco, CA


Dr. Fischer began her chiropractic career at Palmer College of Chiropractic West, from which she graduated in 2016. Dr. Fischer’s passion for chiropractic and for kids began in her earlier years when she was a chiropractic patient herself, suffering from chronic ear infections and headaches. These issues were greatly helped with chiropractic care, and she was also able to witness the effects of other patients’ health improving as she worked in a chiropractic office for three years.
Dr. Fischer practices full spine and extremity adjusting for patients of all ages to help restore the normal range of motion in joints, restore function, and reduce pain. She utilizes soft tissue work, taping, and exercises to assist in the recovery for each patient, as well as to strengthen their bodies to minimize future injuries. Her goal is to help patients have the best quality of life possible from a function perspective and provide them with the tools to help themselves maintain it.
Dr. Fischer is certified through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) in the Webster technique, which helps women have a safer and smoother pregnancy and birth with gentle adjustments to the pelvis. She is constantly learning and continuing her education by attending seminars and conferences on pediatric and maternity care. Dr. Fischer works diligently with her patients to help them have a better quality of life, and finds delight in helping them thrive.

Lisa Goodman, DC, CCSP, CACCP Social Media Committee Co-Chair

Location: Denver, CO

Dr. Lisa Goodman founded Washington Park Chiropractic in 2006. She lives in West Washington Park, just a few blocks from the office. She is married and has two sons, Tommy and Nate and dog, Ozzie. Dr. Goodman enjoys spending time with her family at Wash Park, Crossfit, soccer and golf.
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) Dr. Goodman holds this post-graduate certification in Chiropractic Sports Medicine by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicans (ACBSP). This credential is earned after meeting the rigors of a world-class credentialing process that ensures certified sports chiropractors meet competency standards to effectively work with and treat athletes and those engaged in athletic activities. CCSPs complete 15-30 hours annually of continuing education and research seminars including the latest scientific knowledge, treatment trends, and best practices for patient care. Dr. Goodman is trained in side-line care and clinical care of athletes. She is proficient in concussion evaluation & treatment and sports injury management. Our doctors often work side-by-side with orthopedic physicians to co-manage serious injuries including post-surgical rehabilitation. While skilled in treating all sports injuries, Dr. Goodman’s areas of special interest include foot, ankle, knee and wrist injuries. Pediatric Chiropractic Dr. Goodman is certified in Pediatric Chiropractic by the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice (CACCP) and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). As a CACCP trained doctor, she works closely with pediatricians to co-mange many common childhood complaints as well as serious bio-mechanical conditions. As a pediatric chiropractor she is trained to treat kids from birth through High School. Prenatal Chiropractic Dr. Goodman is also certified through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) in the Webster Technique, used to treat pregnant women and help with optimal fetal positioning for an uncomplicated delivery.
Dr. Lisa Goodman

Mary Minser, DC, FICPA Speaker's Bureau Chair

Location: St. Cloud, MN


Dr. Mary Beth Minser is originally from Eden Valley, MN. She completed her pre-medicine/biology degree at the University of St. Thomas. She then completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, MN and is certified in acupuncture. She has a Fellowship from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She is a past president of the Minnesota Chiropractic Association, a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

Jo Nell Shaw, DC Membership Committee Chairperson

Location: Fort Collins, CO


Dr. Jo Nell Shaw is an adventurous woman who loves hiking and spending time outdoors. Her experience of pregnancy and postpartum led her to create Shaw Family Practice as the place for mothers to get the care she wished she had. Her practice is built for motherhood and supports each woman as they raise families of their own. She has a deep passion to help women and children using the healing power of nature. Dr. Shaw uses naturopathic and chiropractic care to bridge the gap between traditional practices and modern healthcare while providing a safe and nurturing atmosphere. Colorado was her childhood home and where she returned to practice and raise a family with her husband after graduating the National University of Health Sciences in 2018. She also has completed advanced training through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and is certified in Webster technique. Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, ICPA, Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors. It was through her own health journey as a college student and personal trainer that she discovered how beneficial a chiropractic adjustment could be. After that pivotal experience, she was called to be a doctor and needed to share this knowledge with her community. Dr. Shaw continues to train and learn advanced techniques to care for the people around her. She is a speaker and active in local groups in Fort Collins, Colorado. As a mother to a rambunctious boy and wife of a physicist, life is never boring. Dr. Shaw finds ways to incorporate nature in all areas of her life and is happiest when hiking with her family.

Jessie Young, DC Research Committee Chairperson

Location: Olympia, WA


Dr. Jessie Young is a pediatric chiropractor specializing in infants with breastfeeding issues. As a 2009 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West, Dr. Young has focused her continuing education over the years on pediatrics and women’s health. She is trained in a wide variety of techniques to help people of all ages address many different health concerns. She is nearing completion of becoming an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Many pregnant women seek out care with Dr. Young for the Webster technique but she can meet her patient’s needs with the most gentle touch using myofascial, kinesotaping and craniosacral techniques or with more traditional approaches with modified gentle adjustments, exercise and graston techniques. She is also able to broaden her scope by offering a nutritional approach to many conditions like the common cold, allergies, pain management, sleep and digestive issues.She enjoys working closely with other healthcare professionals to provide the most comprehensive and highest quality care possible. She also has a special interest for helping those suffering from TMJ dysfunction, which for little ones result in difficulty breastfeeding. In addition to her role as research committee chairperson for the ACA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics, Dr. Young is a member of the Washington State Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association . In her free time Dr. Young enjoys spending time with her two boys and husband. They like to hike, visit beaches and cook vegan and gluten-free cuisines from around the world.

Alyssa Galster SACA liaison

Location: Bloomington, MN


My name is Alyssa Galster, and I am the new Student ACA Liaison for the Pediatric Specialty Council! I am a final year chiropractic student at Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) in Bloomington, MN. I am originally from Minot ND where I developed a love for chiropractic while working as an assistant to a local chiropractor. I attended Concordia College in Moorhead for half of my undergraduate degree with a focus on Neuroscience. I am currently finishing my undergraduate degree through NWHSU. My primary focus in chiropractic is pediatric and prenatal care. I am currently completing my internship at a clinic with this focus, with Dr. Kelsey Lloyd at Traditionally Healthy Chiropractic in Northeast Minneapolis. I have attended many pediatric seminars, including Webster and Craniosacral Therapy. I plan on finishing my ICPA certification within the next year, and after graduation moving out of state to partner in a pediatric practice!

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