Dr Ash Pritchard
Ash is a 2000 graduate of the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Ash owns and operates one of New Zealand's largest family practices in West Auckland, Advanced Health Chiropractic, with wife Dr Katie Pritchard. A member of the Board of Trustees since 2004 and a member of the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association, Ash is passionate and excited about life, health and well being, and is committed to contributing to the chiropractic profession and education.


Dr Mark Postles
Mark is a 1975 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. In private practice, Mark has provided wellness-directed, subluxation-based care for hundreds of thousands of people. He currently runs a multi-doctor practice at Coast Chiropractic. Mark's commitment to ensuring that the chiropractic principle and vision is both practiced and communicated effectively and extensively sees him coaching and mentoring chiropractors and their teams around the world to obtain the highest standards of professional excellence. He does this through Quest Chiropractic Coaching. Human potential is close to Mark's heart and he is the developer and author of the cutting edge character prefences profiling system, the in8model. Mark's vision to have chiropractic as a household word is what drives him to lend his time, energy and wisdom to the New Zealand College of Chiropractic in its quest to produce the world's best chiropractors. 


Dr Chris Barham
Chris is a second generation chiropractor and 1982 graduate from RMIT. He has been a New Zealand College of Chiropractic board member since 2008. He is in private practice in Australia.


Mike Loftus
Mike has worked in executive level roles and consulted to organisations including Westpac, AMP, AIG, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Auckland Transport, FIFA, Oceania Football Confederation, Sport New Zealand and NZ Post. He has also held governance roles as Chair of Auckland Football Federation, Chair of Innerfit NZ/Quantum Sport and Chair of CricHQ. With strong expertise in business strategy, marketing and HR, Mike provides a commercial view to governance issues, complimented by strong financial and analytical skills that assist in Audit and Finance work.


Rick Johnston
Rick is a chartered accountant with over 25 years accounting experience. Rick is the founding partner of Johnston Associates Chartered Accountants established in 2002 after 12 years as a partner with Grant Thornton. Rick has in-depth experience in business re-organisation and structural alignment of entities to accommodate the needs of owners. Rick is a trustee and director for various clients and acts as an advisor in this capacity.


Rowena Szeszeran-McEvoy
Rowena is the founder of 'THE MAX', a group of private, prestigious and exclusive international fitness business colleges in Australia and New Zealand. An international corporate speaker, Rowena has written three books and is the editor or the MAXimum RESULTS health & fitness magazine. She also ran her 13th marathon in 2009.


Dr Phillippa Langrell
Phillippa graduated from NZCC in the inaugural class of 1999. After practicing overseas for a number of years, she returned to New Zealand and is now in private practice in Rotorua. She is passionate about helping people achieve optimum health and wellbeing through chiropractic care. Phillippa joined the Board of Trustees in early 2011 and feels fortunate to be able to help influence the next generation of chiropractors. Prior to attending NZCC, Phillippa swam for New Zealand for many years, including the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.


From left, Dr Ash Pritchard, Rick Johnston, Dr Mark Postles, Dr Phillippa Langrell, Dr Chris Barham and Mike Loftus