Craig S. Little, Ed.D., President
Dr. Little served as a practicing doctor of chiropractic for over 30 years before joining the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) as its President in 2015. Dr. Little has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the Southern California University of Health Sciences, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Chapman University, and a Doctorate of Education from Creighton University. Dr. Little is board certified by the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists and is a Fellow of the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedics. Dr. Little’s professional experience includes prior leadership roles with CCE as its Chair, Executive Committee member, and Councilor. He served the chiropractic profession as President of the California Chiropractic Association; as a board member of the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations; and, in multiple roles with state as well as national chiropractic organizations.
S. Ray Bennett, Vice President for Accreditation & Operations
Mr. Bennett joined the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) administrative staff in 2003 and currently serves as its Vice President for Accreditation & Operations. Previous positions with the agency include, Director of Accreditation Services and Commission on Accreditation Manager. He served 20+ years as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force, from 1983-2003 in various positions within hospital administration, which includes, extensive knowledge in the accreditation and credentialing arena during assignments on Health Services Management Inspection (HSMI) teams and with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Jeannette P. Danner, M.S., Director of Accreditation
Ms. Danner joined the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) administrative staff in 2015 and currently serves as its Director of Accreditation. She previously held the position of Senior Director for Accreditation and Licensure at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, from 2007-2015 managing regional and programmatic accreditation, institutional licensure and federal compliance activities; with prior assignments at UNESCO and Asian InfoShare. Danner earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Asian Studies from the University of New Mexico and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs with emphasis in economics from Florida State University.
Angela M. Kotalik, Administration & Finance Manager
Ms. Kotalik joined the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) administrative staff in 2019 and currently serves as its CCE Administration and Finance Manager. She previously held the position of Vice President of Operations for an Independent Wealth Management Firm in Scottsdale, Arizona and prior a position of Administrative Assistant with Sunrise Senior Living, in Gilbert, Arizona. Kotalik earned an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting and a Bachelor of Graphic Communications, from Baker College-Flint.
Crissy D. Lewis Ed.D., Associate Director of Accreditation
Dr. Lewis joined the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) administrative staff in 2022 and currently serves as its Associate Director of Accreditation. She previously held the position of Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at Sherman College of Chiropractic (SCC) in Spartanburg, SC, where she held various roles from 2008-2022, overseeing accreditation, institutional research and assessment processes. Lewis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of South Carolina Upstate, a Master of Library & Information Science from the University of South Carolina, and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership Studies from Northeastern University.
Toshia M. Wenning, MBA, Director of Operations
Ms. Wenning joined the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) administrative staff in 2012 and currently serves as its Director of Operations. She has held previous positions as Administration and Finance Manager with CCE from 2012 to 2019 and prior positions of a Program Assistant and Security Officer with the Transportation Security Administration. Wenning earned an Associate’s Degree in Evidence Technology from Phoenix College, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wright State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University.