Jack Dusik, a native of LaGrange, IL and graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, is a talented professional advocate with nation-wide expertise developed over a 16 year career immersed in the policy, political, and procedural arenas where he has worked to influence healthcare law at all stages since 2001.
He is Senior Director of Federal Government Relations for the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), the largest professional association in the United States representing doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic students. Further, in recognition of his adeptness at building enduring relationships with elected officials, their staff, and other stakeholders, while consistently obtaining favorable outcomes throughout, Jack has chaired the Patient’s Access to Responsible Care Alliance (PARCA), coalition of health care trade associations representing over one million allied health providers reimbursed through Medicare Part B; sits on the steering committee of the Northern Virginia Health Policy Forum (NVHPF); and is a guiding participant in the Coalition for Patient’s Rights (CPR).
Before joining the ACA, he served on the staff of Congressman Jerry Weller, where in addition to his role as Mr. Weller’s senior health policy advisor where he was responsible for the Congressman’s health care portfolio on the House Ways and Means Committee, he also served as Staff Director for the Republican House Policy Committee, Subcommittee on Technology, chaired by Mr. Weller. Prior to his work for Congressman Weller, Jack served on the professional staff of the Committee on Ways and Means under Chairman Bill Thomas.
An active citizen, Jack returned to the board of the Illinois State Society in 2016 as Parliamentarian, having previously participated as an ISS Congressional Liaison from 2005 – 2009. Additionally, Jack is on the board of the Capitol Hill Knights of Columbus; served as Secretary General of the Young Republican National Federation, receiving their inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award; lectured on policy and elections at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL; sat on the Alexandria City Public Schools Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Advisory Committee; and received Honorary Citizenship from, Ft. Smith, Arkansas for his work there.