Wisconsin Governor Evers Announces Appointments

Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Newly Established Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced seven appointments to the Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board. The board was recently established under 2021 Wisconsin Act 130, a bipartisan act relating to the regulation and licensure of naturopathic doctors, including the creation of the seven-member Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board.

“Members of the Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board were carefully selected for their positions based on their experience, expertise, and genuine care for the health needs and well-being of all Wisconsinites,” said Gov. Evers.  “I am confident in this board and these members’ ability to lead on initiatives that help support positive outcomes for patients, naturopathic doctors, and the field of naturopathic medicine across our state.”

The Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board regulates the practice of naturopathic medicine and consists of four licensed naturopathic doctors, one licensed primary care physician, and two public members, each appointed to staggered four-year terms. Members of the Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board include:

  • Dr. Allison Becker of Evansville, Naturopathic Doctor – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2025
  • Dr. Robert Coleman of Fond du Lac, Naturopathic Doctor – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2023
  • Dr. Jill Crista of Janesville, Naturopathic Doctor – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2024
  • Robyn Doege-Brennan of Janesville, Public Member – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2023
  • Dr. David Kiefer of Madison, Primary Care Physician – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2025
  • Kristine Nichols of Whitewater, Public Member – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2024
  • Dr. Paul Ratté of Viroqua, Naturopathic Doctor – Appointed for a term ending July 1, 2023

    An online version of this release is available here.