The Professional Ethics Committee regularly reviews complaints which can result in suspensions, revocations or probations. In addition, the Committee delivers cease & desist orders to individuals or facilities that it learns are improperly representing ABC certification or accreditation titles.


2020 PEC Sanctions

Total Complaints:22
Suspensions, Revocations or probations:6
Cease & Desist Orders:9

John R. Balzer, Revocation of CO, November  
Stan F. Reeves, Revocation of CPed, October 
Timothy W. Hamilton, Revocation of CO, March 

2019 PEC Sanctions

Total Complaints: 20
Suspensions, Revocations or probations:6
Cease & Desist Orders:26

Benta J. Fries, Revocation of CFm, April
The Pain Center USA, Revocation of accreditation, May 
Steven A. St. Lucia, Revocation of CPed, July
Sonya Raishevich, Suspension of CFm, July 
Nathan P. LaPerriere, Suspension of certification eligibility, November 

2018 PEC Sanctions

Total Complaints:17
Suspensions, Revocations or probations:4
Cease & Desist Orders:12

William J. Messer, Suspension of CO credential, August