April 24, 2014

Commissioner Election Results


Congratulations to Jim Buffington and Randy Nikola!

Name: Jim Buffington
Position:  President, Career Networks Institute, Costa Mesa, California

Jim currently serves as an ABHES commissioner, having been appointed to complete the term of a previously elected commissioner.  He is active in the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools, having served as its president.  Jim oversees the daily operation of Career Networks Institute and owns another institution specializing in cosmetology, both of which were founded by he and his wife.

Name: Randall Nikola
Position:   President and Director, Healing Mountain Massage School, Utah

Randy currently serves as an ABHES commissioner, having been appointed to complete the term of a previously elected commissioner.  He is past president of the Utah chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association.  Randy continues to serve as an instructor at his institution in massage therapy.  He has served ABHES as a program specialist and as a team leader on accreditation visits.