Board of Trustees

 
A national professional association since 1924, with 14 Districts and 14 trustees. Providing guidance and education for America's Dental Assistant, the Board of Trustees is the managing body of the Association, vested with the power to conduct all business of the Association.

Professional or Life members shall be eligible to serve as an officer.  The President and President‐Elect must have served at least: two (2) years as an ADAA State District Trustee or ADAA elected officer; or at least three (3) of the past five (5) years as a member of an ADAA Council or Committee and one (1) full term year as president of a State Association.  The Vice President and Secretary shall have served as a member of an ADAA committee or council and as an officer of a State Association.

A State District Trustee shall be a legal resident of the district which he/she represents. A State District Trustee shall be a professional or life member and shall have served as a member of an ADAA committee or council or as an officer of a State Association.

The Federal Services District Trustee should be the senior ranking enlisted member, and will represent ADAA members from their respective United States Federal Services membership classification.

The Student District Trustee shall be an ADAA member in good standing, and has graduated from or who will graduate from a dental assisting program of at least 700 hours within 12 months of the application deadline date.

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Click here to download the Student Trustee Nomination Form.
Click here to download the Nomination Form for all other currently available positions or click here for it in Word format.

The positions that are open for nominees for the 2018 Virtual Annual Session are:
- President Elect
- Secretary
- Vice President
- 2nd District Trustee
- 3rd District Trustee
- 6th District Trustee
- 9th District Trustee
- Student District Trustee

OFFICERS
TRUSTEES
Nancy K. Leary, CDA

1st District Trustee
Representing: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
Nancy K. Leary, CDA

Mary Beth Sojka, CDA RDA

2nd District Trustee
Representing: NJ, NY, PA
Mary Beth Sojka, CDA, RDA

Fatima Oglesby-Morris, DA, RDH

3rd District Trustee
Representing: DE, DC, MD, OH, VA, WV
Fatima Oglesby-Morris, DA, RDH

Kristy Eddleman

4th District Trustee
Representing: KY, NC, SC, TN
Kristy Eddleman

Kimberly Bland, CDA, EFDA, M.Ed.

5th District Trustee
Representing: AL, FL, GA, MS, PR, VI
Kimberly Bland, CDA, EFDA, M.Ed.

Kimberly Plate, CDA, CPFDA, CRFDA, BS

6th District Trustee
Representing IL, IN, MI
Kimberly Plate, CDA, CPFDA, CRFDA, BS

Kelli Olson

7th District Trustee
Representing: MN, ND, SD, WI
Kelli Olson, LDA, CDA, CDPMA, CPFDA

Darlene Mundt, CDA

8th District Trustee
Representing: IA, KS, MO, NE
Darlene Mundt, CDA

Cathy Roberts, CDA, EFDA, CPFDA, MADAA

9th District Trustee Pro Tem
Representing: AR, LA, OK, TX
Cathy Roberts, CDA, EFDA, CPFDA, MADAA

Bonnie Marshall, CDA, RDA, EFODA, EFDA, MADAA, BS

10th District Trustee
Representing: AK, ID, MT, OR, WA
Bonnie Marshall, CDA, RDA, EFODA, EFDA, MADAA, BS

Linette Schmitt, LDA, CDA, MADAA

11th District Trustee Pro tem
Representing: AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY
Linette Schmitt, LDA, CDA, MADAA

Ruby Roach

12th District Trustee
Representing: CA, GU, HI, NV
Ruby Roach

Colleen Moonen

Student Trustee
Colleen Moonen

CMSgt Latoya Kendrick

Federal Services District Trustee–US Air Force
CMSgt Latoya Kendrick

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