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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The following positions are accepting nominations:

- President-Elect
- Vice President
- Secretary
- 1st District
- 4th District
- 8th District
- 11th District
- Student District Trustee

Download the Officer/Trustee nomination form or Student District Trustee nomination form and submit it by August 5th.  After August 5 all nominations will need to be made from the floor of the House of Delegates on October 24, however ADAA would like to review the nomination prior to the meeting to verify that qualifications are met.

David Prudovsky

1st District Trustee
Representing: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
David Prudovsky

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

Kristy Eddleman

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

Sandy Nicholas, CDA, MADAA

5th District Trustee

Representing: AL, FL, GA, MS, PR, VI
Sandy Nicholas, CDA, MADAA

Jacob Rexing, RDH, EFDA

6th District Trustee
Representing IL, IN, MI
Jacob Rexing, RDH, EFDA

MaLea Flynn, CDA, CDPMA

7th District Trustee

Representing: MN, ND, SD, WI
MaLea Flynn, CDA, CDPMA

Sarah Stream, MPH, RDA, EFDA, CDA

8th District Trustee

Representing: IA, KS, MO, NE
Sarah Stream, MPH, RDA, EFDA, CDA

Lisa Childers, CDA, RDA, BA

9th District Trustee
Representing: AR, LA, OK, TX
Lisa Childers, CDA, RDA, BA


10th District Trustee Pro-Tem

Representing: AK, ID, MT, OR, WA

Andrea Hodges, CDA, EFDA

11th District Trustee
Representing: AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY
Andrea Hodges, CDA, EFDA

Claudia Pohl, CDA, RDA, FADAA, BVEd

12th District Trustee

Representing: CA, GU, HI, NV
Claudia Pohl, CDA, RDA, FADAA, BVEd

Colleen Moonen

Student Trustee

CMSgt Elvin Muniz Bonilla

Federal Services District Trustee–US Air Force
CMSgt Elvin Muniz Bonilla