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 2019 Virtual Annual Session are:
- President Elect
- Secretary
- Vice President
- 5th District Trustee
- 7th District Trustee
- 10th District Trustee
- 12th District Trustee
- Student District Trustee

OFFICERS
TRUSTEES
Nancy K. Leary, CDA

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

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
VACANT

Jacob Rexing, RDH, EFDA

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

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

Lisa Childers, CDA, RDA, BA

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

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
Representing: AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY
VACANT

Ruby Roach

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

Colleen Moonen

Student Trustee
VACANT

CMSgt Latoya Kendrick

Federal Services District Trustee–US Air Force
CMSgt Latoya Kendrick

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