The House wins: introducing the 2011-2012 board of trustees.
|Publication:||Name: The Dental Assistant Publisher: American Dental Assistants Association Audience: Academic; Trade Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Science and technology Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2011 American Dental Assistants Association ISSN: 1088-3886|
|Issue:||Date: Nov-Dec, 2011 Source Volume: 80 Source Issue: 6|
President Claudia G. Pohl, CDA, RDA, FADAA, BVEd, Alta Loma, Calif.
Ms. Pohl, a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant for 36 years, has been active with the ADAA on the state level for thirty years and the national level for several years. Serving on various committees and as President of the California Dental Assistants Association, followed by serving as 12th District Trustee representing dental assistants in California, Nevada and Hawaii, she was then national Secretary and Vice-President.
A graduate of California State San Bernardino with a degree in Vocational Education, she is RDA Program Director at Citrus College in Glendora, where she has been employed since 1999.
She is married to Michael Pohl, is the mother of Adam, Allison and Erin, and grandmother of Lorelai Pohl.
President-Elect Carolyn Breen, CDA, RDA, RDH, FAD, Rahway, N.J.
Dr. Breen is Department Chair of Allied Dental Education at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Health Related Professions.
She was a consultant to the Dental Radiology Board of Examination and Licensing of the Environmental Protection Agency of New Jersey, a member of the New Jersey Oral Health Coalition, member of the American Dental Association Council on Dental Practice Dental Assisting Review Committee, and participated on the Council on Education and the Legislative Council of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA).
Dr. Breen has been active in the New Jersey Dental Assistants Association and participates on the editorial boards of two professional journals. She also acts as a consultant for dental hygiene and dental assisting education programs for the American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation, (CODA).
Vice President Lori Paschall, CDA, FADAA, Irmo, S.C.
As Vice President, Ms. Paschall will serve on the board of trustees and assist the president in administrative and ceremonial capacities throughout the year.
Ms. Paschall is Territory Manager for Atlanta Dental Supply, Duluth, Ga., and has been a dental assisting professional for over 25 years.
She is president of the South Carolina Dental Assistants Association and past president of the Columbia Dental Assistants Society. She currently serves on the ADAA Vision Council, is a director of the ADAA Foundation and a planning team member of the South Carolina Dental Association's Dental Access Days.
Ms. Paschall attended Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida and Southern College in Orlando, Florida. She is married to Don Paschall and the mother of Robyn and Jennifer.
Secretary Bonnie L. Marshall, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, MADAA Battleground, Wash.
Ms. Marshall is an instructor and coordinator in the dental assisting program at Portland Community College. She serves as a consultant for the ADA Commission on accreditation, works for the Western Regional Testing Agency and serves on the DANB Radiology test construction committee. She has held many positions with the Oregon Dental Association, including that of president, and is currently serving as secretary. Ms. Marshall completed two terms as Tenth District Trustee ending in 2009. In 2007 she was the recipient of the Sunstar Americas Award of Excellence for educators.
As Secretary, Ms. Marshall will be responsible for the on-going records of all ADAA's national business meetings.
On a personal note, she is the mother of three children and ten grandchildren.
Immediate Past President Natalie Kaweckyj, CDA, LDARF, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, MADAA, BA, Minneapolis, Minn.
Ms. Kaweckyj will continue to serve on the Board in a supportive capacity. She will also be serving as Chair of Finance over the coming year.
First District: Claudia Gauthier, CDA; Worcester, Mass. Term expiring 2013.
Second District: Susan D. Bentley-Camizzi, CDA; Buffalo, N.Y. Elected to a term expiring 2014.
Third District: Patricia Olson; Akron, Ohio. Elected to a term expiring 2014.
Fourth District Nanette Hill, CDA; Wake Forest, N.C. Term expiring 2013.
Fifth District: Judy Anoff, CDA, RDA; Coral Springs, Fla. Term expiring 2012.
Sixth District: Carol Walsh, CDA; Skokie, Ill. Elected to a term expiring 2014.
Seventh District: Linette A. Schmitt, CDA, LDA, MADAA; Brooklyn Park, Minn. Term expiring 2012.
Eighth District: Maureen Mosse, CDA, RDA, FADAA; Davenport, Iowa. Term expiring 2013.
Ninth District: Joanne Wineinger, RDA; Denton, Texas. Elected to a term expiring 2014.
Tenth District: Lisa Lovering, CDA, CDPMA, MADAA; Billings, Mont. Term expiring 2012.
Eleventh District: Jan DeBell, CDA, MS; Loveland, Colo. Appointed to a term expiring 2013.
Twelfth District: Shari L. Becker, CDA, RDA, FADAA; Concord, Calif. Term expiring 2012.
U.S. Army Federal Services District: MSG Omar Mascarenas, serving as Trustee for the U S. Army.
U.S. Air Force Federal Services District: CMSgt Carolyn A. Regan, serving as Trustee for the U.S. Air Force.
National Student Trustee: Jennifer Broyles, Whittier, Calif; Appointed as Trustee for all ADAA dental assisting student members.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Award Winners & Special Recognition
Several ADAA members received well-deserved recognition during the session. The following awards were celebrated this year in Las Vegas:
ADAA PRESIDENT'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Tina Bailey, CDA, CDPMA
Glen Allen, Va.
ADAA DISTINGUISHED CORPORATE AWARD
RECIPIENT: Ellen Landis--Sunstar, Pittston, Pa.
ADAA LOYALTY AWARD
Kristy Borquez, CDA, RDAEF, FADAA
Granada Hills, Calif.
NEW MEMBER INVOLVEMENT AWARD
Tyler Winter, CDA, RDA, LDA
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Jennifer Broyles--Citrus College
ADAA/SUNSTAR AMERICAS PRIDE AWARDS
Diane Grigg, Roanoke, Va.
Kathleen Boyle, RDH, RDA, MPA, Plano, Texas
Sharon Dickinson, CDA, CDPMA, RDA, El Paso, Texas
Sgt Kim Goodell, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, Philomath, Ore.
Oregon National Guard
ANNA NELSON MEMORIAL AWARD FOR EDITORIAL EXCELLENCE
Leslie Canham, Copperopolis, Calif.
Honored for her article "The First Step in Infection Control is Hand Hygiene" in the January/February 2011 issue of The Dental Assistant.
The following ADAA members were recognized for achieving Fellowship and Mastership status at the Annual Session:
Fellowship: Ronda V. Lane, CDA, RDA, BS; Jena payne CDA; Gina Conrad CDA, RDA; Robyn Wilson CDA, RDA. (pictured left to right)
Sheila Bolton, CDA (not pictured)
Mastership: Robert Bundy MEd, CDA, MFT (not pictured).
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