ADEA Staff Directory


Ext. Name Title Email

Richard W. Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H. President and CEO
147 Virginia M. Bader, M.B.A. Chief of Staff
163 Julie Boynton, M.S., SPHR, SHRM-SCP Senior Vice President for HR
110 Alex Gonzalez Administrative Assistant 
182 Linda D. Mabrey Program Manager
186  Monique E. Morman, CMP Senior Manager for Governance  
117 Leo E. Rouse, D.D.S., FACD Senior Scholar in Residence
166 Jeanne Craig Sinkford, D.D.S., Ph.D. Senior Scholar in Residence
131 Suyapa Velasquez, M.S. Senior Human Resources Manager


Ext. Name Title Email
156 B. Timothy Leeth, CPA Chief Advocacy Officer
155 Jennifer Brown, J.D. Senior Director of Government Relations
162 Ryne Chua, M.P.A. Program Manager for Advocacy and Governmental Relations
197 Christina McWilson Thomas, J.D. Director for Government Affairs


Ext. Name Title Email
180 Lisa Bushey
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
554 Tracy Beale  Membership Associate
172 Kellie Bove, CAE Senior Director of Marketing and Branding
194 Stephenie Brooks-Maynard Director of Membership
119 Sarah Burstyn JDE Project Manager
135 LaKecia Easley, M.A.                                                                    
Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
142 Laura Iverson Senior Publications Manager and Writer
144 Samantha Johnson Marketing Associate
173 Susan Kimner Director of Publishing  
127 Monica Klem, M.P.P. Senior Digital Communications Manager
113 Alex Prescott Publications and Membership Manager
146 Nancy R. Lang Senior Publications Manager and Copy Editor
141 Kamilah Spratt Senior Marketing Manager


Ext. Name Title Email
198 Chris Carr, CPA Chief Financial Officer
183 Carolyn Booker, Ph.D. Senior Vice President for Educational Pathways
176 Shannon Dixon Facilities Associate 
103 Kevin Hawkins Operations Services Associate
184 Chonté James Director of the Predoctoral Application Service
101 Savannah John Director of Development, ADEAGies Foundation
190 Yolanda R. Jones Senior Manager of Advanced Dental Education Programs–PASS
552 Sophorn Ke Senior Accounting Manager
 551 Carlita Howard   Staff Accountant
161 Oliver B. Murdock Jr., CAP-OM Senior Administrative Associate
109 Leslie J. Payne Senior Administrative Associate
108  Elizabeth Reitz, M.S. Director of Recruitment for ADEA Application Services  
189 Emily Rhineberger Senior Director of Application Services
196 Simone Smith Senior Manager for Corporate Relations


Ext. Name Title Email
105 Satyan Ramanna, M.S., M.B.A. Director of Information Technology
115 Sean Carter Senior Application Manager
102 Reginald Hackett Technical Support Associate
118 Kesha Robinson
Director of Software and Data Services
191 Carolyn Vincent Director of Online Strategy and Web Development 


Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology; Professional Development

Ext. Name Title Email
169 Anthony Palatta, D.D.S., Ed.D. Chief Learning Officer
168 Cassandra Allen Program Associate
199 Aby Barry Program Associate
 122  Donna Casimier  Meetings Manager
136 Krisa Haggins, M.B.A., CMP, CEM Senior Vice President of Meetings, Conferences and Education Technology
181 Audra Franks, M.T.A., CMP, CAE Senior Director for Meetings
133 Nirah Forman Meetings Manager
177 Shalonda M. King Registration Manager
185 Renée Latimer, M.B.A. Senior Manager for Meetings Technology
188 Eric T. Lund, M.A. Professional Development Manager
151 Jeffery Stewart, D.D.S., M.S. Senior Vice President for Educational Leadership and Innovation
139  Masresha Tadesse  Meetings Manager
154 McKayla Theisen Senior Manager for Professional Development
165 Ben Yzaguirre, M.Ed.
Director of Faculty Development and e-Learning


Ext. Name Title Email
153 Denice Stewart, D.D.S., M.H.S.A. Chief Policy Officer
 107  Omar Contreras, M.P.H.  Director of Policy Research 
 550  Ian Zaman  Program Manager

Access, Diversity, and Inclusion Portfolio
167 Sonja Harrison, M.S.W. Director of Program Services

Educational Research and Analysis Portfolio
175 Bryan J. Cook, Ph.D. Senior Vice President for Educational Research and Analysis
150 Ryan Bodanyi, Ph.D. Research Manager
116 Franc Slapar Director of Research