Meet Our Leaders

2022-23 Board of Trustees


Dr. Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr., Chair 
ADEA Past President


Mr. George E. Haddad
President and CEO
Liaison International, Inc.


Dr. Hazel Harper 
President and CEO
Hazel J. Harper & Associates, LLC
President and Founder
Hear to HEAL, Inc.


Dr. Susan H. Kass
Program Coordinator, Dental Hygiene
Miami Dade College


Dr. Allan J. Formicola
Honorary Trustee


Dr. Marsha Pyle
President, ADEAGies Foundation
ADEA Senior Scholar-in-Residence


Dr. Leo E. Rouse
American College of Dentists, President
ADEA Past President


Dr. Lisa Tedesco
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs – Graduate Studies
Dean, James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
Emory University


Dr. Rick Workman
Founder and Executive Chairman
Heartland Dental Care, LLC


Dr. Keith A. Mays
Immediate Past Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors
Dean, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry


Dr. Ronnie Myers
Dean, Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College


Mr. Stephen E. Thorne, IV
Founder and CEO
Pacific Dental Services


Dr. Patricia Blanton


Dr. Karen P. West
President and CEO
American Dental Education Association



Oliver B. Murdock, Jr., CAP, OM

ADEA Staff Liaison
Manager, Finance and Grant Administration
ADEAGies Foundation
murdocko@adea.org 
202-513-1161