2024-25 ADEA Board of Directors

2024-25 Board of Directors

Front row, left to right: Andrew Halverson, Todd V. Ester, Susan H. Kass, Ana N. López Fuentes, Karen P. West, Marion Manski
Back row, left to right: M. Larry Bates, Russ Bergman, Mert Aksu, Justin Bower, Dharini van der Hoeven


Chair of the Board  
Susan H. Kass, M.Ed., Ed.D., RDH


Chair-elect of the Board 
Todd V. Ester, D.D.S., M.S.


Immediate Past Chair of the Board   
Ana N. López Fuentes, D.M.D., M.P.H.


Board Director for Advanced Education Programs 
Russ Bergman, D.M.D.


Board Director for Sections 
Dharini van der Hoeven, M.Sc., Ph.D.


Board Director for Allied Dental Program Directors
Marion Manski, M.S., RDH


Board Director for Deans 
Mert N. Aksu, D.D.S., J.D., M.H.S.A., Cert DPH


Board Director for Students, Residents and Fellows 
Andrew Halverson


Board Director for the Corporate Council   
Justin Bower, M.B.A.


Board Director for Faculties 
Michael Larry Bates, D.D.S., M.B.A. 


President and CEO   
Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H.