2023-24 ADEA Board of Directors

2023-24 Board of Directors

Front row, left to right: Nader A. Nadershahi, Ana N. López-Fuentes, Susan H. Kass, Karen P. West
Back row, left to right: Amy Coplen, Lawrence Schnuck, Russ Bergman, M. Larry Bates, Matthew Wright, Dharini van der Hoeven, Mert Aksu

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

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

Immediate Past Chair of the Board   
Nader A. Nadershahi, D.D.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.

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
Amy Coplen, RDH, M.S.

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 
Matthew Wright

Board Director for the Corporate Council   
Lawrence (Larry) Schnuck

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

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