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
164 Jim DiMarino, D.M.D., M.S.Ed. Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations 
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
151  Jeffrey Stewart, D.D.S., M.S. Senior Vice President for Interprofessional and Global Collaboration


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


Ext. Name Title Email
554 Tracy Beale  Membership Associate
172 Kellie Bove, CAE Senior Director of Marketing and Branding
194 Stephenie Brooks-Maynard Director of Membership
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  
113 Alex Prescott Publications and Membership Manager
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 
178  Ebony Harris, M.S. Senior Manager of Specialized Application Services
103 Kevin Hawkins Operations Services Associate
184 Chonté James Director of the Predoctoral Application Service
101 Savannah John Director of Development, ADEAGies Foundation
108  Elizabeth Johnson, M.S. Director of Recruitment for ADEA Application Services
190 Yolanda R. Jones Senior Manager of Advanced Dental Education Programs–PASS
161 Oliver B. Murdock Jr., CAP-OM Senior Administrative Associate
109 Leslie J. Payne Senior Administrative Associate
157 Lisa Proctor, M.B.A. Director of Finance
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
106 Bryan Aldridge Senior Manager of Information Technology
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
193 Gabrielle Brown Program Manager
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 Johnson, M.T.A., CMP, CAE Senior Director for Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology
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
148 Rebecca Stolberg, R.D.H., M.S. Senior Director of Allied Dental Education and Faculty Development
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 Senior Program Manager

Access, Diversity, and Inclusion 
171 Sonya Smith, Ed.D., J.D.  Senior Vice President for Access, Diversity and Inclusion
167 Sonja Harrison, M.S.W. Senior Director of Access, Diversity and Inclusion
112 Angelo Lee, M.Ed. Director of Program Services

Educational Research and Analysis
116 Franc Slapar, M.A.
Senior Director of Research
150 Camille Smith, M.S.
Research Analyst