ADEA Staff Directory


Ext. Name Title Email

Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H. President and CEO
147 Jason Lee, J.D. Chief of Staff
163 Julie Boynton, M.S., SPHR, SHRM-SCP Senior Vice President for HR
164 Yolanda Lee Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations
182 Linda D. Mabrey Director, Office of the President and CEO | Board Liaison
117 Marsha A. Pyle, D.D.S., M.Ed. Senior Scholar in Residence
196 Simone Smith, CEM Director, Corporate Relations
153 Denice Stewart, D.D.S., M.H.S.A. Senior Scholar in Residence
151  Jeffery Stewart, D.D.S., M.S. Senior Vice President for Interprofessional and Global Collaboration
131 Suyapa Velasquez, M.S. Director, Human Resources Operations and Systems


Ext. Name Title Email
171 Sonya Smith, Ed.D., J.D.  Chief Diversity Officer
107   Pamela Berry Banks, D.H.A. Director, Inclusive Programs and Services
111  Sara Bendoraitis, M.S. Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Learning 
550   Alysha Davis, M.P.M. Program Manager
579   Shelvia English, Ph.D. Senior Director, Access, Diversity and Inclusion
112 Angelo Lee, M.Ed. Vice President, Access, Diversity and Inclusion


Ext. Name Title Email
156 B. Timothy Leeth, CPA Chief Advocacy Officer
197 Bridgette Dehart Director of Federal Government Relations
123 Phillip Mauller, M.P.S. Director of State Relations and Advocacy
162 Brian Robinson Program Manager


Ext. Name Title Email
180 Sean Loughlin Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
554 Tracy Beale  Manager, Membership and Council of Deans
172 Kellie Bove, CAE Senior Director of Marketing and Branding
127 Cindy Cha Senior Manager, Web Design and Digital Experience
142 Angela Colonna, M.S. Senior Communications Manager
119 Raheem Dawodu Digital Marketing and Community Manager
173 Susan Kimner Director of Publishing  
125  John Lingerfelt, CAE Director of Membership 
144 Jennifer Mercurio Marketing and Communications Manager  
113 Alex Prescott Publications and Membership Manager
141 Kamilah Spratt Director, Marketing and Multimedia
146 LaShell Stratton-Childers Senior Editor


Ext. Name Title Email
183 Carolyn Booker, Ph.D. Chief of Educational Pathways
187  Curtis Burrill II Senior Director, Recruitment and Outreach for Dental Education 
184 Chonté James Director of the Predoctoral Application Service
108  Elizabeth Johnson, M.S. Director of Recruitment for ADEA Application Services
190 Yolanda R. Jones Director, Advanced Dental Education Application Service
195  Jessica O’Keefe Senior Manager, Enrollment Technology and Outreach
109 Leslie J. Payne Manager, ADEA Allied Application Service
189 Emily Rhineberger, M.A. Senior Director of Application Services

Lu Wang Senior Data Analyst for Strategic Enrollment Services


Ext. Name Title Email
198 Chris Carr, CPA Chief Financial Officer
168 Cassandra Allen Receptionist
176 Shannon Dixon Facilities Associate 
103 Kevin Hawkins Operations Services Associate
551  Lelah Mahadiow, M.S. Senior Accounting Manager
161 Oliver B. Murdock Jr., CAP-OM Manager, Finance and Grant Administration
157 Lisa Proctor, M.B.A. Senior Director, Finance


Ext. Name Title Email
105 Satyan Ramanna, M.S., M.B.A. Senior Director, Information Technology and Web Services
106 Bryan Aldridge Senior Manager of Information Technology
115 Sean Carter, CAPM Senior Application Manager
191 Carolyn S. Vincent, CAE Director, Online Community and Web Services 


Ext. Name Title Email
167  Sheila Brear, BDS Chief Learning Officer
185 Renée Latimer, M.B.A. Senior Director, Professional Development and Educational Technology
188 Eric T. Lund, M.A. Professional Development Manager
193  Erin Sigmon Program Manager 
148 Rebecca Stolberg, RDH, M.S. Vice President, Allied Dental Education and Faculty Development
145  Melissa Stokely, M.S. Ed. Manager of Educational Programs
154 McKayla Theisen Senior Manager for Professional Development
165 Ben Yzaguirre, M.Ed., CAE Senior Director of Faculty Development and e-Learning


Ext. Name Title Email
136 Krisa Haggins, M.B.A., CMP, CEM Chief of Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology
199 Aby Barry Program Associate
122 Donna Casimier Meetings Manager
133 Nirah Forman Senior Manager, Meetings
181 Audra Franks Johnson, M.T.A., CMP, CAE Vice President, Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology
177 Shalonda M. King Senior Manager, Meetings Registration
186 Gina Koo Meetings Manager
166  Laura Vannucci Manager, Meetings and Educational Technology


Ext. Name Title Email
169  Gülsün Gül, D.D.S., M.B.A., M.P.H., M.S. Chief Policy Officer
175  Elizabeth (Betsy) Cooper, Ph.D. Director of Institutional Research
578 Emilia Istrate, Ph.D., MAIS Senior Vice President of Policy and Education Research
170  Kirke Lawton, M.A. Senior Director, Data Analytics
150 Pradeep Singh, Ph.D. Senior Research Analyst
149 Chelsea Skovran, M.P.A. Senior Administrative Associate