What led you to decide that this was the year you wanted to volunteer for office (PDA Officer or ADA Trustee) or volunteer to attend the ADA and represent the PDA (ADA Delegate or Alternate)?
I️ feel there is a real need to represent rural dentistry, especially rural public health Dentistry at the PDA and ADA.
What is your specific area of interest within organized dentistry?
Protecting our profession from outside influence and intrusion is my main focus.
What is the main issue you see facing the ADA or PDA or Dentistry in general?
Rural public health Dentistry, access to Care issues.
List experience that you have that you feel prepares you for this position.
I am the Clinical Director of the Salvation Army Dental Center in Oil City, PA. Also serve on the CHIP Advisory Board and Access to Care committee for the PDA.
Why should you receive my vote?
Dental public health needs to be helped, especially rural dentistry. I can help show the way.