AAPHD Standing Committees

The Association has four standing committees of the Board, and a Joint Reference Committee as prescribed by the bylaws. Other standing committees as may be established by the Board of Directors to support the purposes of the Association. A majority of all members of committees having the authority of the Board of Directors must be members of the Board of Directors.

FINANCE COMMITTEE
Chair: Mark Macek, DDS, DrPH

The FINANCE COMMITTEE guides Association activities related to its financial affairs.

MEMBERSHIP & ETHICS COMMITTEE
Chair: Mary Tavares, DMD, MPH

The MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE plans and conducts recruitment activities for new members, and periodically assesses the needs for current members.

BYLAWS COMMITTEE
Chair: Nick Mosca, DDS, DrPH

The BYLAWS COMMITTEE periodically reviews the AAPHD bylaws to ensure that it appropriately meets the needs of the Association and its members, and maintains compliance of the Association as the sponsoring organization for the American Board of Dental Public Health.

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE
Chair: Frances Kim, DDS, MPH, DrPH

The NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE consists of the President-Elect and additional members appointed by the Board of Directors. Members of the Nominations Committee are not eligible to stand for election to the Board or an Officer position during their one-term on the Nominations Committee. Nomination Committee members may serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms in office.

JOINT REFERENCE COMMITTEE
Chair: Frances Kim, DDS, MPH, DrPH

The President-Elect and the chair of each of the Association's councils shall serve on the JOINT REFERENCE COMMITTEE. The Joint Reference Committee is responsible for bringing matters to the attention of the Association's Board of Directors of concerns to the councils and making recommendations to the Board of Directors.

AAPHD Councils

The Association has four Councils: the Council of Educational Affairs, the Council on Practice, the Council on Legislation, and the Council on Publications.

Any AAPHD member willing to serve on a Council may volunteer by calling or emailing the AAPHD National Office at info@aaphd.org.

COUNCIL ON PRACTICE
Mike Monopoli, DMD, MPH, MS (Chair)

Kerry Maquire, DDS
Steve Geiermann, DDS, BS
Evelyn Lucas-Perry, DDS, MPH
Eleanor Fleming, DDS, PhD
Hannah Maxey, RDH, MPH, PhD
David Krol, MD, MPH
Brittany Seymour, DDS, MPH
Darien Weatherspoon, DDS, MPH

COUNCIL ON PUBLICATIONS
Corinna Culler, RDH, DrPH (Chair)

Michelle McQuistan, DDS
Claudia A. Serna, PhD, MPH, BDS
Linda Kaste, DDS, PhD
Bob Weyant, DDS, DrPH
Jean Calvo, DDS
Vy Vy Vu, DMD, BS, MPH
Josefine Wolfe, RDH, PhD
Kelsey Knight

COUNCIL ON EDUCATIONAL AFFAIRS
Jaana Gold, DDS, PhD, MPH, CPH (Chair)
Christina Demopolous, DDS, MPH (Co-Chair)
Rhonda Stephens, DDS, MPH (Secretary)
Priscilla Flynn, RDH, DrPH
Darien Weatherspoon, DDS, MPH
David Cappelli, DMD, MPH, PhD
Melanie Whalen, DMD, MPH
Susan McKernan, DMD, MS, PhD
Carsen Bentley, DDS, BA, MPH
Sohini Dhar, BDS, MPH

COUNCIL ON LEGISLATION
Irene Hilton, DDS (Chair)
Amos Deinard, MD
Jane Gillette, DDS
Nick Mosca, DDS
Monica Hebl, DDS
Matt Crespin, RDH
Barbara Ann De Lap, DDS

COUNCIL ON SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Diane Brunson, RDH, MPH (Chair)

Christina Murphey, RN, PhD
Michael McCunniff, DDS, MS
Susan Reed, DDS, DrPH
Theresa Anselmo, RDH, MPH
Angeles Martinez Mier, DDS, MSD, PhD
Georgia Rogers, DMD

COUNCIL ON CORPORATE RELATIONS
Terri Dolan, DDS, MPH (Chair)

Mike Monopoli, DMD
Jim Bramson, DDS
David Gesko, DDS
Barbara Shearer, BDS, MDS, PhD
Brian Brady

AAPHD Task Forces

The Board of Directors may appoint advisory or ad hoc committees or task forces as are necessary or appropriate to support the purposes of the Association.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER TASK FORCE
Karen Yoder, RDH

Mary Altenberg, MS, CHES
Amos Deinard, MD
Beth Mertz, PhD

Diane Brunson, RDH, MPH

GOVERNANCE TASK FORCE
Frances Kim, DDS, MPH, DrPH (Co-Chair)

Judy Jones, DDS, MPH, DScD (Co-Chair)
Diane Brunson, RDH, MPH
David Cappelli, DMD, MPH, PhD
Dushanka Kleinman, DDS
Mary Altenberg, MS, CHES
John Warren, DDS, MS
Vinodh Bhoopathi, BDS, DScD
Eugenio Beltran, DMD, MPH, MS, DrPh
Julie Frantsve-Hawley, RDH, PhD
Jeff Chaffin, DDS, MPH, MBA, MHA
Ana Karina Mascarenhas, BDS, MPH, DrPH

ETHICS TASK FORCE
Lew Lampiris, DDS, MPH (Chair)

David Cappelli, DMD, MPH, PhD
Bev Isman, RDH
Rebecca King, DDS, MPH
Hugh Silk, MD
Frances Kim, DDS, MPH, DrPH 

DPH DEFINITION TASK FORCE
Rebecca King, DDS, MPH (Chair)

Mark Macek, DDS, DrPH
Brittany Seymour, DDS, MPH
Robin Knowles, RDH, MPH