2021-22 ADEA Board of Directors


Chair of the Board  

Keith A. Mays, Ph.D., D.D.S., M.S.


Chair-elect of the Board  
Nader A. Nadershahi, D.D.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.


Immediate Past Chair of the Board   
Ryan Quock, D.D.S.


Board Director for Faculties  
James R. Lott, D.M.D.  


Board Director for Advanced Education Programs  
Gregory M. Ness, D.D.S.


Board Director for Sections  
Laura Romito, D.D.S., M.S., M.B.A.


Board Director for Allied Dental Program Directors
Amy Coplen, RDH, M.S.


Board Director for Deans   
Steven W. Friedrichsen, D.D.S.


Board Director for Students, Residents and Fellows  
Manavi Nagai, M.S.


Board Director for the Corporate Council   
Lawrence Schnuck


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