Leadership and Staff

OFFICERS

Ansley Depp, President
Bill Lee, First Vice President
Mark Moats, Second Vice President
H. Fred Howard, Speaker of the House
Sharon Turner, Secretary-Treasurer

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Richard Whitehouse, Executive Director, whitehouse@kyda.org
Sharon Turner, Secretary-Treasurer, spturnerx@windstream.net
Todd Edwards, Assistant Executive Director, todd@kyda.org
Janet Glover, Director of Meetings, janet@kyda.org
Melissa Nathanson, Director of Communications, melissa@kyda.org

KDA TODAY

Beverly A. Largent, Editor, drlargent@comcast.net

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Ansley Depp, President; Cliff Lowdenback, BG; Charles Montague (E); Barry Curry (GR); Darren Greenwell (LDS); Jonathan Rich (NKY);  Matt Milliner (PU); H. Fred Howard (SE); Andrew Burt (PR); B.J. Millay (SC); Laura Hancock Jones (WC).

Ex-Officio Members

Bill Lee, First Vice President; Mark Moats, Second Vice President; Bill Collins, Immediate Past President; Fred Howard, Speaker of the House; Sharon Turner, Secretary-Treasurer; Beverly A. Largent, Editor, KDA Today; Executive Director, Kentucky Board of Dentistry; Gerard Bradley, Dean, University of Louisville School of Dentistry; Stephanos Kyrkanides, Dean, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Julie McKee, Cabinet for Human Resources; Sean Aiken and Monali Haldankar, Student Co-Representatives ULSD; Hunter Hazle, Student Representative, UKCD

DELEGATES TO THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION

William E. Lee (BG); Mike Johnson (GR); Andy Elliott (KM); H. Fred Howard (SE); Dennis Price (LDS)

ALTERNATE DELEGATES TO THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION

Barry Curry (GR); Kevin Wall (NK); Ansley Depp (NKY); H. Fred Howard, KDA Speaker of the House; Ansley Depp, President; Bill Lee, First Vice President

KENTUCKY DENTAL FOUNDATION, INC.

O. Andy Elliott, Foundation President/Chairman (KM); Stephen Robertson, (PR) Foundation Secretary-Treasurer; Ansley Depp, KDA President; Bill Lee, KDA First Vice President; Richard Whitehouse, KDA Executive Director; Sharon Turner, KDA Secretary-Treasurer; James Allen (LDS); Beverly A. Largent (PU); Terry Norris (GR), Fred Howard (SE); Bill Lee (BG); Sharon Turner (BG); T. Gerard Bradley, LDS; David Gardner (Non-dentist/Crest/Oral B); Kelley Dearing Smith, (Non-dentist/Louisville Water)

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE KENTUCKY DENTAL FOUNDATION, INC

The Kentucky Dental Foundation, Inc. promotes professional and public programs which enhance oral health and ultimately the total health of Kentuckians. VISION: Develop, magnify, and manage a fund which will maximize professional and public programs that enhance oral health in Kentucky. PURPOSE: Support the mission and vision of the Kentucky Dental Foundation through:

  • Education
  • Scholarships
  • Research
  • Oral Health Programs
  • Other Organizations With Similar Goals

COMPONENT SOCIETY OFFICERS

Blue Grass Dental Society
President – Jessica Kress, Lexington 
President-Elect – Neal Shepherd, Lexington
Vice-President – Leslie Horn, Lexington
Secretary-Treasurer – Greg Carman, Richmond 

bluegrassdentalsociety@gmail.com

Website: www.bgdsky.org

Eastern Dental Society
President – William Thorner, Ashland
President-Elect – Nancy Mussetter, Ashland
Secretary-Treasurer – William Thorner, Ashland

Kentucky Mountain Dental Society
President – Greg Bentley, Pikeville
President-Elect – Rusty Robinette, Pikeville
Secretary-Treasurer – John Lowe, Pikeville

Louisville Dental Society
President – Darren Greenwell, Louisville
Vice President – James Paul Boyd, Louisville
Secretary-Treasurer – Emily Brown, Louisville

lds@kyda.org

Website: www.louisvilledentalsociety.org

Northern Kentucky Dental Society
President – Ryan Estes, Florence
President-Elect – Jason Ford, Hebron
Vice President – John Thompson, Park Hills
Secretary-Treasurer – Lindsey Willoughby, Ft. Wright

nkds@fuse.net

Website: www.northernkydental.org

Green River Dental Society
President – Matt Johnson, Owensboro
Vice President – Jack Perkins , Owensboro
Secretary–Treasurer – Timothy Wright, Owensboro

Pennyrile Dental Society
President – Andrew Burt, Bowling Green
Secretary-Treasurer - Stephen Robertson, Bowling Green

Southeastern Dental Society
President – Sharon Newcomb, Corbin
Secretary-Treasurer – Joe Boster, Middlesboro

Purchase Dental Society
President – Jim Woods, Paducah
Secretary-Treasurer – Burton R. Young, Murray

West Central Dental Society
Secretary-Treasurer – William R. “Billy” Millay, Madisonville

South Central Dental Society
President – DeJon Graves, Somerset
President-Elect – Corey Hamm, Somerset
Secretary-Treasurer – Robert “B. J.” Millay, Somerset

Executive Committee
Dr. Ansley Depp
KDA President  
Dr. Bill Lee
KDA First Vice President   
Dr. Mark Moats KDA Second Vice President  
Dr. H. Fred Howard KDA Speaker of the House  
 Dr. Darren Greenwell Executive Board Chairman  
Dr. Sharon Turner Secretary-Treasurer  
Staff
Richard Whitehouse KDA Executive Director email
Todd Edwards KDA Assistant Executive Director email
Janet Glover KDA Director of Meetings  email 
Melissa Nathanson  KDA Director of Communications  email