Leadership and Staff

OFFICERS

Darren Greenwell, President
Jonathan Rich, First Vice President
Donald Heine, Second Vice President
H. Fred Howard, Speaker of the House
Kevin Wall, Secretary-Treasurer

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Richard Whitehouse, Executive Director, whitehouse@kyda.org
Kevin Wall, Secretary-Treasurer, kevinwalldmd@gmail.com
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

Darren Greenwell, President; Cliff Lowdenback, BG; Charles Montague (E); Joe McCarty (GR), Chairman; Samantha Shaver (LDS); Ryan Estes (NKY); Scott Bridges (PU); H. Fred Howard (SE); Thomas Carroll (PR); B.J. Millay (SC); Laura Hancock Jones (WC).

Ex-Officio Members

Jonathan Rich, First Vice President; Donald Heine, Second Vice President; Mark Moats, Immediate Past President; Fred Howard, Speaker of the House; Kevin Wall, Secretary-Treasurer; Beverly A. Largent, Editor, KDA Today; Executive Director, Kentucky Board of Dentistry; Gerard Bradley, Dean, University of Louisville School of Dentistry; Jeffrey Okeson, Dean, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Julie McKee, Cabinet for Human Resources; Kirsten Peterson, Student Representatives ULSD; Kasey Strand, Student Representative, UKCD

DELEGATES TO THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION

Ansley Depp (NKY); Andy Elliott (KM); H. Fred Howard (SE); Samantha Shaver (LDS); Stephen Robertson (PR)

ALTERNATE DELEGATES TO THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION

Barry Curry (LDS); Jonathan Rich (NKY); H. Fred Howard, KDA Speaker of the House; Darren Greenwell, President; Jonathan Rich, First Vice President

KENTUCKY DENTAL FOUNDATION, INC.

Stephen Robertson, Foundation President/Chairman (KM); Stephen Robertson, Foundation Secretary-Treasurer; Darren Greenwell, KDA President; Jonathan Rich, KDA First Vice President; Richard Whitehouse, KDA Executive Director; Kevin Wall, KDA Secretary-Treasurer; O. Andy Elliott, (KM), 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 – Brandon Stapleton, Lexington 
President-Elect – Neil Rush, Cynthiana
Vice-President – Neil Rush, Cynthiana
Secretary-Treasurer – Lisa Kochis, Lexington

bluegrassdentalsociety@gmail.com

Website: www.bgdsky.org

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

Kentucky Mountain Dental Society
President – Jacob Sword – Pikeville
President-Elect – 
Secretary-Treasurer – John Lowe, Pikeville

Louisville Dental Society
President – Emily Brown, Louisville
Vice President – Michael Barnett, Louisville
Secretary-Treasurer – Paul Abbott, Louisville

lds@kyda.org

Website: www.louisvilledentalsociety.org

Northern Kentucky Dental Society
President – Lindsey Willoughby, Ft. Wright
President-Elect – Daniel Noll, Florence
Vice President – Allison Marlow, Florence
Secretary-Treasurer – Olivia Estes, Union

nkds@fuse.net

Website: www.northernkydental.org

Green River Dental Society
President – Kelsey Johnson, Beaver Dam
Secretary–Treasurer – Kelsey Johnson, Beaver Dam

Pennyrile Dental Society
President – Stephen Robertson, Bowling Green

Southeastern Dental Society
President – Sharon Newcomb,Corbin
President-Elect – Arwa ElMarghi, London
Secretary-Treasurer – Joe Boster, Middlesboro

Purchase Dental Society
President – Brian Doss, Draffenville
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. Darren Greenwell
KDA President  
Dr. Jonathan Rich
KDA First Vice President   
Dr. Donald Heine KDA Second Vice President  
Dr. H. Fred Howard KDA Speaker of the House  
 Dr. Joe McCarty Executive Board Chairman  
Dr. Kevin Wall 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