Our People

Leadership 2022-2023 Board of Trustees and Officers

  • Dr. Douglas B. Keck, DMD, MS President
  • Dr. Charles S. Czerepak, DMD, MS Immediate Past President
  • Dr. Oariona Lowe, DDS Vice President
  • Dr. Amr M. Moursi, AAPD President
  • Dr. Scott W. Cashion, DDS, MS AAPD President Elect
  • Dr. John Rutkauskas, AAPD/AAPDF Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr. Teresa Fong, DDS Secretary/Treasurer
  • Dr. Kerry Maguire, DDS, MPH Trustee
  • Dr. James D. Nickman, DDS Trustee
  • Dr. Deven V. Shroff, DMD Trustee
  • Dr. Harlyn K. Susarla, DMD, MPH Trustee
  • Dr. Kelsey Brar, DMD, MPH Trustee 
  • Dr. Mira A. Albert, DDS Trustee
  • Mr. Kevin Thomas Trustee 

AAPD Foundation Staff

  • Paul Amundsen, M.N.A., C.F.R.E.
    Vice President for Development and Charitable Programs
  • Stefanie Dziedzic, MS, CFRE
    Director of Development 
  • Jasmine Williams
    Grants and Programs Coordinator
  • Brianna DeWitt Donor Relations Assistant
  • C. Scott Litch, Esq., C.A.E.
    AAPD COO and General Counsel
  • Mary Purnell, MS Business Services Director 

Executive Committee

  • Dr. Douglas B. Keck, DMD, MS President
  • Dr. Charles S. Czerepak, DMD, MS Immediate Past President and Nominations Chair
  • Dr. Teresa Fong, DDS Treasurer and Secretary
  • Dr. Oariona Lowe, DDS Vice President
  • Dr. John Rutkauskas, DDS, MBA, CAE AAPD/AAPDF Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr. Deven V. Shroff, DMD Grants and Programs Committee
  • Mr. Kevin Thomas Development Committee Chair

Development Committee

  • Kevin Thomas, Chair
  • Dr. Reza Ardalan, DMD
  • Dr. Brian A. Beitel, DDS, MS
  • Dr. Carolyn B. Crowell, DMD
  • Dr. Paul A. Kennedy III. DDS, MS
  • Dr. Kerry Maguire, DDS, MPH
  • Dr. Vanessa G. Carpenter DDS
  • Dr. K.J. Beauchamp, DDS
  • Dr. Jacob K. Lee, DDS, FRCD(C), FAAPD, FACD
  • Dr. Angela M. Stout, DMD

Finance & Audit Committee

  • Dr. Douglas B. Keck, DMD, MS Chair
  • Dr. David K. Curtis, DMD, PA
  • Dr. Charles S. Czerepak, DMD, MS
  • Dr. John Rutkauskas, DDS, MBA, CAE AAPD/AAPDF Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr. Deven V. Shroff, DMD
  • Mr. Kenneth C. Thomalla, CPA. CLU, CFP
  • Dr. Teresa Fong, DDS Secretary and Treasurer
  • Dr. Kerry Maguire, DDS, MPH 
  • Mr. Rob Conner 

Grants & Programs Committee

  • Dr. Deven V. Shroff, DMD Chair
  • Dr. Jennifer Cully, DMD
  • Dr. Clifford R. Hartman, DDS
  • Dr. Shari C. Kohn, DDS
  • Dr. Cheen Y. Loo, DMD
  • Dr. James Nickman, DDS
  • Dr. Stacy I. Weedon, DDS
  • Dr. Harlyn K. Susarla, DMD, MPH
  • Dr. Kelsey Brar, DMD, MS, MPH
  • Dr. Nidhi Taneja, DDS 
  • Dr. Scott B. Schwartz, DDS 
  • Dr. Oariona Lowe, DDS 
  • Dr. Lisa Jacob, DDS

Nominations Committee

  • Dr. Charles S. Czerepak, DMD, MS Chair
  • Dr. Nick Rogers, DDS
  • Dr. Jackie L. Banahan, DMD
  • Dr. Teresa Fong, DDS
  • Dr. John Rutkauskas, DDS. MBA, CAE AAPD/AAPDF Chief Executive Officer 
  • Dr. Neophytos (Ned) L. Savide, DDS
  • Dr. Anupama (Anu) R. Tate, DMD, MPH
  • Dr. Harlyn K. Susarla, DMD, MPH 
  • Dr. James D. Nickman, DDS 

Marketing Committee

  • Dr. Mira A. Albert, DDS Chair
  • Dr. Mario E. Ramos, DMD
  • Dr. C. Ashley Orynich, DMD, MPA, MS
  • Dr. Courtney Alexander, DDS
  • Dr. Lois A. Jackson, DDS
  • Dr. Oariona Lowe, DDS
  • Mr. Kenneth C. Thomalla, CPA, CLU, CFP
  • Dr. David Avenetti, DDS, MPH
  • Dr. Kelsey Brar, DMD, MS, MPH 
  • Dr. Joel H. Berg, DDS
  • Dr. Claudia A. Cavallino, DDS 
  • Dr. Jessica Lee, DDS
  • Dr. Hubert J. Park DMD