Leadership

The New York State Dental Association is led by a team of dental and association professionals who have the best interest of our members in mind. These individuals make up our Board of Trustees, Councils, Officers and Executive Staff. NYSDA bylaws determine the terms and conditions of these various leadership positions.

Officers:

President:   James Galati, DDS
President-Elect: Anthony Cuomo, DDS
Vice President:  Prabha Krishnan, DDS
Secretary/Treasurer:  Frank C. Barnashuk, DDS
Speaker:  Steven Gounardes, DDS
Executive Director: Gregory D. Hill, JD, CAE
Immediate Past President:  Kevin Henner, DMD

 

Trustees:

ADA Trustee:  Paul R. Leary, DMD

 

NYSDA Board of Trustees:

New York County:  Maurice L. Edwards, DMD
2nd District:  John Demas, DDS
3rd District:  Steven Essig, DDS
4th District:  Wayne Harrison, DDS
5th District:  Margaret Madonian, DDS
6th District:  Luis Mauleon Jr., DDS
7th District: Theresa Casper-Klock, DDS
8th District:  Raymond G. Miller, DDS
9th District:  Gary M. Scharoff, DDS
Nassau:  Frank Palmaccio, DDS
Queens:  Viren Jhaveri, DDS
Suffolk:  Guenter Jonke, DDS
Bronx:  Amarilis Jacobo, DDS

 

Council and Committee Chairs:

Awards Council: Richard Andolina SR., DDS
Dental Benefit Programs Council:
 Patricia M. Hanlon, DMD 
Dental Education and Licensure Council:
  Joseph E. Gambacorta, DDS
Dental Health Planning and Hospital Dentistry Council: Sean McLaren, DDS
Dental Practice Council: Lois Jackson,  DDS
Ethics Council:
  Nick Vittoria, DMD
Governmental Affairs Council:
 Robert Schaefer, DDS
Membership and Communications Council:
  Claudia Mahon-Vazquez, DDS
New Dentist Committee:
  Jerica Cook, DDS
Nominations Council: Kevin A Henner, DMD
Peer Review and Quality Assurance Council: Barry Sporer
Professional Liability Insurance Council: David Reed, DDS
Annual Sessions Committee:
 John McCambley, DDS
Chemical Dependency Committee:  Robert Herzog, DDS
Information Technology Committee:
  Mitchell Rubinstein, DMD
EDPAC Board of Directors:  Michael Breault, DDS
NYSDA Support Services:  Joseph Caruso, DDS
NYSDF Board of Trustees:
  Kirk Gleason, DDS
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