Leadership & Directory

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.



President: Prabha Krishnan, DDS
Maurice Edwards, DMD
Vice President: 
Amarilis Jacobo, DDS
: Paul Leary, DDS
 William Karp, DDS
Executive Director:
 Gregory D. Hill, JD, CAE
Immediate Past President:
 Anthony Cuomo, DDS


ADA Trustee: Brendan Dowd, DDS

NYSDA Board of Trustees:

New York County: Lois Jackson, DDS
2nd District: 
John Demas, DDS
3rd District:
Geoffrey Gamache DDS
4th District:
 Adrienne L. Korkosz, DMD
5th District:
 Lynn A. Stacy, DDS
6th District:
Louis Giordano, DDS
7th District:
 Theresa Casper-Klock, DDS
8th District: Raymond G. Miller, DDS
9th District:
 Gary M. Scharoff, DDS
 Donald R. Hills, DDS
 Mitchell S. Greenberg, DMD
 Guenter Jonke, DDS
Jacqueline Samuels, DDS

Council and Committee Chairs:

Awards Council: Brendan Dowd, DDS
Dental Benefit Programs Council:
Joseph Craddock, DDS
Dental Education and Licensure Council:
Robert Peskin, DDS
Dental Health Planning and Hospital Dentistry Council:
 Raquel Rozdolski, DMD
Dental Practice Council: Mario Silverstri, DPM
Ethics Council:
 Paul W. Teplitsky, DMD
Governmental Affairs Council: Radha Sachdeva-Munk, DDS
Membership and Communications Council: Kendra J. Zappia, DDS
New Dentist Committee: Vacant
Nominations Council:
Anthony Cuomo, DDS
Peer Review and Quality Assurance Council:
Lawrence Lehman, DDS
Professional Liability Insurance Council:
 Roland Emmanuele, DDS
Annual Sessions Committee:
Rekha Gehani, DDS
Substance Abuse & Well-being Committee:
Amy Bryan, DDS
Information Technology Committee:
 Mitchell Rubinstein, DMD
EDPAC Board of Directors:
Matthew Neary, DDS
NYSDA Support Services:
 Joseph Caruso, DDS
NYSDF Board of Trustees:
 Maria Maranga, DDS