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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 - David J. Miller
President Elect - Richard F. Andolina
Vice President- Lawrence J. Busino
Treasurer - Mark J. Weinberger
Speaker - Steven Gounardes
Executive Director - Mark J. Feldman
Immediate Past President - John J. Liang



ADA Trustee - Chad P. Gehani


NYSDA Board of Trustees:

New York County - Edward J. Miller Jr.
2nd District - James J. Sconzo
3rd District - David M. Delaney
4th District - James E. Galati
5th District - Jonathan R. Gellert
6th District - Scott J. Farrell
7th District - Robert J. Buhite II
8th District - Brendan P. Dowd
9th District - Anthony M. Cuomo
Nassau - Michael S. Shreck
Queens - Prabha Krishnan
Suffolk - Paul R. Leary
Bronx - Richard P. Herman


Council Chairs:

Awards - Michael R. Breault
Annual Sessions - James J. Fitzgerald
Nominations - John J. Liang
Ethics - Guenter Jonke
Governmental Affairs - Lauro Medrano-Saldana
Dental Benefit Programs - Viren Jhaveri
Membership and Communications - Jay Skolnick
Dental Education and Licensure - Anthony Ficara
Dental Health Planning and Hospital Dentistry - Richard Speisman
Chemical Dependency - Robert Herzog
EDPAC Board of Directors - Lawrence Volland
Professional Liability Insurance - Kevin Henner
Peer Review and Quality Assurance - Egidio Farone
Dental Practice - Paul Albicocco
New Dentists - Hemali Ajmera
Task Force on Public Health Access - Vincent Filanova
Task Force on Technology - Craig Ratner
NYSDA Support Services - Joseph Caruso