Leadership & Committees

SDDS Has Many Ways You Can Get Involved…

Be a part of SDDS and please volunteer to join a committee or task force or workgroup in 2024! Your participation will help to keep SDDS on its toes, be the best it can be for our members, keep our market share great (it’s 82% right now), and give our members a chance to be part of organized dentistry.

Are you interested in serving on one of SDDS’ committees this year?
Please use this form to sign up for the committees on which you are interested in serving.

It’s Leadership Nominating time!
Now’s your opportunity to nominate someone you think would be a great leader to serve on the Board, as a Delegate or the Secretary in 2025. Use this nominating form, the deadline is January 29, 2024.

Ash Vasanthan, DDS, MS

President
Nima Aflatooni, DDS

Nima Aflatooni, DDS

Treasurer / President-Elect

Jeffrey Sue, DDS

Secretary

Volki Felahy, DDS

SDDS BCR Rep
Craig Alpha, DDS

Craig Alpha, DDS

Andrea Cervantes, DDS

Andrea Cervantes, DDS

Eric Grove, DDS

Eric Grove, DDS

Lisa Laptalo, DMD

Lisa Laptalo, DMD

Michael Payne, DDS, MSD

Karthik Raghuraman, DDS

Karthik Raghuraman, DDS

Chirag Vaid, DDS

Gaetan Tchamba, DDS

Guest of the Board
Cathy Levering

Cathy Levering

Executive Director
Carl Hillendahl, DDS

Carl Hillendahl, DDS

Nugget Editor-in-Chief
Cathy Levering

Cathy Levering

Executive Director

Contact Cathy for:

Governance, Strategic Planning, Association Management, Leadership Training, and Everything Else!

Della Yee

Della Yee

Director of Operations

Contact Della for:
Vendor Members, Exhibitor Opportunities, CE Programs and Special Events

Sofia Gutierrez

Sofia Gutierrez

Membership / Foundation Projects

Contact Sofia for:

Member Referrals, CPR, Registration for events, Smiles for Kids Program (Foundation), Smiles for Big Kids Program (Foundation)

Jessica Luther

Jessica Luther

Graphic Designer / Publications & Programs / Membership

Contact Jessica for:

The Nugget, Advertising in The Nugget, Directory or MidWinter Manual, SDDS Website and Social Media

Anne Rogerson

Anne Rogerson

Office Manager / Membership

Contact Anne for:

Member Referrals and Registration for events