Dr. William R. Calnon Elected as ADA Foundation President Ann Bruck, Dr. Mary J. Hayes, and Dr. Howard I.A. Lieb join ADA Foundation Board
CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2016 – The ADA Foundation Board of Directors this week elected William R. Calnon, D.D.S. as president, and also elected several new and continuing members to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Calnon, who practices general dentistry in Rochester, New York, has served as a member of the ADA Foundation’s Board of Directors since 2013, most recently as vice president of scientific research. He was the 2011-2012 president of the ADA after serving a four-year term on the ADA Board as the trustee from the Second District, which represents New York. Dr. Calnon will follow the two-year term of Dr. Reneida E. Reyes, a pediatric dentist in Brooklyn, New York.
ADA Foundation Board Appointments
Newly elected ADA Foundation Board members include:
-Ann Bruck, RDH, U.S. Industry Relations and Professional Services Manager, 3M Oral Care, St. Paul, Minnesota
-Howard I.A. Lieb, D.M.D., Staten Island, New York
-Mary J. Hayes, D.D.S., M.S., Chicago, Illinois, elected to complete the one-year unexpired term of Dr. Calnon
Directors chosen to renewed terms are:
-Maritza Morell, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Andover, Massachusetts, elected to a full four-year term after having completed Dr. Reneida Reyes’ remaining term when she was elected ADAF President in 2014
-Michele Penrose, Director of Global Professional Relations, Henry Schein, Inc., Melville, New York, elected to a second four-year term
ADA Foundation Executive Committee Appointments
Directors newly elected to the ADAF Executive Committee from among the ADAF Board of Directors Members at Large are:
-Vice President of Scientific Research: Gary Jeffers, D.M.D., M.S.
-Vice President of Finance: Roger L. Kiesling, D.D.S.
-They join current Executive Committee members Edward Green, D.M.D., Vice President of Grants; and Frank Maggio, D.D.S., Vice President of Development, who will continue their service on the ADAF Executive Committee.
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About the ADA Foundation
As dentistry's premier philanthropic and charitable organization, the ADA Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health. The ADA Foundation provides more than $800,000 in grants, scholarships, and awards annually to programs that are in alignment with the organization’s four mission pillars: Charitable Assistance, Access to Care, Research, and Education (C.A.R.E.). As part of these efforts, the ADA Foundation oversees Give Kids A Smile® and also oversees the ADA Foundation Volpe Research Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland (formerly the Paffenbarger Research Center). For more information about the ADA Foundation, visit www.adafoundation.org <http://www.adafoundation.org/> .