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Academy of Laser Dentistry Committee Chairs

 Walid Altayeb, DDS, MDS, PhD

Walid Altayeb,
DDS, MDS, PhD
General & Scientific
Sessions Co-Chair,
Int'l Relations Chair
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Lynn Atkinson, RDH
Torrance, CA

Auxiliary Chair
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Juliana Barros, DDS, MS

Juliana Barros, DDS, MS
University & Academia
Relations Co-Chair
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Keith Brewster, DDS

Keith Brewster, DDS
Regulatory Affairs
Co-Chair
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Nick Clausen

Nick Clausen
Manufacturers' Advisory
Council Chair
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 Arun Danbar, BDS

Arun Darbar, BDS
President-Elect Conference Chair,
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Vanessa Freitas, DDS

Vanessa Freitas, DDS
Laser Safety Chair
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John Graeber, DMD

John Graeber, DMD
Strategic Planning
Chair
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Charles Hoopingarner, DDS

Charles Hoopingarner,
DDS

Past President 
Advisory Chair, 
Seidner Board of Trustees
Student Scholarships & 
Research Grants
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Ed Kusek, DDS

Ed Kusek, DDS
President
Exam Construction
Advisor,
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Sam Low, DDS, Chair

Sam Low, DDS
Treasurer
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Jeanette Miranda, RDH
Communications Chair
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Shalizeh Patel, DDS

Shalizeh Patel, DDS
University & Academia
Relations Co-Chair
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Don Patthoff, DDS

Don Patthoff, DDS
JLD Chair
Editor in Chief,
Ethics Chair
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Glenda Payas, DMD

Glenda Payas, DMD
Seidner Board of Trustees
Student Scholarship &
Research Grants
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Gerry Ross, DDS

Gerry Ross, DDS
Membership Chair
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Craig Sanford, DDS

Craig Sanford, DDS
Certification Co-Chair
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Hamilton Sporborg, DDS

Hamilton Sporborg, DDS
Exam Construction Chair
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Grace Sun, DDS

Grace Sun, DDS
General & Scientific
Sessions
Co-Chair
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Ana Maria Triliouris, DDS
Seidner Board of Trustees
Student Scholarships &
Research Grants
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Chris Walinski, DDS

Chris Walinski, DDS
Seidner Board of Trustees
Student Scholarships &
Research Grants
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Angie (Mott) Wallace,
RDH

Education Chair, Speakers Bureau
Regulatory Affairs 
Co-Chair
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Academy of Laser Dentistry Committees

Auxiliary Committee

Lynn Atkinson, RDH, Chair
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Awards Committee

Arun Darbar, BDS, Chair
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Ed Kusek, DDS, President
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 CERTIFICATION Testing Task Force

Hamilton Sporborg, DDS, Chair
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Ed Kusek, DDS, Advisor
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Communications Committee

Jeanette Miranda, RDH, Chair
[email protected] 

The Journal of Laser Dentistry

Don Patthoff, DDS, Editor-in-Chief
[email protected]


Conference - Dentistry's Laser Meeting

Arun Darbar, BDS, Chair
[email protected]

General & Scientific Sessions

Walid Altayeb, DDS, MDS, PhD, Co-Chair
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Grace Sun, DDS, Co-Chair
[email protected]

Future Site Selection
Sam Low, DDS, Chair
[email protected]


Constitution & Bylaws Committee

James Carreiro, DDS, Chair, Secretary
[email protected] 


COVId-19 Task force

Eric Linden, DDS, Chair
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Ed Kusek, DDS, Advisor
[email protected]


Education Committee

Angie Wallace, RDH, ]Chair
[email protected]
Sam Low, DDS, Advisor
sl[email protected]


Ethics Committee

Donald Patthoff, DDS, Chair
[email protected]


Finance Committee

Sam Low, DDS, Chair, Treasurer
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International Relations Committee

Walid Altayeb, DDS, MDS, PhD Chair
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Laser Safety Committee

Vanessa Freitas, DDS, Chair
[email protected]


Manufacturers' Advisory Council

Nick Clausen, Chair
[email protected]


Membership Committee

Gerry Ross, DDS, Co-Chair
[email protected] 


Nominations Committee

Arun Darbar, BDS, Chair
[email protected]

Regulatory Affairs Committee

Keith Brewster, DDS, Co-Chair
[email protected]
Angie Wallace, RDH, Co-Chair
[email protected]


Strategic Plan Steering Committee

John Graeber, DMD, Chair
[email protected]


University & Academia Relations

Juliana Barros, DDS, MS, Co-Chair
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Shalizeh Patel, DDS, Co-Chair
[email protected]

 Dr. Eugene Seidner Silent Auction Committee

James Carreiro, DMD, Co-Chair
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Angie Wallace, RDH, Co-Chair
[email protected]

Dr. Eugene Seidner Board of Trustees Student Scholarships & Research Grants

Ana Triliouris, DDS
[email protected]

Glenda Payas, DMD
[email protected]

Charles Hoopingarner, DDS
[email protected]

Chris Walinski, DDS
[email protected]