Board of Directors


George W. TysowskyChair

George W. Tysowsky, DDS, MPH
Senior Vice President, Technology & Professional Relations
Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

Ann GuginoVice Chair

Ann Gugino
Executive Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer

Patterson Companies, Inc.

Foti Panagakos, DMD, Ph.DSecretary / Treasurer

Foti Panagakos, DMD, Ph.D
Geistlich North America


Karen AuilerKaren Auiler
Chief Operating & Financial Officer
AEGIS Communications, Inc.

David A. BenovyDavid A. Benovy
Vice President, Sales & Marketing – North America
Septodont International

Al E. CanalAl E. Canal
Senior Vice President, Program Alliances
Live Oak Bank

Frank A. Catalanotto, DMD

Frank A. Catalanotto, DMD
Professor, Dept. of Community Dentistry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Florida College of Dentistry

Jeff ChaffinJeff Chaffin, DDS, MPH, MBA, MHA
Vice President & Dental Director
Delta Dental of Iowa

Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN
Executive Director
The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Margaret (Peggy) S. Cottrell
Past OHA Board Chair

Teresa A. Dolan, DDS, MPH
Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer
Dentsply Sirona

Cherae Farmer-Dixon, DDS, MSPH, FACD
Meharry School of Dentistry

Patrick Ferrillo, Jr., BS, DDS
International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations (IFDEA)

Michele FiliaultMichele Filiault
Vice President, Business Group Field Logistics
Henry Schein Dental

Peggy FisherPeggy Fisher
Director, Global Marketing
A-Dec, Inc.

Kathy GaertnerKathy Gaertner
U.S. Business & Marketing Operations Manager
3M Oral Care

Leslie E. Grant, DDSLeslie E. Grant, DDS
Past Board Chair, OSAP

David Miller, DDSDavid Miller, DDS
Tenet Healthcare

Karen Leigh Neiner

Karen Leigh Neiner
Vice President, Corporate Development & Professional Relations
Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Co., LLC
Palmero Healthcare LLC

Eric ShirleyEric Shirley
Vice President & General Manager
MIDMARK, Dental Division

Anne SteinbockAnne Steinbock
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Whip Mix Corporation

Keith Suchy, DDSKeith Suchy, DDS
Drs. Sullivan and Suchy, Ltd.

Carolyn M Van EckCarolyn M. Van Eck
Carolyn Van Eck Consulting