ADEA Staff Directory


Ext. Name Title Email

Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H. President and CEO
147 Jason Lee, J.D. Chief of Staff
163 Julie Boynton, M.S., SPHR, SHRM-SCP Senior Vice President for HR
168 Cassandra Allen Receptionist
164 Jim DiMarino, D.M.D., M.S.Ed. Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations 
182 Linda D. Mabrey Executive Assistant to the President and CEO
117 Leo E. Rouse, D.D.S., FACD Senior Scholar in Residence
196 Simone Smith, CEM Senior Manager for Corporate Relations
151  Jeffery Stewart, D.D.S., M.S. Senior Vice President for Interprofessional and Global Collaboration
139 Masresha Tadesse, CMP Senior Manager of Governance and Special Projects
131 Suyapa Velasquez, M.S. Senior Human Resources Manager


Ext. Name Title Email
171 Sonya Smith, Ed.D., J.D.  Chief Diversity Officer
550 Caroline Davis, M.P.P. Program Manager
175 Tita Gray, Ed.D. Senior Vice President of Access, Diversity and Inclusion
107 Kelli Johnson, J.D. Director of Inclusive Programs and Services
112 Angelo Lee, M.Ed. Senior Director of Access, Diversity and Inclusion


Ext. Name Title Email
156 B. Timothy Leeth, CPA Chief Advocacy Officer
197 Bridgette Dehart Director of Federal Government Relations
123 Phillip Mauller, M.P.S. Director of State Relations and Advocacy
162 Brian Robinson Program Manager


Ext. Name Title Email
180 Sean Loughlin Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
554 Tracy Beale  Membership Associate
172 Kellie Bove, CAE Senior Director of Marketing and Branding
127 Cindy Cha Digital Communications Manager
119 Raheem Dawodu Digital Marketing and Community Manager
135 LaKecia Easley, M.A.  Director of Membership
142 Laura Iverson Senior Publications Manager and Writer
173 Susan Kimner Director of Publishing  
144 Jennifer Mercurio Marketing and Communications Manager  
113 Alex Prescott Publications and Membership Manager
141 Kamilah Spratt Senior Marketing Manager
146 LaShell Stratton-Childers Senior Editor


Ext. Name Title Email
198 Chris Carr, CPA Chief Financial Officer
183 Carolyn Booker, Ph.D. Senior Vice President for Educational Pathways
551 Shelia Cornelius Senior Accounting Manager 
176 Shannon Dixon Facilities Associate 
103 Kevin Hawkins Operations Services Associate
184 Chonté James Director of the Predoctoral Application Service
108  Elizabeth Johnson, M.S. Director of Recruitment for ADEA Application Services
190 Yolanda R. Jones Senior Manager of Advanced Dental Education Programs–PASS
161 Oliver B. Murdock Jr., CAP-OM Manager, Finance and Grant Administration
109 Leslie J. Payne Senior Administrative Associate
157 Lisa Proctor, M.B.A. Director of Finance
189 Emily Rhineberger, M.A. Senior Director of Application Services


Ext. Name Title Email
105 Satyan Ramanna, M.S., M.B.A. Director of Information Technology
115 Sean Carter, CAPM Senior Application Manager
106 Bryan Aldridge Senior Manager of Information Technology
191 Carolyn S. Vincent, CAE Director of Online Strategy and Web Development 


Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology; Professional Development

Ext. Name Title Email
169 Anthony Palatta, D.D.S., Ed.D. Chief Learning Officer
199 Aby Barry Program Associate
193 Gabrielle Brown Program Manager
122 Donna Casimier Meetings Manager
136 Krisa Haggins, M.B.A., CMP, CEM Senior Vice President of Meetings, Conferences and Education Technology
181 Audra Franks Johnson, M.T.A., CMP, CAE Senior Director for Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology
133 Nirah Forman Meetings Manager
177 Shalonda M. King Registration Manager
186 Gina Koo Meetings Manager
185 Renée Latimer, M.B.A. Senior Manager for Meetings Technology
188 Eric T. Lund, M.A. Professional Development Manager
148 Rebecca Stolberg, RDH, M.S. Senior Director of Allied Dental Education and Faculty Development
154 McKayla Theisen Senior Manager for Professional Development
165 Ben Yzaguirre, M.Ed. Senior Director of Faculty Development and e-Learning


Ext. Name Title Email
153 Denice Stewart, D.D.S., M.H.S.A. Chief Policy Officer
167 Omar A. Escontrías, Dr.P.H., M.P.H. Senior Director of Policy Research
578 Emilia Istrate, Ph.D. Senior Vice President of Policy and Educational Research
150 Monisha Mallarapu, M.S. Data Visualization Senior Analyst
116 Franc Slapar, M.A.
Senior Director of Research