MEET THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President – Neila Nicholson

Neila Nicholson

The president serves as chairperson of the Executive Council, presides at chapter meetings, and oversees the Special Events committee.

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Vice President, Continuing Events – Naveen Allin

Naveen Allin

The vice president oversees the Ongoing Events committee.

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Vice President, Professionalism – Dana DeLosa

Dana DeLosa

The vice president oversees the Professionalism committee.

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and officers

F I N A N C E   C O M M I T T E E

Treasurer – Samir Abbas

Samir Abbas

The treasurer oversees the finance committee, and creates and monitors the overall chapter budget.

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Scholarship Directors – Claire Sayoc and Aria Sharma

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The scholarship directors organize yearly sponsorship packages and communicate with company representatives.

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Fundraising Directors – Mena Johny and Mina Sidhom

Mena Johny Mina Sidhom

The fundraising directors organize fundraising events.

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Secretary – Pooja Patel

Pooja Patel

The secretary oversees the communications committee, keeps meeting minutes, and maintains member attendance.

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Historians – Lauryn Mohler and Daniel Popper

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The historians help manage social media accounts and photograph ASDA events.

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Gold Crown Directors – Greta Smidt and Carolina Garcia

Greta Smidt  Carolina Garcia

The gold crown directors create the UF ASDA magazine, which documents the chapter’s yearly events.

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Webmaster – Tonya Frys

Tonya Frys

The webmaster manages UF’s ASDA website.

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Newsletter Director – Jordan Ma

Jordan Ma

The newsletter director creates the Spring and Fall newsletters (The Central Incisor).

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Graphic Design Director – Siraj Asadi

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The graphic design director creates and designs t-shirts and flyers.

E V E N T S   C O M M I T T E E

ASDA End of the year Awards Banquet Director – Rick Patel

Rick Patel

The awards banquet director organizes the end of year banquet.

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Mighty Molar Directors – Sumera Chohan and WeiYin Vuong

Sumera Chohan WeiYin Vuong

The mighty molar directors run the annual mighty molar event and organize raffles.

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Loupes Fair Director – Sohyun Lee

Sohyun Lee

The loupes fair director communicates with loupes representatives and organizes the annual loupes fair for D1 students.

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Business Symposium Directors – Heather Perez and Krishna Dipnarine

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The business symposium directors organize the annual business symposium, arrange sponsorships, and communicate with speakers and vendors.

Membership Directors – Katie Brattebo and Yandy Gonzalez Marrero

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The membership directors recruit members and collect member dues.

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Vendor Fair Directors – Joanna Borissova and Mina Ghorbanifarajzadeh

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The vendor fair directors recruit vendors and organize the annual vendors fair.

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O N G O I N G   E V E N T S   C O M M I T T E E

Public Relations Director – Anthony Farmer

Anthony Farmer

The public relations director organizes and promotes events.

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Community Service Directors – Stefhany Duque and Jenna Shuman

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The community service directors organize 2-3 community service events per semester and recruit volunteers.

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Social Directors – Alina Lenz and Sarah Veazey

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The social directors plan 2-3 events per semester and coordinate events with the organized dentistry director.

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Social Networking Director – Paula Cohen

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The social networking director manages Instagram, Facebook, and other social media sites in coordination with the historians.

Lunch and Learn Directors – Emily Pham and Tina Vo (D3/4); Christine Volkmer (D1/2)

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The lunch and learn directors organize bimonthly lunch and learn events, and recruit and coordinate with speakers.

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Hue Group Director – Kurtis Hussey

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The hue group director connects dental students with mentors and increases camaraderie between faculty and students.

P R O F E S S I O N A L I S M   C O M M I T T E E

Advocacy Director – William Baldock

Will Baldock

The advocacy director updates local and national legislation, and organizes attendance to state and national lobby day.

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Organized Dentistry Director – Jenna Starkey

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The organized dentistry director communicates with FDA and ADA, coordinates with the AGD for lunch and learns, organizes national ADA signing for seniors, and organizes the new dentist panel with the FDA.

Ethics Director – Roberto Ramirez

Roberto Ramirez

The ethics director recruits speakers to talk about ethics for lunch and learns, and coordinates with the student professionalism and ethics association to plan ethical discussions.

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Pre-Dental Directors – Michael Moraguez and Brandi Dinh

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The pre-dental directors organize the annual pre-dental conference, plan events during the national pre-dental week, organize a mentor/mentee program, and engage with pre-dental students in ASDA chapters.

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