2017 Alumni Society Board of Governors Ballot and Bios
Dr. Tom Anderson* (DDS 1989) Holland, Mich., practices general dentistry in Holland, Michigan. Dr. Anderson spent 4 years in the US Navy following graduation from dental school. Dr. Anderson is a member of the ADA, MDA and WMDDS and is currently is a 2 yr. delegate to the MDA House of Delegates. He also is the president of the Holland/Zeeland Dental Society. Dr. Anderson enjoys his involvement with the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Dr. Brian Cilla* (DDS 1987, MS 1989) Grand Rapids, Mich., is a periodontist in West Michigan. He is a past-president of WMDDS, has served as a MDA Trustee, been a member of the MDA delegation to the ADA HOD and has been an AAP State and Regional Assembly liaison. Currently, he is president of the Michigan Periodontal Association and serves on the GRCC Dental Programs Advisory Board.
Dr. Jori Lewis* (DDS 2007) Grand Blanc, Mich., has been practicing general dentistry in Genesee County since 2007. She is a member of the ADA, MDA, and GDDS. Dr. Lewis has quickly become involved in organized dentistry serving as Editor of Genesee District Dental Society, a board member of GDDS, served in the MDA HOD, and as a member on the Dean’s Advisory Committee at The University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Dr. Lisa K Wendling (1993 DDS, 1996 MS) received her DDS from the University of Michigan in 1993, where she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an honorary dental society. She received her MS in Orthodontics in 1996. She has run her private orthodontic practice in Flint Township, since 1998. She served as the Secretary of The Genesee District Dental Society from 2005-2006 and a Genesee District Delegate for the Michigan Dental Association from 2001-2003. She also served as an examiner for the State of Michigan Orthodontic Specialty Licensing examination from 2011-2013.
Dr. D. Andrew Lewis (1998 DDS), Seattle, Wash., has been practicing dentistry in Seattle, WA since 2002. Before joining his private practice, he served his country as a dental officer in the US Navy. He advanced training from the world-renowned Kois Center in Seattle, as well as from the Ickert Dental Implant Centre in British Columbia. In 2007, Dr. Lewis earned the prestigious Fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD).
Ms. Ashley N. Hubbard RDH, (2012 BSDH) Monroe, Mich., Ashley is a part of the Monroe Family Dentistry team. Her previous experiences include Clinic Representative, SADHA member, Colgate STAR Hygienist award recipient, 2nd Place Winner for the American Association of Public Health Dental Hygiene Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Dentistry 2012, Research Day 1st place winner, and MRelay Co-captain for the Dental School Team (Smile for Life). Currently, she enjoys serving as the Co-captain of the Smile for Life team at the Monroe Relay for Life and participating in community dental health outreach opportunities in the Monroe Area.
Ms. Mona Riaz (2012 BSDH) Ann Arbor, Mich., is currently employed at the Community Dental Center in Ann Arbor, MI. Along with practicing as a clinician; Mona also has experience in oral health research and coordinating school-based dental programs. She serves as an adjunct clinical faculty at the School of Dentistry within the Division of Dental Hygiene. Mona has served as a delegate for the MDHA. She is currently a member of the ADHA and the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society.