Board of Directors

Meet our Board of Directors. They provide the support and guidance that allows us to thrive as an organization and as individuals. Members are invited to attend our Board of Directors meetings. As a member, you may not participate, however you may listen and ask questions after the meeting.

If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors click here and complete the form.

Kimberly Hoppes, CDA, RDA

2022-23 MDAA President - Kimberly Hoppes CDA, R.D.A.

Immediate Past President - Threasa Liddell, CDA

Immediate Past President - Threasa Liddell, CDA

Vice President - Gwen Graham-Feldkamp, CDA, RDA, FADAA

Vice President - Gwen Graham-Feldkamp CDA, R.D.A., FADAA

Secretary - Paula Frolka, R.D.A.

Secretary - Paula Frolka, R.D.A.

Treasurer - Kathy Fick, CDA Emeritus

Treasurer - Kathy Fick, CDA Emeritus

Legislative Chairman - Keely Russell CDA, R.D.A.

Legislative Chairman - Keely Russell CDA, R.D.A.

Membership Chair - Tori Alicea-Price CDA, R.D.A., COA, AAS

Membership Chair - Tori Alicea-Price CDA, R.D.A., COA, AAS

Annual Session Chairman - Karen Minca-Harlan, CDPMA Emeritus

Annual Session Chairman - Karen Minca-Harlan, CDPMA Emeritus

Student Day Chairman - Gwen Graham-Feldkamp, CDA, R.D.A., FADAA

Student Day Chairman - Gwen Graham-Feldkamp, CDA, R.D.A., FADAA

Finance Chairman - Lori Barnhart, CDA, RDA, FADAA

Finance Chairman - Lori Barnhart, CDA, RDA, FADAA

Fundraising Chairman - Jenette Schanick, CDA, RDA, MS

Fundraising Chairman - Jenette Schanick, CDA, RDA, MS

MIchigan Oral Health Coalition Representative- LaDonna Burton, RDA, BS

MIchigan Oral Health Coalition Representative- LaDonna Burton, RDA, BS

ADAA 6th District Trustee - Karen Minca-Harlan CDPMA Emeritus

ADAA 6th District Trustee - Karen Minca-Harlan CDPMA Emeritus

Website Chair - Barbara Gurnee CDA, R.D.A., FADAA, BS

Website Chair - Barbara Gurnee CDA, R.D.A., FADAA, BS

Matrix Coordinator -

Matrix Coordinator -

Board Meeting Calendar

MDAA Board Meeting 10 AM

Lansing or ZOOM

January 14, 2023

MDAA Board Meeting 10 AM

Lansing or ZOOM

February 23-26, 2023

Chicago MidWinter Meeting

March 4, 2023

MDAA Frankenmuth Seminar

Bavarian Inn Lodge

March 5-11, 2023

Dental Assistants Recognition Week

March 18, 2023

MDAA Board Meeting 10 AM

Lansing or ZOOM

May 3-6, 2023 MDA Annual Session

Grand Rapids, MI

May 5, 2023 MDAA Student Day  

Grand Rapids, MI

May 6, 2023 MDAA House of Delegates

Grand Rapids, MI

June 3, 2023

MDAA Board Meeting 10 AM

Lansing or ZOOM