WSDA Standing Committees

Committee on Budget & Finance

This is a rotated committee elected by the WSDA House of Delegates. The secretary-treasurer of the Association serves as an ex-officio member. The elective members of the committee serve four-year terms until their successors are installed.

Chair: Dr. Patty Martin (2019)
Dr. Nathan G. Russell, Secretary-Treasurer (2019)
Dr. Kristine Aadland (2022)
Dr. Ronald J. Marsh (2020) 
Dr. W. Patrick Sharkey (2021)

Committee on the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

This is a rotating committee of six members ​who serve four-year terms. Each term commences on the last day of the PNDC.

The Committee on the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference (PNDC) recommends appointments to the committee for confirmation by the Board of Directors. Each year, the Committee on PNDC designates the committee chair, who serves for 12 months.

Chair: Dr. Kevin Suzuki (2020)
Dr. Mandy Alamwala (2021)
Dr. Alexis Apatoff (2021)
Ms. Midge Carstensen, RDH (2020)
Dr. John Lo (2023)
Dr. Joseph L. Luchini (2022) 
Dr. Carrie York (2023)

Committee on Regulatory Affairs

The Committee on Regulatory Affairs focuses on regulatory issues handled by the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) and other government agencies handling regulatory issues relevant to dentistry. 

Chair: Dr. Bryan Edgar
Dr. Rolf Christensen
Dr. Michael Han
Dr. David Keller 
Dr. Mark Koday
Dr. Keyvan Sohrabi