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Board of Directors

Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS

Nelle Barr, DMD
Vice President

Kevin Patterson, DDS, MD

Patrick Prendergast, DDS

Justin Baltz, DDS

Nicole Furuta, DDS

Alan Gurman, DDS

Michael Scheidt, DDS, MS

Jennifer Thompson, DDS

Jeffrey Lodl, DDS
CDA Trustee

Committee Chairs

Kevin Patterson, DDS, MD
Finance Committee

Gary Blumenschein, DDS
RMDC Exhibits

Charles Danna, DDS
RMDC Convention Arrangements Committee

Douglas Heller, DMD
Peer Review Committee

Jeffrey Lodl, DDS
RMDC Program Committee


Ian Paisley, DDS
Member Services Committee

Michael Scheidt, DDS, MS
Continuing Education & Events Committee

Larry Weddle, DMD, MS
Bylaws Committee
MWDI Oversight Committee

Adriana Zuniga, DDS
Community Outreach & Public Relations Committee


Shelly Fava, MA, CMP
Executive Director
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3273

Thomas Connell
Membership Coordinator
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3269

Jill Kingen, MS
Director of the Mountain West Dental Institute
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3274

Korinna Milam, MS
Director of Convention & Events
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3267

CT Nelson, CDE
Creative Manager
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3276

Marlene Pakish, MBA
Manager of Finance & Operations
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3268

Cara Stan
Director of Marketing & Communications
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3270

Jennifer Wissel, CEM
Associate Director of Convention & Events
(303) 488-9700 ext. 3271

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The Metro Denver Dental Society is a not-for-profit component society of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association.

The MDDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. MDDS designates courses for the number of CE hours listed with each course. MDDS credits are approved by the AGD for Fellowship and Mastership credits.

Course Disclaimer: MDDS makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. MDDS courses are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisers. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of MDDS. MDDS warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.