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Board of Directors

Nicholas Chiovitti, DDS

Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS
Vice President

Nelle Barr, DMD

Kevin Patterson, DDS, MD

Justin Baltz, DDS

Alan Gurman, DDS


Brett Levin, DMD

Eric Rossow, DDS

Jennifer Thompson, DDS

David Klekamp, DDS
CDA Trustee

Michael Scheidt, DDS, MS
CDA Alternate Trustee



Committee Chairs

Nelle Barr, DMD
Finance Committee

Gary Blumenschein, DDS
RMDC Exhibits

Charles Danna, DDS
RMDC Convention Arrangements Committee

Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS
Leadership Development Committee
MWDI Oversight 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

Adriana Zuniga, DDS
Community Outreach & Public Relations Committee



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

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.