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Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors

Below is a list of Give Kids A Smile Ambassadors since 2011. If you would like to contact an Ambassador in your area in order to share ideas and discuss your program, please send an email to gkas@ada.org and we'll connect you with them.

See a map of GKAS Ambassador locations presented as part of the ADA's Action for Dental Health.

 2017 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Elizabeth Addison, RDH - Council Bluff, IA
  • Renuka Rao Bijoor, DDS, MPH - Briarcliff, NY
  • Jennifer Bunch - Tacoma, WA
  • Wendy Dore - Seattle, WA
  • Kayla Luce - Tucson, AZ
  • James Mancini, DMD - Oil City, PA
  • Mirissa Price (2009 DMD Candidate) - Boston, MA
  • Katie Schroeder, RDH - Kansas City, MO
  • Kishore Shetty, DDS - Chicago, IL
  • Carlie Simpson - California, MD

2016 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Maureen Barlow - North Brunswick, NJ
  • Courtney Barrett, DDS - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Hannah Boudreaux - Metairie, LA
  • Keshia Brinkerhoff, RDH, BSDH - Casper, WY
  • Charmaine Davis, RDH - Brooklyn, NY
  • Martha Forero, DDS, MS - Boston, MA
  • Niekia Franklin, DDS - Indianapolis, IN
  • Nary Lor - Maplewood, MN
  • Samantha Reinhard - Casa Grande, AZ
  • Adam Saltz, DDS - Davie, FL
  • Tiffany Summerlin, RDH - Morgantown, WV
  • Dana Wood, RDH - Bryan, TX

2015 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Betsey Baumann-Smeenge, DDS - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Susan Hudak Boss, DMD - Seminole, FL
  • Julie Collett, RDH - Denver, CO
  • Stephen Gasparovich, DDS - Biloxi, MS
  • Tracy Ginder - Kannapolis, NC
  • Alexandra Hernandez - Riverside, CA
  • Hillary Homburg, DDS - Clendenin, WV
  • Theresa Hopkins, SFW - Philadelphia, PA
  • Timothy Kinnard, DDS, MPH, RDH - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Charles Larsen, DMD - Brooklyn, NY

2014 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Joseph Brofsky, DDS - Woodmere, NY
  • Barry Conger, DDS - Taholah, WA
  • Lora Mattsen - Milwaukie, OR
  • Scott Morita, DDS - Honolulu, HI
  • Sergio Nadler, DMD - Warren, OH
  • Jessica Park - Richmond, VA
  • Megha Sata, DDS - Lawndale, CA
  • Dorothy Theogene, DDS - Tampa, FL
  • Raymond Tseng, DDS, PhD - Cary, NC
  • Joseph Yoo, DDS - Sandy, UT

2013 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Jessica Flotterud, RDH, MS, MPH - St. Paul, MN 
  • Rachel Lovejoy - Springville, UT 
  • Lisa McLerran - Plano, TX
  • Jennifer Meyer, RDH, BS - Carbondale, IL
  • Victoria Nixon - Cincinnati, OH
  • Mariela Penate - Chatsworth, CA
  • Sharyn Markus - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Kandyce A'see, RDH, MS - Augusta, GA
  • Cory Spencer - Santa Rosa, CA
  • Montressor Upshaw, DDS - Hartford, CT

2012 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Lisa Bahr - Waukesha County, WI
  • Ana Gomez - Burbank, CA
  • Erica Gregory - Elizabeth City, NC
  • Sara Kalambur, DDS - Upper Montclair, NJ
  • Stephanie McCray - Kansas City, MO
  • Shawna Rohner, RDH, MS - Hillsboro, OR
  • Julie Vaughn - Gainesville, GA
  • Amber Weems. DDS - Dallas, TX
  • Meelin Dian Chin Kit-Wells, DDS - Buffalo, NY
  • Judith Zirkle - Bridgeton, NJ

2011 Give Kids A Smile Institute Ambassadors:

  • Monica Chavez - Riverside, CA
  • Cameron Grant - Mondovi, WI
  • Melissa Kennell, DDS - Gilford, NH
  • Emilee Langer, RDH - Oil City, PA
  • Kristi Love. RDH - Guymon, OK
  • Linda Meyers, RDH - Council Bluffs, IA
  • Lisa Richards, DDS - Mentor, OH