NYDHA Board of Directors; Delegates to ADHA; Committees and Task Forces


Board of Directors

President - Denice Brown, BS, RDH

President-Elect - Harold Jennings, MA, RDH

VP Governmental Affairs and Public Policy - Donna Hickey, RDH

Vice President, Membership Development and Engagement - Tiffany Kerns, BT, RDH

VP Professional Development - Belangie Perez Torres, RDH

Treasurer - Loretta Mariano, DHSc, RDH

Secretary - Jennifer Baker, BS, RDH



-New York City – Daughn Thomas, RDH

-Westchester - Danielle Murphy, RDH

-Central Region- Doris Stockton, BT, RDH

-Rochester / Finger Lakes - Hillary Beaver, RDH

-Buffalo - Marlyce James, MSEd, RDH, CDA

-Mid-Hudson - Kristin Hofer, MSDH, RDH

-Long Island – Isis Marsh, BSDH, RDH


Elected Representative to the Executive Committee

-Doris Stockton, BT, RDH



We thank our past presidents for their leadership


DELEGATES TO ADHA House of Delegates

Denice Brown, BS, RDH (Head Delegate)

Marlyce Godoy James, MSEd, RDH, CDA

Kristin Hofer, MSDH, RDH

Daughn Thomas, RDH

Molly Walters, BSDH, RDH

Harold Jennings, MA, RDH (First Alternate)





Awards - Jennifer Baker, BS, RDH

Board and House of Delegates Actions - Jennifer Baker, BS, RDH

CE Accreditation - Marianne Belles, MS, RDH

Education - Belangie Perez Torres, RDH

Ethics - Donna Burgess, MSEd, RDH

Finance - Loretta Mariano, DHSc, RDH

Governmental Affairs and Public Policy, Donna Hickey, RDH

Infrastructure - Harold Jennings, MA, RDH

Leadership Development - Marlyce James, MSEd, RDH, CDA

Membership Development and Engagement - Tiffany Kerns, BT, RDH

Nominations - Jennifer Baker, BS, RDH

Student Services - Kristin Hofer, MSDH, RDH

Ways and Means - Loretta Mariano, DHSc, RDH


Task Forces

Charters - Denice Brown, BS, RDH

Technology - Tiffany Kerns, BT, RDH

Workplace - Marlyce James, MSEd, RDH




Beth Krueger, Executive Director




New York Dental Hygienists' Association

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Albany, NY 12212


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