Board of Directors & Central Office

2017-2018 Officers & Directors

The Board consists of a minimum of nine to a maximum of twelve Directors. Directors are Active or Life members of the American Association of Endodontists and are Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics. Candidates for election as Directors of the ABE shall be elected by the ABE Board of Directors. The name(s) of the nominee(s) shall be forwarded to the American Association of Endodontists for inclusion with their slate of nominations that will be presented at the AAE’s General Assembly for election by the voting membership. Each Director shall serve a term of three years and will be eligible to be re-elected to a second three-year term. Directors shall continue in office until their successors shall be qualified and elected at the annual AAE General Assembly meeting. No Director may serve for more than two consecutive three-year terms, except when the Director has been appointed to complete one year or less of an unfilled term. Examination Committees composed of the ABE Board of Directors prepare and conduct the annual Board Certification examinations.


Dr. W. Craig Noblett
Fresno, Calif.

Dr. Scott B. McClanahan
Vice President
Plymouth, Minn.

Dr. Timothy C. Kirkpatrick
Biloxi, Miss.

Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson
New York


Dr. Brian E. Bergeron
Evans, Ga.

Dr. Melissa M. Drum
Columbus, Ohio

Dr. James D. Johnson

Dr. Thomas O. Mork
Oconomowoc, Wis.

Dr. Clara M. Spatafore
Richmond, Va.

Dr. Fabricio B. Teixeira
Iowa City, Iowa

Dr. Anne E. Williamson
Iowa City, Iowa


Dr. John F. Hatton
Glen Carbon, Ill.

Central Office


  • Margie Hannen, Chief Operating Officer
  • Ivana Bevacqua, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Patricia Scaletta, Credentialing & Meetings Manager

Office Address

American Board of Endodontics
211 E. Chicago Ave., Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312-266-7310