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Board of Directors

The AAE Board of Directors is the policy-making body of the Association and has responsibility for strategic and budgetary matters concerning the Association. It is composed of six officers and two directors from each of the seven districts; all are elected by the membership. The Executive Director and Journal of Endodontics Editor also serve as ex-officio members without a vote. The AAE Foundation President serves as an ex-officio member with a vote.


Stefan I. Zweig, D.D.S.
Pacific Palisades, CA

Craig S. Hirschberg, D.D.S.
Newark, NJ

Natasha M. Flake, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.S.D.
Vice President
Seattle, WA

Steven J. Katz, D.D.S., M.S.
Steven J. Katz, D.D.S., M.S.
Beachwood, OH

W. Craig Noblett, D.D.S., M.S.
Minneapolis, MN

Alan S. Law, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Immediate Past President
Lake Elmo, MN


Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Journal of Endodontics Editor
San Antonio, TX

Margot Kusienski, D.M.D.

Foundation for Endodontics, President
Lititz, PA

Kenneth J. Widelka, CAE, FACHE, CPA
AAE Executive Director
Chicago, IL


District I

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Virginia

Elizabeth Perry
Elizabeth S. Perry, D.M.D.
Westfield, MA

Judy McIntyre, D.M.D.
Franklin, MA

District II

Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island

Marcus D. Johnson, D.D.S.
New York, NY

Mark B. Desrosiers, D.M.D.
Columbia, CT

District III

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

Theodore D. Ravenel, D.M.D.
Charleston, SC

William D. Stanley, D.D.S., M.S.
Greensboro, NC

District IV

Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin

Dr. Paurazas
Susan B. Paurazas, D.D.S.
Rochester Hills, MI

Qian Xie, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Chicago, IL

District V

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Public Health, Puerto Rico, Texas, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and the Veterans Administration

Bradley H. Gettleman, D.D.S., M.S.
Glendale, AZ

Mbachan C. Okwen, D.D.S., M.B.A., M.S.D.
The Woodlands, TX

District VI

Alaska, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming

Scott Doyle
Scott L. Doyle, D.D.S., M.S.
Bloomington, MN

Anne E. Williamson, D.D.S., M.S.
Lincoln, NE

District VII


Kenneth W. Tittle, D.D.S., M.S.
Pleasant Hill, CA

Janice C. Chou, D.D.S.
Newport Beach, CA

*Messages from members of the Board of Directors express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of the AAE or any entity associated with it.