Committee Members

Thank you for the time, talent, and expertise you have kindly given in planning the annual meeting.  You have made a difference through your dedication and continued support of the Chapters. 

Conference Co-Chairs

  • Emily Glenn, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Krista Jacobson, Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Brenda Linares, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Carol Shannon, University of Michigan

Budget & Finance

  • Jackie Hittner, American Association of Orthodontists, Treasurer
  • Tisha Mentnech, North Carolina State University, Registration Chair
  • Mary Pat Harnegie, Committee Member

Continuing Education

  • Jeanne Burke, Creighton University, Co-Chair
  • Rosie Hanneke, University of Illinois, Chicago, Co-Chair
  • Brandon Patterson, Karen Newmayer, Brenda Fay, Wladmir Labeikovsky, Catherine Soehner, Merle Rosenzweig, Sarah Brown, Anne Biszaha, Ann Harris & Jennifer Simms, Committee Members

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility (DEIA)

  • Amber Burtis, Southern Illinois University, Co-Chair
  • Jessica King, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Co-Chair
  • Jennifer Brady & Katherine Chew, Committee Members

Exhibitors

  • Jessica DeCaro, MLIS, Case Western Reserve University, Committee Chair, jessica.decaro@case.edu 
  • Heather Healy & Peggy Mulallaly, Committee Members

Publicity & Outreach

  • Dawn Hackman, University of Minnesota, Co-Chair
  • Gwen Wilson, University of Missouri, Co-Chair
  • Kim Harp & Cindi Flannagan, Committee Members

Registration

  • Tisha Mentnech, North Carolina State University, Registration Chair
  • Mary Pat Harnegie, Committee Member

Research Program

  • Emily Vardell, Emporia State University, Co-Chair
  • Jolene Miller, University of Toledo, Co-Chair
  • Elizabeth Frakes, Heather Brown, Abbey Griffith, John Bramble, Erin Reardon, Joyce McFadden & Caroline Allen, Committee Members

Technology

  • Damien Ihrig, University of Iowa
  • Caitlin Bakker, University of Minnesota

Website

  • Teri Hartman, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Co-Chair
  • Liz Lorbeer, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Co-Chair