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Committees and Councils

NDA Committees
Committee on the New Dentist
Emily Ishkanian DMD- Chair
Erin Anderson, DDS

Council on Communications
Dan Orr II, DDS, PhD, JD, MD – Co-Chair
Peter Balle, DDS- Co-Chair

Council on Government Affairs
David White, DDS – Chair

Council on Education
George McAlpine, DDS – Chair

Council on Membership
Steven Saxe, DMD– Chair
Emily Ishkanian DMD, DDS
Erin Anderson, DDS

Council on Access, Prevention and Inter-professional Services
Michael Sanders, DMD- Chair

Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs
Dwyte Brooks, DMD – Chair

Organization Executive Directors
Lori Benvin – Northern Nevada Dental Society
​Jessica Beason – Southern Nevada Dental Society
Robert Talley, DDS, CAE – Nevada Dental Association | Northeast Nevada Dental Society

NNDS Health and Wellness Committee
Eric Pendleton, DDS – Membership Chair
Paul Brosy, DMD - Peer Review Chair
Erin Anderson, DMD - New Dentist Committee Chair
​Trent Gookin, DDS - Give Kids a Smile Chair
Stephen Sims, DMD - Chief Delegate
Eric Pendleton, DDS - Health and Wellness Chair