TDSC Board of Directors 2020

 


 

Walter Weber

Walter Weber, DDS, Chair
Dr. Weber practiced dentistry in the Campbell, CA area for over 40 years. He has held various leadership positions within the California Dental Association, including serving as the President in 2015.

Peter DuBois

Peter DuBoisVice Chair
Peter DuBois has served as the Executive Director of the California Dental Association since 2003 and plays an active role in leadership of both of CDA’s for profit subsidiaries and its charitable foundation. As a member of the Santa Fe Group, he is a strong advocate for initiatives that improve the health and well-being of the public.

Jim Wiggett

Jim WiggettChief Executive Officer
Jim Wiggett is the CEO of The Dentists Supply Company. He leverages his rich e-commerce / retail experience to guide the strategic vision of TDSC.com. He has over 40 years of corporate experience, including senior executive positions with Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH), Duty Free Stores (DFS), The Charles Schwab Corporation and CEO of Sephora.com.

John Blake

John Blake, DDS, Director
In addition to managing a private practice in Long Beach, Dr. Blake serves as the Executive Director and Dental Director for the Children’s Dental Health Clinic at the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He has held leadership positions at the national, state and local level and currently serves as the Secretary of the California Dental Association.

Karen Burgess

Karen BurgessDirector
Karen Burgess has been serving as CEO/Executive Director at Michigan Dental Association for over 5 years. She also served as Senior Director, Membership Marketing and Member Services for the American Dental Association for over 17 years.

Joseph Crowley

Joseph Crowley, DDS, Director
Joseph P. Crowley of Cincinnati, Ohio, has more than 55 years of experience in dentistry. A graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Crowley founded his practice, Queen City Dentistry, in 1976. He is a member of the Cincinnati Dental Society, the Ohio Dental Association and is Immediate Past President of the American Dental Association.

Gary Glasband

Gary Glasband, DDS, Director
Dr. Glasband has been practicing in Long Beach, CA for over 30 years with a focus on general, reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry procedures. He has served as President of the Harbor Dental Society.

Eric Johnson

Eric JohnsonDirector
Eric Johnson has held numerous leadership positions in e-commerce and brand marketing for Ralph Lauren, Estēe Lauder Companies, DFS Group Ltd, SEPHORA, and LVMH.

Steven Kend

Steven Kend, DDS, Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Kend has been practicing in the Torrance, CA area for over 40 years, with a focus on general, restorative and rehabilitative dental services. He has held various leadership positions within the California Dental Association, including serving as Chair of TDIC and currently serves as CDA Treasurer.

Natasha Lee

Natasha Lee, DDS, Director
Dr. Lee has been practicing in San Francisco, CA for over 15 years. In addition to her private practice, she is an Assistant Professor at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. She has held various leadership positions within the California Dental Association, including serving as President in 2018.

Nicholas Marongiu

Nicholas Marongiu, DDS, Director
Dr. Marongiu has been practicing in the La Jolla, CA area since 2011, with a focus on restorative and cosmetic dental services. He currently serves on several review boards dedicated to providing peer reviewed research and education to the profession and public. Dr. Marongiu has recently achieved the title of ‘Accredited’ by the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry, becoming one of less than 500 worldwide dentists to achieve this certification.

Bijan Modjtahedi

Bijan Modjtahedi, DDS, Director
Dr. Modjtahedi has been practicing in Fountain Valley, CA for over 26 years. In addition to his private practice, he has held various leadership positions within organized dentistry, including President of the Orange County Dental Society. Additionally, he has earned mastership with the American Academy of General Dentistry and fellowship with the American and International College of Dentists.

Linda Niessen

Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, Director
In addition to her private practice, Dr. Niessen serves as Dean and Professor for Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. She  previously served as Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for a major dental manufacturing company, where she oversaw the global clinical education and professional relations activities.

William Ten Pas

William Ten Pas, DMD, Director
Dr. Ten Pas practiced dentistry in the Portland, OR area for over 25 years. In addition to his private practice, he has held various leadership positions within organized dentistry, including serving as President of the Oregon Dental Association as well as the American Dental Association.

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Zack Studstill, DMD, Director
Dr. Studstill has served as the Executive Director of the Alabama Dental Association since 2011. Prior to this role, he practiced in Montgomery, AL for 40 years. During his time in private practice, he held several leadership positions within organized dentistry, including serving on the Board of Trustees for the American Dental Association.