AAID Committees

ABOI Liaison

The ABOI Liaison committee shall be responsible for the following:

• Reviewing the ABOI/ID budget and suggest changes if necessary
• Monitoring development of international initiative
• Monitoring and evaluating cost effectiveness of promotional efforts

Donald Provenzale
Donald Provenzale
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID ChewsWisely Dental Implant Center
Member
S. Shane Samy
S. Shane Samy
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Matthew Young
Matthew Young
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member

Annual Conference Education (ACE)

The Annual Conference Education (ACE) Committee is responsible for all aspects of the Annual Conference, including speakers, workshops, main podium sessions, and other logistics. This committee serves as the planning committee for the Annual Conference and is subcommittee of the Education Oversight Committee.

Bernee Dunson
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist Dunson Dental Design
Chair
Olajumoke Adedoyin
Olajumoke Adedoyin
DDS, AFAAID Affordable Care, LLC
Member
Karima Bapoo-Mohamed
Karima Bapoo-Mohamed
Member
Daniel Domingue
Daniel Domingue
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Daniel Dominque Group
Member
Michael Fioritto
Michael Fioritto
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Andrew Wayne Kelly
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dental Implant Centers of the Carolina
Member
Jason Kim
DDS, MDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Justin Moody
Justin Moody
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
S. Shane Samy
S. Shane Samy
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Frederic B. Slete
Frederic B. Slete
DDS, AFAAID Dentist
Member
Matthew Young
Matthew Young
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Edward Kusek
Edward Kusek
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist Kusek Family & Implant Dentistry
Liaison

Bylaws

The Bylaws Committee shall ensure that the Bylaws of the Academy remain consistent with the standards, objectives, and purposes of the Academy and that the Bylaws respond to the professional and efficient administration, management, and operation of the Academy.

1) The Bylaws Committee, on its own initiative, shall propose amendments to the Bylaws and shall attend to the proper framing of proposed changes referred to it by the Board of Trustees.

2) It shall further assist the Executive Director with the presentation of proposed amendments to the general membership business meeting.

Matthew Young
Matthew Young
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Chair
J. Thomas Chess
J. Thomas Chess
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Mario Silvestri
Mario Silvestri
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall have overall responsibility for the content of all Academy official publications and external communications and shall insure that these materials reflect the policies and professional and ethical standards of the Academy.

• Develop editorial strategy across print and e-publications
• Serve as subject matter experts and reviewers for content development
• Provide feedback on public relations strategies to meet annual strategic goals
• Implement the strategies to obtain desired exposure
• Write one article, case study, or blog each year
• Review metrics of website (both consumer-facing and professional), social, and paid search campaigns for input on adjustments and changes

Frank A Caputo
Frank A Caputo
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Britely Dentures + Implants
Chair
Guy Burk
DMD, DABOI/ID
Member
Dennis Flanagan
Dennis Flanagan
DDS, MSC, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Allen Ghorashi
Allen Ghorashi
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Michael Kerins
DDS
Member
Suhail S. Mati
Suhail S. Mati
BDS, DMD, AFAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Aditi Nanda
Aditi Nanda
BDS, MDS Dentist
Member
James Rutkowski
RPH, DMD, PhD, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member

Education Oversight Committee (EOC)

The Education Committee shall be responsible for the continuing development of the Academy’s educational efforts and select an AAID member who epitomizes the spirit of Dr. Reynolds’ work through: leadership in implant dentistry, accomplishments and accolades as an innovative educator of implant dentistry, and embodying the spirit of inclusion, outreach, and selfless service.
  
General Duties
• Establish policies and procedures related to all educational offerings
• Ensure the AAID complies with all policies, standards, and guidelines of the Academy of General Dentistry’s Program Approval for Continuing Education (AGD PACE) and American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP)
• Review survey data and make recommendations of changes to educational offerings
• Develop guidelines and applications for all AAID administered education programs (e.g. MaxiCourses, Study Clubs etc.)
• Assess scope, breadth, importance and immediacy of issues raised by national education organizations (e.g. CODA, ADEA, USDE)

Specific Duties
• Identify member education gaps, recommend solutions and evaluate outcomes data
• Review and evaluate all education applications (e.g. Study Clubs, MaxiCourses, Advanced Education Programs)
• Monitor approved courses for adherence for policies and guidelines
• Approve advanced education programs
• Determine the recipient of the Terry Reynolds Trailblazer Award

David Hochberg
David Hochberg
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Chair
Boris Alvarez
DDS
Member
Sebastiano Andreana
DDS, MS
Member
Andy Ray Burton
Andy Ray Burton
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID Andy R Burton, DMD, LLC
Member
Michael Fioritto
Michael Fioritto
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Amr Hassan
DDS Dentist
Member
Bill Holden
Bill Holden
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Shankar Iyer
Shankar Iyer
DDS, MDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Adam Kimowitz
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Bassam M Kinaia
Bassam M Kinaia
DDS
Member
Karen Ann Kowalesik
Karen Ann Kowalesik
DMD, AFAAID Dentist
Member
Henry Long
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist Southern Smiles Dental Practice
Member
Cara Minichetti
Cara Minichetti
DDS
Member
John Minichetti
John Minichetti
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID Englewood Dental - Dental Implant Learning Center
Member
Purnima Sheoran
Member
Justin Moody
Justin Moody
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Liaison

Finance

The Finance Committee reviews the Academy’s financial records annually and report its findings to the Board of Trustees and to the Academy at the Annual Meeting.  It shall further prepare an annual budget which will be submitted to the Board of Trustees and the membership at each Annual Meeting.

In addition, the Finance Committee is a standing committee which provides guidance to the Board of Trustees to ensure the financial health of the Academy, informed by strong fiscal policies.  The committee shall periodically review and recommend the investment guidelines, annual budgets, financial audit documents, and fiscal policies of the Academy, and make other financial related recommendations as requested by the Board.

General Duties and Committee Operations
• Recommend or review development of financial policy looking at historic information and towards future financial planning
• Review annual AAID financial audit conducted by an independent CPA firm
• Review annual tax report

Certain Specific Duties May Include the Following:
• Make recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding fiscal and investment policies
• Approve annual budget with the Chair/Treasurer reporting the budget summary pointing out key variances and significant items within each budget
• Create action plan and timeline for creation of new business plans or initiatives.
• Serve as the authority for staff and volunteers to stay within the budget
• Chair/Treasurer presents detailed financial reports at each Board of Trustees meeting and presents a budget to the Board of Trustees for approval
• Chair/Treasurer presents Treasury Report at the Annual AAID Business Meeting

Bill Anderson
Bill Anderson
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dental Implant Specialist Anderson Family Dentist
Chair
Robert D'Orazio
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Robert Heller
DDS, AFAAID Midwest Implant Institute
Member
Andrew Wayne Kelly
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dental Implant Centers of the Carolina
Member
Mario Silvestri
Mario Silvestri
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Douglas Wirth
DMD, AFAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist Whidbey Dental Associates
Member

The Legal Oversight Committee (LOC) provides oversight of the AAID’s strategy of pursuing the rights of diplomates and/or credentialed members of AAID to advertise their credentials and implant dentistry as a specialty and other activity as assigned by the Board of Trustees.

Specific Duties
• Monitor changes in specialty and advertising rules in dentistry
• Review and approve specialty effort invoices to remain within budget and strategy of AAID legal efforts

Donald Provenzale
Donald Provenzale
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID ChewsWisely Dental Implant Center
Chair
Bill Anderson
Bill Anderson
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dental Implant Specialist Anderson Family Dentist
Member
Grace Chung
Grace Chung
DDS, AFAAID Dentist
Member
Daniel Domingue
Daniel Domingue
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Daniel Dominque Group
Member
Francis John DuCoin
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Michael Fioritto
Michael Fioritto
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member
Joseph Kim
DDS Dentist
Member
Bart W. Silverman
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Liaison

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee provides advice and oversight on matters on membership recruitment and retention of the Academy shall plan and establish a program of increasing all classifications of membership in the Academy. This Committee will guide and hold the AAID accountable to its diversity, equity, and inclusion statement. The Committee also works with the staff to identify and develop programs that meet the changing needs of the membership.

Specific Duties
• Promote AAID and recruit new members to join
• Develop, promote, and encourage growth of AAID programs and initiatives domestically and internationally
• Seek out underrepresented perspectives and celebrating unique experiences to create a strong sense of belonging to underrepresented populations in the implant dentistry field  
• Coordinate activities with other committees to encourage membership growth
• Serve as focus group for new AAID initiatives, as needed

Jasmine Sung
Jasmine Sung
DDS, AFAAID, DABOI/ID Houston Southwest Dental Implant Center
Chair
Karim Naguib
Karim Naguib
DDS, FAAID
Member
Saurabh Sharma
Saurabh Sharma
DDS Dentist
Member
Skye Smith
DDS Dentist
Member
Siddharth Swarup
Siddharth Swarup
MDS, FAAID
Member
Michael Wehrle
Michael Wehrle
DDS, AFAAID
Member
Keith M. Long
Keith M. Long
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Southern Smiles Dental Practice
Liaison

Nominating Committee

According to AAID Bylaws, Article IX, Section 7 – The Nominating Committees is responsible to receive nominations for officer positions, evaluate their credentials, and present the nominees to the general meeting of the AAID credentialed members during the Annual Conference.

Eligibility Requirements
The Nominating Committee consist of five members: the President-Elect, the Immediate Past President (who will chair the Nominating Committee), a Past President appointed by the President, a member of the Board of Trustees, and a voting member who is not a Past President or a member of the Board of Trustees, with the latter two elected by the Board of Trustees.

S. Shane Samy
S. Shane Samy
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Chair
Andy Ray Burton
Andy Ray Burton
DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID Andy R Burton, DMD, LLC
Member
Bernee Dunson
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist Dunson Dental Design
Member
Justin Moody
Justin Moody
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID
Member
Matthew Young
Matthew Young
DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID Dentist
Member