Nominating Committee Report
The election of 2021-2022 Officers for the CDAA was held on April 17th at the Annual General Assembly. Only professional, life or special members are eligible to serve and shall have served as a voting member of the Board of Directors for one year. Specific duties of each officer can be found in the Manual of Procedures (MOP) and Bylaws 
If you are interested in serving as an officer, contact Chair Linda Willyerd. 

CDAA Leadership

2021-2022 CDAA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of the Executive Committee, Committee Chairs and one Director from each Local. It is the governing body of the Association. Local Directors are elected by their local organization to serve a term of two years, serving as liaison between the state and local organizations.

2021-2022 CDAA Executive Committee

The Executive Committee conducts and supervises the business of the Association between meetings of the Board of Directors. All actions are reported to the Board of Directors for approval.

Kelly Lennier

CDA, CDPMA, RDA, MADAA
President
E-mail: president@cdaaweb.org

Kelly has 34 years’ experience in the dental field as a dental assistant, office manager and dental consultant. She is currently employed with Sutton Dental Group, Inc in Rohnert Park, CA.

 

Zeña Delling

RDA
1st Vice-President

E-mail: vicepresident@cdaaweb.org

Zeña attended San Diego Mesa College Dental Assisting Program in 1984. She has been in the field for 35 years and currently practices part-time as an RDA. She has her own business called J and Z Programs for Dentistry. She has been an Educator and a Consultant since 2006. Zeña is currently working on getting her AA in Business Management at Saddleback College and will be transferring to Cal State Fullerton to get her BA in Business Administration. She’s a member of CADAT, CDAA, CDA and the DAEGR’s. She is happily married with 3 children and a grandson.

Wendy Pio

CDA, RDA

2nd Vice-President

E-mail: 2ndvicepresident@cdaaweb.org

Wendy has been serving as Director for the Santa Clara County DAS for the past 2 years. She has been in dental assisting since and is currently an instructor in the RDA Program at San Jose City College.

 

Jennifer Bierschbach

RDA
Secretary
E-mail: secretary@cdaaweb.org

Jennifer graduated from Citrus College in 2015, earning her RDA in 2017.  She is employed full-time in a general practice in Upland where she lives with her family.

 

 

Shari Becker

CDA, RDA, FADAA
Immediate Past President
E-mail: pastpresident@cdaaweb.org

Shari is currently celebrating 32 years as a RDA and CDA.  She graduated from Modesto Junior College in 1985 with her Associate in Science Degree.  Over the years, she has been involved with national, state and local components of the American Dental Assistants Association.   Shari has her teaching credential in health occupations and has been an instructor for over 20 years.  She currently works full time for Dr. Stephen Snow and teaches part time at the Mt. Diablo Adult Education Loma Vista dental assisting program.

2021-2022 Directors
Diablo Dental Assistants Society (CA08)

Shari Becker, CDA, RDA, FADAA
E-mail: DiabloDAS@cdaaweb.org

Fresno-Madera (CA04)

Shelly Sorensen, CDA, RDA
E-mail: Fresno-MaderaDAS@cdaaweb.org

Marin County (CA16)

Christine Burton, RDA
E-mail: MarinDAS@cdaaweb.org

Website:  www.mcdas.org

Orange County (CA09)

Suzie Salazar, RDA
E-mail: OrangeCountyDAS@gmail.com

Pomona Valley (CA10)

Claudia Pohl, CDA, RDA
E-mail: PomonaValleyDAS@cdaaweb.org

San Diego County (CA12)

Maryann Brawn, RDA
E-mail: mjbducks@icloud.com

San Fernando Valley (CA13)

Kristy S. Borquez, CDA, RDAEF, FADAA
E-mail: SanFernandoValleyDAS@cdaaweb.org

San Francisco County (CA18)

Judy Hollandsworth, RDA
E-mail: SanFranciscoCountyDAS@cdaaweb.org

San Gabriel Valley (CA14)

E-mail: SanGabrielValleyDAS@cdaaweb.org

Santa Clara County (CA30)

Wendy Pio, CDA, RDA
E-mail: SantaClaraCountyDAS@cdaaweb.org

Students

 

E-mail: student@cdaaweb.org