Staff and Contact Information

The American Student Dental Association is headquartered in downtown Chicago in the American Dental Association building. ASDA's staff members specialize in specific areas of association management. We encourage our members to contact us. Our staff can answer your questions about ASDA and other aspects of dental school.

Contact ASDA

American Student Dental Association
211 E. Chicago Ave., Ste. 700
Chicago, IL 60611-2687
800-621-8099, ext. 2795 or 312-440-2795
Fax: 312-440-2820

Membership Inquiries
312-440-2640
Email

Information about ordering products sold by ASDA
312-440-2796
Email

ASDA Staff

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Nancy Honeycutt, CAE
Executive Director
312-440-2848
 

  • Chief Executive, Operating and Financial Officer of the association
  • Develops, implements and manages the association’s strategic plan, objectives, policies and programs as specified by the House of Delegates and Board of Trustees
Membership
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Danielle Bauer, CAE
Director of Membership 
312-440-2826

  • Directs membership initiatives including member resources, recruitment plans and chapter operations
  • Develops leadership training programs for national and local leaders
  • Manages Gold Crown Awards program
  • Staff liaison to the Council on Membership and ADA Foundation

 

Brooke Kuchuris

Brooke Kuchuris
Membership Coordinator
312-440-2640

  • Responds to member inquiries regarding membership recruitment, renewal and benefits
  • Assists chapters with membership processing and provides materials for their members
  • Oversees ASDA’s database used to manage membership and operations
  • Manages ASDA Excellence and Advocate Awards

 

Marketing
Kasia Chalko

Kasia Chalko
Marketing Manager
312-440-2847

  • Oversees ASDA marketing and communication efforts related to membership, meeting attendance and brand awareness
  • Responsible for ASDA’s website and social media strategy
  • Writes and distributes press releases, and manages relationships with media and related organizations
  • Staff liaison to the Council on Communications

 

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Mike Heslinga
Digital Content Coordinator
312-440-2846

  • Maintains and updates the ASDA and Engage sites for accuracy and timeliness
  • Manages layout and distribution of promotional emails and e-newsletters
  • Responsible for strategy and implementation of ASDA's Instagram and Snapchat
 
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Christine Mulcahy
Graphic designer
312-440-7601

  • Designs print and digital collateral for all of ASDA’s departments
  • Helps maintain brand and logo guidelines
Publications
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Frances Moffett
Publications Manager
312-440-2889


 

Meetings
Kerri
Kerri Slezak
Meetings Coordinator
312-440-2845

  • Coordinates registration, housing and travel for national meetings
  • Coordinates PACE program for ASDA meetings
  • Staff liaison to the Committee on Sessions and National Leadership Conference planning committee
Advocacy and Policy
Stephanie Follett

Stephanie Follett
Director of Strategic Initiatives
312-440-2490

  • Monitors and evaluates pending federal/state regulatory and legislative activities that impact dental students
  • Implements ASDA’s policy strategy through contacts with government officials, outside dental organizations and other relevant groups, representing the interests of ASDA
  • Oversees association governance issues
  • Staff liaison to the Council on Advocacy 

 

Keely O'Sullivan

Keely O'Sullivan Kurtz
Advocacy and Policy Manager
312-440-3521

 

Sponsorships and Programs
Kendra Afeld

Kendra Johnson
Senior Manager, Sponsorships and Programs
312-440-7602

 

Christine

Christine Perkins
Administrative Assistant, Sponsorships and Programs
312-440-7604

 

Finance and Administration
Ellen Ryan

Ellen Ryan
Director of Finance and Administration
312-440-7603

  • Maintains accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger schedules
  • Manages preparation of annual budget
  • Responsible for financial reporting
  • Manages technical and office operations
  • Manages the Chapter Group Exemption Process
  • Assists members and chapters on financial matters

 

Rachael Hita

Rachael Hita
Administrative Assistant
312-440-2796

  • Processes online store orders
  • Provides support to departments in various areas
  • Manages member and chapter address updates