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2013 National Leadership Conference Presentations

The following presentations took place at ASDA's National Leadership Conference, Nov. 15-17, 2013, in Chicago, Ill.

Friday Presentations

Learning to Lead
N. Karl Haden, Ph.D., president, Academy for Academic Leadership
Session Handouts:
Learning to Lead Self Assessment
Learning to Lead Model 

Your Role in Organized Dentistry
Dr. Andrew Read-Fuller, Los Angeles ʼ11, 2013-14 NLC planning committee
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry 

Avoiding Financial Pitfalls
Megan Hille, Esq., accountant, Pesavento & Pesavento, Ltd.
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership
Session Handouts:
Personal Budget Template
Saving Strategy for Graduating Dentist 

How Dentistry's Hot Topics Impact Your Future
Dr. Bill Calnon, 2011-12 president, American Dental Association
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues 

Running an "Ideal" Chapter
Onika Patel, Arizona ʼ14, District 10 trustee
Danielle Bauer, CAE, director of membership, American Student Dental Association
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

ASDA Policy Making: Putting Your Ideas into Action
Jiwon Lee, Columbia ʼ14, 2013-14 president
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry 

Debt Management for Dental Students
Dr. Todd Cockrell, regional owner dentist, Pacific Dental Services
Robert Graham, owner, RG Capital
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership 

What Would You Do? Ethics in Dental School
Dr. Michael Meru, Southern California ʼ09, 2008-09 president
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues 

Partnering with Your Administration
Dr. Robert Kramer, assistant professor, Midwestern-Arizona
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

Finding a Great Mentor
Daryn Lu, Oklahoma '15, 2013-14 District 9 trustee
Dr. Aruna Rao, Minnesota '12, 2013 NLC planning committee
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry
Session Handout:
Finding a Great Mentor Worksheet 

Evaluating Your Post-grad Options
Josh Lord, MBA, director of membership and strategic initiatives, Michigan Dental Association
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership 

Workforce Models: Past, Present and Future
Dr. Ben Youel, Illinois ’13, 2013-14 chair, Leadership Development Work Group
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues 

How to Lead an Effective Meeting
Dr. Dave Halpern, 2009-10 president, Academy of General Dentistry
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

Saturday Presentations

A Hands-on Lesson in CV Writing
Dr. Colleen Greene, Harvard ʼ13, 2012-13 president
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry 

Tips from the Podium: Public Speaking
Dr. Chris Salierno, Stony Brook ʼ05, 2004-05 president
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership 

Licensure 101
Dr. Adam Shisler, Houston ’12, 2011-12 president
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues  

Building a Leadership Legacy
Dr. Aaron Bumann, Minnesota ʼ13, 2011-12 legislative coordinator
Dr. Becky Warnken, Marquette ʼ13, 2013 NLC planning committee
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

Putting Your Best Foot Forward
Josh Lord, MBA, director of membership and strategic initiatives, Michigan Dental Association
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry 

How to Lead a Dental Team
Dr. Courtney Alexander, San Antonio ’05, 2004-05 vice president
Dr. Chris Salierno, Stony Brook ʼ05, 2004-05 president
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership 

How to Make the Right Connections
Michael Brzica, senior director, government affairs, Prime Therapeutics
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues 

Successful Chapter Marketing and Sales Strategies
Fred Faulkner, principal, AIE Digital, LLC
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

Work-life Balance: How to Do it All
Dr. Chrissy Hammer, Midwestern- Arizona ʼ13, co-chair, 2013 NLC planning committee
Dr. Becky Warnken, Marquette ʼ13, 2013 NLC planning committee
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry 

What New Dentists Need to Know About Associate Agreements, Buying a Practice and Starting Up a New Location
Sharon Bogetz, managing partner, Chicago Practice Sales and Cutting Edge Practice
Wendy Pesavento, managing partner, Chicago Practice Sales and Cutting Edge Practice
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership 

Current Legislative Issues Update
Michael Graham, senior vice president, government and public affairs, American Dental Association
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues
Session Handouts:
Action for Dental Health Fact Sheet
Center for Professional Success Q&A 

How to Recruit and Engage Predental Members
David Lindsey, Los Angeles ʼ15
Alex McMahon, Los Angeles ʼ15
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

Nancy's Book Club
Dr. Aaron Bumann, Minnesota ʼ13, 2011-12 legislative coordinator
Nancy Honeycutt, CAE, executive director, American Student Dental Association
Dr. Becky Warnken, Marquette ʼ13, 2013 NLC planning committee 

Chapter Idea Exchange
Chapter Meetings & Events
Communications
Advocacy
Development & Structure

Elevating Your Dental School Experience
Dr. Colleen Greene, Harvard ʼ13, 2012-13 president
Dr. Ben Youel, Illinois ʼ13, chair, 2013-14 Leadership Development Work Group
Track: ASDA & Organized Dentistry 

Marketing Your Practice on a Budget
Dr. Michael Meru, Southern California '09, 2008-09 president
Track: Career Planning & Business Leadership 

Crafting Your Message: Being a Good Spokesperson
Janine MacLachlan, director, Council on Communications, American Dental Association
Track: Advocacy, Politics & Professional Issues 

Recruiting New Members
James Kolstad, Marquette ʼ15, chair, 2013-14 Council on Membership
Danielle Bauer, CAE, director of membership, American Student Dental Association
Track: Chapter Leadership & Management 

National Leadership Opportunities in ASDA
Jiwon Lee, Columbia ʼ14, 2013-14 president
Katie Sowa, Houston ʼ15, 2013-14 editor-in-chief
Daryn Lu, Oklahoma ʼ15, 2013-14 District 9 trustee
James Kolstad, Marquette ʼ15, chair, 2013-14 Council on Membership


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