Chicago: November, 2010)  New officers of the American Dental Assistants Association were installed at the recent annual conference of the ADAA held in Orlando in conjunction with the American Dental Association.  The ADAA is America’s oldest and largest dental assisting organization speaking for over 250,000 dental assistants since 1924.
Heading the list of officers are:
President : Natalie Kaweckyj, RDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, MADAA, BA,             Minneapolis, MN
President-Elect:  Claudia Pohl, CDA, RDA, FADAA, BVEd, Alta Loma, CA
Vice President: Susan Rexroat, CDA, CDPMA, EFDA, MS, Winter Haven, FL
National Secretary: Bonnie Marshall, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, MADAA, AAS, Battle         Ground, WA
ADAA's Immediate Past President is Angela M. Swatts, CDA, EFDA, Indianapolis, IN
During 2011, ADAA officers will preside over Dental Assistants Recognition Week in March and the annual, national Conference in Las Vegas with the American Dental Association.
The ADAA is America's oldest and largest dental assisting association serving an estimated 250,000 dental assistants in the United States.  It is dedicated to the development and recognition of professionalism through education, membership services and public awareness programs.  The ADAA is a strong advocate for legislation mandating credentialing for clinical dental assistants and greater recognition of the assistant's role in the professional dental team.