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2019-2020 IDA Board of Trustees

The IDA Board of Trustees consists of one trustee from each of the ten component district societies, along with the President, President-Elect and the Vice President.  In addition, the Immediate Past President serves as an advisory member of the Board.

Meet the members of the 2019-2020 IDA Board of Trustees:

President
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Dr. Ryan Stuntz
Dr. Stuntz is a practicing dentist in Farley, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 14 years. His honors include receiving the IDA New Dentist of the Year Award in 2012. 

President-Elect
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​Dr. Nathan Hehr
Dr. Hehr is a practicing dentist in Mason City, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 26 years. His honors include serving on the ADA Council on Membership and receiving the IDA New Dentist of the Year Award.  

Vice President
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Dr. Zachary Kouri
Dr. Kouri is a practicing dentist in Des Moines, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 16 years. His honors include being the president of the Des Moines District Dental Association in 2011 and receiving the IDA New Dentist of the Year Award in 2012. 

Immediate Past President
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Dr. Martin Gleason
Dr. Gleason is a practicing dentist in Fairfield, Iowa. He is a graduate of the Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. His honors include being awarded New Dentist of the Year in 1994 and IDA President 2018-2019.

Executive Director
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Ms. Laurie Traetow

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Dr. Carolyn Larsen
Davenport District Trustee  
Dr. Larsen is a practicing dentist in Davenport, Iowa. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 33 years.

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Dr. Adam Fuller
Des Moines District Trustee 
Dr. Fuller is a practicing dentist in Des Moines, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 17 years. 

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Dr. Thomas King
Dubuque District Trustee
Dr. King is a practicing dentist in Dubuque, Iowa. He is a graduate of the Minnesota Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. 

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Dr. Robert Ronconi
Fort Dodge District Trustee 
Dr. Ronconi is a practicing dentist in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He is a graduate of Creighton University Dental School and has been in practice for 35 years. His honors include receiving his Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry. 

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Dr. ​Scott Wilson
North Central District Trustee
 Dr. Wilson is a practicing dentist in Forest City, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 23 years. 

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Dr. Shamayne Frank
Northwest District Trustee
Dr. Frank is a practicing dentist in Souix City, Iowa. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 17 years. 

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​Dr. Nathan Heubner
Southeast District Trustee
Dr. Heubner is a practicing dentist in Burlington, Iowa. He is a graduate from the University of Iowa College of dentistry and has been in practice for 13 years. His honors include receiving the Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry and the IDA New Dentist of the Year Award in 2015. 

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Dr. ​Cassie Berens
Southwest District Trustee
Dr. Berens is a practicing dentist in Atlantic, Iowa. She is a graduate of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine and has been in practice for 3 years. Her honors include being a Fulfilling Iowa's Need for Dentists (FIND) award recipient and receiving the IDA New Dentist of the Year Award in 2019. 

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Dr. Shawn Hedlund
University District Trustee
Dr. Hedlund is a practicing dentist in Iowa City, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 28 years. 

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Dr. John Arend
Waterloo District Trustee
Dr. Arend is a practicing dentist in Independence, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in practice for 37 years. His honors include receiving his Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry. 

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