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GDHA Leadership and Officers for the 2022-2023 Year
Our mission is to unite and empower dental hygienists to enhance the public’s oral and overall health.
Our vision is that dental hygienists are valued and integrated into the healthcare delivery system to improve the public’s health. ADHA's Code of Ethics
GDHA is pleased to present our leaders and officers for the 2022-2023 year:


Lamara Moore, RDH





Elaine Kennedy, RDH   


Immediate Past-President 

Autumn Reid, RDH, BSDH

Vice President

Sherise Ferguson, RDH 


Treasurer and

ADHA Delegate 

Anita LaTourette, RDH   


Lisa Melvin, RDH



Speaker of the House

Kathy Starr, RDH




ADHA Delegate

Mustapha Conteh, RDH, BSDH



ADHA Delegate

Pam Cushenan, RDH, MS


Alternate ADHA Delegate 

Tameka Schley Lee, RDH, MPA




Alternate ADHA Delegate 

Yemia White, RDH, BSDH


Atlanta Component Chair 

Brittany Hammond, RDH

Athens Component Chair 

Amber Mason, RDH

Foothills Component Chair 

Margaret Conrad, RDH, BS                       

Georgia Remote Outreach (GRO) 

Component Chair

Tina Clark, RDH, MBA



We are a community of your peers:

At every stage of your career, ADHA/GDHA helps you be your best for the people who count on you most – your patients.

We support your goals by:

  • Helping to ensure access to quality oral health care for Georgian's 

  • Promoting dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research

  • Representing your legislative interests at the local, state and federal levels.

  • ADHA/GDHA members have access to the latest news and research through our industry publications:

    • Access Magazine and the Journal of Dental Hygiene

    • Hundreds of continuing education courses,

    • And dozens of scholarships, grants and events


We invite you to join our vibrant community of dental hygienists – partnering to share the knowledge, insights, research and opportunities you need to advance your career! 


Please contact the ADHA Member Services Division with any questions or information requests at 312-440-8900.

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