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ASDA elects new leaders

April 21, 2014

ASDA team: The ASDA 2014-15 Executive Committee includes (from left) Jason Watts, Daryn Lu, Niveditha Rajagopalan, Nancy Honeycutt and Kristopher Mendoza.
The American Student Dental Association House of Delegates on March 1 elected its 2014-15 ASDA national president, vice presidents and speaker of the House of Delegates during their annual session.

The delegates elected Kristopher Mendoza, a University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry, as ASDA president. Mr. Mendoza has served as ASDA's 2013-14 District 11 trustee, was an ASDA delegate to the 2013 ADA House of Delegates and serves on the ADA Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations as a student observer.

Elected as ASDA's vice presidents were Daryn Lu, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, and Jason Watts, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Niveditha Rajagopalan, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, was elected speaker.