Las Vegas — In balloting Saturday at the ADA House of Delegates, George R. Shepley, D.D.S, of Baltimore, Maryland, was voted president-elect.
“I want to thank the House of Delegates; you’re the one who did this,” Dr. Shepley said after his election. “I’m here to serve you.”
Dr. Shepley is the immediate past trustee of the ADA’s 4th District. He previously served as president of the Maryland State Dental Association from 2013 to 2014, and chaired the ADA Budget and Finance Committee, Standing Committee on International Accreditation and the ADA Council on Communications. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Dr. Shepley received his dental degree from West Virginia University School of Dentistry, and has been a member of the ADA for 41 years.
“I want us all to move us forward for a new day in dentistry, a new day for the ADA and all dentists,” he said.
Also in balloting Saturday at the House, Mark Bronson, D.D.S., of Cincinnati, Ohio, was voted second vice president.
"I want to thank this House for what we are going to do as a profession, and what we are going to do moving forward," Dr. Bronson said. "God bless you, our country and the ADA."
Dr. Bronson previously served as president of the Ohio Dental Association and chair of the ADA Council on Government Affairs and ADA State Public Affairs Committee. He received his dental degree from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry and is a member of Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the National Dental Association.