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BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019-10-15T02:00:37+00:00

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Brief biographies of Board of Directors Members – 2014

Stephen M. Burton, DMD, Salt Lake City. Recently retired General Practitioner, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 1983. Graduate of Washington University of St. Louis. Member ADA, UDA, Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College of Dentists. 2014 UDA Distinguished Service Award Recipient. Member, P.I.E. Audit Committee; Chairman of Investment Committee.

Mark V. Cowley, DDS, Ogden. General Practitioner. Vice President. First elected to Board of Directors October 1988. Graduate of University of Washington School of Dentistry. Private Practice for 37 years in Ogden. President, Weber District 1999-2000. Member Ogden Dental Seminar, President, Utah Dental Association 2010-2011. Former ADA Delegate. Member ADA, UDA, Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College of Dentists. Chairman of Audit Committee.

Chris R. Simonsen, DDS, Bountiful. Pediatric Dentist, Secretary, Board of Directors since April 1979. Graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry. Obtained Pediatric Dental Training at Milwaukee Children’s Hospital. Member, ADA, UDA, International College of Dentists. 2006 Distinguished Service Award Recipient, UDA. Past District Governor of Rotary International. Elected in 2017 as Member, Bountiful City Council. Member, Investment Committee.

RICHARD T. BAUMAN, DMD, MS, Murray. Endodontist, Bauman Endodontics, PC. Assistant Secretary, Board of Directors. First elected to Board of Directors April 2018. Graduate of the U. of Kentucky College of Dentistry, VA Residency, Salt Lake City, Endodontic Specialty Training, U. of Louisville, MS, Oral Biology, U. of Louisville. Board Certified, Diplomate of American Association of Endodontists. Faculty Member, VA Hospital GPR program. Past President Murray/Midvale District Dental Society. Member ADA, UDA, Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Richard C. Engar, DDS, Salt Lake City. CEO since 9/1/91. First elected to Board of Directors April 1991. Graduated from University of Washington School of Dentistry. Practiced 10 years full time in Salt Lake County. Member, Clinical Faculty, Member, Clinical Faculty, U. of Utah School of Dentistry. 2017 UDA Distinguished Service Award Recipient. Lifetime Achievement Award, International College of Dentists, 2015. Trustee, Academy of General Dentistry 1997 – 2003. 1997 Utah AGD Dentist of the Year. Distinguished Dentist Award, Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2006. Member ADA, UDA, AGD, Pierre Fauchard Academy, Academy of Dentistry International, International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists.

Daniel A. Boston, DDS, Logan. General Practitioner. Served on Board of Directors 1997-2003, re-elected since April 2007. Graduated from Northwestern U. School of Dentistry. Private practice for forty-one years in Logan. Served on AGD Examination Council for several years, earned AGD Mastership. Past Utah AGD President. Member ADA, UDA, AGD, International College of Dentists. Member, Audit Committee.

David L. Alvord, DDS, South Jordan. General Practitioner, sole owner, Oquirrh Mountain Dental. Recently completed a term as the elected mayor of South Jordan 2014-2018. Hygiene Instructor, SLCC Hygiene Program 2009-2011. Graduate of Case School of Dental Medicine, 2004. Board Member, Salt Lake District Dental Society 2010-2012. Member ADA, UDA, Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College of Dentists. First elected to Board of Directors April 2018.

Scott H. Brown, DDS, Cedar City. General Practitioner. Member of Board of Directors since January 1998. Graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry. Group Practice for 25 years in Cedar City. Former District Peer Review Chair, Southern District. Member ADA, UDA, Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Gary B. Wiest, DMD, Provo. General Practitioner. Member of Board of Directors since April 1997. Graduate of Washington University of St. Louis School of Dentistry, Private Practice for thirty two years in Provo. President, Utah Dental Association 2013-2014. Past Convention Chairman, Utah Dental Association. Member ADA, UDA, Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College of Dentists. UDA President 2013-2014.