New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
Fax: (718) 747-3355

Governance

The Governance of the NYSAGD consists of an Executive Council (current officers) and a Board of Trustees (Officers, Committee Chairs). Meetings are held 4 times during the year.

2021 Board of Trustee and Executive Council Meeting Dates

Board of Trustees Executive Council
Thursday, March 11, 2021     Thursday, February 11, 2021
Thursday, June 3, 2021  Thursday, May 6, 2021
Thursday, November 11, 2021 Wednesday, September 9, 2021
Thursday, December 16, 2021 Thursday, December 9, 2021
   
2021 Officers
 President 
 Teresa Skalyo, DDS, FAGD
 Geneva, NY
 President-Elect
 Shahram Shekib, DDS, JD, FAGD, FICD, FAADS, FPFA, FACD
 Brooklyn, NY 
 Vice President
 Analia Veitz-Keenan, DDS
 Brooklyn, NY
 Treasurer
 Joseph DiDonato III, DDS, MBA, FAGD
 Rochester, NY
 Secretary
 James Keenan, DDS, MAGD
 Brooklyn, NY
 Editor 
 Janice Pliszczak, DDS, MB, MAGD
 Syracuse, NY 
 National Trustee
 Ira Levine, DDS, MAGD 
 Scarsdale, NY
 Regional Director 
 Seung-Hee Rhee, DDS, MAGD
 New York, NY 
 Immediate Past President 
 Berry Stahl, DMD 
 Bronx, NY 

 

Per our Bylaws: "The President is to act as advisor and ex-officio member of all Committees and Councils, other than the Nominating and Audit Committees".

2021 NYSAGD Committees  

Audit
Dr. Janice Pliszczak
Dr. James Keenan
 
Budget & Finance
Dr. Joseph DiDonato, Chair
Dr. Teresa Skalyo
Dr. Shahram Shekib
Dr. Berry Stahl
Dr. Binod Verma
Dr. Lawrence Bailey
Dr. Ira Levine
 
Bylaws
Dr. Robert Margolin, Chair
Dr. Nathan Hershkowitz
Dr. Ira Levine
Dr. James Keenan
Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, Ex Officio
Dr. Teresa Skalyo, Ex Officio
Dr. Abe Dyzenhaus, Ex Officio
Dr. Shahram Shekib, Ex Officio
 
Communications
Dr. Janice Pliszczak, Editor
Dr. Stephen Akseizer
Dr. Brian Ciporin
Dr. Shahram Shekib
Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan
Dr. Teresa Skalyo, Ex Officio
Dr. James Keenan, Ex Officio
Dr. Binod Verma, PIO
Mrs. Paula Bostick, Business Manager
 
Credentials
Dr. Ira Levine, Chair
Dr. Binod Verma
Dr. Nathan Hershkowitz
Dr. Robert Margolin
Dr. James Keenan, Ex Officio
 
Dental Care & Governmental Affairs
Dr. Stephen Akseizer, Chair
Dr. Lawrence Bailey
Dr. Joseph DiDonato
Dr. Berry Stahl
Dr. Shahram Shekib
Dr. Nathan Hershkowitz
Dr. Kayatoon Noroozi-Leibowitz
 
Dental Education
Dr. Shahram Shekib, Chair
Dr. Brian Ciporin
Dr. Kay Oen
Dr. Janice Pliszczak
Dr. Nathan Hershkowitz
Dr. Lawrence Bailey
Dr. Seonha Park
Dr. Binod Verma
Dr. Katayoon Noroozi-Leibowitz
Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, Ex Officio
Dr. Joseph DiDonato, Ex Officio
Empire State Masters Program
Dr. Kay Oen, Co- Chair
Dr. Shahram Shekib Co-Chair
 
Group Benefits
Dr. Teresa Skalyo, Chair
Dr. Binod Verma
Dr. Janice Pliszczak
Dr. Seung-Hee Rhee
 
Membership
Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, Chair
Dr. Brian Ciporin
Dr. Stephen Akseizer
Dr. Berry Stahl
Dr. Abe Dyzenhaus
Dr. Ira Levine
Dr. Seonha Park
Dr. Sharam Shekib, Ex Officio
 
New Dentist
Dr. Seonah Park, Chair
Dr. Seung-Hee Rhee
Dr. Karthilde Appolon
Dr. James Keenan
Dr. Ira Levine
 
PACE
Dr. Nathan Hershkowitz, Chair
Dr. Lawrence Bailey
Dr. Berry Stahl
Dr. Seonha Park
Dr. Shahram Shekib, Ex Officio
Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, Ex Officio
 
Strategic Planning
Dr. Shahram Shekib, Chair
Dr. Binod Verma
Dr. Nathan Hershkowitz
Dr. Joseph DiDonato
Dr. Berry Stahl
Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, Ex Officio
 
Parliamentarian
Dr. Abe Dyzenhaus
 
Public Information Officer
Dr. Binod Verma, Officer
 
Public Information Committee
Dr. Binod Verma, Chair
Dr. Seung-Hee Rhee
Dr. Brian Ciporin
Dr. Seonha Park
Dr. James Keenan
 
Executive Director
Mrs. Paula Bostick