CDS Board of Directors

The Columbus Dental Society is governed by its 16 Board of Directors including Officers. The Officers’ positions are: President, Vice President, Secretary -Treasurer and Editor. Each board member is elected to serve for a 3-year term and the Officers rotate yearly. Elections are held in November each year and the installation of newly-elected officers and board members is held at the end of the calendar year.

2021 Officers

   Dr. John Mahilo, President 

   Dr. Mehrdad Safavian, President-Elect

Dr. Charles Arens, Secretary

  Dr. Julie Montgomery, Treasurer

Dr. Joseph Mess, Editor   Dr. Cynthia Ellinger, CDS Voice Editor

  Dr. Kyle Bogan, Immediate Past President  

2021 Board of Directors

Dr. Helen Ashford

Dr. Connie Camman

Dr. Bryant Cornelius 

Dr. Mike Fair, Jr.  

Dr. Richard Hall

Dr. James Male

Dr. Kumar Subramanian

Dr. Morgan Kelly Tiemstra

Dr. Hongwei Wang

Dean Patrick Lloyd - Ex-Officio Member


Columbus Dental Society Office Manager, Michelle Janetski

Columbus Dental Society Executive Director, Michael O'Toole, CAE