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2018-2019 CFDDA Officers/Leadership

Dr. Dan Crofton
Dr. Daniel J. Crofton, President

Dr. Craig Kara, President Elect

Dr. Suzi Thiems-Heflin, First Vice President

Dr. John Cordoba, Second Vice President

Dr. Elizabeth Nixon, Secretary

Dr. Bryan Bergens, Immediate Past President

Dr. Sundeep Rawal, Treasurer


Dr. Howard Pranikoff, Trustee 
Dr. Bernie Kahn, Trustee
Dr. John Cordoba, Alternate Trustee
Dr. Suzi Thiems-Heflin

FDA Councils, Committees, and Representatives

FDA Officer Representative
Dr. Jerry Bird - FDA Secretary

ADA Delegation -17th District – Florida Representatives
Dr. James Antoon At Large Delegate
Dr. John Cordoba At Large Alternate Delegate
Dr. Bertram Hughes At Large Alternate Delegate
Dr. Suzi Thiems-Heflin At Large Alternate Delegate
Dr. Jerry Bird Component Designated Delegate
Dr. Christopher Cowell Component Designated Alternate Delegate

FDA Council Representatives
Council on Dental Care and Benefits – Dr. Craig Kara
Council on Dental Education and Licensure – Dr. Christopher Cowell
Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs – Dr. Jay “Drew” Johnson
Council on Financial Affairs – Dr. Lee Anne Keough
Council on Membership - Dr. Demetrick LeCorn
Council on the New Dentist – Dr. Robert Pellosie
Governmental Action Committee – Dr. Jason Larkin
FDA Services, Inc. Board – Dr. Rod MacIntyre, Dr. Howard Pranikofff
FDAPAC – Dr. E. Donald Thomas
FDC and Continuing Education Committee: Drs. Bertram Hughes, Chair, Sam Markham, and Yvette Godet
Leadership Development Committee – Dr. Thomas Holehouse
FDAPAC - Dr. E. Donald Thomas

Alachua County Dental Association - Dr. Richard Spooner
Brevard County Dental Society - Dr. Dieter Burr
Dental Society of Greater Orlando - Dr. Jason Battle
Lake County Dental Association - Dr. Charles Reinertsen
Marion County Dental Association - Dr. Leah Strange
Volusia-Flagler County Dental Association - Dr. Rod MacIntyre

CFDDA Central Office
Marlinda Fulton, Executive Director
800 North Mills Avenue,  Orlando, Fl. 32803
(407) 898-3481 (Orlando)
(800) 449-3481 (Outside Orlando)
Fax (407) 895-9712

To view current CFDDA Bylaws (June 2018) - please click here.

To view archived bylaws: ​​January 2015, January 2016, June 2017, January 2018.



Thank you to ADS Florida/Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions for underwriting this directory.  To see how ADS Florida can help you - contact Paul Rang, DMD at or Skip Stamper at or call at 407-965-5017.

To obtain a copy of  the 2018-2019 Central Florida District Dental Association's Leadership Directory - please contact the CFDDA office at 407-898-3481 or

To view the directory - click here.