About Us

PAGD's Mission

“The purpose of the PAGD is to serve the needs and represent the interests of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public.”

PAGD is a constituent of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). The core purpose of the AGD is to advance the value and excellence of general dentistry through a commitment to education of general dentists and their patients. The AGD’s goal is to be the premier, worldwide organization of choice for all members of the general-dentistry community, working together to ensure optimal oral health.

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Leigh Jacopetti-Kondraski, DMD
Pittston, PA

Raymond Johnson, DMD, FAGD
Warren, PA

Vice President
Katherine Dangler, DDS, MAGD
Pittsburgh, PA

Immediate Past President
Scott Hudimac, DDS, MAGD
Latrobe, PA

Secretary (2023)
Ann Miller, DDS, FAGD (2021)
Chambersburg, PA

Treasurer (2022)
Richard Knowlton, DMD, MAGD
Elizabethtown, PA

Region 3 Regional Director (2022)
Kurt Laemmer, DMD, MAGD
Bradford, PA

Region 3 Trustee (2022)
Michael Kaner, DDS, MAGD, JD
Feasterville Trevose, PA

Editor (2021)
Maria Garubba, DMD, FAGD
Bethlehem, PA

At-Large Directors

Janine Burkhardt, DMD, FAGD (2021)
Philadelphia, PA

Kyle Dumpert, DMD, MAGD (2023)
Bedford, PA

Keith Hollander, DDS, MAGD (2021)
King of Prussia, PA

Kerry Johnson, DDS, MAGD (2023)
Lancaster, PA

Jennifer Siwula Gill, DMD, MAGD  (2022)
Scottdale, PA

Amanda Sonntag, DDS (2023)
Wyomissing, PA