Leadership and Staff

Hawaii Dental Association is led by the 2020-2021 Board of Trustees; encompasses four local dental societies; and is served by a Hawaii delegation to the ADA. 
HDA Board of Trustees: 2020-2021 Members
Dr. Patsy Fujimoto, President
Dr. Scott Kanamori, President Elect
Dr. Anthony Kim, Vice President
Dr. Sean Holliday, Treasurer
Dr. Carla Fukumoto, Secretary
Dr. Curt Shimizu, Speaker of the House
Dr. Wayne S.H. Leong, Immediate Past President
Dr. Anthony Sur, Hawaii Trustee (2023)
Dr. Craig Haruki, Kauai Trustee (2022)
Dr. Zachary Dodson, Maui Trustee (2022)
Dr. Derek Ichimura, Honolulu Trustee (2023)
Dr. Jeff Miyazawa, Honolulu Trustee (2022)
Dr. Amy Ogawa, Honolulu Trustee (2022)
Dr. Jaclyn Palola, Honolulu Trustee (2023)
Dr. Wesley Sato, Honolulu Trustee (2023)
Dr. Darrell Teruya, Honolulu Trustee (2023)
Dr. Ed Cassella, Senior ADA Delegate

Component Dental Societies
Dr. Alan Fujimoto,  President Hawaii County
Dr. Rosemarie Tan, President Honolulu County
Dr. Kanoelehua Baird, President Kauai County
Dr. Heather Hearon, President Maui County

Hawaii ADA Delegates
Dr. Edmund Cassella, Sr Delegate (2021)
Dr. Neil Nunokawa, Delegate (2021)
Dr. Curt Shimizu, Delegate (2021)
Dr. Patsy Fujimoto, Alternate Delegate (2021)
Dr. Christopher Lee, Alternate Delegate (2021)
Dr. Dayton Lum, Alternate Delegate (2021)

Contact any of the two HDA Staff via phone or email
Kim Nguyen, MSW, Executive Director, HDA@hawaiidentalassociation.net
Antonia (Toni) Perez, Membership Services Manager, HDA@hawaiidentalassociation.net
Rachelle Teruya, Projects Coordinator, HDA@hawaiidentalassociation.net