2018-2019 Officers



PATTI MARAGLIANO RDH, MSDH:  Patti has held the positions of Vice President, President Elect, and currently President.  She enjoys working in private practice, has been an adjunct clinical instructor at SUNY Orange, and is currently the Director of the Dental Assisting program at Boces in Goshen.

Immediate Past President

DAWN MAHODIL RDH, MSDH: Dawn is a graduate of SUNY Orange with her AAS.  She has held many positions in the Association from Delegate to President.  She started her dental career working as a dental assistant in 1995.  She received her BS and MS in Dental Hygiene and Education from the University of Bridgeport.  She currently works in both education and private practice.


Vacant Position

Vice President

KYLA PEMBERTON, RDH: Kyla is a graduate of SUNY Orange with her AAS.  She was also her class President while a student.  She is passionate about health and well being.


ZACHARY GEBERT, RDH: Zach is a graduate of SUNY Orange with his AAS.  He works at two different offices in Orange County.  He has been the Secretary for MHDHA since 2015.  He enjoys improving the health of his patients and keeping them comfortable in a dental setting.


CHRISTINE HERSCHEL, RDH: Christine has been a member and part of the Association Board for the better part of 25 years holding every position on the Board at some point.  Currently she holds a position on the NYDHA Board as Vice President of Membership Services.


Delgates to NYDHA

TRACY JONES, RDH: Tracy is from Slate Hill,  She has been a member of ADHA since graduating from SUNY Orange in 2000.  She has served in many leadership roles such as Delegate, Vice President, President, Secretary, and at the state level as Vice President of Professional Development, Director At Large, Director, and Alternate Director. Recently she received a Community Service Award from Agri-Business Child Development School for providing dental screenings to migrant children, and oral health education to their parents.

NICCOLE CARD, RDH, BSDH, MSDH:  Niccole has been a member of ADHA since serving as SADHA Vice President as a student.  She has held many positions in the Association from Secretary up to President, and on the state level as District Director, Director at Large, Vice President of Membership Services, and Delegate.  She obtained her AAS from SUNY Orange, BSDH and MSDH from the University of Bridgeport.  Along with working in private practice, she is a full time Assistant Professor in the Dental Hygiene Department at SUNY Orange.

ALternate Delegate


District Director


Alternate District Director