Janette Douglas has worked in the dental field for over 30 years. She has been in her current position as Manager of TenderCare Dental in Gladstone since 1988. She has been instrumental in taking the practice successfully through many transitions.
A member of ODEA since 2003, Jan served on the Board of Directors as well as holding the position of Membership Chair from 2003 to 2007. Her belief in the value of ODEA and her desire to help get the information, education, and networking opportunities to outlying areas of Oregon have brought her back to serve on the Board once again. Her family is her passion and she loves to travel.
Judy Brink has been in the dental field for over 17 years. She entered the field as a receptionist for a general practice in Richland Washington. After moving back to Oregon, Judy resumed her dental career and is currently the Office Administrator for a general practice in Springfield.
Judy was one of the founders of ODEA in 1996, desiring to help improve the quality of educational opportunities for dental administrative staff as well as to create a network for communication with other administrators and dental professionals.
Judy Jennings has 25+ years experience providing specialized lending and banking solutions for independent practices in the dental, medical, veterinary and optometric arenas. She is the Practice Financial Services Manager at Bank of the Cascades and is the architect and manager of its specialized lending program.
Prior to this, Judy was a Sr. Healthcare Banker at PNC Bank in Chicago, IL. She also spent 15 years managing an 11 state area as a Regional Manager for Matsco/Wells Fargo Practice Finance. She started her career in banking at Citibank FSB as a healthcare business banker.
Judy's early career was spent in hospital administration where she headed up physician services area for a major health system. She started her career as a clinical Occupational Therapist. She holds a MBA from Loyola University in Chicago and a B.S. from University of Central Arkansas.
Danielle has been in the dental field for more than 20 years. During that time, she has been fortunate to work in progressive practices. This has kept her knowledge of dental management current and continually growing in this ever-changing field. For the past 5 years, she has been very happy to call Mountain View Dental in Forest Grove her home. She has been a member of the Oregon Dental Executives’ Association for about a year. She was drawn to the ODEA because of the mutual passion the members have for sharing and enhancing all aspects of the dental experience in order to provide a positive and productive experience for both the patient and practice.
On a personal note, Danielle and her husband are approaching the empty nester phase of their journey in life! They enjoy kayaking, exploring Oregon and dabbling in photography. Most of their family lives locally and she considers herself very lucky to be able spend time with them often.
Serge launched her career as an EFDA in the San Francisco area. She managed a specialty practice for over 9 years. She has also provided consulting services to multiple metro offices in relation to comprehensive case presentation & dental office operations. Serge carries with her an advanced knowledge in comprehensive case planning encompassing implant terminology, treatment sequence and fixed and removable prosthetics. She has served the dental industry for over 20 years and is currently employed at Clackamas Implant and Oral Surgery.
Stephanie is passionate about business, personal and professional development. She has been running Dr. Duy Anh Tran's specialty practices and Hygiene Study Clubs in periodontics and sleep apnea for 5 years, growing into three locations. She provides workshops on communications management, interpersonal & team dynamics, leadership & peer coaching. She maintains her affiliations as a certified professional coach, mental health counselor and adjunct college professor.
Stephanie has been part of ODEA since 2015 and is especially excited to get more involved helping members understand their benefits with ODEA and the incredible resources at their fingertips.
Personally, Stephanie is excited about spending time with her little dog, Jax, getting married in 2017, and building a fun home and outdoor adventure life with her hunter husband.