President: Janette Douglas
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.
Secretary/Treasurer: Judy Brink
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.
Associate Director: Susan Watson
During her “time off” she homeschooled her children, worked a home based business as an Independent Beauty Consultant with Mary Kay Cosmetics and also spent a small amount of time as a Clinique Skin Care Advisor. All of this “face” time has helped Susan to serve the dental community as their service representative by providing education and a helping hand whenever needed. Even though Susan has now supervised the Dental Professional Relations department for the past three years, she continues to have lasting business relationships with many members of the ODEA.
Susan is excited to be a part of the ODEA and has this to say about the association, “I have had the pleasure of working closely with many members of the ODEA during my daily business routine and have found each and every one to be some of the sharpest individuals around. The ODEA is an asset for these business professionals as it provides valuable interactions and skills to its members.”
Director: Danielle Bonebrake
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.