Virginia Dental Association Welcomes New Leaders

On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Virginia Dental Association held its 151st Annual Business Meeting and 49th meeting of its House of Delegates, virtually. At the meeting, Dr. Frank Iuorno, Jr. was installed  as the next president of the VDA and Dr. Scott Berman was elected as President-Elect. 

Speaking at the meeting, Dr. Iuorno said, “I appreciate and take very seriously the tasks before me and sincerely hope that my actions and leadership lead to positive change for the VDA.  Thank you for trusting me. I cannot wait to get started.”


 Dr. Frank Iuorno, Jr. 

Watch for his first President’s Message in the next edition of the Virginia Dental Journal. 

Other leaders installed on Saturday include:

ADA Delegate

  • Dr. Frank Iuorno, Jr. 
  • Dr. Justin Norbo

  • Dr. Richard Taliaferro

  • Dr. Brenda Young

ADA Alternate Delegate

  • Dr. Mark Crabtree

  • Dr. Dani Howell

  • Dr. Melanie Wilson Hartman

  • Dr. Bruce Hutchison

  • Dr. David Marshall 

Speaker of the House

  • Dr. Erika Anderson

Incoming Component Presidents

  • Dr. Zaneta Hamlin, Tidewater Dental Association

  • Dr. Alexander Royzenblat, Peninsula Dental Society

  • Dr. Peter Hanley, Southside Dental Society

  • Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Richmond Dental Society

  • Dr. Brad Lentz, Piedmont Dental Society (2nd Term)

  • Dr. Brian Thompson, Southwest VA Dental Society (2nd Term)

  • Dr. Didi Terlep, Shenandoah Valley Dental Association (2nd Term)

  • Dr. Christine Karapetian, Northern Virginia Dental Society