Meet the Cabinet
Meet the Cabinet
Austin is excited to transition into his third year at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. He intends to pursue a career in maxillofacial prosthodontics. While completing undergrad at Brigham Young University, Austin married his sweetheart, learned Spanish, and dreamed of returning to Colorado. He believes strongly that organized dentistry is the key to advancing the rights and interests of students and dentists.
John Luke grew up in the foothills just outside of Seattle, WA. After completing undergrad in Oregon, he came to Colorado in search of legendary powder skiing and a dental education. Along the way, he found ASDA and has fallen in love with organized dentistry. John Luke plans on completing a General Practice Residency upon graduation and looks forward to a career in community health dentistry.
Born and raised in a small East Texas town, Stephanie moved to Houston upon graduation from Stephen F. Austin State University with a major in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She caught ASDA fever at the 2018 Annual Session in Anaheim, and is looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the D9 Cabinet. During her free time, she enjoys long runs, spending time with friends, anything involving dogs, and exploring new coffee shops in Houston.
Moustafa is a rising Fourth Year at UTSD and completed his B.S. at the University of Houston where he majored in Human Foods & Nutrition. He was born off the coast of the Mediterranean in Alexandria, Egypt and enjoys the outdoors. Being involved in ASDA has afforded him a tremendous opportunity to learn about organized dentistry and the profession. Upon graduation, his plan is to work in Houston's inner city to alleviate the healthcare disparity found in underrepresented communities.
Bobby was born and raised in Houston and loves everything about the city. He attended Texas A&M University during his undergraduate years where he graduated with a degree in Biology. When he's not cramming for exams, he spends his time on the golf course or playing basketball with friends. Fun fact: You'll never meet a more passionate Houston Rockets fan.
Summer is a Colorado native that loves to getaway into the mountains and enjoy the beauty of nature. She loves to go shooting, hiking, reading, and skiing regularly. She comes from a family of musicians, so music has definitely defined a large part of her. Strong believer of cats, naps, and red wine!
Grant grew up around playing soccer around the Houston area and has enjoyed UTSD. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and traveling with his latest kick being gardening! He has really enjoyed ASDA and all the opportunities offered and decided he wanted to give back and help out. He is really looking forward to being a part of D9 this year.
Priscilla grew up in a small town outside of Ft. Worth and then went to undergrad at Texas Tech. Wreck ‘em! She enjoys taking her dog hiking, country music, and swimming.
Natalie Vos is currently attending UTSD Houston and is a rising DS3 loving every minute! She attended The University of Texas at Austin graduating in May 2016 with a Biology major and Business Foundations Certificate. She is from Katy, TX and enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, being outdoor, cycling, Hopdoddy's, and Disney World. Natalie strives to be a contributing member of ASDA in her local and district chapters and spread the ASDA fever.
Priya grew up in Galveston, Texas right across from the beach and then ventured out to LSU for college...Geaux Tigers! Currently, she is a third year dental student at UT Health San Antonio and is loving every minute of it! When she isn't doing all things dentistry, she likes to travel and spend time with friends and family.
ASDA is a great outlet for Jennifer to tap into her creativity in a productive way. She is grateful for the opportunity to be an officer and looks forward to being involved in organized dentistry throughout her career. In her spare time, she dabbles in embroidery and photography. She also loves to travel, eat pho, and considers herself a J. Crew enthusiast.
Nida is a rising third year dental student at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. She graduated from UT Dallas with a double major in Biology and Healthcare Studies. She is a Dallas native and is so proud to call this wonderful city her home. In her free time, she loves baking, swimming, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is so excited to be a part of the cabinet this year and looks forward to being active in organized dentistry throughout her dental career.
Jeff grew up in the foothills of Loveland, Colorado. He received a degree in Environmental Health with a minor in Microbiology from Colorado State University. He took a year off before starting dental school, during which he spent entirely too much time climbing up mountains and shredding the GNAR. In class Jeff can frequently be found browsing the Free section on Craigslist and distracting District 9 Trustee Austin Tyler.
Gabriel Casias took a brief hiatus of wonderful Colorado to study chemistry in San Luis Obispo, CA, but is now back in his home state working diligently at the University of Colorado Dental School of Medicine to graduate in 2020. He considers himself a dabbler and when not as school, can typically be found outside enjoying his passions for running, food, colors, smells, and music. Gabe is honored to be a part of the rich culture of organized dentistry and looks forward to a life long career in dentistry!
Mary is a rising third year at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Psychology, and is happy to be back home in Texas. She is honored to be a part of this cabinet and looks forward to being involved with organized dentistry throughout her dental career. In her spare time, she likes to take photos, draw, read, and play with her cat.
Jared grew up in a small East Texas town, "Home of the Piney Woods" where he also attended Stephen F. Austin State University and got a degree in Nutrition. Currently, he is a 3rd year dental student at UT Health San Antonio. In his free time, he enjoys floating the river, grilling with friends, the occasional game of golf, and a healthy amount of Netflix.
Victoria was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX and am now entering her 2nd year at UTSD Houston where she serves as an event coordinator. She plays volleyball every chance she gets and is a Dallas Cowboys and Stars fan at heart. Her favorite place to travel to in the US is the PNW. When she has free time, she spends it with family, hiking, window shopping online, and exploring new foods.
Jillian is a member of the 2021 class at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and a 2017 graduate of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. So far in dental school, she has become extremely passionate about ASDA and organized dentistry and looks forward to bringing this enthusiasm into her future career of practicing dentistry with her father in Colorado Springs. She loves dancing and spending time with her family but will most often be found hanging out with her cat while watching Star Wars or listening to Korean pop music.
Sam originally grew up on the Oregon coast but ventured out to Colorado to run track & field and major in biology at Colorado State University. As a current third year dental student at the University of Colorado he enjoys skiing, fresh fruit smoothies, and all things ASDA. After graduation, Sam will return to his coastal roots as a recipient of the Navy HPSP program to serve our military personal and their families.
Sarah is from The Woodlands, Texas and attended Southern Methodist University where she received her B.S. in Biology and minored in Chemistry and French. In her off time, she is the ultimate foodie, enjoys exploring fashion and the makeup world, and spending time with her family and little pup. This year she caught ASDA fever and is excited to get more involved through District 9!
Aamna is a rising third year at UT Health San Antonio College of Dentistry. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida with a degree in Biomedical and Physical Sciences with a minor in Health Services Administration. She is going to be the first dentist in a family filled with health professionals and loves every second of it!
Lynn Doan is a Colorado native who received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Colorado College. She is committed to advocating for health equity and social justice. In her spare time, she can be found reading, rock climbing, and watching cooking shows.
Brittany is a DS3 at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. She grew up in Altus, OK where she has wanted to be a dentist since she was in 6th grade. She attended Texas A&M University where she graduated in 2015 with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. When she isn’t studying and being active in ASDA and other organizations, she loves to spend time with her husband and dogs, friends, and family.
Amy is a native Texan and a proud Houstonian at the University of Texas School of Dentistry serving as their current ASDA chapter president. She is a part of the Class of 2020 and is excited for everything that she can contribute to this profession, as well as all that it has to offer. Although free time is scarce, she thoroughly enjoys hitting the weights, expanding her meme collection, and soaking up the Texas sun whenever she can. She currently has no definitive plans after dental school, but hopes to find work in a private practice as well as contribute time every month in a public health clinic.
Lana is a rising third year dental student and is also serving on the national ASDA level as an electronic editor this year. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Texas at Dallas. Although she was not born in Dallas, she considers it her home and plans to give back to the underserved communities after graduation. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and watching her favorite TV shows.
Jonathan grew up moving around the country and enjoyed the different states he was able to spend time in. He graduated from UT Austin but LSU runs deep in the family, so Geaux Tigers. In his off time, you can find him traveling, running, or spending time with family and friends which he hopes to do more of over the next two years.