2017 OADL Board Members

President: Mark Hidde, CDT ~ Medford, Or

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Mark Hidde is the owner of Rogue Valley Dental Arts, Inc. and Solo Milling Center, Inc. and has been in the dental field since 1993. Mark is a second generation lab owner, the current president of the Oregon Association of Dental Laboratories and is a member of numerous dental and dental lab associations. Mark has been married to his wife Tammy for 23 years and they have 4 children, 2 biological and 2 adopted a son from Korea and a daughter from China. Mark is an avid pilot and enjoys traveling with his family throughout the Northwest. Mark thoroughly enjoys the dental laboratory field and believes his lab's purpose is to elevate patient care by offering dentists a higher level of dental laboratory support.

Read Mark's 2017 President Message

President-Elect: Carrie Peil Warner, CDT ~ Eugene, Or

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Carrie Peil Warner, CDT is the president and owner of Birch Dental Laboratory, Inc. in Eugene, Oregon. Carrie began her career in the dental field in Israel as a clinical assistant and translator. She discovered a passion for laboratory technology after her move to Eugene in 1987, and opened Birch Lab in 2006.

Carrie is a member of the National Association for Dental Laboratories, the Eugene Chamber of Commerce and the Eugene Women's Business Network.

Treasure: Nick Yoshida ~ Portland, Or

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Nick Yoshida is the President of Shikosha Dental Laboratory in Portland, Oregon. He grew up locally, graduating from Jesuit High School and has a BA and a MS from Columbia University. Prior to joining Shikosha in 2011, he was an investment banker and has worked in New York, Tokyo, and London. He finds his current job extremely fulfilling. "Who wouldn't love a job bring back people's smiles?" Nick also enjoys travelling, fishing, and skiing and being an assistant Scoutmaster for his two sons' Boy Scout troop.

Past President & Treasure-Elect: Gary Simmons, CDT ~ Coos Bay, Or

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Gary Simmons CDT, a life long resident of Oregon, enlisted in the Military in 1983. After ten years in which he received his lab training, he returned to Coos Bay where he was employed, then purchased Bay Area Dental Lab. Impressed by the efforts of then owner David Bridgeman decided himself to serve on the OADL board. He and his lab are certified nationally and a proud member of the OADL.

Save the date for the OADL Annual Conference 2017 - October 6th & 7
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport

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