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Dr. Ronald Lemmo elected ADA Treasurer

by ODA Staff
10/22/2012

On October 22, 2012 the American Dental Association House of Delegates elected Dr. Ronald Lemmo, a general dentist from Willoughby Hills, Ohio, as the new ADA Treasurer. 

ODA president Dr. Kim Gardner congratulated Lemmo stating "Ron has the skills and knowledge to be an outstanding ADA treasurer, and the House of Delegates clearly recognized that by giving him the majority of all votes cast in this three person race."

Dr. Lemmo is a past president of the Ohio Dental Association, and has also served as chair of the ODA Finance Committee and chair of ODA Service Corp., a for-profit subsidiary of the ODA.  Dr. Lemmo is a member of the ADA Board of Trustees Audit Committee and past chair of the ADA Special Committee on Financial Affairs. He served on the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure from 2004-2008.

An ADA delegate/alternate delegate for 20 years, in 2005 Dr. Lemmo completed the ADA Executive Management Program for dentists.  He has served on numerous committees and in leadership roles at all levels of the tripartite. He is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, where he is a senior clinical instructor and past director of continuing education. 

"Dr. Lemmo has been a tremendous leader here in Ohio in all the positions he has held including as ODA president and Finance Committee chair," ODA Executive Director David Owsiany said. "Lemmo has taken those skills honed in Ohio to the national level in recent years serving as chair of the ADA's Special Committee on Financial Affairs and as a member of the ADA's Audit Committee.  Now all that work culminates with Lemmo becoming an officer of the ADA as its treasurer."

Congratulations, Dr. Lemmo!