Board Member Bios

Steven Patrick Bradley, D.D.S. (Chair)

Steve Bradley, D.D.S., a dentist and member of the Board, is from Cascade, Iowa.  He was appointed to the Board in 2010 and reappointed in 2013.  Dr. Bradley was the past president of the Iowa Dental Association, a past trustee of the Iowa Dental Association and a past president of the Dubuque District Dental Society.  He is a trustee of Central Regional Testing Organization and an active board member and dental examiner at numerous dental schools throughout the U.S.  He is also a member of the Flying Dentist Association and the Pierre Fauchard Society.  His term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2019.

Thomas M. Jeneary, D.D.S. (Secretary)

Thomas Jeneary, D.D.S., a dentist member of the Board, is from Le Mars, Iowa.  He was appointed to the Board in 2013.  Dr. Jeneary graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been in Le Mars since 1986.  The areas of comprehensive restorative and esthetic dentistry are of particular interest to him. Dr. Jeneary completed the curriculum of the Dawson Academy for Advanced Dentistry in St. Petersburg, Florida and Dr. Michael Schuster’s Center for Professional Development in Scottsdale, Arizona.   He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.  His term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2019.

Michael J. Davidson, D.D.S.

Michael Davidson, D.D.S., a dentist member of the Board, is from West Des Moines, Iowa.  He was appointed to the Board in 2017.  Dr. Davidson graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry in Urbandale since 2009.  Areas of comprehensive, implant and sedation dentistry are of specific interest.  Dr. Davidson completed his sedation training through the University of Oregon College of Dentistry.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, Craniofacial Genetics Society and Pediatric Sedation Society.  His term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2020.

Monica Foley, D.D.S.

Monica Foley, D.D.S., a dentist member of the Board, practices in Davenport, Iowa.  She was appointed to the Board in 2016.  Dr. Foley graduated from the University of Washington Dental School in Seattle, Washington.  Her interests in dentistry are the areas of lifetime dental care and esthetic dentistry.  She is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association and the Davenport District Dental Association.  Her term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2019.

William G. McBride, D.D.S.

William McBride, D.D.S., a dentist member of the board, is from Dubuque, Iowa.  He was appointed to the Board in 2015.  Dr. McBride graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Dr. McBride is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, member of the American Dental Association, and chair of the Northeast Iowa Community College of Dental Assisting advisory committee.  His term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2018.

Mary C. Kelly, R.D.H.

Mary Kelly, R.D.H., a dental hygiene member of the Board, is from Des Moines, Iowa.  She was appointed to the Board in 2011 and reappointed in 2017.  Ms. Kelly received her Dental Hygiene degree from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois and completed a Dental Public Health Residency at the University of Iowa.  She is a member of American Dental Hygienist Association and Iowa Public Health Association.  She practices dental hygiene in both private and public health settings.  Her term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2020.

Nancy A. Slach, R.D.H.

Nancy Slach, R.D.H., a dental hygiene member of the Board, is from Iowa City, Iowa.  She was appointed to the Board in 2012.  Ms. Slach is an educator and a tobacco cessation specialist who practices dental hygiene in periodontics.  Her term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2018.

Lori Elmitt

Lori Elmitt, a public member of the Board, was appointed in 2012.  Lori is an office manager for a dental office and is chair of the Continuing Education Committee. She lives in Johnston. Her term with the Iowa Dental Board will expire April 30, 2018.

Bruce Thorsen

Bruce Thorsen, a public member of the Board, was appointed in 2017.  He is a native of Newton and a graduate of Drake University.  He was a health care executive in Iowa and North Carolina for 45 years.  During his career, he helped establish two successful hospital-based dental programs focusing on vulnerable children, adults and special needs individuals at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids and at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.   The “Toothbus” mobile dental program based at Mission, became a national model in bringing dental care to rural children who had never seen a dentist.  He is the recipient of the State of North Carolina’s high civilian award, “The Order of the Long Leaf Pine”, presented to him in 2014 for his work in creating Mission Children’s Hospital.   Bruce currently resides in Clive.  His term will expire April 30, 2020.

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