Staff Directory

The staff at the IDA central office are committed to serving members and advancing oral health in Indiana. If you don't know which staff member to contact, please visit our Contact page with your question or concern.

Executive Staff

Executive Director - Doug Bush (Email)
  • IDA policies and procedures
  • Finance and Budget
  • Administration and Staff
  • Board of Trustees
  • IDA Subsidiaries
Assistant Executive Director - Jay Dziwlik, MBA, CAE (Email)
  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Member benefits and services
  • Liaison to Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Liaison to Alliance (AIDA) and component dental societies
  • Council on Membership
  • Council on the New Dentist
  • Council on Dental Education and Practice
  • Dental Student Activities
Director of Governmental Affairs - Ed Popcheff (Email)
  • State and national legislation regarding dentistry
  • Medicaid and other regulatory and health-related agencies
  • Regulatory advocacy
  • Council on Dental Public Health
  • Council on Governmental Affairs
  • Indiana Dental Advocacy Network
Director of Membership & Financial Services - Jody Cleary (Email)
  • Membership dues collection and processing
  • Membership information
  • Membership mailing lists
  • Budget management
  • Finance Committee
Director of Professional Development and Planning - Heather Smith (Email)
  • Council on Annual Session
  • Continuing Education
  • Exhibitors
  • Meetings and Special Events
  • Council on the New Dentist
Director of Professional Services - Ed Rosenbaum(Email)
  • Council on Peer Review
  • General insurance management information
  • Third party encounter
  • Contract analysis
  • Direct reimbursement promotion
  • Council on Well Being
  • IDA Foundation
  • Indiana Dental Enterprise Associates (IDEA)
Director of Communications - Karen Scharf (Email)
  • Managing Editor for all IDA publications
  • Media Relations
  • Council on Communications
  • Website Manager
  • Brand Manager
Executive Assistant - Laurie Campbell (Email)
  • Staff Coordinator of the House of Delegates
  • Staff Coordinator of the Board of Trustees
  • Executive Staff Support
  • Office Manager
Administrative Assistant - Kari Alting (Email)
  • Front desk and phones
  • Administrative staff support
  • Coordinate IUSD/IDA Academy registration
  • Radiology Manual orders
  • Dental Career Network requests
  • Maintain directories for charitable clinics and Medicaid providers

IDA Insurance Services Staff

Director of Insurance Services - Ashley Hudgins (Email)
  • Agent for IDA Insurance offered plans (Health, Liability, Disability, Medicare)
  • Primary Contact for IUSD Disability Insurance Plan
  • Coordinates and attends IUSD, component, and state marketing events
  • Negotiates contracts with carriers for customized IDA member benefits
  • Staff liaison to the IDAIS, Inc., Board of Directors and IDA Committee on Insurance
  • Indiana Licensed Life/Health and Property/Casualty agent
Health Insurance Specialist - Wanda Barger (Email)
  • Indiana Licensed Health agent
  • Health insurance application processing
  • Customer service & billing inquiries
  • Mailing of information & marketing packets

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