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.


• IDA policies and procedures
• Finance and budget
• Administration and staff
• Board of Trustees
• IDA subsidiaries

Doug Bush
IDA Executive Director

• Membership recruitment and retention
• Member benefits and services
• Liaison to Indiana University School of Dentistry
• Liaison to Alliance (AIDA) and component societies
• Membership Committee
• New Dentist Subcommittee
• AIR Leadership Program

Jay Dziwlik, MBA, CAE
Assistant Executive Director

• Membership dues collection and processing
• Membership information
• Budget management
• Finance Committee
• IDPAC finances
• IDA Insurance finances
• IDA Foundation for Dental Health finances
• IDA Awards Subcommittee

Jody Cleary
Director of Membership & Financial Services

• Peer Review Committee
• General insurance management information
• Third party encounter
• Contract analysis
• Direct reimbursement promotion
• Council on Well Being
• IDA Foundation
• Indiana Dental Enterprise Associates (IDEA)

Ed Rosenbaum
Director of Professional Services

• Managing editor for Journal IDA
• Media relations
• Communications Committee
• Website manager
• Brand manager
• IDA social media
• All IDA print and digital materials

Kathy Walden
Director of Communications

• Main contact for incoming Central Office calls
• IDA Central Office manager
• Continuing education support
• Special events support
• Assistance with IDA board activities

Katelyn Geiger
Administrative Assistant

• IDA board coordination
• ADA Delegation activities
• Volunteer management and recruitment
• General office support

Katherine Matteson
Director of Volunteer Engagement

• State and national dental legislation
• Dental Public Health Committee
• Governmental Affairs Committee
• Liaison to regulatory and health-related agencies

Shane Springer
Director of Government Affairs

• Agent for IDA Insurance offered plans
• Primary Contact for IUSD Disability Insurance Plan
• Coordinates IUSD, component, and state events
• Negotiates contracts for customized IDA member benefits
• Staff liaison to IDAIS, Inc., Board of Directors and IDA Committee on Insurance
• Indiana Licensed Life/Health and Property/Casualty agent

Ashley Snell-Hudgins
Director of Insurance Services

• Indiana Licensed Health agent
• Health insurance application processing
• Customer service and billing inquiries
• Mailing of information and marketing packets

Wanda Barger
Multi-Lines Insurance Agent

• Midwest Dental Assembly planning
• Center for Excellence in Continuing Education
• Midwest Dental Assembly Subcommittee
• Center for Excellence Subcommittee

Heather Smith
Professional Development Consultant
Jonathan Mayo
IDA Insurance Trust Executive Director

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