New Members of CDA Board of Directors

October 27, 2010

The CDA Board of Directors welcomed Drs. Larry Levin, Mitch Taillon and James Tennant as its newest members in 2010.

Dr. Larry Levin
  Dr. Larry Levin of Hamilton, Ontario, has served in numerous capacities with the Ontario Dental Association (ODA). His service with ODA began in 1982 with the Auxiliary Services Committee and culminated with a term as ODA president in 2008–09. A 1969 graduate of the University of Toronto, Dr. Levin has fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. The father of 4 enjoys photography, skiing, scuba diving and motorcycles in his leisure time.

Dr. Mitch Taillon
  Dr. Mitch Taillon of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, began serving as a council member for the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan in 2003. He went on to serve as College president in 2008–09. Dr. Taillon graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1984 and has been in private practice in Assiniboia since graduation. He enjoys travelling with his wife and 3 children and attending sporting events (especially cheering on his beloved Saskatchewan Roughriders!).

Dr. James Tennant
  Dr. James Tennant of Hay River, Northwest Territories (NWT), has been a member of the NWT/Nunavut Dental Association since its formation in 1975. Originally from the United Kingdom, Dr. Tennant obtained Canadian citizenship in 1979 and is currently registered and licensed to practise dentistry in British Columbia and NWT. Since 1981, he has been an active volunteer providing dental service for 1 month each year to St. Jude Hospital in St. Lucia. He has also provided government contract services in several remote communities in Canada's North. Dr. Tennant has a commercial pilot's licence and his interest in flying led to his service as director of the NWT Civil Air Search and Rescue Association for the last 10 years.