Greetings SNDA Family!

I am Carla Jones, a fourth year dental student at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and the Student National Dental Association 2020-2021 National President. It is an honor to serve our organization in this capacity. For nearly five decades, SNDA has fulfilled its mission of promoting diversity, serving disadvantaged communities, and cultivating a network that will advance minority students in dentistry. As an executive board committee, we are dedicated to ensuring that each chapter embodies and promotes this mission. For me, involvement in my local SNDA chapter has played an integral role in my well-being and success in dental school.

As President, I will work to further propel our illustrious organization through implementation of my strategic plan. Some of the initiatives include expanding virtual programming, fostering mentorship between SNDA and NDA, and continuing to increase the presence of SNDA and USNDA across the nation.

Through these unprecedented times, we are here to support you. We welcome your questions, concerns, and ideas. I look forward to serving you all this year and I hope to see you at our 2021 National Convention!

Carla Jones


University of Michigan School of Dentistry


DDS Candidate 2021

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