Staff Congress Leadership Council

The CDM Staff Council exists to provide opportunities for staff development, improve communication throughout the College, and provide a forum for staff to have a voice in matters that affect them in the work environment. 

The Staff Congress will exist administratively under the office of the Assistant Dean for Finance.  The Congress will elect officers to the positions of chair, co-chair, past chair, secretary, and treasurer. These officers will comprise the executive committee.

Meetings will be held quarterly at noon in addition to any special events. Executive committee to meet quarterly in advance of large group meeting. Liaison to the DEAC will be the Assistant Dean for Finance and Staff Council will meet with Assistant Dean of Finance and Dean on a regular basis.

The 2021-2022 Council:

Aleshia Nava HeadshotAleshia Nava - Chair
Patient Service Representative

Aleshia Nava is a Patient Services Representative for the College of Dental Medicine. Aleshia assists patients with appointments, paperwork, and the check-in/check-out process. In addition, Aleshia coordinates and schedules new patient appointments and assists students with their appointment requests. She earned her Dental Assisting Certification in August 2013 and has also served as a paralegal. 

Analisa Bolick - Vice Chair
Business Manager

Analisa Bolick is a Business Manager for Dental Faculty Practice and Clinical Affairs. She has been at the College of Dental Medicine for one year so far. Originally, she is from Hickory, NC, but has thoroughly enjoyed being in Charleston! She enjoys going to concerts, traveling, and the beach! 

Andrea Danner - Treasurer
Administrative Coordinator

Andrea Danner is Administrative Coordinator for the College of Dental Medicine, Oral Rehabilitation Department. Andrea provides administrative support for the department which includes a variety of different tasks, process, and record grades in the college or university software for all courses in the department and assists the CE Director. Andrea also serves as assistant to the Assistant Dean of Innovation & Digital Dentistry as well as assists the Digital Residency Program Director. She has earned two Associates Degree, (Early Childhood Education - 1994 and Office Administrative Management – 2001). 

 Leslie Morris, M.Ed. - Administrative Member at Large
Curriculum Coordinator I

Leslie Morris is the Curriculum Coordinator I for the College of Dental Medicine. Leslie assists our college with our educational technology programs, building semester schedules, online instruction, and outcomes assessments. Previously, she was an Instructional Technology Specialist at the MUSC College of Nursing, and at an elementary school in South Carolina. She has been in education since 2001. She holds a master's degree in Technology in Education from Lesley University and a bachelor of arts degree in Elementary Education, Math, and Science Concentration from Rowan University. 

Adrian Bodea - Clinical Member at Large
Dental Assistant

Vickie Taylor - Clinical Member at Large
Sterilization Manager

Vickie Taylor is the sterilization supervisor here within the College of Dental Medicine. Vickie’s department is in charge of all sterilizing, labeling, and dispensing of the colleges’ instruments and surgical trays. During these troubling times, Vickie has also held the position of managing all PPE orders and inventory. Vickie is responsible for issuing, record keeping, and in-taking of student supplies. She has been a Dental Assistant since August 2013 and has been with CDM since June 2015.