Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Kim Isringhausen, RDH, MPH: Ms. Isringhausen is Chair of Oral Health Promotion and Community Outreach, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University. President of the Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic Board of Directors. Isringhausen serves on numerous committees in the School of Dentistry and the University. In addition, she holds membership in professional organizations including the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Virginia Dental Hygienists’ Association, and American Public Health Association. Isringhausen is the board director for Allied Dental Program Directors for the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), is the representative for the allied dental community on ADEA’s Commission on Change and Innovation (CCI) in Dental Education Oversight Committee, and chairs the ADEA CCI workgroup with the American Dental Hygienists’ Association.
André Hintermann: Past-President. Mr. Hintermann is a retired banker. He became a full-time resident of the United States in 2001 and became a US citizen in 2012. He was a longtime financial supporter of the Madison Free Clinic, the initial financial sponsor of and served as a director of the Orange County Free Clinic from 2007 to 2012. He founded and was the initial financial sponsor of the Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic and served as President of the Board for five years. He purchased the building that houses the Dental Clinic and has put this asset in a charitable family foundation to benefit the community in perpetuity. Affiliation: retired.
Jack Thompson, Jr., DDS: Vice President and Director of Dental Services, PRDC. He graduated from MCV School of Dentistry in 1968. Dr. Thompson completed a general dentistry residency with the USAF and served in the USAF Dental Corps on active duty. He has practiced dentistry in Gordonsville for almost 40 years and maintains his license. He is a life member of the American Dental Association and the Virginia Dental Association and past member of the Charlottesville Albemarle Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Thompson served as Dental Director for the first Piedmont Regional Mission of Mercy project. He is responsible for all dental operations of the PRDC and represents Orange County on PRDC Board of Directors. Affiliation: Semi-retired from private practice.
Richard Powers, CPA:Board Treasurer. C. Richard Powers has practiced public accounting in Culpeper since 1990 as a sole practitioner. His practice consists primarily of providing bookkeeping, payroll tax, and income tax services to small local business, and income tax return preparation services to individuals in the Culpeper, Orange and Madison area. Prior to 1990 Richard worked for several years as the controller for a local Culpeper construction firm, and prior to that was employed as a staff accountant with a regional accounting firm in Richmond. Mr. Powers has served on the Board of Directors of the Full Circle Thrift Store and of the Culpeper Music Society, both located in Culpeper, for several years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech in 1971.
Karen Allen: Karen Allen is long time resident of Madison County. She began her teaching career in Madison in 1975 and taught 7th grade for 19 years. In 1994 after receiving her graduate degree she became the principal of Waverly Yowell Elementary School in Madison. Karen retired after the 2014/2015 school year and was subsequently elected to the Madison County School Board. Karen lives with her husband Dave in Shelby. They have one daughter who lives and works in Northern Virginia.
Shannon Butler, DDS: Dr. Butler is a 1995 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia’s School of Dentistry. She has worked as a dentist in Culpeper for 14 years. Dr. Butler is a member of the Culpeper Rotary Club, the Farmington Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization, and Culpeper Presbyterian Church. She and her husband Tripp reside in Culpeper with their two children. Dr. Butler volunteered for the MOM project and represents Culpeper interests on the Board of Directors.
Mitchell H. Bernstein: Mitch Bernstein retired from the practice of law in 2014, following a 40-year career spent primarily in Washington, DC. Mr. Bernstein graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, in 1970 and from Yale Law School in 1973. Mr. Bernstein served in the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1977-1981, after which he went into private practice advising clients regarding their compliance obligations under various federal and state environmental statutes, and representing them in cleanup negotiations under the federal Superfund law at numerous hazardous waste disposal sites across the country. Mr. Bernstein and his wife Barbara have owned their home in the community of Graves Mill (Madison County) since 1986, and are now full-time residents.
Tegwyn Brickhouse, DDS, PhD: Dr. Brickhouse is Director of Oral Health Services Research Core, Associate Professor, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Ann G. Tidball: Senior Human Resource Executive with strong skills in developing HR strategies and HR organizations to support business goals for both mature and emerging markets, domestically and internationally. Recently retired Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Global Human Health where she was responsible for all HR support across the 55,000 person division with $45B in revenue.
Gerald Kluft, DDS, FICD, PFA: Thirty-six years of commercial dental experience in periodontics and implant dentistry. Board of Directors of ESpaces, Inc., Rapid Geomics, NextGen Biologicals Inc., Nanophotonia, Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic, Sentinel Diagnostics Imaging. Board of Visitors, Medical College of Virginia, Chair, 2016, Make It Real Campaign, VCU School of Dentistry. Member, University of Florida Foundation. Distinguished Alumnus, University of Florida, 2006. Fellow- Pierre Fauchard Academy. Fellow-International College of Dentistry.
William O. Dahlke, Jr., DMD: Chairman, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Associate Professor, VCU School of Dentistry. Hospital appointments at Children’s Hospital of Richmond, VCU Medical Center and Stony Point Surgery Center.
Thomas Reynolds, MD: Dr. Reynolds is Chief Medical Officer of UVA Culpeper Hospital. Dr. Reynolds has worked as a family medicine provider with UVA Primary Care Culpeper Family Practice for 34 years. He stepped down from his role as associate medical director for the University of Virginia Physicians Group in Culpeper to take this role. He was voted Doctor of the Year in 2010 at Culpeper Regional Hospital.
Camden Brown, DMD: Dr. Brown is a full-time orthodontic clinician at her private practice in Greene County, Virginia. She holds a Masters degree and Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Florida, a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Harvard University and a BS from the University of Florida. As owner of a practice and full-time orthodontist, she is involved in all aspects of the business from human resources and financials to clinical patient care and social media. She enjoys participating in orthodontic continuing education and learning to run a well-balanced practice.