The ADA Executive represent the membership and are tasked with the Association's operational decision-making.  We strive to be supportive of our members and the community that we service.

Tania Stuart - President

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Tania graduated from Otago in 1984. Initially she worked on the North Shore before owning a practice near her home, then worked in a central Auckland practice, followed by two glorious years in Central Otago. Returning to Auckland, she is again in private practice as well as working for the NZ Defence Force

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Usha Narshai - Vice President


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It made sense for me to join the ADA Executive Committee (2014) as I love both dentistry and Auckland. I am currently Vice President for the Branch. In addition, I am the Auckland Branch Board Representative for the NZDA. By being active in these roles, it is my way of giving back to a profession and a city that has given me so much. I am proud that I was made a Fellow of the International College of Dentists last year (2016).

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Les Chan - Secretary

Les-Chan.jpg-adaI was born and raised in Auckland and was on track to complete a BSc in Auckland before having a change of heart (about being confined to a research lab) and transferred to the University of Otago, graduating with a BDS in 1997.

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Dr Mowafaq Amso

inah-mundy-adaIt's fantastic to have been a part of the big family of Auckland dentists over the past five and half years. I did my dental training at Otago University and was quite privileged to have had a year at Wellington Hospital as a house officer.

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Inah Mundy


After graduating with Distinction from Otago University in 2011, Inah worked as a dental house officer for Auckland DHB, where she provided treatment at Auckland, Greenlane and Middlemore Hospitals.

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Lance Mundy

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Lance graduated from the Otago University School of Dentistry in 2010 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. The following year he worked at Waikato Hospital as a Maxillofacial house surgeon, and in 2012 moved into private practice in Auckland.

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Abdul Aziz


Abdul graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1995. Following a successful 11 year career in general practice in New Zealand and Australia, Abdul completed Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) in Endodontics at the University of Otago.

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James Dawson



Dr. James Dawson graduated with his dental degree from the University of Otago in 2009. After undertaking a position as a Dental house officer in Auckland, he worked in private practice in Newcastle, Australia. He returned to New Zealand in 2014, to undertake his Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry and gain specialist registration as a Periodontist. 

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