2019 Alumni Society Board of Governors Ballot and Bios


Vote for Four (4) Dentists

Dr. Janice Pilon (1993 DDS), Hanover, NH

Dr. Janice Pilon is a general dentist in Hanover, NH and has been practicing in for the past 9 years. She is pursuing an MBA from Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business. Prior to moving to New Hampshire, She practiced in Flint, MI for 16 years and was actively involved in MDA and is Past President of GDDS. Currently she is involved in the local New Hampshire component of ADA and a Cerec doctor mentor. Before attending U of M School of Dentistry, she received BSDH from Marquette University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Gerald C Dietz Jr. (1984 DDS), Bloomfield Hills, MI

Dr. Dietz Jr. is an Endodontist in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He completed his post-graduate endodontic training at the University of Detroit Mercy in 1986. He began practice with Endodontic Associates immediately following graduation. Dr. Dietz Jr is a past President of the Michigan Association of Endodontists. He has recently served on the American Association of Endodontists Board of Directors and its Foundation Board of Trustees. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He has served on many committees at the national, state and local levels of organized dentistry.

Dr. Bruce Lee (1987 DDS), Traverse City, MI

Dr. Bruce Lee has practiced in Traverse City since graduation. He is a member of the ADA, MDA, and Resort District Dental Society, for which he serves on the peer review committee. He has been married to his wife Jennifer for 26 years and both of his children are currently enrolled at the University of Michigan, with his son being a freshman in the dental school. One of four generations of Wolverines, his family includes numerous Michigan graduates dating back to the 1920’s.

Dr. D. Andrew Lewis* (1998 DDS), Seattle, WA

Dr. D. Andrew Lewis has been practicing dentistry in Seattle, WA since 2002. Before joining his private practice, he served his country as a dental officer in the US Navy. He is a mentor at the Kois Center in Seattle. In 2007, Dr. Lewis earned the Fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). Dr. Lewis has enjoyed serving the University of Michigan dental school this past term on the Board of Governors and would be honored to serve another term.

Vote for One (1) Hygienist

Ms. Janet G. Cook, RDH* (1981 BSDH), Brighton, MI

Janet celebrates 28 years in practice in Brighton, MI with former owner Gary J. Arnold, DDS and current owner, Averil Mearnic, DDS, MS. She is past president DDDHS, past co-chair MDHA Administrative Services Council and served as trustee for the MDHA. Current member ADHA, MDHA, SCDDHA.

Ms. Mona Riaz (2012 BSDH), Farmington Hills, MI

Ms. Mona Riaz is currently employed at the Community Dental Center in Ann Arbor, MI. Along with practicing as a clinician; Mona also has experience in oral health research and coordinating school-based dental programs. She served as an adjunct clinical faculty at the School of Dentistry within the Division of Dental Hygiene. Mona has served as a delegate for the MDHA. She is currently a member of the ADHA and the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society.

Ms. Julia A. Johnson, RDH (2012 BSDH), Commerce Twp, MI

Julia Johnson has been an enthusiastic and devoted clinician in restorative dentistry since 1980. Currently she practices in general dental offices in Brighton, Milford and White Lake, MI. She has a passion for the highest quality patient care and client outcomes. She served as Class president 2010-2011 and is a current member of the ADHA, MDHA, and GDDHA.