Governor Announces Appointments

hembergerDr. Glenn Hemberger, Overland Park,has been reappointed to a four-year term on the Kansas Dental Board. Dr. Hemberger earned a bachelor degree from St. Benedict’s College and his doctor of dental surgery from the University of Missouri Kansas City. He currently owns a private dental practice specializing in pediatric dentistry.  The Kansas Dental Board was created to carry out and enforce the Kansas Dental Practices Act. The Board consists of nine members: six licensed and qualified resident dentists (one from each congressional district and two at-large), two licensed and qualified resident dental hygienists, and one representative from the general public. Members of the Board are appointed by the Governor for four-year terms and serve until their successors are appointed.



daniel_thomas_thumbDr. Daniel Thomas, Leawood, has been confirmed for appointment by the Kanas Senate to serve a four year term on the University of Kansas Hospital Authority. Dr. Thomas is a board certified periodontist, serving both Kansas and Missouri. He currently serves on the Kansas Board of Regents Oral Health Task Force and is the Director of Kansas Arts Foundation.  University of Kansas Hopsital Authority is charged with being an independent public authority with the mission of operating a teaching hospital for the benefit of the university of Kansas medical center, providing high quality patient care and providing a site for medical and biomedical research.