EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS


2024 – 2025 Officers:
President: Dr. Tania Tran
President-Elect: Dr. Tyler Rumple
Secretary: Dr. Ivy Lin
Treasurer: Dr. Andrew Sholudko (thru 5/26)
Past-President: Dr. Nicholas Conley

Committee Members: (2 year terms)
Dr. Jason Bourne (thru 5/26)
Dr. Matthew Lee (thru 5/26)
Dr. Aimi Mizutani (thru 5/26)
Dr. Chung Tsen (thru 5/26)
Dr. Stacey Sype (thru 5/25)

WSDA Delegates: Dr. Kelly Anderson Powell (2027), Dr. Brittany Dean (2027), and Dr. Thomas Natale (2027), Dr. Crystal Vo (2025), Dr. Tyler Rumple (2025), and Dr. Aimi Mizutani (2025)

PRESIDENT: Dr. Tania Tran is a general dentist in Marysville. She is a graduate of Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and received her DMD degree from Oregon Health and Science University in 2015. Upon graduation, she joined a private practice in Bellevue as an associate dentist before purchasing her own practice in Marysville in 2017. In addition to being a member of the ADA, she is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Tran and her husband reside in Lake Stevens and together enjoy the outdoors, traveling, and cooking for family and friends.

 


PAST-PRESIDENT: Dr. Nicholas Conley grew up in the small rural city of Walla Walla in southeastern Washington where he was first introduced to dentistry by his local dentist, Dr. James Parrish. Nick saw the field of dentistry as a unique blend of science, artistry and direct service to others that matched well with his skills and desire to impact the lives of those in need. As a student, Nick excelled in the classroom and on the field, and went on to the University of Idaho where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology while walking on the Vandal football team as a wide receiver. After college, Nick moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington School of Dentistry. With his strengths in attention to fine detail and compassionate, patient-centered care, Nick was selected to instruct first and second year students in operative and prosthodontic courses. Nick enjoyed the opportunity to guide training dentists and is currently active in the dental school’s mentor program and admissions program. Outside of dentistry, Nick spends his free time with his family and friends hiking the beautiful trails of the PNW, attending live music and Mariner’s games, traveling to new places and exploring new cuisines.

PRESIDENT-ELECT: Dr. Tyler Rumple received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University then attended the University of Washington, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. He is a native of Smokey Point and attended Lakewood High School. Following dental school, Dr. Rumple served in the Navy, including two years as aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C Stennis (CVN-74). Following his service in the Navy, he and his wife returned to the Snohomish County region to raise their children, Audrey and Evan, in the same area where they grew up. In his free time, Dr. Rumple stays busy with three dachshunds, one cat, and three horses. He enjoys hiking and camping and is an avid Seahawks and Mariners fan.

Dr. Rumple has vast experience in organized dentistry, serving on the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure, AGD New Dentist Committee, ASDA Vice President, and Delegate/Alternate Delegate for the ADA, AGD, and WSDA House of Delegates. In addition to SCDS/WSDA/ADA, Dr. Rumple is a member of the following associations: Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Clear Aligners.

TREASURER: Dr. Andrew Sholudko is the current Treasurer of the Snohomish County Dental Society. He grew up in Massachusetts and went to school at the University of Connecticut in the Combined Program in Dental Medicine. Dr. Sholudko graduated in 2013, moved to Everett, WA in 2014, and purchased Silver Lake Dental Care in Everett, WA in 2015. He has been on the Executive Committee of Snohomish County Dental Society and a delegate at WSDA HOD for 5 years. He is also a 2023 Delegate to the ADA. He has a wonderful little boy named Asher and they spend their free time gardening, skiing, traveling, and playing music.

SECRETARY: Dr. Ivy F. Lin  Dr. Lin grew up in Montreal, Canada, where she also received her DMD from McGill University. She then went on to complete a GPR at University of Washington without the intention of staying in Seattle, but fell in love with the surrounding nature and the mild weather. Following her studies, she worked at the Community Health Centers of Snohomish County, served as clinical instructor at UW and volunteered as Deputy Dental Director at the Seattle/King-County Clinic. Pursuing a growing passion for public health, she then completed a MPH at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is now the Assistant Director of the GPR and an Assistant Professor in Oral Surgery at UW and continues to work in public health dentistry, with a particular emphasis on sustainability and climate action in dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, karaoke, and trying new restaurants.

COMMITTEE MEMBER:  Dr. Jason Bourne

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Dr. Matthew D. Lee Dr. Lee is a native to the Pacific Northwest, growing up in the Mukilteo/Everett area his whole life. After graduating from Western Washington University with a BS in Biological Anthropology and a BA in Sociology, Dr. Lee went to Boston to complete his dental training at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He then went on to complete an AEGD at the Winslow Indian Health Care Center in Winslow, AZ where he was able to work with the Navajo Native American population. Dr. Lee returned back to the Seattle area and works part time at Snohomish Modern Dentistry and at Custom Dental Care. During his free time, Dr. Lee loves trying new food spots, watching TV shows, and traveling. One thing on his bucket list is to visit all the US National Parks.

COMMITTEE MEMBER:  Dr. Aimi Mizutani

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Dr. Chung Tsen is a general dentist in Lake Stevens, Washington. He has a bachelor in computer engineering from the University of Washington, and a dental degree from Boston University School of Dental Medicine, which he obtained in 2010. After graduating, he completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Langley AFB, VA. He then served as a dentist at Kadena Air Base in Japan and Edwards Air Force Base in California. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He moved to Bothell, Washington in 2015 with his wife and two lovely children. In his spare time, he enjoys taking long gentle walks on well-paved roads and playing video games.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Dr. Stacey Sype graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2000. After graduating, Dr. Sype completed a one-year General Practice Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Following her residency, she entered into private practice as an associate dentist for six years in Omaha, NE. In 2007, Dr. Sype moved back to the Pacific Northwest to enjoy its beauty and outdoor activity.

Dr. Sype values the importance of enhancing her current abilities and quality of care on a regular basis. In 2018, Dr. Sype graduated from the Kois Center and she continues to attend workshops at the Kois Center to hone her skills and stay apprised of the latest developments in dental medicine. In 2021, she was honored to become a mentor to other dentists at the Kois Center. Recently, she also completed the first program in the Digital Smile Design residency, which is on the leading edge of providing advanced aesthetic and functional smile design. She is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry

When she isn’t in the dental office, you will most likely find Dr. Sype enjoying the outdoors. She loves to hike, snow ski, snowshoe, and mountaineer. In fact, she has climbed 42 of Colorado’s beautiful 14,000ft peaks! Of course, nothing is more important to her, than spending time with her family and friends.

STAFF

PLEASE DIRECT ALL EMAIL OR CORRESPONDENCE TO:
Sandra Anderson, Executive Director
Snohomish County Dental Society
6204 4th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Phone: (360) 419-7444
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Website: www.scdentists.org