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John D. Lentz, DDS

Occupation: Board Chairman

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry (1975)
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Auburn University (1969)

Periodontology Certification (1980)

Board Chairman, Virginia Highlands Community College (2020-Present)
Adjunct Faculty Member, Wytheville Community College (2014-Present)

Career Related:
Chairman of the Board, Dental Hygeine Program Wytheville Community College (2020-Present)

With, United States Navy (1975-1978)

Lieutenant Governor, Kiwanis Club (1988-1989, 2017-2019); Member, Abingdon Historical Society (1990); Member, Washington County Historical Society (1990); Vice President, Club President, Kiwanis Club; Member, National Society Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of the Confederacy; Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America; Member, Boy Scouts of America; Member, Boards of Zoning Appeals; Member, County Planning Commission (Eight years)

Recipient, Distinguished Lieutenant Governor Award, Kiwanis Club (1988-1989, 2018-2019); Walter Zeller Fellow, Kiwanis International (2019); George Hixson Fellow, Kiwanis International (2019); Recipient, Silver Beaver Award, Boys Scouts (2015); Recipient, Outstanding Member Award, Kiwanis Club Abingdon (1987-1988); Recipient, Outstanding President Award, Capital District Kiwanis Club (1983-1984)

Member, American Academy of Periodontology (1980-2016); Member, American Dental Association (1975-2016); Member, Pierre Fauchard Academy (1985-1998); Member, American Academy of General Dentistry (1985-1995); Member, Washington County Dental Society (1980-1989); President, Virginia Society Periodontists (1987-1988); Member, Professionalism Committee, Virginia Dental Association (1985-1988); Member, Planning Committee, Virginia Dental Association (1986-1988); President, Southwest Virginia Dental Society (1985-1986); Member, Necrology Committee, Virginia Dental Association (1982-1984); Past Vice President, Local Boy Scouts Council; Past President, Local Kiwanis Club; Past President, Virginia Society of Periodontology; Past President, Southwest Virginia Dental Society; Past President, Local Washington County Library Foundation; Past President, Past Board Member, William King Museum of Art; Volunteer, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a branch of the U.S. Department of Defense


Son of Merideth Clyde and Dorothy (Darlington) Lentz
One Son

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