The Children’s Smile Center of Ozark announced last week its new board members and officers for 2018, reported Executive Director Jackie Barger.

Officers for 2018 are:

President -- Angi Stringer, Ozark Vice President -- Melanie Stinnett, Springfield Secretary -- Scott Pettit, Aurora Treasurer -- Kelly Townsend, Fremont Hills

New board members include Jim Brune of Springfield, Tracy Davis DDS of Ozark, Fawn Rechkemmer of Ozark and Stacy Kanagawa of Nixa.

These officers and new members will serve during 2018 with John Craig of Springfield, Doug Burnett of Ozark and Darrin Newbold of Monett.

Barger commented, “We are grateful for the service of three outgoing board members who have ably served our nonprofit for many years. Todd Johnson of Ozark, Monica Jenisch of Ozark and Kody Finstad MD of Nixa have each served in vital and important roles as officers of our board, providing oversight and guidance during several years of significant growth.”

Children’s Smile Center provides oral health services through its three dental clinic locations in Ozark, Aurora and Branson West to children from low-income families residing in the six Missouri counties of Christian, Taney, Stone, Lawrence, Barry and Dade.