Gail Siminovsky, CAE 

Executive Director

Phone: 954-346-3776 x202

E-mail: [email protected]

Gail is an accomplished executive with over 20 years leading the Academy of Laser Dentistry since 1999 as Executive Director.  She was named Executive of the Year by the Florida Society of Association Executives. Gail serves the ALD Board as an advisor and serves in leadership roles with the National Coalition of General Dental Organizations (NCDGO), and on Advisory Committees for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).  Gail has a passion for helping dentists revitalize the way they interact with patients by providing new and improved solutions for dental care.  She speaks on governance and board leadership, building strategic alliances, and the importance of associations.



Donna Rell

Certification Program Manager & Executive Assistant

Phone: 954-346-3776 x204

Email: [email protected]


Donna is responsible for planning, organizing and executing various aspects of the ALD Annual Conference, managing staff as required, administering all aspects of the Certification Program, Fellowship/Mastership Program and SP by Credential Program, as well as providing support to the Executive Director, ALD Recognized Course Providers, Board of Directors and Membership.  Donna also serves as the staff liaison for the Certification Committee, Fellowship & Mastership Committee, Membership Committee and Testing Task Force Committee.



Fern Carbonell


Fern Carbonell

Communications Manager, Speaker & Program Coordinator

Phone: 954-346-3776

E-mail: [email protected]


Fern manages the call for abstracts process, coordinates webinars, conference program details, interacts with session presenters to ensure a smooth presentation, and maintains website information. She coordinates the development of ALD Lightwaves, the ALD member newsletter and provides communications support. Fern works closely with Executive Director and General & Scientific Sessions Committee with conference program planning


Marnie Maxell


Marnie Maxwell
Phone: 727-252-9095
E-mail: [email protected]

Marnie has her own bookkeeping firm, Egret Sound Accounting, which specializes in accounting services for small businesses and associations.
She has been a consultant for the Academy of Laser Dentistry since 2011. Marnie works closely with Executive Director of Academy of Laser Dentistry, Gail Siminovsky, preparing the quarterly financial statements, annual budget and special projects.