Our Officers, Board of Directors &
Robert Chakarian, CPA [President]
Mr. Chakarian is a founder and president of Chakarian & Associates, CPA’s Inc. a California corporation. Chakarian & Associates provides Individual, Partnership and Corporation tax planning and preparation, accounting services, management advisory and consulting services and retirement planning. Mr. Chakarian has over 20 years of experience in the public accounting field. Mr. Chakarian is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also currently servers on the Board of Directors as treasurer for Mountain Shadows Support Group, a 117 bed facility for the developmentally disabled located in Escondido and a 78 bed facility for children
Brian Kintz [Secretary]
Mr. Kintz is a partner in the San Diego office of the law firm of Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP. His legal practice focuses on transactional real estate matters. Mr. Kintz has over 14 years of experience in the legal field. He is a member of The State Bar of California and the San Diego County Bar Association. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his legal degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Kintz was previously a member of CDHA's Board of Directors from 2003-2005 and has been on CDHA's Advisory Council since 2005.
Jennifer Campbell, RDA (Treasurer)
Jennifer is a Registered Dental Assistant who has lived in San Diego since 1968. Specializing in Pediatric Dentistry for over 24 years. Jennifer has worked in a private pediatric dental practice in South Bay for 18 years, Rady Children's Hospital Dental Residency Program / San Diego Children's Dental Health Center and now for Dr. Mary M. O'Connor. Her passion is quality dental care for children and those with special needs. She enjoys family, gardening, and designing and fabricating stained glass windows along with jewelry.
Darshan Dabir, DDS, MS [Board Member]
Dr. Dabir was born and raised in India. He completed his dental schooling there and came to New Orleans for his residency in pediatric dentistry. He graduated in 2000 and taught at LSU for two years prior to making his home in San Diego. He maintains a full time pediatric dentistry practice. Dr. Dabir has joined the Board of Directors at CDHA and is currently heading the Operations Committee for Children's Dental Health Center.
Trevin Epps, MBA, CWS [Board Member]
Mr. Epps is founder and managing partner of Creative Wealth Strategies. His firm provides dentists and specialists comprehensive financial planning services to help them address their biggest concerns, such as debt reduction strategies, preserving their wealth, mitigating taxes, taking care of their heirs, ensuring their assets are not unjustly taken, strategic retirement planning. Mr. Epps is a Certified Wealth Strategist® and has over 15 years of experience as a wealth advisor. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Dentists Integrated Insurance Solutions, Advisory Board of Directors for the Women’s Wellness Organization, and founded the Dentists Management Advisory Council.
Beverly Hom, RDH [Board Member]
Beverly has provided thousands of children in San Diego with quality dental care: As a dental hygienist consultant, she started the fluoride treatments in the city schools in the 80’s and in 1990 started a pilot sealant program for underserved children at Children’s Dental Health Center. Beverly has also spent many volunteer hours in classroom dental health education instruction. And, along the way, she’s had time for the Children’s Dental Health Association serving as its president three times, the Charity Ball Committee 2007, the board of the United Way, and the San Diego Chinese Center serving as president, secretary and treasure. Beverly’s been involved with the PTA’s of her children’s schools, the Camp Fire Girls and the AAUW. Honors bestowed upon her include an Appreciation Award from the California Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health – 2001. Beverly and her husband of over 50 years, Ed, are native San Diegans. They have 3 children, 5 grandchildren and reside in Point Loma.
Rosemary Jaworski [Board Member]
located in Riverside.
Paul Morley, Esq. [Board Member]
Matt Nordquist [Board Member]
Louie Wong, CPA [Board Member]
Leslie Sennett (Executive Secretary)*
Leslie has worked for the City of San Diego for over sixteen years. She is pleased to also work with the Children's Dental Health Association to raise awareness and reduce disparities in the dental health status of families. In her spare time, Leslie is a wife, mother and an avid reader.
Barbara Darling [Chief Financial Officer]*
Now the CFO, as a seasoned bookkeeper, Barbara Darling originally joined the board in 1984 as Secretary-Treasurer, following in the footsteps of her mother-in-law who had the role since 1968. She has improved and streamlined a much more efficient accounting system for CDHA. Additionally, Barb has assisted the Dental Director, Executive Director and President in coordinating efforts through fund raising campaigns, correspondence, annual report, newsletter, open house, and continuing education lectures.
(*) Indicates current staff member