Mission Statement

The mission of the Gulf State Dental Association of Texas is to represent the voice of African American dentists, continue the legacy and ensure equality and equity in the provision of oral health care.



President – Dr. Joe Eckford    

Vice-President- Dr. Norman Mason     

President Elect- Dr. Joseph R. Willie, II 

Secretary- Dr. David C. Emmers     

Assistant Secretary- Dr. Jack Morgan

Treasurer- Dr. Rhonda Bean 

Assistant Treasurer- Dr. Valencia Augbon 

Board Chair- Dr. Joseph R. Willie, II

Immediate Past President/Presiding Officer- Dr. David C. Emmers