The Staff Relations Council at UTHealth School of Dentistry recently elected new officers to serve two-year terms. The officers are:

  • President: Michelle Balderas, Office of the Dean
  • President-Elect: Kimberly Johnson, Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Kenni Allen, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

The SRC meets at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the GHDS Conference Room (SOD 5210), and visitors are welcome. Send questions or comments to

Any full-time classified or A&P (administrative and professional) employee is eligible to serve. The council is comprised of one representative from each of the School of Dentistry’s eight academic departments and five administrative offices.

The SRC’s mission is to improve the working environment and morale of UTSD staff members through effective communication, recognition, education, and events.