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R. Leslie Arnett, DDS, MS
Professor, Periodontics
School of Dentistry
Service    Community Service
  • LLUSD Admissions Committee - Evaluate applicants for admission to LLUSD for Pre-Doctoral, International Dentist Program, & Dental Hygiene programs. ( 10/2006 - 9/2009 )
  • New Heights Church, Yucaipa, CA Co/Chairman of Prayer Ministry - Development of Prayer Ministry within the Congregation and establishment of monthly congregational prayer meetings- ( 4/2006 - 3/2009 )
  • Pasadena City College - Pasadena, CA    Advisory Committee - Dental Assisting - Member- (1963-1967)    Advisory Committee - Dental Hygiene - Member - (1968-1973)  established the Dental Hygiene Program      Served as a Supervising Dentist in the DH Clinic - (1989-1990) (1993-2004)        ( 0/1963 - 0/2004 )
  • American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) - Sierra Madre-Arcadia District - Coach/Asst. Coach (1982-1991) ( 5/1982 - 1/1991 )
  • American Cancer Society - Northeast Los Angeles County    Oral Cancer Task Force - Member -  (1983-1990)    Professional Education Committee - Chairman - (1987-1989)    Board of Directors - Member - (1988-1989) ( 0/1983 - 0/1990 )
  • Boy Scouts of America   Cubmaster, Pack 357, San Marino, CA (1970-1972)   Asst. Cubmaster, Pack102, Arcadia, CA (1988-1989)   Weblos Leader, Pack 102, arcadia, CA (1989-1990)   Asst. Scoutmaster, Troop103, Arcadia, CA (1989-1990) ( 0/1970 - 0/1990 )
  • Pasadena Community-wide Committee on Health Education - Member (1981-1984) ( 0/1981 - 0/1984 )
  • Committee Member on the formational group for the Pasadena City College Dental Hygiene Program

    ( 0/1967 - 0/1971 )

    Served in Clinic design, Class size, Curriculum, Class size, Initial Admissions Committee to select the first two classes in the program.

  • Pasadena Area Dentist''s United Fund - President -(1963-1964) ( 0/1963 - 0/1964 )
  • Villa Esperanza School for Developmentally Handicapped - Pasadena, CA    Board of Directors - Member  (1984-1992)    Advisory Board - Member (1992-Present) ( 0/1984 - Present )
  Church Activities
  • New Heights Church - Yucaipa - Small group Bible Study Leader - Marriage Support ( 9/2008 - 3/2009 )
  • New Heights Church, Yucaipa, CA    Chairman of the Board of Elders - Ordained Jan. 2008 ( 1/2008 - 3/2009 )
  • New Heights Church, Yucaipa, CA. - Pastor of Family Ministries - Ordained Jan. 2008 ( 1/2008 - 3/2009 )
  • Bethany Church of Sierra Madre (CA)   Board of Trustees - Vice-Chairman - 1989-1990  Chairman - 1990-1995   Moderator of the Congegration - 2000-2003 ( 5/1989 - 5/2003 )
  • Trinity Evangical Free Church - Redlands  - Micah House Volunteer

    ( 11/2008 - 9/0000 )
  • United Presbyterian Church USA -Ruling Elder - Ordained 1978 - Lifetime

    ( 0/1978 - Present )
  Society Memberships (non-professional)
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon (national collegate fraternity - California Epsilon Chapter - Occidental College) - Life Member - Founder Member

    ( 3/1953 - Present )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • American Society of Oral Implantology

    ( 1/1993 - 9/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

    ( 7/1990 - 9/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • California Society of Periodontists

    ( 1/1970 - 6/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon - Chi Chi Chapter ( 1/2007 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • American College of Forensic Examiners ( 1/1997 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • Fellow International College of Dentists ( 1/1995 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • Fellow American College of Dentists - Lifemember ( 1/1972 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • Dental Foundation of California ( 1/1971 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • Northern California Society of Periodontists

    ( 1/1970 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • American Academy of Periodontology - So. Calif. Advisor for Pre-Paid Dental Care (1968-1972), Member, Constitution and By-Laws Committee (1974-1975), Chairman - Committee on History and Necrology (1974-1975) - Active Lifemember ( 1/1964 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • California Dental Association - Bd. of Trustees Member and Liaison to the Council on Dental Education -(1972-1974)  Council on Dental Education - Vice-Chairman (1974-1978) Member of House of Delegates (1966-1972), (1984-1987) - CDA Lifemember ( 1/1961 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • San Gabriel Valley Dental Society - President (1969-1970), Editor - Bulletin of the SGVDS (1962-1964), (1967-1968), Chairman, Council on Dental Health Education (1983-1985)  Past-President''s Advisory Committee (2000- 2910)- SGVDS Lifemember ( 1/1961 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • Western Society of Periodontology - President (1973),Chairman - Constitution and By-Laws Committee (1963-1970) General Chairman - Annual Scientific Session (1969), Chairman of Dental Care Committee (1969-1971) - WSP Lifemember ( 1/1959 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • American Dental Association - Chairman - Anesthesiology Committee (1970), Alternate Delegate to the House of Delegates (1969) - ADA Lifemember ( 1/1959 - Present )
    Regular Member
  • Delta Sigma Delta - Dental Fraternity - Lifemember ( 1/1956 - Present )
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • School of Dentistry Curriculum - Dental Hygiene Sub-Committee

    ( 11/2009 - 11/2014 )
  • LLU University Rank & Tenure Committee

    ( 9/2013 - 9/2014 )
  • LLU Provost's Advisory Committee

    ( 9/2013 - 9/2014 )
  • Admissions Committee LLUSchool of Dentistry

    ( 9/2010 - 9/2014 )
  • University Faculty Council - Vice Chairman and Parliamentarian - Rules of Governance Committee - Chairman

    ( 9/2009 - 9/2014 )
  • LLUSD Nominating Committee  - member

    ( 10/2008 - 9/2011 )
  • LLU- IFAC Alternate Representative - School of Dentistry ( 10/2008 - 9/2009 )
  • Behavioral Science Sub Committee - Sub Committee of the School of Dentistry Curriculum Committee

    ( 7/2006 - 6/2009 )
  • IDP Curriculum Sub-Committee

    ( 7/2005 - 6/2008 )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • Member of the "Wawona Town Planning Committee of the Mariposa County Planning Commission" ( 7/2013 - 7/2014 )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • LLUSD Admissions Committee - See Oct. 2006 ( 10/2010 - 9/2014 )
  • LLU University Faculty Council  (UFC)- Vice Chairman & Parlimentarian,  Continuing as Chairman of "Rules of Governance Committee"  ( 10/2010 - 9/2013 )
  • LLU - UFC (Formerly IFAC) Continued membership with addition of  Chairmanship of "Rules of Governance" Standing Committee ( 9/2009 - 9/2013 )
  • LLUSD Faculty Promotions Committee - Member- Evaluate and act on faculty academic promotion applications. ( 10/2009 - 9/2012 )
  • LLUSD Task Force on Orientation of new faculty members- Member ( 1/2009 - 9/2010 )
  • LLUSD Task Force on Dental School use of Medical School Simulation Lab soon to be moved to the Centenial Complex - Task Force Member ( 1/2009 - 2/2009 )
  • LLUSD Task Force for online Dental Education for Medical Students (and possibly practicing Physicians) -Task Force Chairman ( 1/2009 - Present )