CADP Staff

Timothy L. Brown  
Deputy Executive Director

Timothy L. Brown | Executive DirectorTimothy L. Brown | Executive Director

In January 2003, Timothy L. Brown became NADP Deputy Executive Director with responsibilities for development and inter-association relations along with managing the work of the Codes and Clinical Workgroups of the NADP Standards and Transactions Initiative (STI).  Today, Mr. Brown serves as the NADP staff liaison to the American Dental Association (ADA) Code Maintenance Committee (CMC), serves on the ADA Dental Claim Form Advisory Committee (DeCFAC), serves as NADP staff liaison to the Executive Committee and Measure Development and Maintenance Committee of the Dental Quality Alliance (DQA), is a member of the Dental Workgroup of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) and is co-chair of the Dental Workgroup of the Workgroup for Data Interchange (WEDI).  Tim also represents NADP as a member of Health Level 7 (HL7) and the ADA Standards on Dental Informatics (SCDI). Brown entered the dental benefits industry in February 1996 as Compliance Manager for one of the largest dental benefits companies.  In February 1998, Tim joined the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) as Director of Government Relations responsible for monitoring and responding to state and federal legislation and regulations and managing various volunteer committees within NADP.  Prior to entering the dental benefits industry, Tim was a staff member and eventually Chief of Staff for a member of the Texas House of Representatives and worked for a Texas Governor. - See more at:

Timothy L. Brown has nearly 20 years of experience in the dental benefits industry as serves a dual role as the Executive Director for CADP and Deputy Executive Director for the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP). Tim has represented the dental benefits industry before numerous standards and code setting bodies including the Code Maintenance Committee (CMC), Dental Quality Alliance (DQA), Health Level Seven (HL7), International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) and the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI). Tim joined the dental benefits industry in 1996 after serving as a staff member and Chief of Staff for a prolific Texas House member and worked for a Texas Governor.


Jeremy May | EducationJeremy May | Education

Jeremy previously worked in the legal field for 8 years as the Office Manager for criminal defense law firm and also was a Manager of Dispute Resolution for an arbitration company in Dallas. Jeremy grew up in the state of New Mexico and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.


Rene Chapin | MembershipRene Chapin | Membership

Rene has over 20 years of experience in association management.  She served as communications and membership director for both trade and professional organizations.  Prior to joining the dental benefits industry, she served as communications manager for an association management company specializing in small business organizations.  She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she earned a B.S in Journalism and Advertising.


Lauren Oakley | Technology and WebLauren Oakley | Technology and Web

Lauren oversees all technology for CADP and is the main contact for technical support. She also manages, develops and integrates all CADP digital and web platforms. Lauren also provides multimedia support to all departments as needed which includes graphic design, video, audio or any other digital needs. Some of her other responsibilities include marketing and implementation support to various departments within CADP on communication and execution strategies for campaigns and messaging which includes social media and email marketing. Lauren earned her Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Texas in Austin and her Master of Science in Information and Communications Technology with a focus on website design and development / project management from the University of Denver.

Jackie brings over 20 years experience supporting managers and senior executives with thorough and skillful administrative support. Jackie has worked in various industries to include government defense, accounting, finance and consulting. She has joined the NADP team as Executive Assistant to relieve the lives of busy executives Evelyn Ireland and Tim Brown. Jackie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix Dallas Campus. - See more at:

Shayne Leatherwood | Administrative Shayne Leatherwood | Administrative 

Shayne ensures that the CADP office runs efficiently through her organizational and professional skills. Prior to CADP, Shayne worked in various administrative duties in commercial real estate redevelopment, sales and marketing.


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