Christina Peters, is the project director of the Native Dental Therapy Initiative for the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. She assists tribes in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho in exploring opportunities to improve oral health access and outcomes in their communities. Peters is a strong advocate for modernizing the dental team with the addition of dental health aide therapists. She currently serves on the board of Northwest Health Law Advocates and the Oregon Oral Health Coalition. Peters can be reached at: email@example.com.