Leciel K. Bono, RDH-ER, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. She serves as the chair of the Eastern Idaho Dental Hygienist Component and is a member of the Practice and Regulations committee for the Idaho Dental Hygienists Association. Bono is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership at ISU. Her interests include promoting advocacy for the dental hygiene profession, advancing interprofessional education and experiences for dental hygiene students, and implementing an educational genetics module in dental hygiene education. Bono can be reached at: email@example.com.