Chairman of the Maine Republican Party, Dr. Demi Kouzounas, previously Vice Chairman of the party, is a graduate of Thornton Academy, the University of Maine Orono and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She also completed post graduate training at the 86th Medical Detatchment at Giessen, West Germany.

Upon returning to Maine, Dr. Kouzounas and her husband Dr. Penna opened Dunstan Dental Center in 1984.

Dr. Kouzounas has been a member of the MDA Executive Board since 2008 representing the Greater Portland Dental Society. She is one of the founders of Bright Smiles (a free children’s clinic in Portland) which has for the last 7 years seen children who may have newly immigrated or do not have MaineCare coverage. She has helped coordinate the GPDS “Dentists Who Care For Maine” project for the past two years and volunteers at the Children’s Oral Health Program in Portland providing dental services for immigrants and the working poor of that city.