East Central AAA Elects Brother Ellsworth T. Bowser Chairman of the Board
Brother and Dr. Ellsworth T. Bowser was recently elected Chairman of the Board of the East Central AAA.
The service territory of the East Central AAA extends from Western New York, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia to South Central Ohio. It has recently merged with Cleveland and Western Kentucky with a total membership of 2.2 million.
Dr. Bowser maintains a general restorative dental practice in downtown Pittsburgh and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he is a Member of Distinction. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration, the Pittsburgh Academy of Dentistry, a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists. Among his many community activities, Dr. Bowser is a Past President of the Alumni council for the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, served on the University Board of Visitors for the dental school, Past President of the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh and a board member of the National Aviary. Brother Bowser is an Elder in the Presbyterian Church. A member of the AAA East Central board since 1984, Dr. Bowser has served on the Executive, Ad Hoc Merger and Long Range Planning Committees and as Chairman of the Nominating Committee.
Brother Bowser and his wife have two daughters, one with whom he practices, who live in Pittsburgh and six grand children. Their son was a U.S. Marine Fighter Pilot who was killed in 1995 while on maneuvers. A stained glass window at Syria Shrine Temple was donated in his memory by the AAA. He was a member of Infinity Lodge No. 546 and the Valley of Pittsburgh, AASR.
Brother Bowser has been a member of Infinity Lodge No. 546 since 1958 and of the Valley of Pittsburgh and Syria Shrine Temple since 1959.