May 2020 Volume LV Number 3


A Message from your CEO: Governance Actions at the Annual Session

July 2015 Volume L Number 4


  • To approve the proposed changes to the AAPD Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual, Section 8.0, making the Council on Dental Benefit Programs a skills-based committee rather than a council, housed under the Council on Government Affairs.
  • To accept the report of the Task Force on Talent Pool Development as presented, and that the Speakers Bureau be under the Council on Continuing Education.
  • To establish a standing committee, Leadership Development Committee.
  • To accept the report of the Task Force on Enhancing the Value of General Dentist Membership and to charge the 2015-2016 Board with developing its implementation.
  • To send up to two (2) representatives from the board of trustees to the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland meeting in October 2015.
  • To move forward with a joint symposium with the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland for October 2016.
  • To approve the additional budget item to improve the website, with a total budget impact of $54,000. (The enhancements are responsive design, to provide a consistent look and feel across all platforms, and improvement of analytics for each of  our three sites—professional, consumer and PDT online http://www.
  • To move forward with a joint symposium at the EAPD 2016 meeting.
  • To approve the 2015-2016 council charges as revised.
  • To approve the 2015-2016 Council and Committee appointments.
  • To direct the AAPD headquarters staff to investigate the financial impact of providing a discount of 1) meeting registration fees and 2) continuing education courses and materials to members serving our country in the armed forces and Indian Health Service.
  • To approve the Chapter Affiliation Agreement and disseminate it to state leadership.
  • To authorize up to $5,000 for statistical analysis of the Academic Workforce Survey.
  • To authorize the renewal of the contract of the Editor-inChief and the CEO and to bring a contract to the Ad Interim meeting for final approval of the board. 

Click here for a PDF version of this article.