March 2017 Volume LII Number 2
NOTICE TO ACTIVE AND LIFE MEMBERS
Constitution and Bylaws Amendment before the 2017 General Assembly These amendments will be considered the AAPD Annual Session in Washington, D.C., during the Reference Committee hearings and the General Assembly.
Note to readers: All line numbers reference the current AAPD Constitution and Bylaws as printed in the 2017 Membership Directory.
Strikethrough words are to be removed; bold underlined words are to be added.
AMEND COMPOSITION OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ALLOW GREATER FLEXIBILITY
Section 18. COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES 892 G.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
894 The Leadership Development Committee shall consist of
four (4) five (5) members: three (3) four (4) pediatric dentist current and/or past members of
the 896 Board of Trustees appointed by the President, and the Chief
897 Executive Officer, who shall serve ex officio without a vote. The 898
President shall appoint the chair. The committee may also utilize
899 outside consultants who have an understanding and knowledge of
900 the best practices in development of volunteer leadership in
901 professional membership associations.
NOTICE TO ACTIVE AND LIFE MEMBERS
(1) Reference Committee Hearing and Reports &
(2) General Assembly Meeting
Constitution and Bylaws amendments, proposed changes/additions to oral health policies and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry will be the subject matter for the Reference Committee hearings at the Annual Session. Recommendations from the Council on Clinical Affairs concerning oral health policies and clinical guidelines will be posted as a Members-only document on the AAPD website (www.aapd.org) no later than sixty (60) days prior to the General Assembly. All members will be alerted to this availability via AAPD E-News.
The Reference Committee hearing will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 10 to 11 a.m. in National Harbor 4/5 of the Gaylord National Convention Center. Members are strongly encouraged to attend. Non-members may attend, but will be polled and asked to identify themselves by the chair, and are not allowed to comment. The Reference Committees are intended to be the venue for member discussion on any formal resolutions that will be proposed before the General Assembly. This is an opportunity for members to present testimony on proposed oral health policies and clinical guidelines and other business to come before the General Assembly.
Reference Committee reports will be available in the back of National Harbor 4/5 of the Gaylord National Convention Center beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning May 28, 2017, prior to the beginning of the General Assembly and Awards Recognition at 9:30 a.m. If available in time, copies will also be provided at District Caucuses on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 1 to 2 p.m.
The Awards Recognition and General Assembly will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2017, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in National Harbor 4/5 of the Gaylord National Convention Center. The General Assembly is a meeting of Active and Life members for the purposes of conducting the business of the AAPD. Final action on recommendations from Reference Committees takes place at the General Assembly. An agenda for the General Assembly meeting will be posted under "Latest News" in the Members-Only section of the AAPD website (www.aapd.org) approximately one month prior to the meeting. All members will be alerted to this availability via AAPD E-News.
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