March 2019 Volume LIV Number 2


Reference Committee and General Assembly

March 2018 Volume LIII Number 2


(1) Reference Committee Hearing and Reports &
(2) General Assembly Meeting

Constitution and Bylaws amendments and proposed changes/additions to oral health policies and clinical recommen- dations of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry will be the subject matter for the Reference Committee hearings at the An- nual Session. Recommendations from the Council on Clinical Affairs concerning oral health policies and clinical recommendations were posted as a Members-only document on the AAPD website ( 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 26, 2018, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Room 308AB at the Hawaii 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 recommendations, and other business to come before the General Assembly.

Reference Committee Reports will be available in the back of Room 315 at the Hawaii Convention Center beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning May 27, 2018, 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 26, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

The Awards Recognition and General Assembly will take place on Sunday, May 27, 2018, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Room 315 of the Hawaii 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 Web site ( approximately one month prior to the meeting. All members will be alerted to this availability via AAPD E-News.

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