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AACD Annual Membership Meeting

All AACD Members are encouraged to attend the Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 25, at AACD 2019 in Room 6 AB at the San Diego Convention Center, California, where members will vote on new leaders running for office and bylaws changes.
 

The deadline for announcing an intention to run from the floor for any American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry, Board of Directors or Nominating and Leadership Development Committee positions is March 26, 2019. Please contact Lisa Fitch for more information.
 

Annual Member Meeting agenda and packet
 
Propossed bylaw amendments
 

AACD Candidates For 2019 Elections

Board of Directors and American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry candidates responded to the following questions: 
    • Why are you applying for this position?

    • Have you served on boards in the past? If so, what have you learned from this experience?

    • We are you interested in learning about your leadership skills and organizational style. Tell us what we could expect and how you work with others. Be specific as possible.

    • Serving the AACD requires people to take on projects and see them to completion, often working with others to accomplish specific goals. Tell us about your accomplishments and approach to fulfilling obligations.

    • The AACD offers our members a superb opportunity to form friendships which could be brought into conflict when policy decisions or approaches must be addressed. Tell us about how you might balance those friendships when policy or ethical issues create such a conflict.

    • What do you bring to this position that is unique or distinctive? How will you make a difference?

    • Please give us an idea of where you see your interests and expertise supporting the advancement of the AACD Strategic plan and reflecting an alignment with the Academy’s core purpose.

    • Ultimately, the purpose of serving the AACD is to support our membership. Tell us how you see yourself relating to the membership and forming a bridge between the Board and our members.

    • Please list any leadership courses or webinars taken. 

    • What else should we know in order to consider you as an applicant for this position?

    • Has any dental licensing board taken adverse action against your license or is there any action pending? If yes, please explain.

    • Have you ever been convicted of a felony or are there any charges pending or under investigation? If yes, please explain.

Board of Directors

 

Vice-President, Board of Directors | Nominee
David K. Chan, DMD, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Chan's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Chan's responses.

 


 

 

Vice-President, Board of Directors  | Running from the Floor
Fred H. Peck, DDS, FAACD

Click here to read Dr. Peck's biography. 

Click here to read Dr. Peck's responses.
 
 
   


Accredited Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(three open positions)

Marilyn Calvo, DDS, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Calvo's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Calvo's responses.

 

 
 

 


Accredited Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(three open positions)

Brian K. Dennis, DDS, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Dennis' biography.

Click here to read Dr. Dennis' responses.

 

 

 

Accredited Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(three open positions)
Alexander H. Nguyen, DDS, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Nguyen's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Nguyen's responses.

 


 

 

General Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(two open positions)

Parihan Tamkin, DDS

Click here to read Dr. Tamkin's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Tamkin's responses.

 


 

 

General Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(two open positions)

David H. Yoshimaru, DDS

Click here to read Dr. Yoshimaru's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Yoshimaru's responses.

 

 
   


Corporate Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(one open position)
Chet C. Spivey 


Click here to read Mr. Spivey's biography.

Click here to read Mr. Spivey's responses.

 

 

 

Laboratory Member Seat, Board of Directors | Nominee
(one open position)

Dane C. Barlow

Click here to read Mr. Barlow's biography.

Click here to read Mr. Barlow's responses.

 

American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry

   

American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry Member | Nominee
(two open positions)

Brenda Jennings, DDS, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Jennings' biography. 

Click here to read Dr. Jennings' responses.

 


 

 

American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry Member | Nominee
(two open positions)

Amanda N. Seay, DDS, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Seay's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Seay's responses.

 

   

 

Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (NALDC)

Candidates run from the floor and are not vetted by the NALDC.
They were asked to answer the following questions: 
  • How long have you been a member?

  • List all committee positions or offices held in the AACD or other organizations.

  • List any leadership courses or webinars taken.

  • Why do you want to be a member of the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee.

  • Why do you feel qualified to be a member of the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee?

  • Include any additional information you feel is pertinent.

  • Have you ever been convicted of a felony or are there any charges pending or under investigation? If yes, please explain.

     
Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (one open position for election)
Tanya L. DeSanto, DDS

Click here to read Dr. DeSanto's biography.

Click here to read Dr. DeSanto's responses.
 

   
Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (one open position for election)
Laura Kelly, AAACD

Click here to read Ms. Kelly's biography.

Click here to read Ms. Kelly's responses. 
 

   
Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (one open position for election)
Jack Ringer, DDS, FAACD

Click here to read Dr. Ringer's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Ringer's responses.
 

   
Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (one open position for election)
William Johnston "John" Rowe, Jr., DDS, AAACD

Click here to read Dr. Rowe's biography.

Click here to read Dr. Rowe's responses.
 
 

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