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About AACD

AACD Board of Directors (BOD)

There will be eight available positions in 2019.

If you are interested in serving on the BOD, or for any questions, please contact Lisa Fitch.

Application submission deadline: November 30, 2018.

Available Positions:

  • Vice President
    • You must be an Accredited member in good standing of the AACD
    • Attended at least two AACD Scientific Sessions before the election
    • Be a member in good standing for two years preceding the election
    • Have served two years in any capacity on the following
      • Board of Directors
      • American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry
      •  Accreditation Chair
      •  Fellowship Chair
  • Three Accredited Members
  • Two General Members
  • One Laboratory Representative
    • Must be an owner or employee of a dental laboratory.
  • One Corporate Representative
    • Must be an owner or employee of a corporation that provides products and services directly to the dental profession.

Charge & Primary Duties

The Board of Directors shall:

  • Have supervision, direction and control of the affairs of the Academy
  • Determine its policies, and be accountable for Academy assets
  • Have authority to contract on behalf of the Academy
  • Adopt such rules, policies and procedures for the conduct of business of the Academy as it shall deem advisable
  • Have oversight of the Executive Committee
  • Have authority to establish committees, task forces, commissions and other ad hoc work groups
  • Have authority to indemnify Directors, officers, employees and agents in accordance with law
Click here to view the BOD's guidelines for board commitment

Time Requirements (Variable)

  • Monthly conference calls
  • ​Attend face-to-face meetings (Annual Session, June, October and January Meetings)
    • October 11 - 13, 2018, Nashville, TN 
    • January 24 - 26, 2019, Madison, WI
    • June 20 - 22, 2019, Madison, WI
    • October 10 - 12, 2019, Orlando, FL
    • January 30 - February 1, 2020, Madison, WI

Length of Term

Two years

Number of Consecutive Terms


Board Size

15 members including Executive Committee


Leadership Opportunities

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