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Nominating & Leadership Development Committee (NALDC)

There will be three open positions in 2020. One elected for a three-year term, one appointed for a three-year term and an appointed alternate for a one-year term. The application deadline for the elected position is March 26, 2020. 

If you are interested in serving on the NALDC, please contact Lisa Fitch.


Responsibility for seeking out and encouraging future leaders for the Academy and for presenting a slate of one (1) nominee for each national elective position.

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

  • Leadership Experience
  • Passion for Academy and Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Willingness to commit your time and skills in making the Academy a better place
  • The ability to evaluate candidate applications and separate meaningful and useful information from padded information
  • The ability to evaluate individuals, their understanding of the governance system, and their knowledge of board member responsibilities
  • A thorough working knowledge of governance system of the AACD
  • Member in good standing for two years by the time of election
  • ​You must have attended two AACD Annual Scientific Sessions

Time Requirements

  • Attend monthly NALDC conference calls
  • Attend the Annual Midwinter Meeting in February
  • ​Attend the AACD Scientific Session

Length of Term

6 members will be 3 year terms
2 members will be a 1 year term one of which is the immediate past president

Number of Consecutive Terms


Committee Size


Leadership Opportunities

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