MDDS Board Nomination Form 2024-2025

2024-2025 MDDS Board of Directors Nomination Form

Complete this form with the Nominee Commitment Letter and upload your bio and photo by April 26, 2024. You will see a confirmation upon successfully submitting the form.

  • Self-Nomination

    Select each position you are interested in being nominated for. Position qualifications are below.
  • Peer Nomination

    Please offer any suggestions for member dentists whom you feel should serve in a leadership position at MDDS. The Leadership Development Committee will contact these individuals.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Please upload a photograph to be included on the MDDS election ballot.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Please upload a brief bio to be included on the MDDS election ballot.
  • (Entering your name will serve as your digital signature.)
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY

Position Qualifications

Board of Directors

Directors shall assume office on July 1 and serve a term of two (2) years. No person shall serve more than three (3) consecutive terms unless they become a Society Officer. An MDDS Active, Retired or Life member in good standing for at least three (3) consecutive years who has served on a Society committee, shall be eligible to serve as a Director. Elected members of the Board of Directors may not serve concurrently as a CDA Trustee or Officer. Four (4) Board of Directors meetings are scheduled each year.

  1. Establish rules and regulations, in accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws.
  2. Consider appeals in matters of a disciplinary nature subject to the requirements of the Society’s policies.
  3. Authorize fee increases for the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC) and have the authority to cancel the RMDC in cases of extreme circumstances.
  4. Appoint liaisons to other inter-professional Boards.
  5. Approve and remove appointed chairs and committee members and reduce or expand the size of committees.
Secretary

The Secretary shall assume office on July 1 and will succeed each year to the next standing officer position culminating in President of MDDS. An MDDS Active, Retired or Life member in good standing for three (3) consecutive years, having served on an MDDS committee or task force or the MDDS Board of Directors within the last five (5) years shall be eligible to serve as an officer. An MDDS officer may not serve concurrently as an ADA or CDA officer. The duties of the Secretary include:

1. Ensures the recording and accuracy of the minutes of the Board of Directors, the Standing Officers and membership meetings.
2. Is a voting member of the Board of Directors.
3. Ensures the Bylaws are maintained accurately.
4. Ensures all required Delegate and Alternate Delegate positions are filled in accordance with the CDA bylaws.
5. Ensures the nomination process is implemented according to these Bylaws and the Board Policy Manual.
6. Ensures notification of members of the Society in writing via fax, electronically or by mail, that the Society is considering nominations for elective offices and bylaws changes.
7. Performs duties as may be provided in these Bylaws, Board Policy Manual or as may be assigned by the Board.

Secretary is a one year term that then ascends to Treasurer, Vice President and, finally, President. 

CDA Trustee

Only a member, in good standing, for five (5) consecutive membership years shall be eligible to serve as CDA Trustee. The CDA Trustee shall have served as an Officer or Board member within the last five (5) years or shall have served as a Delegate to the CDA House of Delegates for three (3) consecutive years immediately prior to the CDA Annual Session. The CDA Trustee cannot serve concurrently as a CDA or ADA elected officer. Eligibility requirements may be waived on a case-by-case basis (except for current Standing Officers and Board members) by a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors of the Society. Requests for waivers must be sent via mail or electronically, with an explanation of special circumstances.

  1. Accurately represents the position and direction of the Society to the CDA.
  2. Accurately reports the actions and activities of the CDA’s Board of Trustees to the MDDS Board of Directors at regularly scheduled Board meetings.
  3. Attends all meetings of the MDDS Board of Directors and the CDA Board of Trustees.
  4. Serves as Exhibitor Host at the RMDC.
  5. Serve a term of 3 years.

Forms

ABOUT MDDS

The Metro Denver Dental Society is a not-for-profit component society of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association.

The MDDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. MDDS designates courses for the number of CE hours listed with each course. MDDS credits are approved by the AGD for Fellowship and Mastership credits.

Course Disclaimer: MDDS makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. MDDS courses are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisers. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of MDDS. MDDS warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.