The Executive Committee consists of the president, two vice presidents and the executive director (ASDA staff). Committee members are elected by ASDA delegates at Annual Session to serve a year-long term. 

The president chairs the Board of Trustees which oversees the development and implementation of the association strategic plan and approves the annual budget. The president serves as chair of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for managing association business between meetings of the Board of Trustees.

The two vice presidents serve as members of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee. 

President

Term Length: Annual Session 2019 - Annual Session 2020

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be an active predoctoral member at the time of application and throughout the term of office.
  2. Should serve at least one year in a national leadership position.
  3. Must be able to attend all required meetings listed below and conference calls when necessary.
  4. Will complete projects or resolutions assigned by the House of Delegates. 
  5. Must be able to complete assignments and responsibilities by established deadlines.
  6. Assumes the position of immediate past president at the end of term of office.
Required Meetings

Must attend and actively participate in the following meetings (click here for exact dates):

  • ASDA Annual Sessions, 2019 (if elected, must attend 8-10 a.m. board meeting on March 3, 2019) and 2020 (Date TBD)
  • All Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Meetings
  • ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day 2019
  • Spring Council Meeting 2019
  • Fall Council Meeting 2019
  • ADA Annual Session 2019
  • National Leadership Conference 2019
  • Outside meetings as determined

Responsibilities

Strategic oversight

  • Monitors strategic plan goals. 
  • Chairs all meetings of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee.

Financial oversight

  • Approves association budget. 
  • Reviews quarterly financial reports and monitors progress. 

Council and committee oversight

  • Mentors trustees and council chairs as assigned.
  • Serves on councils and committees as assigned.
  • Monitors the work of councils and committees.
  • Approves new council or committee initiatives. 
  • Appoints national leaders and other leadership positions as necessary. 

Strategic relationships oversight

  • Builds relationships with leaders in organized dentistry.
  • Serves as official ASDA spokesperson.
  • Serves as liaison to related allied, governmental and dental organizations and provides testimony on behalf of ASDA when called upon to do so.
  • Communicates ASDA's goals to trustees, chairs, delegates and members.

Executive oversight

  • Conducts, along with the Executive Committee, the executive director's annual performance review.

Vice President

Term Length: Annual Session 2019-Annual Session 2020

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be an active predoctoral member at the time of application and throughout the term of office.
  2. Must be able to attend all required meetings listed below and conference calls when necessary.
  3. Will complete projects or resolutions assigned by the House of Delegates. 
  4. Must be able to complete assignments and responsibilities by established deadlines.
  5. Experience serving in another leadership position is strongly preferred.
Required Meetings

Must attend and actively participate in the following meetings (Click here for exact dates):

  • ASDA Annual Sessions, 2019 (if elected, must attend 8-10 a.m. board meeting on March 3, 2019) and 2020 (Date TBD)
  • All Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Meetings
  • ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day 2019
  • Spring Council and Board of Trustees Meeting 2019
  • Fall Council and Board of Trustees Meeting 2019
  • National Leadership Conference 2019
  • Outside meetings as determined
Responsibilities 

Strategic oversight

  • Monitors strategic plan goals. 
Financial oversight

  • Approves association budget. 
  • Reviews quarterly financial reports and monitors progress. 
Council and committee oversight

  • Mentors trustees and council chairs as assigned.
  • Serves on councils and committees as assigned.
  • Monitors the work of councils and committees. 
  • Approves new council or committee initiatives. 
  • Appoints national leaders and other leadership positions as necessary. 
Strategic relationships oversight

  • Builds relationships with leaders in organized dentistry.
  • Serves as official ASDA spokesperson when requested by the president.
  • Serves as liaison to related allied, governmental and dental organizations and provides testimony on behalf of ASDA when called upon to do so by the president.
  • Communicates ASDA's goals to trustees, chairs, delegates and members.
Executive oversight

  • Conducts, along with the Executive Committee, the executive director's annual performance review.