Chapter Idea Exchange: How to Make Leadership Transitions Effectively

April 29, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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Incoming and outgoing chapter leaders often have limited time together to transition their roles and ensure that the new leader has all the information they need to begin a successful term. Established procedures can be helpful in minimizing missteps or details falling through the cracks, but not all outgoing leaders and chapters have these details outlined prior to the new leader stepping in. Join this session to discuss tips and strategies that other chapter leaders are using to effectively transition chapter positions. 


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Establish practices to compile and share position-specific documentation and resources for annual leadership transitions.
  2. Identify best practices to orient leaders to their new role and how they will work with other leaders within the chapter.
  3. Navigate ways to transition incomplete projects between the outgoing and incoming leaders.

Priscilla LeungPriscilla Leung; Roseman ’23; 2021-22 Council on Membership Chair

Priscilla is a second-year dental student at Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, where she serves as ASDA chapter President. She caught ASDA fever as a predental in District 5 and served as a member on National ASDA's Predental Advisory Committee from 2016-17. She continued her involvement as a dental student and held leadership roles as Predental Chair and Vice President at Roseman. Nationally, she was appointed to an associate on the Council on Membership last year, and now serves as Council on Membership Chair. Her experience in ASDA has made a tremendous impact on her journey towards a career in dentistry and she is committed to enhancing ASDA membership benefits on the chapter, district, and national levels.

Jillian StaceyJillian Stacey; Colorado ’21; 2020-21 Council on Membership Chair

Jillian is a DS4 at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.  She is excited to graduate in May 2021 and begin working in her father's dental practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Jillian served as Colorado ASDA's Chapter President from 2019-2020 and was thrilled to lead her team all the way to the Ideal ASDA Award.  She has also served as the 2020-2021 National ASDA Council on Membership Chair, and currently holds positions at the Colorado Dental Association and American Dental Association.  She will also be teaching at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs for the upcoming Fall 2021 season.