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Help guide the future and direction of your professional association by nominating yourself or a colleague for an open state or regional leadership position.
from nominees are now being accepted for the WDA Officer Corps and At-Large Trustee.
The 2019 WDA House of Delegates adopted an updated structure for the WDA Board of Trustees. In 2020, the Board began transitioning to the new format, which will ultimately include 10 regional trustees (two from each region), one student trustee representing Marquette University School of Dentistry and three at-large trustee positions.
Nominate yourself or a colleague for president-elect, vice president, editor, treasurer, speaker of the House, or for a regional or at-large trustee. Nominations for these seats are not permitted from the House floor. Please submit CV and application to Mark Paget at email@example.com
for vetting by the House Nominating Committee.
Deadline for submission of CV and application is June 1
Term: President-elect, vice president and speaker of the House serve one year. These seats are elected by the House.
Member names can be submitted to the House Nominating Committee chair, your regional House Nominating Committee member (click for roster
) or Mark Paget. Candidates are asked to complete an application and submit a professional letter of reference, their CV and a digital headshot. They will be contacted by a House Nominating Committee member to be interviewed.
Members may nominate colleagues or themselves for the positions of WDA president-elect, vice president, editor and speaker of the House. These seats are elected by the House of Delegates. The president-elect and vice president serve one-year terms, with the president-elect automatically advancing to the presidency. The speaker serves a one-year term and can be re-elected indefinitely.
All nominee CVs, headshots, interviews and completed applications will be reviewed by the House Nominating Committee and eligible members submitted to the House of Delegates for consideration and election.
Members may nominate colleagues or themselves for trustee positions on the WDA Board. Candidates are asked to electronically submit a completed application,
professional letter of reference, CV and headshot. They will be contacted by a House Nominating Committee member to be interviewed. Contact your region's House Nominating Committee member or Mark Paget with any questions.
- Deadline for submission was April 1
. This seat serves a three-year term with a maximum of two terms, vetted by the House Nominating Committee and elected by their respective regions.
Open regional trustee seats available include: Northeast Region 2, Southeast Region 4 and Southwest Region 5. Incumbent trustees are eligible to be considered a candidate.
At-large Trustee - Deadline for submission was June 1. There will be one at-large seat elected at the House. Incumbent at-large trustee is eligible to be considered a candidate. An at-large seat does not hold any restrictions as to component. The only caveat per WDA Bylaws, there may not be more than four trustees serving from any one region at a given time. At this time, Greater Milwaukee Region 3 has four (4) trustees currently seated. This seat serves a three-year term with a maximum of two terms, vetted by the House Nominating Committee and elected by the House of Delegates.
This seat is elected by the House of Delegates at its annual meeting. Contact WDA Executive Director Mark Paget (firstname.lastname@example.org
or 414-755-4100) to learn more.