Nominations for Board of Director

The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry ​is accepting applications for ​Director for the 2019-2025 cycle. The deadline for applications ​is August 15, 2018.  

The Director position is a six-year commitment and the application criteria are noted below.  If you meet this criterion we hope you will consider applying and if you don’t yet please keep this opportunity in mind for the future.


Eligible candidates for Director of the ABPD must meet the following minimal qualifications at the time of application:

  1. One (1) year of service as part leader of an ABPD examination subcommittee [Note: this is in addition to the two (2) years of service noted in #C above]
  2. Two (2) years of service as chair of an AAPD council, committee, or task force
  3. Term as Trustee of the AAPD (Note: AAPD trustees and officers are ineligible to serve concurrently as a director of the ABPD)
  4. Participation in the Academy's Kellogg Leadership Institute
  5. Two (2) years of service as program director or department chair of an ADA-accredited specialty training program in pediatric dentistry
  6. Other significant administrative contributions to pediatric dentistry (by report)
Application for Director

Application for Director, along with letters of recommendation (see above), an essay explaining interest in serving and summarizing leadership skills and current biography, is due by August 15, 201​8 to