About AACD

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About AACD

Become a Volunteer Leader

Become a Volunteer Leader with AACD

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry and encouraging the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care. As members of the AACD, you have already separated yourselves as standouts from the rank and file in our profession. Now is the time to take the next step and seek a leadership position in the Academy. 


Benefits of becoming a volunteer leader:

  • Opportunity to influence the future of cosmetic dentistry
  • Learn valuable leadership skills
  • Increase knowledge of cosmetic dentistry
  • Work with some of the most influential leaders in your profession​
View full position descriptions and open positions by clicking the committee of interest from the right hand navigation column entitled "Leadership Opportunities."

How to Apply 

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-2018 leadership year. Please check back this summer for open positions.  

For more information about board position application requirements, view the following pages:
For more information about applying for the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (NALDC),  or any other questions, contact Raechel Resch

Application and Election Timeline

June 2017

BOD appoints two NALDC members (one for a 3-year term and one alternate for a 1-year term)
November 30, 2017 
BOD/ABCD Application Deadline

January 31, 2018

AACD Standing Committee and Board of Trustees applications due

February 23-24, 2018

Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (NALDC) interviews for BOD and ABCD

February 2018

AACD Standing Committee applications reviewed by Volunteer Placement Committee 

March 2018

AACD Standing Committee and BOT candidates appointed by Board of Directors and notified

March 21, 2018
Deadline for announcing an intention to run from the floor for any ABCD, BOD or NALDC position

April 20, 2018

Annual Business Meeting with elections for BOD, ABCD and NALDC and 2017 Committee and board members take office


Leadership Opportunities

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