ADEA Councils

ADEA Council of Allied Dental Program Directors
The ADEA Council of Allied Dental Program Directors consists of the directors of dental hygiene, assisting and laboratory technology education programs conducted by Member Institutions. In addition, the council includes directors of special allied dental education programs at the post–entry-level that lead to a baccalaureate or advanced degree.

ADEA Council of Deans

The ADEA Council of Deans consists of the dean of each U.S. dental school; the chief dental administrative officer of each affiliate (nondental school) Member Institution conducting non-hospital-based advanced dental education programs; the chief dental officer of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Public Health Service and Veterans Administration; and the President of the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry.

ADEA Council of Faculties

The ADEA Council of Faculties consists of one faculty representative from each U.S. dental school.

ADEA Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs 

The ADEA Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs consists of the chiefs of dental service and directors of general practice and specialty residency programs that conduct advanced dental education programs at Member Institutions.

ADEA Council of Sections

The ADEA Council of Sections consists of the councilor and chair of each of the Association’s sections.

ADEA Council of Students, Residents and Fellows (ADEA COSRF)

The ADEA Council of Students, Residents and Fellows consists of one student representative for each of the following types of programs conducted by all Member Institutions: (1) programs leading to the D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree, (2) advanced dental education programs, (3) dental hygiene education programs, (4) dental assisting education programs and (5) dental laboratory technology education programs.

ADEA Corporate Council

The ADEA Corporate Council consists of the official representative of each Corporate Member.