2020 Call for Nominations for Appointments

Take advantage of significant opportunities to develop leadership skills, serve the profession and develop national and international policy. Self-nominations are encouraged. 

Explore Appointment Options by Title:

For Faculty and Staff       For Deans and Senior Administrators       Senior Administrators

For Program Directors       For Admissions Officers       For Students and Residents

The application submission deadline is Oct. 23, 2020.

Am I Qualified?

Each committee and advisory group is governed by specific criteria. If you or someone you know demonstrate the desired qualifications outlined in each position description, we welcome your application!

All applicants must be active ADEA members. In some cases, membership in the American Dental Association (ADA) is also required.

What is expected of me?

Time commitments are outlined in each position description. Commitments typically range from one to four meetings per year, plus preparation time.  

How do I apply?

Submit all required information to Call for Nominations.

What is the deadline to submit applications? 

The application submission deadline is Oct. 23, 2020.

What happens after I submit?

  • After the call closes, all applications are reviewed by the selection committee.
  • The ADEA Board of Directors will approve final appointments and nominations during its January 2021 meeting.
  • Appointments and nominations not requiring approval by the ADEA House of Delegates (ADEA HOD) will be announced by December 1, 2020.
  • Those requiring approval by the ADEA HOD will be announced following the 2021 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition.


Please direct all questions to Linda Mabrey at CallforNominations@adea.org.