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Elections

The BDA is a democratic organisation, every decision we make is ultimately determined by our members.

There are currently vacancies on all three types of BDA representative structure;

 

Details of the constituencies and requirements for candidates are as follows;

Board (Principal Executive Committee

One of the three UK-wide seats is vacant. To be eligible candidates must have been a BDA member from at least 24 May 2018 and must have their candidacy supported by three other BDA members.

 

Council

English Council

The Northern Counties Branch seat is vacant. To be eligible candidates must have been a BDA member from at least 24 November 2018 and must have their candidacy supported by three other BDA Members. Candidates must also live within the Northern Counties Branch area.
 


Committee

Dental Public Health Committee

  • DPH Academic
  • PHE South region consultant 
To be eligible, candidates must hold a substantive academic contract in dental public health or be employed on a substantive consultant contract in dental public health in the Public Health England south region respectively.

The Northwest clinician seat is vacant. To be eligible candidates must be either CDS Dental Officers or Senior Dental Officers working in any of the following Area Teams;
Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire Area Teams 
 

General Dental Practice Committee

The following seats are vacant;

  • Greater Glasgow, Argyll and Clyde
  • Essex
  • Lancashire
  • South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw
To be eligible, candidates must perform some general practice within the boundaries of the stated Area Teams/Health Boards.

Scottish Dental Practice Committee

The Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board seat is vacant. To be eligible, candidates must perform some general practice within the boundaries of the Health Board.

Young Dentists Committee

One UK-wide seat is available. To be eligible candidates must be BDA members and must have completed their BDS within ten years of application.
 

Nominations for all seats is an online process and can be done by selecting the buttons above. If you would like any further information please contact the BDA elections team.