Dr Stephen Shimberg has been elected to serve as a member of the British Dental Association’s (BDA’s) Principal Executive Committee (PEC). He won a closely-contested by-election in the north west of England.
Dr Shimberg is a general dental practitioner in Worsley Village, Manchester. He has been a GDP since qualifying from Liverpool Dental School in 1971.
A lengthy career in dental politics has seen him chair West Pennine Local Dental Committee and serve as the West Pennine and Manchester representative on the BDA’s General Dental Practice Committee (GDPC). As part of his role on GDPC, Dr Shimberg has acted as the cross-rep to the BDA’s Salaried Dentists Committee and Central Committee for Hospital Dental Services.
He joins the 14 already-elected members of the PEC: Dr Mick Armstrong, Dr Paul Blaylock, Dr Victor Chan, Dr Eddie Crouch, Dr Martin Fallowfield (Chair), Dr Philip Henderson, Dr Judith Husband (Chair, Education, Ethics and the Dental Team), Dr Stuart Johnston, Dr Nigel Jones, Dr Robert Kinloch (Deputy Chair), Dr Russ Ladwa, Dr Alison Lockyer, Dr Susie Sanderson and Dr Graham Stokes. The PEC held its first meeting in July 2012.