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BDA Elections 2018

Five seats on the BDA’s Principal Executive Committee (our ‘Board’) are currently up for election, with new representatives taking their seats in January 2019.

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Principal Executive Committee election: 2018 

Five seats on the BDA’s Principal Executive Committee (our ‘Board’) are currently up for election, with new representatives taking their seats in January 2019.

 

Interested in putting yourself forward?

All full BDA members (excluding students) are eligible to nominate themselves for a PEC seat providing they have been full members for at least a year. Five seats are available for election now.

 

  • UK wide seat

This is open to all members with a UK address.

 

  • Northern
  • Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Northern Ireland 
  • South West 

These seats are restricted to members who have an address that falls within their boundaries.

 

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What does the PEC do?

The PEC has overall responsibility for the control and direction of the policy and affairs of the BDA, and its members are the directors of the BDA.

 

It is made up of 15 members, each has a share of overall responsibilities, and this includes:

 

  • attendance at all meetings of the PEC – around five a year, occassionally more
  • attendance at relevant country council meetings – usually three a year
  • attendance at our UK Council meetings – around two a year
  • take a seat on one or two sub committees/issue specific forums
  • attend general meetings of the BDA

It is anticipated that the approximate time commitment for a member of the PEC will be 20 days per year, with an annual remuneration of £15,000.

 

Elected members hold office for three years (until December 2021).

 

Want to know more?

Our frequently asked questions cover information about what is expected of our elected representatives, what experience you need, what you will do and what sort of commitment is required. 

 

Find out about our current PEC members.

 

What’s the timetable? 

Our elections process opened 28 September at 17:00 for self-nominations, and will close 17:00 on Friday 26 October 2018

 

Once nominations are in, if there are contested seats, a voting period will then take place.

 

Successfully elected representatives for the PEC will take their seats from 1 January 2019.

 

Other ways to get involved

Not ready yet to put yourself forward for the PEC, but you are interested in taking part in helping us steer the future of dentistry? Here are some other ways you can get involved.

Any questions? 

If you have any questions that aren’t covered in our FAQs, please get in touch elections@bda.org or tel 0207 563 4141