NYSDA House of Delegates

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the New York State Dental Association's House of Delegates will be held virtually on May 31, 2020 at 10 am. If you have any questions please email the Director of Meetings Jenna Bell (jbell@nysdental.org). The agenda, reports and resolutions will be posted below as they are received. Please use this site to get the most up to date information regarding this years meeting. 

The house is comprised of 102 voting members, and is the supreme authoritative body of the New York State Dental Association.

The Duties of the House of Delegates include:

  • Elect officers
  • Elect members of the Board of Trustees
  • Elect the trustee representing the Second Trustee District of the American Dental Association (subject to the approval of the HOD of the ADA).
  • Elect the members of councils and commissions
  • Elect the delegates and alternate delegates to the American Dental Association
  • Receive and act upon reports of the councils and committees
  • Adopt an annual budget and establish the dues of active members for the following year
  • Serve as the court of appeals from decisions of the Council on Ethics


Report 1 - CRO
Report 2 BOT Nominations to Councils
Report 3 BOT Nominations to ADA House
Report 4 Council on Nominations
Report 5 Council on Peer Review
Report 6 Council on Ethics
Report 7 Council on Dental Education
Report 8 BOT 2021 Budget
Report 9 BOT Activities
Report 9 BOT Activities Appendix A
Report 10 Council on Dental Benefit Programs
Report 11 Council on Dental Health Planning and Hospital Dentistry
Report 12 Council on Dental Practice
Report 13 Empire Dental Political Action Committee
Report 14 ED Necrology
Report 15 Council on Governmental Affairs
Report 16 Council on Membership Communications
Report 17 the Executive Director Membership
Report 18 The New York State Dental Foundation
Report 19 Secretary Treasurer
Report 20 President-Elect
Report 21 NSS
Report 22 Council on Professional Liability
Report 23 The New York State Dental Journal
Report 24 Report of the President
Report 25 ADA Trustee
Report 26 VP


Resolution 1 - CRO Adoption of Agenda
Resolution 2 - BOT Nominations to Councils
Resolution 3 - BOT Nominations to ADA House
Resolution 4 Peer Review Workshops
Resolution 5 Ethics Board Resolution
Resolution 6 Special Needs Dentistry
Resolution 7 2021 BOT Adoption of Preliminary Budget
Resolution 7 - Appendix A 2021 Preliminary Budget
Resolution 8 BOT Adoption of Final Budget 2021
Resolution 9 BOT Dues 2021
WITHDRAWN Resolution 9S-1 NYSDA and ADA One-Year Dues Reduction for 2021 - WITHDRAWN 
Resolution 9S-2 NYSDA One-Year Dues Reduction for 2021
Resolution 10 The Transition of the NYSDA Journal
Resolution 11 NCDS Ethics Resolution
Resolution 12 NYSDA Special Member Benefit

ADA Council Reports

ADA Council on Communications
ADA Council on Membership
ADA New Dentist Committee Report

Other important information for the 2020 Virtual House of Delegates