The Mirror, December 15 2015 Vol1 | Page 11

Committees Communications Chairperson and Members Chair: Dr. Judy Martin Scholarship and Canadian Graduate Student Affairs Chair – Dr. John Wiles Members-Dr. Keith Titley, Dr. Ross Anderson CAPD/ACDP Liaison to Canadian Graduate Students studying in the United States CAPD/ACDP National AGM Committee Chair: Dr. Michal Goralski Members – Dr. Terry Farquhar CAPD/ACDP AGM Toronto LOC 2016 Chair: Vice President (Dr. Paul Andrews) Members- Past LOC Chair, Current LOC Chair, Incoming LOC Chair, Scientific Committee Chair, Director of Operations. Chair: Dr. Raymond Lee Members – Drs. Franklin Young and Bob Hustwitt CAPD/ACDP AGM Winnipeg LOC 2017 CPS Oral Health Section/ CAPD/ACDP Liaison to CPS Chair: Dr. Charles Lekic Members – Dr. Brad Klus Dr. Terry Farquhar CDA Committee on Clinical and Scientific Affairs Access to Care Dr. Geoff Smith CDAC Committee on Hospital Service and Internship Dr. Geoff Smith, Dr. Ross Anderson Dr. Paul Andrews, Dr. Ross Anderson, Dr. Geoff Smith and Dr. Anil Joshi Purpose To design a communications strategy that effectively engages and informs the membership and the Academy’s various stakeholders through e-mails, e-blasts, the website and The Mirror, with the assistance of the Executive Secretary and the Director of Operations.  Act, through the student reps at each Canadian Graduate training program as their contacts with the academy. This may involve the dissemination of information to the students, answering any questions from the students, and acting as the students advocate with the academy. Administration and awarding of the Dr. Keith Titley scholarship. Creating the criteria, and implementing the new Dr. Norman Levine Undergraduate Dental Student Award at the Canadian dental schools.  We are the go to people for the students if they have any questions or concerns. The purpose of the liaison is to engage students in the US that might not otherwise be aware of the benefits of CAPD membership and of being part of the pediatric dental community in Canada. To propose future meeting cities to the Executive Council, suggest candidates to Chair the Local Organizing Committee, review the LOC guidelines from time to time and ensure that recommendations from previous meetings are documented. To coordinate the venues, educational program, local activities, entertainment and schedule for the Annual Meeting in consultation with the Executive Director, with the assistance of the Director of Operations, Executive Secretary and Chair of the Scientific Committee. The Oral Health Section advocates for and promotes optimal oral health for infants, children and adolescents, including children and youth with special health care needs. This section also provides expertise and guidelines for children and youth with special health care needs through a number of programs including the provision of a forum for discussion of important child and youth dental health issues between the CPS and the CAPD/ACDP. Committee of the CDA that examines topics and comes up with knowledge based position statements and guidelines that are recommended to the CDA Board for approval. Ad Hoc Committee of the CDA with a mandate to look at access to care for seniors, notably in LTC and in access to care for infants, notably the age one visit. This is resulting in the campaign to both dentists and the public on the “First Tooth, First Visit – a time to celebrate”. Reviews all of the accredited hospital dental services and internships (dental residencies in Canada) to insure that standards that are reflective of quality service and education are met in accordance with CDAC.