Unofficial Summary of Actions
2000 CDA House of Delegates

1. RESOLVED, THAT THE CDA BYLAWS, CHAPTER IX, SECTION 20-A, BE AMENDED:
CHAPTER IX - STANDING COMMITTEES

Section 20. FINANCE COMMITTEE:
A. "Composition: The Finance Committee shall be composed of the treasurer as chairman, president, president-elect, and three (3) trustee members elected by the board. The trustee members will serve one three-year term. If the term of a trustee should expire prior to the term on Finance Committee, the position will be vacated and subsequently filled by presidential appointment with a member of the board." Should a trustee's term expire prior to completing the term on the Finance Committee, that member shall be allowed to serve the remainder of the unexpired Finance Committee term, not to exceed one year.

AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE RULES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, CHAPTER II, SECTION 10-B-1, BE AMENDED TO REFLECT THIS REVISED BYLAWS LANGUAGE.
Resolution 1, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted by 2/3rds vote.

2. RESOLVED, THAT THE CDA BYLAWS, CHAPTER IX, SECTION 70-A BE AMENDED:
CHAPTER IX - STANDING COMMITTEES

Section 70. STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE:
A. Composition: The Strategic Planning Committee shall be composed of the executive director of the California Dental Association, who shall serve as chairman, two Executive Committee members, four trustees, two component executive directors, one Holding Company andor subsidiary board members, speaker of the house, and seven at-large members from the membership, all of whom shall be appointed by the CDA president for individual terms. At-large members of the committee shall be appointed with consideration to diversity, which includes, but is not limited to, ethnicity, gender, mode of practice, specialties, new/young professionals or members not currently serving in leadership capacities.

AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE RULES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, CHAPTER II, SECTION 10-H-A BE AMENDED TO REFLECT REVISIONS TO THE STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE.
Resolution 2, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

 

3. RESOLVED, THAT THE CDA BYLAWS, CHAPTER XV, SECTION 20-B (c) (iii, iv and v) BE AMENDED:
CHAPTER XV - SUBSIDIARIES


Section 20. FOR-PROFIT SUBSIDIARIES:

B. Holding Company:

(c) Board of Directors: Effective January 1, 1994, the board of directors of CDA Holding Company, Inc. shall be composed of the following:
(i) Four (4) elected officers of this association;
(ii) The chairman of the board who shall not be an elected officer or elected trustee of this association;
(iii) Three (3) "at-large" member-dentists who are not officers or trustees of this association; and
(iv) One (1) person who shall not be a dentist or an employee of this association or any of its subsidiaries.; and
(v) Two (2) subsidiary operating company chairmen of the boards who shall serve ex-officio without the right to vote.

AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE RULES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, CHAPTER V, SECTION 70-F-9 (e) BE REVISED TO REFLECT THIS CHANGE IN CDAHCI BOARD COMPOSITION.
Resolution 3, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

4. RESOLVED, THAT THE 2000 HOUSE OF DELEGATES ADOPT THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE 2001 YEAR.
Resolution 4, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was postponed definitely to the end of the last session of the house, and subsequently adopted.

5. RESOLVED, THAT CDA ACTIVE DUES REMAIN AT $570 PER MEMBER PER YEAR.
Resolution 5, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was postponed definitely to the end of the last session of the house, and subsequently adopted.

 

6. RESOLVED, THAT THE FOLLOWING INTERIM ORGANIZATIONAL PRIORITIES AS ADOPTED FOR THE YEAR 2000 BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES BE
RATIFIED:
OVERRIDING STRATEGIC PRIORITY:
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CAMS
INTERIM ORGANIZATIONAL PRIORITIES
* DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE OUTCOMES OF THE APPLIED STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS (ASP)
* MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT/RETENTION/MARKETING IN CONCENTRATED AREAS OF:
NEWLY-LICENSED PRACTITIONERS
DIVERSE DENTAL PRACTITIONERS
RETENTION OF MEMBERS IN PRACTICE LESS THAN SIX YEARS
STANDARDIZATION OF MEMBERSHIP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES BETWEEN COMPONENTS AND CDA
* ADVOCACY IN CONCENTRATED AREAS OF:
REGULATION OF DENTISTRY/HEALTHCARE BUSINESS
· THIRD-PARTY PAYOR
· PUBLIC HEALTH/ ACCESS/ GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
· LICENSURE
* ENHANCED INTERNAL COMMUNICATION
Resolution 6, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

7. RESOLVED, THAT THE DEFINITION OF ITINERANT DENTIST CONTAINED IN THE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR MEMBERS IN NON-
TRADITIONAL PRACTICE SETTINGS POLICY BE AMENDED TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
· DENTISTS WHO WORK FULL-TIME IN A MOBILE DENTAL VAN WHICH OPERATES OUTSIDE THE AREA OF THE VAN COMPANY'S CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS.
Resolution 7, as submitted by the Council on Membership, was adopted on the consent agenda.

8. Resolved, that the attached Policy on Auxiliary Manpower be adopted.
Resolution 8, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was referred back to the Council on Education and Professional Relations.

 

9. RESOLVED, THAT SECTION 1 OF THE CODE OF ETHICS BE AMENDED AS FOLLOWS TO EXEMPT ARTIFACTS DEVELOPED AS A RESULT OF
SUSPECTED ABUSE FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 1:
Section 1. Service to the Public

Except as exempted by state law, a A dentist has the obligation to obtain the fully informed consent of a patient prior to treatment, or the use of any identifiable artifacts (such as photographs, x-rays, study models, etc.) for any purpose other than treatment.
Resolution 9, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted.

 

10. RESOLVED, THAT THE NEWLY DEVELOPED CDA PEER REVIEW MANUAL SECTION, REQUEST FOR REVIEW FOR INCOMPLETE TREATMENT, BE
APPROVED.
Resolution 10, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

11. RESOLVED, THAT FORMER STANISLAUS DENTAL SOCIETY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNA D. FERRANTE BE ELECTED TO HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN
THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION.
Resolution 11, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted.

12. RESOLVED, THAT THE GUIDELINES FOR ACCEPTANCE OF SERVICES POLICY (#8-1984-H) BE RESCINDED.
Resolution 12, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

13. Resolved, that the Position Paper on Dental Lasers - 2000 Update be approved, and be it further
Resolved, that Resolution #14RC-1994-H be rescinded, and be it further
Resolved, that the position paper be published in the CDA Journal and included in the next revision of the CDA Policy Manual.
Resolution 13, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was referred back to the Council on Dental Research and Developments.

 

14. RESOLVED, THAT CDA SUPPORTS THE CAREER LADDER FOR DENTAL ASSISTING AND RECOMMENDS THAT REGULATIONS IN THE DENTAL
ASSISTING AREA ENCOMPASS:
CONTINUED AND EXPANDED PERFORMANCE OF INTRAORAL DUTIES BY DENTAL ASSISTANTS,
PROTECTION OF ON-THE-JOB TRAINING FOR DENTAL ASSISTANTS,
A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION FOR ADVANCED DENTAL ASSISTING DUTIES LEADING TO LICENSURE, INCLUDING THE CONCEPT OF SPECIALIZED DENTAL ASSISTANTS, AND
A BROAD INTERPRETATION OF THE DENTAL PRACTICE ACT RELATED TO DELEGATION OF DUTIES IN ORDER TO MEET EVOLVING TECHNOLOGICAL AND PROFESSIONAL NEEDS.
Resolution 14, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was amended and subsequently adopted.

 

15. RESOLVED, THAT THE COUNCIL ON INSURANCE MISSION STATEMENT, COI-1201 POLICY STATEMENT, COI-TDIC POLICY STATEMENT AND COI-
SPONSORED INSURANCE PLAN CARRIER POLICY STATEMENT ARE APPROVED.
Resolution 15, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, with an amendment to Attachment A to correct the company name, was adopted.

16. RESOLVED, THAT THE NEWLY DEVELOPED PATIENTS RESIDING OUT OF STATE REVIEW LANGUAGE AS SUBMITTED FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE
CDA PEER REVIEW MANUAL BE APPROVED.
Resolution 16, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

17. RESOLVED, THAT THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES ARE SELECTED AS NOMINEES TO SERVE AS DIRECTORS OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSIDIARY
OPERATING COMPANIES:

TDCMS Board of Directors

Board Recommendations to the House

President
Jack S. Broussard, Jr., D.D.S.
San Gabriel Valley

Vice President
Dennis M. Kalebjian, D.D.S.
Fresno-Madera

Executive Director
*Timothy F. Comstock
Sacramento

Public Member
*Chris Branscum
Nondentist
Sacramento

 

1201 Financial & Insurance Services, Inc., Board of Directors

Board Recommendations to the House

*Philip J. Abeldt, D.D.S.
San Joaquin

Executive Director
*Timothy F. Comstock
Sacramento

*Thornton A. d'Arc, D.D.S.
Orange County

*Robert F. Emigh, D.D.S.
Harbor

CDA Treasurer
*Debra S. Finney, D.D.S.
Sacramento District

Public Member
Carl W. Gregory
Nondentist - Fullerton

Denise A. Habjan, D.D.S.
Orange County

William L. Marble, D.D.S.
Sacramento District

*Martyn F. Rosa, D.D.S.
Sacramento District

*Joseph P. Sciarra, D.D.S.
San Fernando Valley

*Nicholas E. Smith, D.D.S.
San Joaquin

Andrew P. Soderstrom, D.D.S.
Stanislaus

Trustee
*Thomas H. Stewart, D.D.S.
Kern County

Trustee
*Bruce G. Toy, D.D.S.
San Joaquin

 

TDIC Board of Directors

Board Recommendations to the House

*James A. Abbott, D.D.S
Redwood Empire

*Richard F. Bauerfeind, D.D.S.
San Diego County

*D. Douglas Cassat, D.D.S.
San Diego County

Executive Director
*Timothy F. Comstock
Sacramento

Trustee
*Dennis W. Hobby, D.D.S.
Stanislaus

Secretary
Russell I. Webb, D.D.S.
Tri-County

*Kenneth G. Neal, Jr., D.D.S.
Tulare-Kings
Trustee

*Dennis L. Roginson, D.D.S.
San Fernando Valley

*Donald M. Schinnerer, D.D.S.
Contra Costa
Trustee

*George J. Stratigopoulos, D.D.S.
San Diego County
Public Member

Walter H. Clemens
Lafayette

* - Denotes Incumbency

AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THIS SLATE OF NOMINEES IS RECOMMENDED TO THE CDA HOLDING COMPANY, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AS SHAREHOLDER, FOR ELECTION TO THE SUBSIDIARY OPERATING COMPANY BOARDS NOTED.
Resolution 17, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

18. RESOLVED, THAT THE FOLLOWING PERSONS ARE SELECTED AS NOMINEES TO SERVE AS DIRECTORS OF CDA HOLDING COMPANY, INC.:

President
*Jack S. Broussard, Jr., D.D.S.
San Gabriel Valley

President-Elect
*Steven D. Chan, D.D.S.
Southern Alameda County

Vice President
*Dennis M. Kalebjian, D.D.S.
Fresno-Madera

Immediate Past President
*Kent Farnsworth, D.D.S.
Sacramento District

Executive Director
*Timothy F. Comstock
Sacramento

Public Member
*Chris Branscum
Nondentist
Sacramento

Wayne D. Del Carlo, D.D.S.
San Francisco

*Gordon F. Harris, D.D.S.
Sacramento District

Herbert H. Hooper, D.D.S.
Sacramento District

* = Denotes Incumbency

Resolution 18, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

 

19. RESOLVED, THAT THE STRATEGIC PLAN, VISION STATEMENT, MISSION STATEMENT, CORE VALUES AND GOALS BE APPROVED.
Resolution 19, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was severally editorially corrected and subsequently adopted.

20. RESOLVED, THAT FORMER SOUTHERN ALAMEDA COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHEILA A. KEISNER BE ELECTED TO HONORARY
MEMBERSHIP IN THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION.
Resolution 20, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted.

21. RESOLVED, THAT FORMER SANTA CLARA COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DIANNE DASHNAW BE ELECTED TO HONORARY
MEMBERSHIP IN THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION.
Resolution 21, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted.

22. RESOLVED, THAT FORMER MARIN COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PEGGY J. BERNES BE ELECTED TO HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN
THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION.
Resolution 22, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted.

23. Resolved, that the CDA Bylaws, Chapter IV, Section 20 be amended:
CHAPTER IV - HOUSE OF DELEGATES

Section 20. EX OFFICIO MEMBERS: The elected and appointed officers, the voting members of the Board of Trustees and each past president of this association shall be ex officio members of the house, without the right to vote or propose motions unless elected as delegates. Such members may participate in debate. Past presidents, with the exception of the immediate past president, may vote if elected as a delegate. The term "past president" includes past presidents of former CDA and SCDA as well as of this corporation. Ex officio members of the house are not counted as delegates unless elected as delegates. (Amended: June 1991, November 1998)

And be it further
Resolved, that the Manual of the House of Delegates, Chapter IV, Section S be amended by addition:
IV. Rules of the House of Delegates

S. No elected Board of Trustees member may serve as an elected delegate.
Resolution 23, as submitted by the Napa-Solano Dental Society, was severally amended and ultimately defeated.

24. RESOLVED, THAT THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION ENCOURAGE CALDPAC TO NOTIFY LOCAL COMPONENTS OF SUPPORT GIVEN TO
CANDIDATES FOR POLITICAL OFFICE IN THE COMPONENT'S GEOGRAPHIC AREA, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT CALDPAC BE ENCOURAGED TO NOTIFY COMPONENTS PRIOR TO CONTRIBUTIONS BEING MADE, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT CALDPAC BE ENCOURAGED TO FACILITATE PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL POLITICAL EVENTS BY LOCAL MEMBERSHIP WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
Resolution 24, as submitted by the San Joaquin Dental Society, was adopted.

25. RESOLVED, THAT THE 1201 FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. BYLAWS, ARTICLE III, SECTION 2A AND B BE REVISED:
Article III -- Board of Directors

Section 2. Number of Directors
(a) The authorized number of directors shall not be less than five (5) nor more than twelve (12)fifteen (15). The exact authorized number of directors shall be fixed from time to time, within the limits specified in this Section 2(a), by the board of directors, or by a bylaw or amendment thereof duly adopted by the vote of a majority of the shares entitled to vote represented at a duly held meeting at which a quorum is present, or by the written consent of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares entitled to vote.
(b) Subject to the foregoing provisions for changing the authorized number of directors and effective February 25, 2000, the authorized number of directors of this corporation shall be twelve (12), eleven voting and one non voting fifteen (15), fourteen voting and one non-voting member who shall be the president and chief executive officer of the corporation. For purposes of determining the presence of a quorum, as provided herein, the non-voting member shall not be considered as part of the authorized number of directors. The board of directors shall include one nondentist-nonemployee member.
AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE NAME "1201 FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE SERVICES, INC." BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE DENTISTS COMPANY INSURANCE SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE BYLAWS.
Resolution 25, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was adopted on the consent agenda.

26. Resolution 26 was withdrawn by its maker.

27. RESOLVED, THAT THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION, THROUGH THE COUNCIL ON EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL RELATIONS, MORE
FULLY EXAMINE STUDY THE CURRENT STATEWIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DENTAL HYGIENE ADMISSIONS CRITERIA AND POLICIES, AND BE IT
FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT IF THE STUDY SHOWS A NEED FOR GUIDANCE FROM CDA ON DENTAL HYGIENE ADMISSION CRITERIA AND POLICIES, THE COUNCIL ON EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL RELATIONS EXPLORE POSSIBLE MEANS TO INFLUENCE THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM TO MODIFY THE CURRENT ADMISSIONS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WITH THE INTENT OF RETURNING TO A MORE COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM OF DENTAL HYGIENE CANDIDATE EVALUATION AND SELECTION, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT A REPORT AND/OR PROPOSED ACTION BE FORWARDED TO THE 2001 CDA HOUSE OF DELEGATES FOR ITS CONSIDERATION.
Resolution 27, as submitted by the Monterey Bay Dental Society, was severally amended and subsequently adopted.

 

28. RESOLVED, THAT THE STANDARDIZED RESOLUTION FORMAT BE REVISED TO INCLUDE A SECTION TITLED, "STRATEGIC PLAN" THE CONTENT OF
WHICH WILL INCLUDE CITATION FROM THE PLAN AS WELL AS JUSTIFICATION NARRATIVE, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT SHOULD ORGANIZATIONAL PRIORITIES BE ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR A PARTICULAR YEAR, THAT JUSTIFICATION LANGUAGE FOR THAT PRIORITY APPEAR IN THE SECTION OF THE RESOLUTION TITLED, "STRATEGIC PLAN," AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE MANUAL OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES AND THE RULES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES BE AMENDED TO REFLECT THIS REQUIREMENT.
Resolution 28, as submitted by the East Bay Caucus, was adopted.

29. Resolved, that the CDA dues statement reflect only mandatory dues for the tripartite in the membership dues total and that all voluntary or optional contributions be
listed below for the members to select, and be it further
Resolved, that a report detailing the impact on membership retention and CalDPAC contributions be provided to the May 2001 Board of Trustees.
Resolution 29, as submitted by 6 component dental societies (Alameda County, Harbor, Los Angeles, San Diego County, San Gabriel Valley and Western Los Angeles Dental Societies), was severally amended, and then defeated.

30. RESOLVED, THAT THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES APPROVE THE OFFICIAL ACTIONS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AS SUMMARIZED IN BOARD REPORT
3, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ITEM NUMBER 67.
Resolution 30, as submitted by the Board of Trustees, was amended, item #67 was fully discussed, and then Resolution 30 was subsequently adopted.

31. RESOLVED, THAT THE APPROPRIATE BODY WITHIN CDA STUDY THE CONCEPT OF INVITING THE LEADERS OF ETHNIC AND GENDER-BASED DENTAL
ORGANIZATIONS TO THE FOUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS EACH YEAR, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT A REPORT OF THIS STUDY BE PRESENTED TO THE AUGUST 2001 BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR POSSIBLE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS PROGRAM.
Resolution 31, as submitted by the San Fernando Valley Dental Society, was adopted.

32RC. RESOLVED, THAT THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY OF CDA DEVELOP A POSITION PAPER ON EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES (ECC) ENCOURAGING THE USE
OF ANTICIPATORY GUIDANCE TO ASSIST IN ELIMINATING THE THREAT TO THE PUBLIC'S HEALTH AND WELFARE, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT A PROGRAM BE DEVELOPED BY THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY OF CDA TO PUBLICIZE THE INFECTIOUS, TRANSMITTABLE AND PREVENTABLE NATURE OF ECC TO THE PUBLIC, OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PUBLIC POLICYMAKERS, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY OF CDA CONDUCT BRIEFING SESSIONS WITH LEGISLATORS AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS APPRISING THEM OF THE EPIDEMIC NATURE AND CONSEQUENCES OF ECC, ENCOURAGING THEM TO DEVELOP OR ENHANCE EXISTING PROGRAMS TO CONTROL AND ERADICATE THIS DISEASE, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT FUNDING BEYOND THOSE PROVIDED BY THE COUNCIL ON COMMUNITY HEALTH FOR THIS PROJECT BE SOUGHT FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND OTHER CIVIC AND PHILANTHROPIC GROUPS.
Resolution 32RC was substituted for Resolution 32, as submitted by the Monterey Bay Dental Society, California Society of Pediatric Dentists and Council on Community Health, and subsequently adopted.

33RC. RESOLVED, THAT CDA, ITS LEADERSHIP AND APPROPRIATE COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES ACKNOWLEDGE THE DENTAL AUXILIARY SHORTAGE AS
A CRISIS, ASSIGN IT HIGH PRIORITY AND MAKE USE OF APPROPRIATE RESOURCES, INNOVATION, FOCUS AND RESPONSE TOWARDS THIS NEED,
AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDA'S NEW STRATEGIC PLAN, THE APPROPRIATE CDA ENTITY DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE ACTION PLAN BE PROVIDED TO THE MAY 2001 BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Resolution 33RC was substituted for Resolution 33, as submitted by the East Bay Caucus, and subsequently adopted.

34. RESOLVED, THAT THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION HAS DETERMINED THAT AN ABSENCE OF MANDATORY MINIMUM ACADEMIC
STANDARDS AS A PREREQUISITE TO ANNOUNCING DENTAL SPECIALTY STATUS OR CREDENTIALS POSES A SIGNIFICANT DANGER TO THE
PATIENTS OF CALIFORNIA, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION HAS DETERMINED THAT SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A FORMAL, FULL-TIME ADVANCED EDUCATION PROGRAM (GRADUATE OR POST-GRADUATE LEVEL) OF AT LEAST TWELVE MONTHS' DURATION IS ONE OF THE STANDARDS THAT MUST BE MET IN ORDER TO ANNOUNCE CREDENTIALS IN AREAS OF DENTISTRY NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE ADA AS SPECIALTY AREAS, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATION HAS DETERMINED THAT THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ACCREDITED BY THE COMMISSION ON DENTAL ACCREDITATION, TWO OR MORE YEARS IN LENGTH, AS SPECIFIED BY THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION COUNCIL ON DENTAL EDUCATION, OR ACHIEVING DIPLOMATE STATUS FROM AN AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCAITON RECOGNIZED CERTIFYING BOARD, ARE AMONG THE GENERAL STANDARDS THAT MUST BE MET TO ANNOUNCE SPECIALIZATION AND LIMITATION OF PRACTICE IN AN AREA OF DENTISTRY APPROVED BY THE ADA AS A SPECIALTY AREA, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATON URGES THE DENTAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA TO PROCEED IMMEDIATELY TO ADOPT REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH THE FOREGOING ACADEMIC STANDARDS AS PREREQUISITES TO ANNOUNCING DENTAL SPECIALTY STATUS OR CREDENTIALS IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM POTENTIAL HARM, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT IF NECESSARY, THE COUNCIL ON LEGISLATION CONSIDER INTRODUCINGSEEKING LEGISLATION TO SET FORTH IN STATE LAW ACADEMIC STANDARDS AS PREREQUISITES TO ANNOUNCING DENTAL SPECIALTY STATUS OR CREDENTIALS IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM POTENTIAL HARM.
Resolution 34, as submitted by the Executive Committee and Judicial Council, was editorially corrected and subsequently adopted.

35RC. RESOLVED, THAT THE APPROPRIATE CDA ENTITIES STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF AN ONLINE JOB LISTING PROGRAM, SUBMITTED WITH FULL
FINANCIAL IMPACT, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE RESULTS OF THIS STUDY BE REPORTED TO THE MAY 2001 BOARD OF TRUSTEES, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT PENDING BOARD OF TRUSTEES APPROVAL, CDA IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Resolution 35RC was substituted for Resolution 35, as submitted by the San Francisco Dental Society, and subsequently adopted.

36. RESOLVED, THAT IN CONSULTATION WITH THE SPEAKER, THE PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA FOR THE REFERENCE COMMITTEE ON PRESIDENT'S
ADDRESS AND SUBSIDIARY MATTERS BE ADOPTED.
Resolution 36, as submitted by the Reference Committee on President's Address and Subsidiary Matters, was amended with the removal of Resolution 30, and subsequently adopted.

37. RESOLVED, THAT IN CONSULTATION WITH THE SPEAKER, THE PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA FOR THE REFERENCE COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL
MATTERS BE ADOPTED.
Resolution 37, as submitted by the Reference Committee on Council Matters, was adopted.

38. RESOLVED, THAT THE CDA HOUSE OF DELEGATES RECOMMENDS TO CDA STAFF THAT THE CALDPAC CONTRIBUTION BE PLACED UNDER A
SEPARATE CATEGORY ON THE DUES STATEMENT, AND BE IT FURTHER
RESOLVED, THAT THE CDA 2001 DUES STATEMENT BE REFLECTIVE OF THE ATTACHED SAMPLE LANGUAGE AND CONFIGURATION.
Resolution 38, as submitted by Myron J. Bromberg, D.D.S., was adopted.

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