The Section on Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has oversight responsibilities for sustaining and managing the activities of CODE.
The Executive Council of the Section on Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials will appoint the National Director of CODE for a three-year renewable term.
The National Director will be selected from a list of one or more individuals nominated for the position by the CODE Advisory Committee after input from the regions.
The National Director will perform the functions and duties as set forth by the Council.
The National Director will be a joint member of the Council and will be expected to attend a regional CODE meeting and the annual meeting of the Council and Section. The National Director may also serve as an elected member of the Council.
CODE Advisory committee
The CODE Advisory Committee will assist the National Director with his/her duties.
The Advisory Committee will consist of the Regional Directors from each of the six regions, the National Director, and three At-Large members.
Each region will select their Regional Director. The National Director and/or Executive Council may select the At-Large member(s).
The terms are three years, renewable, and not to exceed two consecutive terms.
The National Director serves as the Chair of the Advisory Committee.
Rosemary McPharlin DDS
Chair, Professor in residence
University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine