Committees are vital to successful governance of the IADR, and each year the Association seeks a wide variety of volunteers, representing as many geographic areas and scientific disciplines as possible, to fill committee vacancies. Information on available committee vacancies for the upcoming year, descriptions of committee duties, and instructions on how to submit your candidacy for a committee appointment is listed below.

2022-2023 IADR and Joint(IADR/AADOCR) Committee Vacancies
2022-2023 IADR and Joint(IADR/AADOCR) Committee Descriptions

Committee Members serve a three year term (unless otherwise noted), while Chairs are selected from current Committee members and serve a one year term (usually in their last year on the Committee).

To submit individual candidacy for a committee appointment, please go to  You will be required to log in to the members-only section using your User Name and Password. If you have not created a User Name and Password, please go to to do so. You will need your member ID, first name and last name to activate. Once you have logged in to the committee request form, you can select your committee (or committees) of interest from the menus provided. You must be a current IADR member to submit a volunteer request for a committee.

All candidates will be required to submit a short biosketch (1 page maximum, no CVs or resumes) detailing their involvement within IADR and/or oral health research to support your appointment.

If you would like to nominate another IADR member for committee service, please send the candidate’s full name and short biosketch (1 page maximum, no CVs or resumes) to Riana Hays, membership coordinator, at If you nominate a candidate, please make sure the candidate has accepted the nomination prior to submission.


The deadline to submit your name for committee appointments is August 16, 2021. If you have any questions on the committee appointment process, please contact Riana Hays at