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​​​​​​​​​​ 2019/20 CDSBC Board Election

Updated 15 March 2019

The following Board Positions have been filled by acclamation:

Board Officers (one-year term)
President – Dr. Peter M. Lobb

Dentist Board Members (two-year term)
Dentist, District 3 (Southern Interior) – Dr. Brandon Schiffner

Certified Dental Assistant (two-year term)
Ms. Cathy Larson


An election will be held on 16 May 2019 for the following positions:

  • Vice-President
  • Dentist, District 2 (North)
  • Dentist, District 5 (Vancouver Island)

The candidates are:

For Vice-President:

  • Dr. Douglas W. Conn
  • Dr. Mahsa Soraya

For Dentist, District 2 (North):

  • Dr. Mark Spitz
  • Dr. Richard Wilczek

For Dentist, District 5 (Vancouver Island):

  • Dr. Maico (Mike) Melo
  • Dr. John Olesen

Election ballots will be mailed to eligible dentists by 18 April 2019.

Board Vacancies

No nominations were received for the position of Treasurer.

The Nominations Committee is recruiting suitable candidates to be put forward to the Registrar. Any dentist who is interested and meets the eligibility requirements should contact the Registrar's Office at or by calling 604-736-3621 (or 1-800-663-9169).

To learn more about CDSBC's Board, visit our Board page.

Key Election Dates and Deadlines

Submission of Candidate Statement (see below)

1 April 2019 at 4:30 pm

Mailing of Election Materials  

18 April 2019

Ballot Boxes Close

16 May 2019 at 4:30 pm

Election Count 

16 May 2019 at 5:00 pm

​Annual General Meeting

​14 June 2019



Contact Evelyn Chen at 604-736-362 (or 1-800-663-9169)