CDSBC is governed by a 23-member Board that includes dentists, certified dental assistants and members of the public. The Board is responsible for ensuring the organization's mandate – regulation of dentistry in the public interest – is carried out effectively and efficiently on behalf of British Columbians.
The annual election of Officers and Board Members is held in accordance to provisions in the
Health Professions Act (HPA), CDSBC Bylaws and Schedule E. The next Board election will be held on
16 May 2019.
Officers (One-Year Term)
President, Vice-President, Treasurer
Board Members (Two-Year Term)
Individual Board Member
Close of Nominations
14 March 2019 at 4:30pm
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
16 May 2019 at 5:00 pm
Nominations are accepted until 4:30 pm on 14 March 2019.
CDSBC must receive a completed nomination package for each candidate nominated.
2019 Notice of Election for more information. Eligibility requirements for candidates, nominators and voters can be found
Once CDSBC confirms that a candidate may run in the election, each candidate may submit a one-page, double-sided, typed Candidate Statement that could have information on past board experience, degree of financial literacy, community involvement, etc. The Statement may include a photograph. This statement will be included in the mailing of election materials to eligible voters.
Please note that the statement must include the following disclaimer:
"Other than reviewing for accuracy, CDSBC does not edit, or in any way modify the self-promotional material provided by the candidate, nor does CDSBC take an official position with regard to anything stated in any of this material."
Election packages will be mailed to eligible voters no later than 18 April 2019. Ballots must be received by the Registrar
no later than 4:30 pm on Thursday, 16 May 2019 in order to be eligible to be counted in the Election.
The Election Count is schedule for 16 May 2019 at 5:00 pm.
Any dentist is eligible to run for a
Board Officer or Electoral District Board Member
position if they:
Any CDA is eligible to run for the
CDA Board Member
position if they:
Please refer to the following documents for further information about eligibility to run in a CDSBC Board Election:
Nominator and Voter:
Any dentist is eligible to nominate and vote for a candidate for a Board Officer position if they:
Any dentist is eligible to nominate and vote for a candidate for an Electoral District Board Member position if they:
Any CDA is eligible to nominate and vote for a candidate for a CDA Board Member position if they:
For questions regarding the election, contact Evelyn Chen at
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