The CDSBC Board is responsible for ensuring that the College meets its mandate of public protection under the
Health Professions Act. CDSBC is governed by a 12-member Board composed of two CDAs, one dental therapist,
three dentists and six public members.
Results from the 2021 Board election are detailed below.
The start date for the below positions is July 1, 2021. The term end dates for board member positions are subject to change due to the anticipated amalgamation of the four oral health colleges into a single regulator.
The successful CDA candidate elected for a three-year term is:
A breakdown of votes is included below:
1,274 individuals took part in this election, out of 9,342 eligible voters (13.6% of total eligible voters).
There was not a vote for the two dentist positions on the Board, as only one candidate applied.
Acclaimed: Dentist Position (three-year term)
The first dentist position has been filled by acclamation. Candidates are acclaimed when only one eligible individual has been nominated for a vacant board position. The following candidate will fill the first dentist position:
Recruitment of Dentist Board Member Underway (one-year term)
CDSBC's Appointments Committee will recruit and recommend an eligible dentist to the Board for the second dentist position. The Appointments Committee will use the
board composition matrix as a tool to assess competencies with a view to recruiting candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives that will support strong decision making in the public interest.
For questions regarding the election, contact
Notice of election
☑ February 12, 2021
☑ February 12 - March 11, 2021 at 4:30 pm
☑ April 5 - April 16, 2021 at 4:30 pm
Announcement of election results
☑ April 19
Mandatory orientation for new board members
Three half-day sessions in May 2021 (dates TBD)
June board meeting
June 11, 2021
Term of office begins
July 1, 2021