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About the ODA

Governance

The Ohio Dental Association is governed by its House of Delegates and managed by its Executive Committee. The Association's committees and councils serve as policy recommending agencies and oversee Association programs relative to their specific areas of expertise.

House of Delegates

The House of Delegates, as the legislative and governing body, is the supreme authority in the Ohio Dental Association.  As such, it speaks for the dentist members of the Association.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the managing body of the Association, vested with the power to conduct all business of the Association and the mandates of the House of Delegates.

Committees and Councils

There are 17 committees and councils of the Association that work to support the goals and objectives of the Association. Learn more about the committees and councils and get downloadable actions from each group.

Bylaws and Governance Policies

The conduct of the Association's operations and management is governed by its Bylaws and other governance policies.