Organizational Structure, Systems and Member Processing
An organization’s structure is defined by how it arranges work groups and resources to achieve maximum productivity. Efficient and effective structures and systems, including technology management, are necessary to keep an association relevant and sustainable. Regular assessment of structure and systems is critical to ensure the ongoing support of an association’s key business needs.
Aptify is a membership database software designed to increase member service and to allow for more integrated and efficient member records management.
Aptify News offers the most updated information on deployments, upgrades, tips and other newsworthy events. It also includes inventive ways society staff can apply Aptify to manage their day-to-day association activities.
Department of Membership Operations
This department assists constituent and component staff, members and non-members by implementing membership policies and procedures in accordance with ADA Bylaws. The Department of Membership Operations provides assistance with the master file database integrity on the Aptify System and enhance membership value through employing excellent customer service and database support for membership efforts.
ADA Membership Manual
Non-Member Data Cleanup Guide
ADA/State Co-Branded Membership Applications
Listed alphabetically by state, these co-branded membership applications are available for PDF download.
Key Society Staff Positions
In the event that your team is tasked with hiring key staff positions, the ADA has established instructions to assist you in your search.
- Life Cycle of the Executive Director Toolkit – This toolkit was designed as a resource for the various employment stages of a state executive. It is divided into three modules: Hiring – pre-hire and hire procedures; Employment – goal-setting and performance reviews; and Off-Boarding – performance standards and termination.
– Questions? –
Contact your Dental Society Outreach Manager or the Member Service Center at 800.621.8099 or 312.440.2500 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. central time. You may also visit the Member Center 24/7 at ADA.org/membercenter.