ADA seeks appointee to Joint Commission board

The Association is calling for nominations of qualified individuals to serve as the ADA appointee to the Joint Commission Board of Commissioners.

The deadline for submissions is March 31.

Founded in 1951, the Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs nationally. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

Those seeking to serve as the ADA liaison on the board should possess the desired attributes and/or principal areas of expertise:
•    Be an ADA member.
•    Not-for-profit governance experience.
•    Public policy or regulatory experience.
•    Business, purchasing or strategic planning experience.
•    Experience with or knowledge of integration of oral health care into overall health care; safety; health equity; diversity; disadvantaged patients; and underserved populations.
•    Demonstrate professional experience with executive leadership accomplishments.
•    Previous service on boards.

The appointee serves a three-year term and would be eligible to serve two additional three-year terms, if reappointed.

Interested ADA members should send their curriculum vitae to

The appointment term begins Jan. 1, 2021.

To learn more about the Joint Commission’s Board of Commissioners, visit its website.