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Executive Board Meeting 2010
Posted October 26, 2010
The Executive Board of PFA International met in Chicago, Illinois on May 9, 2010 at the Swissotel. Academy President Steve Hedlund, President-Elect Hubert Ouvrard, Vice President Joseph Harris, Immediate Past President Chuck Eller, Editor Mark Stanley, Dan Jonkers and Executive Director Judith Kozal were present.
The Academy's finances were discussed and declared to be in the black and in good shape. Austerity measures were discussed. There will be no raise in dues in 2011.
The Elsevier contract was reviewed. A higher quality print paper will be used for Dental World. A PDF file of Dental World will be made available on the Academy website for free.
On May 17, 2010 the Las Vegas Community College will hold a ceremony dedicating a plaque and picture of the dearly departed Academy Secretary General Richard Kozal. The Foundation will award a $1,500.00 scholarship to a LVCC dental hygiene student and the Academy will award a $1,500.00 scholarship to a LVCC dental assistant student both in the name of Dr. Kozal.
The Academy By-laws, prepared by President Hedlund and Esq. Howe were reviewed in their final form and are ready for presentation in Orlando.
Celebration of the Academy's 75th year is tentatively scheduled for June 2011 in Paris, France.
Review of the Policy manual and Strategic plan were done.
A report on the FDI meeting in Chicago was given.
Names were submitted and discussed for the Academy's annual awards.
The Section Chair Caucus agenda for the Orlando meeting was discussed.
An update on the Wall of Fame was given.