CODA Membership | Commission on Dental Accreditation

CODA Membership

The broad communities of interest, those affected by the Commission's accreditation activities, are represented on the Commission. Members of the Commission are selected by the participating organizations; these selections are not subject to review by any other organization. There are 33 members on the Board of Commissioners. The Commission membership reflects a wide geographic distribution and includes and under-represented ethnic groups and is gender inclusive.

Summary of CODA Representatives

American Dental Association  4 members
American Association of Dental Boards  4 members
American Dental Education Association  4 members
American Dental Education Association and the Special Care Dentistry Association  1 member
American Association of Public Health Dentistry  1 member
American Association of Endodontists  1 member
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology  1 member
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology  1 member
American Academy of Oral Medicine  1 member
American Academy of Orofacial Pain  1 member
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  1 member
American Association of Orthodontists  1 member
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry  1 member
American Academy of Periodontology  1 member
American College of Prosthodontists  1 member
American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists  1 member
American Dental Assistants Association  1 member
American Dental Hygienists' Association  1 member
 National Association of Dental Laboratories  1 member
 General Public  4 members
 Students  1 member
 TOTAL  33 members

As noted above, the participating organizations select their own representatives. All Commissioners serve one four-year term, except for the Student Commissioner who serves one two-year term.