ADA Seeks Nominees for Joint Commission Appointee

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The ADA is calling for nominations of qualified individuals to serve as its 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 healthcare for the public in collaboration with other stakeholders by evaluating healthcare organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value, the ADA says.

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 22,000 healthcare organizations and programs nationally. An independent and not-for-profit organization, the ADA says, the Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare.

Potential candidates for the position should:

  • Be ADA members
  • Have not-for-profit governance experience
  • Have public policy or regulatory experience
  • Have business, purchasing, or strategic planning experience
  • Have experience with or knowledge of integration of oral healthcare into overall healthcare, safety, health equity, diversity, disadvantaged patients, and underserved populations
  • Demonstrate professional experience with executive leadership accomplishments
  • Have previous service on boards

The appointee will serve 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 will begin on January 1, 2021.

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