Candidate for ADA Delegate


Dr. Samuel E. Selcher


What led you to decide that this was the year you wanted to volunteer for office (PDA Officer or ADA Trustee) or volunteer to attend the ADA and represent the PDA (ADA Delegate or Alternate)?

I have been involved with organized Dentistry for many years. As PDA treasurer i have a working knowledge of association finances that I feel can help the ADA delegation.

What is your specific area of interest within organized dentistry?

finance and governance.

What is the main issue you see facing the ADA or PDA or Dentistry in general?

The challenge of remaining financially stable in the midsto of demographic changes in our membership. More people are shifting to the retired status than are being replaced by young members.

List experience that you have that you feel prepares you for this position.

12 yrs. ADA Delegate, 11 yrs. Alternate, 3 ADA appointments.

Why should you receive my vote?

Will represent you as a fulll informed Delegate.