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From offices located in Ottawa, CDA's day-to-day activities are conducted by a staff of 35 employees. CDA staff is organized in functional areas as follows:
In addition to the Executive Director's responsibilities for the overall management and administration of the Association, the Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership, advice and guidance to officials and staff.
Staff Organizational Structure
Clinical and Scientific Affairs
Clinical and Scientific Affairs staff are responsible for developing policies and providing resources for dentistry and the public in furthering the achievement of optimal oral health for Canadians.
Knowledge Networks staff are responsible for gathering, interpreting and publishing information essential to dentists.
Public Affairs staff are responsible for planning, developing and executing CDA's advocacy strategies, and maintaining appropriate relations with government.
Communications staff are responsible for CDA’s communication activities including CDA’s public awareness and oral health education campaigns. They are also responsible for media relations.
Corporate Affairs staff are responsible for CDA's governance functions, coordination of legal issues and annual conventions.
Administration staff are responsible for the infrastructure and support mechanisms necessary to deliver CDA programs and services including finance, human resources and information technology. As well, they provide managerial and administrative support to CDA programs and services.