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You Can Make a Difference as an MDA Volunteer Leader

This section of gives you tips and ideas you can use to explore all the great things that being a volunteer leader with organized dentistry has to offer. Included are short-term and long-term opportunities as well as ways you can gain further leadership skills. The menu below shows you more.

Michigan dentistry needs your skills, your insights, your experience, and your enthusiasm. Get started today!

Short-Term Opportunities

No time? No problem. Quick ways you can help!

MDA Committee Involvement

Put your expertise to work on a longer-term basis.

Being an MDA Trustee

Help shape Michigan dentistry’s future.

Serving in the House of Delegates

Help support and advance the profession of dentistry.

Nominating Committee

Your interest in serving on the Board of Trustees begins with the Nominating Committee. This committee elects all members of the MDA Board of Trustees, MDA officer positions and ADA delegates and alternate delegates.

MDA Subsidiaries and Affiliate Groups

Explore the volunteer opportunities available through MDA’s for-profit subsidiaries MDA Insurance and  MDA Services. Or discover how you can help the MDA Foundation's philanthropic mission or find out how you can help the MDA Dental PAC and help dentistry's voice be heard at the Capitol in Lansing.

Other Opportunities

Link to other volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Interest Form

Who Are You?

What Are Your Interests?

(Check all that apply.)

Type of Involvement You Prefer?

(Check all that apply.)

Examples: Attend an in-district meeting with a legislator, write a Journal or newsletter article, serve as a host at a CE meeting, review a new MDA member resource, be a Mission of Mercy volunteer.

Examples: Participate in a work group or think tank, be a spokesperson for community water fluoridation in your area.

Examples: Serve on an MDA committee, the Board of Trustees, or on a committee or board for a related organization.

Where Are You Interested in Volunteering?

(Check all that apply.)

Have specific ideas on how you'd like to get involved? Tell us here!


Contact Michelle Nichols-Cruz, MDA governance manager, at 517-346-9414.