Position Description for ADHA District Director


The District Director should:

  • Be familiar with all components of the Board Governance Manual
  • Review the Readiness Guide and continuously monitor the Board site for updates
  • Follow guidance for communication to constituent leaders
  • Prepare for, attend and actively participate in all Board meetings and virtual platforms
  • Attend and actively participate in other ADHA leadership meetings and Annual Conference
  • Accept, fulfill, and actively participate on Board subcommittees and association operating committees (as appointed)
  • Handle all assigned responsibilities professionally and dutifully
  • Abide by the ADHA Code of Ethics, Rules of Conduct, and Leadership Values Agreement
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the affairs, policies, and activities of the Association
  • Actively, professionally, and enthusiastically advocate, support, and enhance the Association’s and industry’s mission and public image
  • Serve as a role model for Association volunteers and staff
  • Professionally express one’s opinion during Board discussions and debates, and speak with one voice regarding final decisions by the Board
  • Ensure that confidential information is treated responsibly and is not disclosed
  • Support the Board’s continuous improvement by participating in the evaluation and accountability process as well as Board development
  • Contribute financial support to the ADHA IOH
  • Serves as a fiduciary of the organization with responsibilities to ADHA and its Constituents
  • Upholds the duties of care, loyalty and obedience to the organization
  • Responsible for overseeing the operations of the organization and assuring the organization’s conformance with the law
  • Spends approximately 10 hours per week on ADHA business


To support the duties outlined above, District Directors should possess a number of skills in order to effectively serve in the position. These include:

  • Adept with technology and related programs (PowerPoint, Word, interactive video conferencing/ meeting software, etc.)
  • Able to manage multiple priorities in a timely manner
  • Proactive
  • Honest
  • Transparent
  • Forward-thinking
  • Prepared
  • Appreciates the diverse and evolving roles of a dental hygienist
  • Exhibits self-confidence with internal and external audiences
  • Demonstrates meeting management and facilitation skills
  • Understands Board-member-staff interrelationships
  • Demonstrates public social skills and presentation skills
  • Differentiates between organizational and professional issues
  • Values diverse leadership styles
  • Respects and encourages differences of opinions​ ​

To submit your electronic Bio-Data Form to be considered for a District Director position, follow the link below!

Bio-Data Form for District Director