Nominations for NJAGD Officers 2018

The Board of Directors of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry (NJAGD) in accordance with the NJAGD Constitution and By-Laws is posting, more then 90 days prior to the NJAGD Annual Session on May 9, 2018 report of the nominating committee:

  • President – Dr. Murtuza Jaffari
  • President Elect – Dr. Narpat Jain
  • Vice President – Dr. George Schmidt
  • Secretary – Dr. Asim Zaidi
  • Treasurer – Dr. David Castellano
  • Past President – Dr. Jeffery Urban

At least ninety (90) days prior to the Annual meeting, the Board of Directors shall convene a nominating committee consisting of five members, exclusive of the President. The committee shall include the President-elect, who shall act as chairperson with a right to vote and four additional members who are Fellows and /or Masters. The nominating committee shall present its slate of candidates for the offices to be elected by the general membership at least sixty (60) days in advance of the Annual meeting of the New Jersey AGD. Additional nominations of qualified candidates may be made by the membership by petition. Nominations by petition must be signed by fifteen (15) members of the New Jersey AGD and must be submitted to NJAGD headquarters no less than forty five (45) prior to the Annual meeting/election.

Nominating Committee

  • Dr. Murtuza Jaffari
  • Dr. Elizabeth Clemente
  • Dr. Tomas Ballesteros
  • Dr. Shari Hyder
  • Dr. Joe Battaglia

Required qualifications for each office: (President-Elect automatically moves to President).

President Elect – A candidate for the office of President-Elect shall have either (1) been an officer of the NJAGD or (2) served at least two years on the Board of Directors.

Vice-President – A candidate for the office of Vice-President shall have either (1) been and officer of the NJAGD (2) served at least two years on the Board of Directors.

Treasurer – A candidate for the office of Treasurer must be an active member of the NJAGD.

Secretary – A candidate for the office of Secretary must be an active member of the NJAGD.