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Structure of the IAPD


The Board of Directors is entrusted with the management and administration of the Association and is composed of:

  • The President
  • The President-Elect
  • The Immediate Past President
  • The Secretary General
  • The Honorary Editor
  • Four Representatives of National Member Societies

The members of the Board are elected by the Council for a period of two years, and they meet formally at least once a year. 


The Council of the IAPD consists of one voting Delegate representing each  National Member Society. The Council holds full power to pursue the objectives of the Association. The Council meetings are held at least once every two years during the International Congress.
A National Member Society may nominate an alternate delegate who can attend the Council Meeting and who will only vote if the Delegate is absent. All voting delegates to Council must hold current Individual Membership in IAPD. 


Nominations for Officers and Members of the 2019-2021 Board of Directors closed on 4 May 2019. Keep an eye on the IAPD website for updates regarding nominations about 6 months before the next IAPD Congress in Maastricht, the Netherlands  June 9-12 2021.

Please Click Here to visit the IAPD congress website. 


The International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) is a non-profit organization founded in 1969, with the objective to contribute to the progress and promotion of oral health for children around the globe.

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IAPD now has 72 National Member Societies and represents more than 15,000 dentists.

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