In order for a new SNDA to be established or a previously existing chapter to be re-established, a potential chapter members must complete the following steps:

Step 1
Identify an advisor at the potential chapter’s dental school

Step 2
Establish a Chapter Constitution and By-laws

Step 3
Have a delegate present at National Convention.

  • Delegate must present a speech at the House of Delegates National Convention meeting.
  • Speech topics should include (but are not limited to):
    • Chapter Initiation Reasoning
    • Sustainability Plans
    • Visions, missions, and plans for new chapter

Step 4
Receive a majority vote at convention for chapter initiation.

For more information about Chapter Initiation, please click here

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