Nominations Committee

Meeting Dates and Events

There are no Nominations Committee meetings scheduled at this time. Members interested in running for an MDS Officer position should contact Manager, Executive Office Operations Colleen Chase for more information

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Duties of the Nominations Committee

1. To solicit, contact, and encourage prospective candidates to serve.
2. To invite candidates to apply whose experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the Bylaws for that position and who can obtain support from their District for the position sought. 
3. To interview candidates for current and future vacancies.
4. To submit a report of one or more nominees, for each Officer position to be filled at the Annual Session of the House of Delegates, to the Speaker of the House at least one month prior to such Annual Session.




Questions or comments concerning committee business can be directed to the Speaker or MDS staff liaison Colleen Chase.





Contact the members below or MDS staff liaison Colleen Chase.

Speaker of the House

Charles L. Silvius, DDS 
(781) 286-3700


Committee Members (2016-2017)

James Nesti, DMD (Berkshire)

(413) 443-9013


Frank E. Schiano, DMD (Boston)

Office Phone Not Listed


Sophie Markovich, DMD (Cape Cod)

(508) 548-4011


Nahal Panah, DMD  (East Middlesex)

(781) 665-5060


Kenneth J. Murphy, DMD (Merrimack Valley)

(978) 681-5053

Robert J. Memory, DMD, MD (Metropolitan)

(508) 660-2900


Ramzi A. Sarkis, DMD, MScD (Middlesex)

(781) 325-8181


John L. Benecchi, DMD (North Metropolitan)

(781) 289-0839


Louis Brown, DMD (North Shore)

(781) 599-1401


Vacant (Southeastern)


Abdullaibrahim Abdulwaheed, DMD (South Shore)

(617) 639-5942


Sean T. Willcutts, DMD (Valley)

(413) 733-2477


Brian C. McDowell, DDS (Wachusett)

(978) 343-4031


Charles A. Greffrath, DMD (Worcester)

(508) 852-8485

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