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District Operating and Policy Manual

As a District Officer of the Massachusetts Dental Society, you have specific duties and obligations related to conducting Society meetings and official business. You are a grassroots leader of organized dentistry, and we appreciate your time and efforts. This manual is intended to help you and your District operate more efficiently and engage more members. This content will be updated as needed.


Section 1 - Governance Transition Plan Overview

Section 2 - Membership Information & District Services

Section 3 - Leadership Overview

Section 4 - District Accounting Policy

Section 5 - District Offering Continuing Education

Section 6 - Email, Newsletters, and Web

Section 7 - Annual Session District Reporting

Section 8 - Recruiting New Members

Section 9 - Member and Nonmember Report Request Procedures

Section 10 - Legislative Action

Section 11 - MDS Foundation

Section 12 - Peer Review

Section 13 - Meeting Management

Section 14 - MDS Contacts

Section 15 - Policies, Forms, and Templates