FOR ALL FELLOWS
FOR ALL DENTAL COLLEGES
Fauchard Academy was originally incorporated in the state of Minnesota
(residence of founder Elmer S. Best) in 1936 and reincorporated in
Illinois in August 1995. Itís Constitution and Bylaws specify
that it should be a non-profit educational organization whose assets
are protected. Operation of the organization is vested in a
Board of Trustees including the officers (elected annually for
one-year terms) and (currently) ten Trustees who serve terms of four
years. The Trustees represent geographic areas of the United
States and the rest of the world. Subdivision is accomplished
through individual state organizations and, in the case of foreign
entities, sections in different countries under the guidance of
officers include the President, President-Elect, Vice-President,
Secretary General, Immediate Past President, and the Editor, all of
whom serve with the ten Trustees to form the Board of Trustees.
Chairpersons or Section Chairs (outside the United States) are charged
with the responsibility of overseeing their own areas, nominating new
Fellows, arranging meeting functions and public relations.
Fauchard Academy maintains 120 Sections in 11 Regions, Worldwide.
The United States has 55 Sections with 6,000 members and another
65Sections in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and
Australiawith 2,000 members. The Global membership is 8,000.
Section is managed by the Senate of PFA consisting of the
Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer, the Chief Editor, the Scientific
Editor, Vice-Chairman (VC) 1, 2, 3, and 4 from North, South, West and
East regions (with the 1st VC taking charge as
Chairman at the end of the year, 2nd VC as 1st VC,
3rd VC as 2nd VC, 4th VC
as 3rd VC, and a new 4th VC being
appointed annually),one Joint Secretary (2017) and Four Assistant
Secretaries(2017), representing each region.
Vice-Chairmen and Assistant Secretaries are charged with the
responsibility of overseeing their own areas, nominating new Fellows,
arranging CDE meetings, functions and public relations. The Chief
Editor is responsible for the publication of the Journal. The
Secretary and Treasurer shall look after the Office and Accounts,
assisted by an Assistant Secretary from 2013 which was changed as
Joint Secretary from 2017.
Section has 866 Fellows in their rolls as of 2017 and 102
Section is registered under the Societies Act at Vellore with Registration
No: 39 / 89.