About the CDA


I’m Dr. Leah Schulz, your CDA president. Your CDA Executive Committee, Board of Trustees and staff will be working tirelessly on behalf of you and the association! Enjoy learning more about our structure and governance in the links below!


Board & Team

The CDA Board of Trustees is comprised of CDA officers and a representative from each component society, the New Dentist Council and the CU School of Dental Medicine.

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CDA Officers

The CDA Executive Committee is comprised of the elected President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Speaker of the House, and the appointed Editor and Executive Director.

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Component Leaders

CDA members are also members of their local geographic component societies. Each of the 10 components has elected leadership, bylaws and benefits for their members.

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The CDA is governed by the House of Delegates and Board of Trustees. In addition, the CDA has several councils, committees and task forces composed of member volunteers. Expand the below categories to learn more and get involved!

CDA Councils

CDA Task Forces

CDA Committees

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  • Colorado Dental Association Foundation

    The CDA's 501(c)3 non-profit entity dedicated to access to care, dental education and professional wellbeing. Learn more.

  • Colorado Dental Association Enterprises

    The CDA's for-profit entity offering members access to a robust suite of endorsed products and services. Learn more.

  • Colorado Dental Supply Company, a Group Purchasing Organization

    The CDA established a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) with The Dentists Supply Company (TDSC), Powered by Henry Schein. When members purchase dental supplies and small equipment from TDSC they can reduce their supply costs and generate non-dues revenue for the CDA. The CDA will get a small percentage back from every purchase. Learn more.


Interested in getting involved? Contact Erica Carvin, CDA membership director, at 303-996-2842 or erica@cdaonline.org.