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The Dental Quality Assurance Commission is looking to fill several positions with actively practicing dentists. At the end of June, three of the 12 dentists on the Commission will be completing their terms. All three commission members are eligible for reappointment, though one is not seeking a second term.

Commission members are appointed by the Governor to a four year term and may serve no more than two consecutive terms. DQAC meets about every eight weeks at the Department of Health in Tumwater, WA. Business meetings are usually scheduled on a Friday morning and are followed by disciplinary panels on Friday afternoon. Additional information can be found here.

All applicants must be citizens of the United States, Washington residents, and have been practicing dentistry for no less than five years before appointment. Every year, WSDA makes appointment recommendations to the Governor's office. If you are interested in receiving WSDA's recommendation for appointment, please contact WSDA Vice President of Government Affairs, Bracken Killpack, at 800-448-3368 or for additional information.

If you would like to apply for one of the available Commission positions you can access an application at the Governor's website, Applications must be submitted no later than March 15, 2014.

Contact DQAC Program Manager, Jennifer Santiago, at or 360-236-4893 if you have any questions.

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