April 11, 2018, Regional Meeting minutes

The Regional Meeting of the Chicago Dental Society convened April 11 at the Drury Lane Oak Brook in Oakbrook Terrace at 9:10 a.m. with CDS President Louis Imburgia presiding.

Inasmuch as the official minutes of the Sept. 20, 2017, Regional Meeting were published in the December 2017 issue of the CDS Review, a motion was entertained to dispense with reading them.

MOVED by Brian Caraba, seconded by Bernard Sullivan, and carried to dispense with reading of official minutes of the Sept. 20, 2017, Regional Meeting at this time.

MOVED by Keith Suchy, seconded by Phillip Fijal, and carried to accept the minutes of the Sept. 20, 2017, Regional Meeting.

Inasmuch as the official minutes of the Nov. 8, 2017, Regional Meeting were published in the December 2017 issue of the CDS Review, a motion was entertained to dispense with reading them.

MOVED by Charles DiFranco, seconded by Mark Ploskonka, and carried to dispense with reading the Nov. 8, 2017, Regional Meeting minutes at this time.

MOVED by Keith Suchy, seconded by Patrick Hann, and carried to accept the minutes of the Nov. 8, 2017, Regional Meeting.

There were no reports of the Board, Standing or Special committees.

There was no new or unfinished business to report.

Dr. Imburgia announced that CDS Executive Director, Randy Grove, would be recognized by the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry for his numerous contributions to the dental profession with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree. All CDS members are invited to attend the commencement and reception May 12 at the UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Ave.

Dr. Imburgia announced that members will vote on a proposed CDS Bylaws change during the Nov. 7 Regional Meeting and that Information on the proposed changes had been published in the March/April 2018 issue of the CDS Review and will also be published in the May/June and the July/August 2018 issues of the CDS Review. The proposed changes were accepted by the CDS Board of Directors in January to bring CDS in compliance with the ADA Constitution and Bylaws.

Dr. Imburgia encouraged the attendees to visit the exhibitors during the breaks to see what each had to offer. He expressed appreciation to the exhibitors for their continued support.

Everyone was asked to silence their cell phones. With no further business, Dr. Imburgia called upon the Regional Meeting Program Chair James Bryniarski to introduce Judy Kay Mausolf, who presented the program entitled Delivering W.O.W. Service. The meeting was adjourned at approximately 2 p.m.