Each DDS year has a class council comprised student leaders elected by their respective peers at the end of each academic year (DDS1 class will hold elections in the beginning of September). The goal of class council is to represent and advocate on behalf of the class regarding academic and clinical needs as well as planning class social gatherings and new initiatives. The tenure of these positions are held for one year with the exception of ODA, Yearbook, Dentantics, and IPE representatives which are held for four years. For more information regarding responsibilities and details of each position, please visit the DSS Constitution and By-Laws.
President acts as representative for the class and oversees the activities of the class council. Numerous responsibilities including, but not limited to, representing the class at student/ faculty meetings, sitting on various different committees at school, organizing/ helping to organize many different events throughout the year, listening to class suggestions/concerns and relaying them to the faculty, and attending monthly DSS meetings as a DSS council member.
Vice-President facilitates the president’s job. Duties include being responsible for all things related to clinic (or lab for first and second years), attending student/faculty meetings with the president, helping in organizing the different class events, and filling in for the president when he/she is absent from a meeting.
Treasurer/Secretary duties include maintaining the official class bulletin board, scheduling class council meetings, taking minutes at class council meetings, and relaying them to the class, managing the class funds, and signing and depositing cheques to the designated bank account
Academic Representative represents/ communicates class academic concerns to the respective course professors. Record and post lectures (with lecturer permission). Maintain weekly academic schedules.
Community Representative responsible for organizing/announcing community related events, while working closely with the DSS community representative
Hype Representative (Formerly DDS Representative) responsible for organizing and setting-up DSS awards night. Responsible for communicating and organizing attendance of class events (ie. CDSPI, Protect Insurance).
Social Representative responsible for organizing social activities for the class; whether it be a club night, bowling night, BBQ night etc. Also works closely with the DSS VPs to help organize and run school wide activities throughout the year.
Sports Representative responsible for promoting sports teams and sporting events during the year. Also works closely with the DSS Athletics Directors in running the various activities throughout the year
Ontario Dental Association (ODA) Representative responsible for advising Council and classes on matters relating to the ODA and liaising with the ODA as necessary. Also, helps the Sports Representatives with organizing the ODA cup.
Yearbook Representatives (2 positions) responsible for organizing, designing, and writing their class’s section of the yearbook each year. Also, attends as many social events as possible to captures those special moments on camera. In DDS4, yearbook representatives become yearbook editors
Dentantics Representatives (2 positions) responsible for organizes their respective class’s piece(s) in Dentantics in DDS1 and DDS2, organizing and hosting the annual Dentantics show in DDS3.
Interprofessional Education (IPE) Representative responsible for working with main campus as well as IPE Representatives from other faculties to organize and inform classmate about annual IPE events and electives, which are required for graduation
Federation of Canadian Dental Students’ Associations (FCDSA) Representative (not available for DDS1)
|DDS4 Class Council|
|Vice President||Kelsey Motomura||Kelsey.Motomura@mail.utoronto.ca|
|Academic Representative||Armita Dehmoobadsharifabadiemail@example.com|
|Social Representative||Andrew Hallfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sports Representative||Matteson Marinovichemail@example.com|
|Hype Representative||Colette Mascarenhas||Colette.Mascarenhas@mail.utoronto.ca|
|Community Representative||Kelli Steinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|ODA Representative||Katie Chungemail@example.com|
|FCDSA Representative||Julie Delcordefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|IPE Representative||Armita Dehmoobadsharifabadiemail@example.com|
|Yearbook Representative||Jenny Hongfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dentantics Representative||Irina Baranovaemail@example.com|
|Grad Formal Representative||Erin Landmanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|DDS3 Class Council|
|Vice President||Jonathan Yuemail@example.com|
|Academic Representative||Richard Hefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Social Representative||Parnian Soleimaniemail@example.com|
|Sports Representative||Saman Rahbarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hype Representative||Miriam Cohenemail@example.com|
|Community Representative||Jackie Mamedovafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|ODA Representative||Hyunjee (Jamie) Roemail@example.com|
|FCDSA Representative||Keyvan Tcherassenfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|IPE Representative||Amanda Vincci Chiuemail@example.com|
|Yearbook Representative||Rosalind Lawfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dentantics Representative||Ryan Nohemail@example.com|
|DDS2 Class Council|
|Vice President||Mike Gardifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Academic Representative||Daniel Greenspanemail@example.com|
|Social Representative||Elizabeth Worndlfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sports Representative||Brandon Lumemail@example.com|
|Hype Representative||Raheel Sheikhfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Community Representative||Jenny Luoemail@example.com|
|ODA Representative||Linda Hafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dentantics Representative||Alina Phenemail@example.com|
|DDS1 Class Council|
|Vice President||Jeremy Hofirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Academic Representative||Madonna Rofaeelemail@example.com|
|Social Representative||Julia Diamandakosfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sports Representative||Sam Saljoughianemail@example.com|
|Hype Representative||Zaheed Shivji||Zaheed.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Community Representative||Madelaine Jongemail@example.com|
|ODA Representative||Richard Nguyen||Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|IPE Representative||Wayne Fangemail@example.com|
|Yearbook Representative||David Hufirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dentantics Representative||Evan Benakemail@example.com|