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Section Concerning Dental Officers and Specialists

( A Section of the Malaysian Dental Association )


What is SCODOS?

Section Concerning Dental Officers and Specialists in the public sector
(Ministry of Health / Ministry of Defence / Academic Institutions)

What are the objectives of SCODOS?

  1. To act as a consultative body, as a section under the MDA, in matters pertaining to the dental practitioners in the public sector.
  2. To act as a working committee to maintain the interest and to promote the welfare of dental practitioners in the public sector.
  3. To encourage dental practitioners in the public sector to become MDA members and to take part in the activities of the MDA.

Who are the members of SCODOS?

All MDA members employed in the public sector.

How to become a SCODOS member?

  1. Register as an MDA member and update MDA subscription fee.
  2. Register online through MDA web site - http://www.mda.org.my
  3. Contact MDA Secretariat—Tel: 03-20951532

What are the benefits of a SCODOS member?

  1. Able to forward issues of dental practitioners in the public sector to the relevant authorities through SCODOS.
  2. Entitled to 5 CPD points as a SCODOS/ MDA member.
  3. Opportunities to represent SCODOS in local & international events.
  4. Enjoy the benefits of MDA membership:
    • Update Continuous Professional Development and participate in activities organized by MDA as well as collect more CPD points.
    • Access to electronic journal through MDA web site.

SCODOS Main Committee 2017/2019

According to biannual general election that had been carried out on 29th July 2017, the new main committee are as below:

Committee Name E-mail Address UG HP

Chairman

Dr Mohd Salman Masri

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[email protected]

Dental Officer UG48

017 6655765

Immediate Past Chairman:

Dr Rasidah Binti Ayob

[email protected]

Periodontist UG56

017 7117940

Chairman elect

Dr Muhammad Farid B Nurdin

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[email protected]

Dental Officer UG52

012 2541531

Secretary

Dr Tiong Siok Peen

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[email protected]

Dental Officer UG52

013 6188361

Treasurer

Dr Marina Mubin

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[email protected]

Periodontist UG54

019 3515513

Assistant Secretary

Dr Shalini D/O Sinnappan

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[email protected]

Dental Officer UG44

017 3651872


Activities and article


SENARAI WAKIL-WAKIL NEGERI SCODOS SESI 2017/2019


TERMS OF REFERENCE SECTION CONCERNING DENTAL OFFICERS AND SPECIALISTS (SCODOS)

The Section to be known as Section Concerning Dental Officers and Specialists (SCODOS) which is based at the registered address of the Malaysian Dental Association. The Section shall be governed by the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA) Constitution and Council with the following objectives.

  1. It shall be a section under the MDA, functioning as a consultative body in matters pertaining to the dental practitioners in the public sector.
  2. It shall act as a working committee to maintain the interest and to promote the welfare of dental practitioners in the public sector.
  3. To encourage dental practitioners in the public sector to become MDA members and to take part in activities of the MDA.

MEMBERS OF SCODOS

All MDA members employed in the public sector shall be deemed members of SCODOS.

MANAGEMENT OF SCODOS

Executive Committee of SCODOS shall function as the principal body of SCODOS. The post of the Executive Members of SCODOS shall be elected at the SCODOS AGM (SCODOS biennial General Meeting).

Composition of the SCODOS Executive Committee

The Executive Members of SCODOS shall consist of:
  • A Chairman
  • An Immediate Past Chairman
  • A Chairman Elect
  • A Secretary
  • A Treasurer
  • An Assistant Secretary

SCODOS STATE REPRESENTATIVES

There shall be a SCODOS State Representative for each state. However, they are not part of the SCODOS Executive Committee. The nomination of the state representatives is either done during the election of the SCODOS AGM or by the SCODOS Executive Committee.

MEMBERS OF SCODOS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  1. The Chairman
    The Chairman shall take the Chair at all meetings of the SCODOS. He/She shall have a casting vote in addition to his/her vote as a member. He/She shall be the SCODOS representative on the MDA Council.
  2. Immediate Past Chairman
    The Immediate Past Chairman shall offer advice to the Executive Committee in matters pertaining to SCODOS.
  3. Chairman Elect
    The Chairman Elect will perform all the functions in the absence of the Chairman.
  4. The Secretary
    The Secretary of SCODOS Executive Committee shall have the duty in consultation with the Chairman, of calling for meetings. He/She shall prepare and submit the minutes of the meetings to the MDA Council. He/She shall conduct all other correspondence of SCODOS. He/She shall submit the Annual Report of SCODOS to the MDA Council at the end of each term.
  5. The Assistant Secretary
    The Assistant Secretary shall assist the Secretary, and shall be responsible for any other duties delegated to them by the SCODOS Executive Committee.
  6. The Treasurer
    The Treasurer shall manage the funds of SCODOS. He/She is to prepare an annual budget for approval at the beginning of the year and a Statement of Accounts at the end of the year to the MDA Council.

SCODOS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

  1. The newly formed SCODOS Executive Committee shall meet within two (2) months after the SCODOS AGM at which it is elected.
  2. The SCODOS Executive Committee shall meet at least twice a year preferably at six (6) months intervals.
  3. The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the SCODOS Executive Committee.
  4. One half of the total number of SCODOS Executive Committee shall form the quorum.
  5. The Notice of the SCODOS Executive Committee meeting shall be sent two (2) weeks before the meeting by the SCODOS Secretary.

VACANCIES

The SCODOS Executive Committee at its next meeting shall nominate one of its SCODOS members to act on vacancies in the SCODOS Executive Committee which are permanent, i.e. the post of Chairman, Immediate Past Chairman, Chairman Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The SCODOS AGM shall be held at least a day before the MDA Annual General Meeting.
  1. The notice of the SCODOS Annual General Meeting shall be sent to all SCODOS members at least two (2) weeks before the fixed date by the SCODOS Secretary and he/she shall call for Resolution for discussion at the Annual General Meeting. Any member desirous of moving any Resolution at the SCODOS Annual General Meeting shall give notice in writing duly proposed and seconded to the SCODOS Honorary Secretary not less than (8) weeks before the date of the SCODOS Annual General Meeting.
  2. The proposer and seconder must be present at the AGM in order for the resolution to be debated.
  3. The agenda of the SCODOS Annual General Meeting, which shall be as follows, shall be informed to members of SCODOS before the SCODOS Annual General Meeting.
    • 3.1 AGENDA
      1. To adopt minutes of the previous SCODOS Annual General Meeting.
      2. To discuss arising matters.
      3. To adopt the Annual Report for the preceding year.
      4. To adopt the Statement of Accounts for the preceding year.
      5. To elect the SCODOS Executive Committee Members in every two (2) years.
      6. To decide on any resolution which have been duly submitted.
      7. Any amendment on SCODOS Terms of Reference shall adhere to the article II of MDA Constitution.

QUORUM

The quorum at all Annual General Meetings of SCODOS shall be at least 25.

PROCEDURES OF ELECTION

  1. Elections Committee. The MDA Council shall appoint a member of the MDA Elections Committee to conduct the elections.
  2. Nominations are called for the following post: Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, and Treasurer.
  3. Nominations are accepted from the floor. Nominations by proxy is allowed as long as the signed consent of the nominee is presented.
  4. Voting is by secret ballot and a simple majority determines the winner. Proxy votes are not entertained.

FINANCES

  1. The SCODOS Executive Committee shall receive an allocation of funds upon approval from the MDA Council for its activities as a section of the MDA.
  2. Quantum of annual fund allocation is determined according to Council’s discretion.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

  1. Any other matter or matters not covered by these Terms of References shall be dealt with according to the provision of the MDA Constitution.
  2. In case of any dispute as to the interpretation, construction, rendering and meaning of all or any of these Terms of References or of any word or words contained in the Terms of Reference, the interpretation, construction, rendering and meaning determined and fixed by the Council of MDA shall be final and conclusive.

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