The UAB School of Dentistry Staff Council
promotes communication and collaboration among staff and advances the university and school missions and goals. SOD Staff Council membership is automatic for SOD employees who do not hold faculty appointments. Committees include
- Committee on Excellence and Institutional Pride: To represent and promote UAB and the SOD in a positive manner by championing the university and school missions, visions, and values; to build trust, diversity, and inclusion; and to promote positive morale and strengthen the sense of community among all staff.
- Professional Staff Development Committee: To schedule and conduct SOD staff meetings consisting of programs to inform, enhance staff personal and professional well-being by encouraging vocational and educational development, and strengthen the sense of community among all staff.
- Committee on Staff Engagement: To coordinate and promote SOD participation in activities related to the UAB Staff Council, the UAB Benevolent Fund, and other entities including Blazer Kitchen, UAB Habitat House, UAB's Toys for Tots toy drive, etc. To serve as a welcoming committee to engage new staff.