Mitch Dvorak

Executive Director, The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS), USA

Mitchell L. Dvorak, MS, CAE joined the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS) as Executive Director in April 2016. Previously Dvorak worked with Bostrom, an Association Management Company, as the executive director of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies and National Association of Housing Cooperatives, in addition to providing his industry and leadership expertise to a number of Bostrom’s medical and healthcare association clients.

Dvorak also co-founded and served as the executive director of Consumers Advancing Patient Safety. He has extensive experience working with non-profit organizations in the healthcare and patient safety fields, including, the National Patient Safety Foundation, American Medical Association and the North Dakota Medical Association.

Dvorak studied Political Science/Public Administration as an undergraduate at the University of North Dakota and holds a graduate degree in Public Service Management from DePaul University in Chicago. In 2005 he was awarded the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Dvorak was selected as a scholar for the ASAE Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) class of 2010-2012. In August of 2012 Dvorak was named a Young and Aspiring Association Professional by Association TRENDS. Dvorak was elected to the Board of Directors of Association Forum in 2015 and currently serves as Chair.