The Illinois AGD would like to congratulate Dr. George Zehak, Past President of the IL AGD on being sworn in as the 2016 Chicago Dental Society President on November 15, at the Drake Hotel. The society, which was established in 1864, has more than 4,000 members in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties, making it the largest local society of the American Dental Association. The Chicago Dental Society, a respected leader in scientific dental meetings, will be hosting its 151th Midwinter Meeting February 25-27, 2016 at the McCormick Place West. Dr. Zehak graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He has a Mastership and Life Long Learning Recognition in the Academy of General Dentistry and is also an active Fellow of the Odontographic Society of Chicago, Academy of Dentistry International, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, and Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Zehak resides in Oak Brook with his wife, Maria. They have three children, David, Natalie and Connor.