Under the Dental Hygienists Act the CDHNS is governed by a Council of nine dental hygienists who are members of the College and three public representatives appointed by the Governor in Council.

An appointed registrar and administrative staff support the Council.

Members of the Council of the College (Term of Office)

Jennifer Clark, Chair (May 2015 - May 2017, June 2017 - June 2019)

Shannon O'Neil, Vice-Chair (June 2016 - June 2018)

Carrie Morrison, Executive Member (May 2015 - May 2017, June 2017 - June 2019)

Vanessa Romain-Amirault, Executive Member (June 2016 - June 2018)

Allison Craig (June 2016 - June 2018)

Nicole MacCormack (May 2015 - May 2017, June 2017 - June 2019)

Lindsay MacDonald (June 2017 - June 2019)

Danielle Newell (June 2017 - June 2019)

Mallory Pettigrew-Brent (June 2017 - June 2019)

Michele Brennan, Public Member (starting 2015)

We await two other public representatives who are appointed by Government.

Registrar- Stacy Bryan, RDH, DipDH, MALead
Administrative Assistant - Anna-Marie Gonsalves

Membeship Services - Renee Field, BA, BJ


Executive Committee 2017 - 2018 (elected annually from among the Council)

Jennifer Clark, Chair
Shannon O'Neil, Vice-Chair
Angie Nowe - Member at Large
Vanessa Romain-Amirault, Executive Member

Ownership Linkage Committee - Chair Shannon O'Neill

Statutory Committees
Credentials Committee – Chair Joceyln Burke
Investigations Committee- Chair Kim Haslam
Hearing Committee – Chair David Purdy

Other Committees
Member Services Committee – Angie Nowe, Chair
Continuing Competency (Education) Committee – Sonya Bishop
Council may appoint other committees as the need arises

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