Governance

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 (May 2015 - May 2017)
Allison Craig (June 2016 - June 2018)
Joyce Lind (May 2015 – May 2017)
Nicole MacCormack (May 2015 - May 2017)
Carrie Morrison (May 2015 - May 2017)
Shannon O'Neill (June 2016 - June 2018)
Angie Nowe (May 2015 - May 2017)
Vanessa Romain-Amirault (June 2016 - June 2018)
Donna Samson (June 2016- June 2018)
Michele Brennan, Public Member (starting 2015)

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

Registrar- Patricia Grant, Dip DH, BA, MEd.
Administrative Assistant - Jenn MacKay-Myra

Committees

Executive Committee 2015 -2016 (elected annually from among the Council)

Joyce Lind - Chair
Karen Fuller – Vice Chair
Angie Nowe - Member at Large
Donna Samson – Member at Large

Statutory Committees
Credentials Committee – Chair Sheena Burgess
Investigations Committee- Chair Heather Bell
Hearing Committee – Chair David Purdy

Other Committees
Member Services Committee – Open
Continuing Competency (Education) Committee – Jennifer Cox
Ownership Linkage Committee - Chair Shannon O'Neill
Council may appoint other committees as the need arises

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