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

An appointed Registrar and administrative staff support the Council.

 CDHNS Organization Chart


Council Members of the College  [Term(s) of Office] 

Council Terms of Office for Website as of July 2022


Registrar - Stacy Bryan
Administrative Assistant -Danielle Graham
Professional Development & Communications Coordinator - Kelly Hurlburt (3 days per week)


CDHNS Executive Committee as of July 1, 2022 (elected annually from among the Council) 

Kayla Leary Pinch – Chair
Hilary Boudreau - Vice-Chair

Shelby Devan - Executive Member
Greg Glynn - Executive Member 

Council's Ownership Linkage Committee - Chair- RaeLynn MacLean


Statutory Committees

Credentials Committee: Chair - Alma Wade
Investigations Committee: Chair - Nancy Berkshire
Hearing Committee: Chair - David Purdy

Other Committees

Member Services Committee: Chair - Andrea Hare
Quality Assurance Committee: Chair - Sydney Nelson
Council, or the Registrar, may appoint other Committees as the need arises.