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.

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

Shannon ONeill, Chair (June 2014 - 2016, June 2016 -June 2018, June 2018 -June 30, 2020)

Lindsay Macdonald, Vice-Chair (June 2017 -June 2019, July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021)

Allison Craig, Executive Member (June 2016 - June 2018, June 2018 - June 30, 2020)

Teanne MacCallum, Executive Member (June 2018 - June 30, 2020)

Michele Brennan, Public Member (starting 2015; reappointed Nov 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2021)

Greg Glynn, Public Member (appointed by Government effective Nov 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2021)

Dale Keefe, Public Member (appointed by Government effective Nov 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2021)

Hilary Boudreau (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021)

Mallory Brent (June 2017 - June 2019, July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021) 

RaeLynn MacLean (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021)

Danielle Newell (June 2017 - June 2019; July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021)

Nicole Stevens (May 2015 - May 2017, June 2017 - June 2019, July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021)

 Staff

Registrar - Stacy Bryan
Administrative Assistant  
Member Services Coordinator - Kelly Hurlburt (2 days per week)

Committees

CDHNS Executive Committee as of July 1, 2019 (elected annually from among the Council) 

Shannon ONeill – Chair
Lindsay Macdonald - Vice-Chair
Allison Craig - Executive Member
Teanne MacCallum- Executive Member

Ownership Linkage Committee - Chair- Allison Craig

 

Statutory Committees

Credentials Committee: Chair - Joceyln Burke
Investigations Committee: Chair - Kim Haslam
Hearing Committee: Chair - David Purdy

Other Committees

Member Services Committee: Chair - Angie Nowe
Quality Assurance Committee: Chair - Sonya Bishop
Council or the Registrar may appoint other Committees as the need arises

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