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College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

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Professional Members' Term of Office

District Name District Encompasses  Member Current Term Next Election
1 Southwestern The counties of Bruce, Grey, Elgin, Essex, Huron, Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford and Perth. Caroline Lotz, RDH
2017 – 2019 2019
(for 2020 – 2022)
2 Central Western
(North)
The counties of Wellington, Simcoe, Dufferin and the regional municipalities of Halton and Peel. Marlene Heics, RDH
Roma Czech, RDH
2015 – 2017 2017
(for 2018 – 2020)
3 Central Western
(South)
The county of Brant and the regional municipalities of Haldimand-Norfolk, Hamilton-Wentworth, Niagara and Waterloo. Jennifer Turner, RDH
Jillian Eles, RDH
2015 – Jan. 8, 2017
March 2017 – 2018
2017
(for 2018 – 2020)
4 Central The regional municipalities of York and Metropolitan Toronto. Pauline Leroux, RDH
Evie Jesin, RRDH
2016 – 2018  2018
(for 2019 – 2021)
5 Central Eastern The counties of Frontenac, Peterborough, Hastings, Lanark, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward, Victoria, Haliburton, Northumberland, and the regional municipality of Durham. Terri Strawn, RRDH 2017 – 2019 2019
(for 2020 – 2022)
6 Eastern The counties of Dundas, Glengarry, Leeds and Grenville, Prescott and Russell, Renfrew and Stormont and the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton.
Kathleen Feres Patry, RDH 2017 – 2019 2019
(for 2020 – 2022)
7 Northeastern The territorial districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Muskoka, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Sudbury and Timiskaming.
Heather Blondin, RDH 2016 – 2018 2018
(for 2019 – 2021)
8 Northwestern The territorial districts of Rainy River, Thunder Bay and Kenora. Gail Marion, RDH 2016 – 2018 2018
(for 2019 – 2021)



Academic Members' Term of Office1

Academic Position Educational Institution Member Current Term Next Election
1 Algonquin College – Ottawa, ON Janet Munn, RRDH 2015 - 2017 2017
(for 2018 - 2020)
2 George Brown College – Toronto, ON Catherine Ranson, RDH 2015 - 2017 2017
(for 2018 - 2020)
1 The Council shall be composed of two persons selected from among members who are faculty members of an educational institution in Ontario that is authorized to grant diplomas or degrees in dental hygiene. (Dental Hygiene Act, 1991)

 

Public Members' Term of Office

Position Member Name Tenure Location
1  Member (Part-Time) Anne Venton 05-Jul-2007 – 16-Sep-2017 Toronto
2  Member (Part-Time) Julius Nathoo 01-Jan-2015 – 31-Dec-2017 London
3  Member (Part-Time) Yvonne Winkle 28-Jan-2015 – 27-Jan-2018 Pickering
4  Member (Part-Time) Beatrix Kau-Lui 18-Mar-2015 – 17-Mar-2018 North York
5  Member (Part-Time) Vinay Jain 12-Aug-2015 – 11-Aug-2018 Toronto
6  Member (Part-Time) Fernand Hamelin 08-Sep-2015 – 07-Sep-2018 Cornwall
7  Member (Part-Time) Saeed Walji 10-Feb-2016 – 09-Feb-2019 Toronto
8  Member (Part-Time) Michael Christopher Connor 20-Oct-2010 – 19-Oct-2019 Barrie
9  Member (Part-Time) Romeo Cercone 20-Dec-2016 – 19-Dec-2019 Hamilton
10  Member (Part-Time) Helen Lightstone  20-Dec-2016 – 19-Dec-2019 Whitby