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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 Office1

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
2020 – 2022 2022
(for 2023 – 2025)
2 Central Western
(North)
The counties of Wellington, Simcoe, Dufferin and the regional municipalities of Halton and Peel. Roma Czech, RDH
2018 – 2020 2020
(for 2021 – 2023)
3 Central Western
(South)
The county of Brant and the regional municipalities of Haldimand-Norfolk, Hamilton-Wentworth, Niagara and Waterloo. Jillian Eles, RDH 2018 – 2020 2020
(for 2021 – 2023)
4 Central The regional municipalities of York and Metropolitan Toronto. Pauline Leroux, RDH
Vacant 
2019 – 2021  2021
(for 2022 – 2024)
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 2020 – 2022 2022
(for 2023 – 2025)
6 Eastern The counties of Dundas, Glengarry, Leeds and Grenville, Prescott and Russell, Renfrew and Stormont and the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton.
Michelle Atkinson, RDH 2020 – 2022 2022
(for 2023 – 2025)
7 Northeastern The territorial districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Muskoka, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Sudbury and Timiskaming.
Jenny Elizabeth Gibson, RDH 2019 – 2021 2021
(for 2022 – 2024)
8 Northwestern The territorial districts of Rainy River, Thunder Bay and Kenora. Ilga St. Onge, RDH 2019 – 2021 2021
(for 2022 – 2024)

1 The number of registrants to be elected in each of the electoral districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 is one and the number of registrants to be elected in electoral district 4 is two. (CDHO Bylaw No. 5)

Academic Members' Term of Office2

Academic Member Current Term Next Election
Catherine Ranson, RDH 2018–2020 2020
(for 2021–2023)
Anne-Marie Conaghan 2020– Jan. 2021 2020
(for 2021–2023)
2 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. (CDHO Bylaw No. 5)

 

Public Members' Term of Office

Position Member Name Tenure Location
Member (Part-Time) Julius Nathoo 01-Jan-2018 – 31-Dec-2020 London
Member (Part-Time) Yvonne Winkle 28-Jan-2018 – 27-Jan-2021 Pickering
Member (Part-Time) Erin Betts 31-Aug-2017 – 30-Aug-2020 Toronto
Member (Part-Time) Maria Lee 29-Nov-2017 – 28-Nov-2020 Toronto
Member (Part-Time) Amit Vig 28-Nov-2018 – 27-Nov-2021 Markham
Member (Part-Time) Margaret Wade 20-Jun-2019 – 19-Jun-2022 Oakville
Member (Part-Time) Grace Kwai Leong 06-Dec-2019 – 05-Dec-2020 Oakville
Member (Part-Time) Meghan Leuprecht 12-Dec-2019 – 11-Dec-2020 Kingston