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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
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)

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

Academic Members' Term of Office2

Academic Member Current Term Next Election
Vacant 2015 - 2017 2017
(for 2018 - 2020)
Catherine Ranson, RDH 2015 - 2017 2017
(for 2018 - 2020)
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) Anne Venton 05-Jul-2007 – 16-Sep-2017 Toronto
Member (Part-Time) Julius Nathoo 01-Jan-2015 – 31-Dec-2017 London
Member (Part-Time) Yvonne Winkle 28-Jan-2015 – 27-Jan-2018 Pickering
Member (Part-Time) Beatrix Kau-Lui 18-Mar-2015 – 17-Mar-2018 North York
Member (Part-Time) Vinay Jain 12-Aug-2015 – 11-Aug-2018 Toronto
Member (Part-Time) Fernand Hamelin 08-Sep-2015 – 07-Sep-2018 Cornwall
Member (Part-Time) Saeed Walji 10-Feb-2016 – 09-Feb-2019 Toronto
Member (Part-Time) Michael Christopher Connor 20-Oct-2010 – 19-Oct-2019 Barrie
Member (Part-Time) Helen Lightstone 20-Dec-2016 – 19-Dec-2019 Whitby
Member (Part-Time) Erin Betts 31-Aug-2017 – 31-Aug-2020 Toronto