To improve the public’s total health, the mission of the NDHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice, and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.
NDHA Bylaws with Code of Ethics for Dental Hygienists, Article I, Section 3, Page 1 Amended 10-7-16
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Advocacy – Advance the scope of dental hygiene practice in Nevada. Advocate for dental hygienists to practice to the level of their education in all settings. Advocate for dental hygienists be recognized as primary providers for reimbursement from third party payers.
Professional Growth – Promote the development of the dental hygiene professional. Increase professional status of dental hygiene by pursuing self-regulation Collaborate with inter-disciplinary professionals. Enhance NDHA’s status as a continuing education provider for dental professionals by providing relevant, factual and/or evidenced based courses.
Membership – Nevada dental hygienists will understand the value of membership with its opportunities and choose to participate in their professional association. Promote participation in NDHA activities Actively invite dental hygienists to join NDHA
NDHA BOARD OF TRUSTEES
(LEFT TO RIGHT)
PRESIDENT (Oct 2022) Nichelle Venable, RDH, BSDH
PRESIDENT ELECT (Oct 2022) Fei Yu, RDH
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT (Oct 2022) Minette Galura-Boquiren, RDH, BS
TREASURER (Oct 2022) Heather Rogers, RDH, BSDH
ADHA DELEGATE (Chair) (Oct 2022) Antonio Ventura-Enciso, RDH, BSDH
ADHA DELEGATE (Oct 2022) Jessica Woods, RDH, MPH
PRESIDENT, SOUTHERN COMPONENT (May 2023) Rachelle Smith, RDH, BSDH
PRESIDENT, NORTHERN COMPONENT (May 2023) Kristen Grayson, RDH
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE (Oct 2022) Caryn Solie, RDH
TRUSTEE, SOUTHERN COMPONENT (May 2022) Angela Martin, RDH
SECRETARY (Oct 2022) Emily Scott, RDH, BS
ADHA DELEGATE (Oct 2022) Lupe Lopez, RDH
ADHA 1ST ALT. DELEGATE (Oct 2022) Morgan Heath-Horito, RDH
TRUSTEE, NORTHERN COMPONENT-VACANT
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