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Northern Nevada Dental Hygienists’ Association
Board of Trustees
President: Candace Meyer, RDH
Vice President: Hannah Lee, RDH
Hannah Lee is a Reno native and recent dental hygiene graduate from Truckee Meadows Community College. Previously she received her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from UNLV. She has served as a Student Delegate and Delegate for NDHA’s House of Delegates. Hannah is excited to be a part of the NNDHA Board and looks forward to being involved in the future of dental hygiene. (2015)
Immediate Past President: Kristin Pristavec-Hunter, RDH
Secretary: Kristin Pristavec-Hunter RDH
Kristin Pristavec-Hunter was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. From a very young age Kristin knew wholeheartedly that dentistry would be her passion. She began working for her childhood dentist in her teens. In order to pursue this perennial desire, Kristin sought and obtained her degree in dental hygiene from Rio Salado College in Phoenix, AZ.
Immediately upon graduation Kristin navigated the dental industry working with various doctors gaining insight and experience with cutting edge tools and processes. Sensing a need for personal growth and professional growth, Kristin returned to school to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She also served on the board of the Northern Nevada Hygiene Association, including a stint as President.
After ten years as a clinical hygienist, four years on the Northern Nevada Hygiene board, Kristin stays active in the dental community. She is a member of The American Dental Hygienists Association and Academy of Laser Dentistry.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Kristin spends time with her family hiking, scuba diving, and running throughout the Lake Tahoe and Reno Nevada areas. (2018)
Treasurer: Ashley Mills, RDH
Ashley Mills: I was born and raised in southern Nevada, but moved to Reno for school about ten years ago. I graduated from the Truckee Meadows Community College dental hygiene program in 2014. I enjoy singing loudly in the car and playing volleyball. I have enjoyed being able to serve within the association, and I look forward to more opportunities to serve within our community. (2015)
No. Component Trustee: Megan Taylor, RDH
My name is Megan Taylor. I am now your NNDHA Immediate Past President. I have been practicing Dental Hygiene for about three and a half years now and have loved every moment of it. I grew up in small towns in northern Nevada and went to dental hygiene school in Las Vegas. I am happy to be back in Reno working and to be part of this truly amazing group of professionals. This is my third year being involved in our association and I am looking forward to helping our profession grow. (2015)