Southern Nevada Dental Hygienists’ Association Board of Trustees
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President: Minette Galura-Boquiren RDH, BS
Minette began her career in the dental field as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2000. She graduated from UC Riverside with a BS in Biological Sciences and later graduated with high honors from CSN’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2016.
She is a member of Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society and Alpha Phi Omega National Co-Ed Service Fraternity. During her college years, she earned several awards and scholarships including the Asian American Award for Excellence in Academics and Leadership, the Academic Excellence Award, and the Deborah Groom Peterman Community Award.
In 2018, she was given an XP (Exceptional Performance) Award from Pacific Dental Services. Minette continues to be a lifelong learner as well as an advocate for giving back to her community. She is an active member of her church and her boys’ school. Minette enjoys running, arts-n-crafts, shopping, and most importantly spending time with her husband and two boys. (2018)
Antonio Ventura - RDH
Antonio Ventura is new to the dental field, he graduated from the College of Southern Nevada in 2017 and is currently pursuing his bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene and is expected to graduate Spring of 2019. During his time in dental hygiene school, he received the Colgate’s student total achievement award (S.T.A.R). Antonio served as 2017 NDHA’s alternate delegate to ADHA’s annual conference where he was inspired by the great leadership, he saw both in this profession and organization. Antonio enjoys volunteering his time when possible including Calvary Chapel Church’s Blessfest, Salvation Army’s Dental outreach, and Volunteers in Medicine.
In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, walking his dog, trying new restaurant and watching movies. His favorite sport is the LA Chargers. Antonio is excited to continue to be part of this great association and looks forward to meeting you all.