Former Chairs of Council
Transitional Council (2007-2008) Mickey Wener, Chair
Mickey Wener, Chair (2008-2010)
Patti Hawthorn, Chair (2010-2013)
Terry Phillips, Chair (2013-2015)
Alayna Gelley, Chair (2015-2016)
Karina Hiebert, Chair (2016-2019)
Carol Hiscock, Chair (2019-present)
The History of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba:
2005 The Dental Hygienists Act of Manitoba is passed as it receives royal assent.
2006 The CDHM Transitional Council is selected and begins work on the accompanying regulations and by-laws.
2007 The CDHM Transitional Council hires its
first Registrar, Kellie Hildebrandt.
The first registration of RDH’s by the CDHM Registrar and inaugural Board of Assessors commences.
2008 The Dental Hygienists Act and Regulations
are proclaimed, bringing the legislation into force. Extended Practice RDH’s
can now provide their full scope of practice independently in approved settings
The first CDHM Annual General Meeting is held and the first Council is elected.
The CDHM Council appoints its first Council Chair, Mickey Wener.
The first Continuing Competency and Complaints Committees are established.
2009 The first edition of CDHM Connections
newsletter is launched.
The CDHM opens its newly renovated office at 109 – 420 Des Meurons St.
2010 The first Continuing Competency Program Coordinator, Sheryl Sloshower, the first newsletter editor, Tara Kinchen, and the first Extended Practice Coordinator, Mickey Wener begin work on behalf of the CDHM.
The CDHM and MDHA launch the ‘Access to Care’ Support and Study Group.
The CDHM Council hires its second Registrar/Executive Director, Stephanie Gordon.
The CDHM Council appoints its second Council Chair, Patti Hawthorn.
2011 The first Continuing Competency report from members is submitted for review.
2012 The CDHM prepares for the new Regulated Health Professions Act which will legislate all of the health professions in Manitoba.
2013 The CDHM’S 5-Year Anniversary is celebrated! The CDHM Council appoints Terry Phillips Council Chair.
2014 The Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) is proclaimed. All regulated health professions will be required to transition to this new legislation.
2015 The CDHM Council appoints Alayna Gelley Council Chair.
2016 The CDHM Council appoints Karina Hiebert Council Chair.
2018 The CDHM Council hires Arlynn Brodie as Registrar/Executive Director. The AGM includes a CDHM 10th anniversary celebration!
2019 The CDHM hosts an open house for the new office space at 610-1445 Portage Avenue. The CDHM Council appoints Carol Hiscock Council Chair.