Northwestern
Dental Hygienists' Homepage

Office Officer Phone Email Street Address City, State, Zip
President Diane Gross (419) 305-7953 dgrossrdh@nktelco.net - -
Vice President Nancy Shuffle (419) 634-1571 wilbur_22@hotmail.com - -
President Elect Stephanie Miller (419) 296-2635 sdmiller@watchtv.net - -
Treasurer Kendra Kuenning (419) 305-5685 leekuenning@nktelco.net - -
Secretary Michelle Johnson (419) 991-6002 shellirdh@yahoo.com - -
Trustee Amber Fifer (260) 729-1422 amberlyni83@yahoo.com - -
ADHA President-Elect Denise Bowers (419) 224-3710 bowers.d@rhodesstate.edu - -

Welcome to the NWODHA Page
Goal: To promote and secure our Profession in the areas served by the Northwestern Ohio Dental Hygienists' Association!

Objectives:
1.  Enhance and increase membership
2.  Promote oral health in the community
3.  Elevate consumer awareness of a licensed dental hygienist
4.  Mentor dental hygiene students

Goal and objectives developed in conjunction with 2002 Lima Technical College and 2003 Rhodes State College dental hygiene students.

January Business Meeting
Thursday, January 10, 2013
6:30pm
Business Meeting
Lock Sixteen
Cable Road, Lima OH

February Business Meeting - Officer Nominations
Thursday, February 14, 2013
6:30pm
Business Meeting and Officer Nominations
Lock Sixteen
Cable Road, Lima OH

We’re always looking for fresh leadership. Remember that ODHA is actively working to promote and protect OUR profession. There are lots of things going on in Ohio legislation that will DIRECTLY affect ALL Dental Hygienists. Your active participation in our Association is VERY important!!! So, step-up and be part of a great group of leaders!!

**February is Children’s Dental Health Month.
Members are encouraged to participate in a
Community dental activity**

March Business Meeting - Officer Elections
Thursday, March 14, 2013
6:30pm
Business Meeting and Officer Elections
Lock Sixteen

March 19, 2013 - ODHA C.E. and Legislative Reception
ODHA will be sponsoring a CE course and Legislative Reception on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The CE course will be held from 4-5pm and the Reception will be held from 5-7pm. The event will take place at the Statehouse in Columbus OH in the atrium. For details and to register for this event, go to the ODHA Home page.

April Meeting - Student Recognition Dinner and Officer Installations
Thursday, April 11, 2013
6:00pm
Student Recognition Dinner
AND
2013-2014 NWODHA Officer Installations
Lock Sixteen
Cable Road, Lima OH

Details to be announced closer to the dinner

July 20-21, 2013 Leadership Retreat
The ODHA Leadership Retreat will be held July 20-21st. Attending this event is required by our NWODHA by-laws in order to hold the positions of Delegate and Alternate-Delegate. If you're planning to run for either of these NWODHA positions, mark this event on your calendar!! Details TBA.

August 16, 2013 NWODHA C.E. Day at The Old Barn Out Back
NWODHA will be sponsoring our annual C.E. Day on August 16, 2013 at the Old Barn Out Back. This will likely be similar to events we've sponsored in the past with a 3 hour C.E. in the morning, lunch, and a 3-hour C.E. in the afternoon. It's a good chance to get 6 C.E.Us in one day. License renewal will be only FOUR MONTHS later...so plan on attending and getting those last C.E. requirements met!! Speaker and details TBA

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