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College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

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Elections

Upcoming Elections in Districts 1, 5 and 6

Become a Council Member
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) is now accepting nominations for eligible registrants to serve on the College Council in the electoral district 1 (the southwestern district, composed of the counties of Bruce, Grey, Elgin, Essex, Huron, Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford and Perth); district 5 (the central eastern district, composed of the counties of Frontenac, Peterborough, Hastings, Lanark, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward, Victoria, Haliburton, Northumberland, and the regional municipality of Durham); and district 6 (the eastern district, composed of the counties of Dundas, Glengarry, Leeds and Grenville, Prescott and Russell and United Counties, Renfrew and Stormont and The Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton). There is ONE position open for each of the three districts.

The election will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

The term of office for these electoral positions will be 3 years, from January 2020 to December 2022. 

Should you wish to run for election or nominate another eligible registrant in your electoral district, please download the complete nomination package of the District of your choice provided below:

District 1 Nomination Package [PDF]
District 5 Nomination Package [PDF]
District 6 Nomination Package [PDF]

Original nomination forms and required supporting documentation must be complete and returned to the College no later than 1:30 p.m. EST Monday, October 21, 2019.

Need More Info?

For more information regarding the district elections, academic selection, eligibility to run/vote, nominations, terms of office and electoral districts, please refer to the associated documentation provided below: 

Should you have any other questions, please contact the office of the Registrar at 416-961-6234, ext. 223, or email registrar@cdho.org

Become a part of Dental Hygiene Regulation

Why Get Involved?
Members of Council and committees make decisions that are in the public interest and further the College’s mandate of regulating the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario. By participating in the election, either as a candidate
or through voting, you are influencing the future of dental hygiene practice and regulation in Ontario.  By standing for election/selection, registrants have the opportunity to join a committed group of dental hygienists and government-appointed public members on Council who work together to safeguard the public interest and to uphold the standard of care that dental hygienists provide to
their clients.