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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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Election in District 6 and Results for Districts 1 and 5

The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (OHDO) is conducting an election in 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). Registrants in district 6 should have received their unique invitation to vote on-line. Polls are now open and will close Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM.
The term of office of this electoral position will be 3 years, from January 2020 to December 2022.
There is one open position for this district.
Please click on the link below to access the biographies of the two candidates:

Michelle Atkinson

Kathleen Feres Patry

Two candidates were elected by acclamation: Caroline Lotz in district 1, and Terri Strawn in district 5. The College congratulates them on the beginning of their three-year term starting in January 2020.

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.