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2019 UDHA Annual Session Winners

We're excited to announce the 2019 winners from our UDHA Annual Session this month. We'll be doing highlights throughout the next few months about these winners and how they've helped their communities and shaped dental hygiene in Utah. Lifetime Achievement Award- Frances Tryon, RDH Outstanding Leadership Award- Laura Green, RDH Community Outreach Leader- Carol Aldridge, RDH

New Utah Dental Hygienists' Association Board of Trustees Announced

On October 11, 2019, the new Board of Trustees for the UDHA was announced. This group of leaders will be an enormous value to our profession and our association for the 2019-2020 years! President- Kathleen Young President Elect- Mandy Faucette Vice Presidents- Stacie Garn and Joy Ence Treasurer- Chanci Oyler Secretary- Shelley Hart-Brown ADHA Delegate Chair- Danyelle Dillon Evans ADHA Delegate and Immediate Past President- Jessica Atkinson Alternate ADHA Delegates- Chanci Oyler and Natalie Wright Speaker of the House- Michaele Green Secretary of the House- Jana Nate Northern Component President- Aubrey Clark Salt Lake Component President- Tara Olawn Central Component President- Shan

Southern Component Spring Seminar

We're excited to announce the 2020 Spring Seminar in St. George, Utah on March 7th. More information to follow but save the date and start planning for an amazing day full of great speakers and learning! Who's planning on coming and making a road trip out of this event?!

An Important Letter from the UDHA

Dear Valued UDHA Member, We would like to express our gratitude for your continued support of your profession! Your membership empowers your Utah Dental Hygienists' Association Board of Trustees (BOT) to support you throughout your career, strengthen you through networking and education, and advocate for the full application of your education. We want to inform you of a recent development within the Utah Dental Association (UDA). You will be receiving an invitation to join the UDA as an “affiliate”. This membership, at the low cost of $50, provides some monetary advantages. However, this affiliate membership does not give you a voice in the UDA; it is not a voting membership. This means that

World Cavity-Free Future Day

Monday, October 14 is World Cavity- Free Future Day! We love being part of our patient's lives, helping to improve them, and helping prevent decay in our own state. A big THANK YOU to the Utah Oral Health Coalition for creating this flier to help spread the word! Let's work together to educate and help our communities, friends, and neighborhoods prevent decay.

Central Component Meeting

TONIGHT! Wednesday, October 2! We're excited to have Dr. Eric Swenson and Dr. Kyle Marshall come speak to us all about working as a team. We're taking nominations and voting on the Central Component Board tonight! If you're interested in being part of the board, please email current Central Component President Mandy at They are taking nominations for President Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Communication Chair, and Membership Chair.