Meet Our
Connecticut Dental Hygienists' Association
Board of Trustees

2023 BOT Meeting Schedule
Meetings conducted via ZOOM until further notice
January 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, August 10, September 14, October 12
 

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Misty Peterson, RDH

2023 President 

Education:   ASDH from Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

Resides in:  North Grosvenordale - the Quiet Corner of CT

Employment:   Clinician in general dentistry private practice in Norwich, CT

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Tammy Marshall-Paquin, MSDH, RDH

2023 President-Elect 

Education: ASDH from Tunxis Community College, Farmington, CT; MSDH from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University, Boston, MA.

Resides in: Willington, CT

Employment: Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, Worcester, MA.

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Bernice Dabrowski-Iwinski, BSDH, RDH

2023 Vice President 

Education: RDH from New York University, BSDH from Fones College of Dental Hygiene.

Resides in: Ridgefield, CT

Employment: Clinician in general dentistry private practice in New Canaan, CT

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Jennifer Joffray, CDA, COA, MSDH, RDH

2023 Secretary

Education: ASDH from Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA. BSDH and MSDH from Bridgeport University, Bridgeport, CT.

Employment: Adjunct faculty at Goodwin University, East Hartford, CT.

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Adriana Fields, MHA, RDH,

2023 Treasurer 

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Kristin Minihan-Anderson, MSDH, RDH

2023 Immediate Past President 

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Dana Northway, RDH

Speaker of the House

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Dinah Auger, RDH, BS

Parliamentarian 

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Ellen Adler, RDH

Regulations and Practices

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Cherell Crooms, RDH
 

Annual Session and Continuing Education

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Adriana Fields, RDH, MHA

Membership and Public Relations

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Marie Paulis, RDH, MSDH

Legislative Chair

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Marcia Lorentzen, RDH, MSEd, EdD

Conn HyPAC

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Thais Hochdorfer, RDH

Conn HyPAC

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Dierdre Fiorini, RDH, MSDH

Social Media Committee

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MaryEllen McLoughlin, RDH

Southwestern Component Trustee

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Amy Mongillo, RDH, MS

Northwestern Component Trustee

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Laurel Risom, RDH, MPH

Southeastern Component Trustee

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Sharon Smith-Alling, RDH

Southeastern Component Trustee

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Sharon Efron, RDH, MS

Northeastern Component Trustee

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Cherell Crooms, RDH

Northeastern Component Trustee