Southwest Component 2019-03-04T14:28:54+00:00

The Southwest Component includes the following counties:

Beaver, Washington, Greene, Butler, Allegheny, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Fayette, Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, Fulton and Franklin.

Component News and Information

Announcements

PDHA Advocacy

Time is of the essence the Education Committee will be meeting will be held  Monday June 10th.  Review Templates on our websites Advocacy page. I would ask that you email your letters in support of HB 994 to:   The Honorable Curt Sonney at: http://www.repsonney.com/

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR 2020 PDHA LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Download Candidate Application and review list of terms, qualifications and some duties of the PDHA officer and positions that will be elected late summer and at this year’s Annual Session to be held November 7-11, 2019.

HCO 1369

We are asking for your support of HCO 1369. This piece of legislation is being put forth by Representative Mindy Fee and Representative Joanna E. McClinton with eleven other co-sponsors regarding the expansion of the PHDHP into school settings to provide screenings. Please locate and contact your Representatives at: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/ and encourage them to join Rep. Fee and Rep. McClinton by becoming a co-sponsor. This is a bi-partisan effort which also has the support of the PDA and the AGD.

Put Your Purple On! 

Have you heard the news? ADHA has partnered with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to bring you the Put Your Purple On! campaign! We’re joining CDHA in observing April as Oral Health Month and celebrating National Dental Hygienists Week April 6-12. 

Upcoming

Nov
22
Fri
2019
ADHA’s Unleashing Your Potential Workshop @ The Gwen Hotel
Nov 22 – Nov 24 all-day

Unleashing Your Potential is ADHA’s once-in-a-lifetime leadership development program to help dental hygienists grow not only as professionals, but as association leaders. Each year, applicants are chosen to come to Chicago for a weekend with ADHA leaders to focus on personal development, collaborative leadership and fiduciary responsibility. All of these play vital roles not only in association leadership but also in your career, no matter the practice setting. The Leadership Development Committee encourages you to build your leadership skills by applying today!

Applications are due August 5, 2019.

INFORMATION / REGISTRATION

Southwest Component Courses

SECTOR 4:  Heidi Spangler –  representing Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, and Washington Counties
Email: Hspangle@my.bridgeport.edu

SECTOR 5: Colleen Kalp, RDH – representing Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties
Email: cdkalp@gmail.com

SECTOR 6: TBD – representing Bedford, Blair, Franklin, Fulton and Huntingtin Counties

MANDATED REPORTER COURSES:
 
October 6, 2018 from 9am-noon at Ligonier Country Inn in Laughlintown, PA
SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday, November 18, 2018  FALL CE at the Rivers Casino.  Check back for more information.

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Reminder

REMEMBER to complete your mandatory continuing education requirements before you submit your license renewal form. The current cycle runs from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019.