Southwest Component

Southwest Component 2021-10-25T19:21:35-04:00

The Southwest Component includes the following counties:

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

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The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) National Fundraiser – Scholarships for RDHs by RDHs

The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) National Fundraiser - Scholarships for RDHs by RDHs (IOH), the only national foundation for the important work of dental hygienists, is having its national fundraiser through June 30! All dollars raised will directly support our scholarship, research and community service grant programs.

To All Southwest Component Members

The Southwest Component is in the process of organizing its committees and chair positions for the 2021 year. It is searching for any interested members to serve on its various committees and fill two vacant chair positions.

PDHA Advocacy

PDHA Lobby Day! Legislation is important. It provides a platform for the growth of our scope of practice and a means to protect our license. This is the invisible benefit of membership.

SECTOR 4:  Heather Guido –  representing Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, and Washington Counties

SECTOR 5: Vacant – representing Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties

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

Administrative Chair: Vacant

Membership Chair: Vacant

Legislative Chair: Vacant

Public Relations Chair: Andrea Popowski RDH

Community Health Chair: Nora Lugalia RDH, PHDHP

C.E. Co-chairs: Melissa Lucarelli BS, RDH, PHDHP
Hillary McClain BS, RDH, PHDHP

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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.