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CDHM Board of Assessors Position

Posted by CDHM INFO On July - 28 - 2012

The College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM) currently has an open position on its Board of Assessors, effective immediately. The position will commence after the following selection process.

Interested individuals are asked to provide a professional resume and covering letter indicate why they would like to serve in this position by August 24, 2012 in writing to the CDHM office located at:

109-420 Des Meurons
Winnipeg, MB
R2H 2N9

After review of the resumes, applicants will be short-listed for an interview prior to final selection.

DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF ASSESSORS

Purpose

Assess and approve applicants for registration as a dental hygienist in Manitoba in accordance with the requirements set out in The Dental Hygienists Act and Regulations.

Composition

The Board of Assessors is composed of three dental hygienists appointed by the Council of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba. Board members serve a 3-year term, and if offered, may serve additional terms.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assess applications for registration as a dental hygienist.
  2. Consider and decide whether applications for registration should be approved and, if so, whether any conditions should be attached to such registration.

Qualifications
Must be registered and in good standing as a practising or non-practising dental hygienist in Manitoba.

Remuneration
Board of Assessor appointees are remunerated on an hourly basis at $20/hour to a maximum of $400 per fiscal year.

2012 Alumni of Distinction Banquet

Posted by CDHM INFO On July - 28 - 2012

Call for nominations: CDHM Council

Posted by CDHM INFO On July - 28 - 2012

[updated July 28, 2012: We’ve added the MS Word doc version.]

At this time, the CDHM is extending a Call for Nominations for two (2) registered dental hygienists who are interested in serving on the CDHM Council for a three (3) year term (2012 – 2015) as indicated in By-Law 6.1. The election to fill the Council vacancies will occur at the 5th Annual General Meeting (AGM), planned for October 20, 2012.

Now is the opportune time to consider the difference your participation on CDHM Council could make. If you or someone you know is interested in contributing their time, talent and wisdom to the growth of the College, please submit the following form to the CDHM office no later than Friday, August 10, 2012:

    • Nomination and Biography Form: The nomination must be supported by at least three (3) voting members, together with the written consent of the person nominated.

http://cdhm.info/PDFs/CDHM_CallforNominations_June2012.pdf (PDF, 6 pages)
http://cdhm.info/PDFs/CDHM_CallforNominations_June2012.pdf (MS Word doc, 6 pages)

In keeping with its commitment to governance excellence, Council is seeking individuals who have characteristics that support the goals and core values of the organization:

  • Commitment to linking with the legal and moral ownership. This includes an understanding that council members, individually and collectively, are stewards for the organization.
  • Ability to think in terms of systems and context – to see the big picture.
  • Interest in and capability to discuss the values underlying the actions taken in the organization, and to govern through the broader formulation of those values.
  • Moral courage and the willingness to value reasonable risk and innovation that furthers the organization.
  • Willingness to delegate the operational detail to others.
  • Ability and willingness to deal with the vision and the long term, rather than the day to day details.
  • Ability and willingness to participate assertively in deliberation, while respecting the opinions of others.
  • Willingness and commitment to honor council policies and decisions.
  • Commitment to withhold judgments in the absence of previously stated criteria.
  • Willingness to engage in the orientation, training and ongoing study and application of the Policy Governance® model of governance.

Members who are eligible to serve on Council must:

  • Be on the Register of Dental Hygienists (Practising or Non-Practising).
  • Be in good standing on the date of the election.
  • Have a minimum of two years practice of dental hygiene in Canada.

CDHM Council Role and Responsibilities:

  • Attending all Council meetings and the AGM. Council meetings will be held 4 to 5 times per year at a time mutually agreeable to all.
  • Providing governance and leadership to the College through administration of the Act, Regulations and By-Laws.
  • Exercising the rights, powers and privileges of the College on behalf of the College.
  • Establishing and monitoring registration and continuing competency requirements.
  • Appointing and overseeing the work of the committees established.
  • Establishing and monitoring Regulations, By-Laws, Standards of Practice and Competencies.
  • Providing direction to the Registrar.

In addition, if you are interested in volunteering for a working group, committee or individual tasks/events that the College may need assistance with, please contact us by email at cdhm@cdhm.info.

The Nomination and Biography Forms are available on our website at www.cdhm.info. (http://cdhm.info/PDFs/CDHM_CallforNominations_June2012.pdf PDF, 6 pages)
Forms can be mailed, faxed or emailed and must be received by midnight on Friday August 10, 2012.

On behalf of the Nominations Committee,

Salme Lavigne

Chair, Nominations Committee

July Issue of CDHM Connections

Posted by CDHM INFO On July - 16 - 2012

The July  issue of CDHM Connections is now available online:

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