The Virginia Dental Hygienists' 
           Association Foundation

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 Our Mission

The mission of the Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association Foundation shall be to perform the charitable, educational, research and scientific activities of the Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association. The specific purposes shall be:

  • To ensure the development of and make available education projects and programs to meet the needs of the profession, dental hygiene educators, and public;
  • To initiate and provide financial assistance for research in dental hygiene that will benefit the profession and promote public welfare;
  • To develop and release materials primarily directed toward the attainment of the purposes of VDHA in the areas described herein and the Foundation;
  • To provide funding sufficient to implement these purposes;
  • To otherwise act as an organization within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c) and (3) and to operate as a support organization of the VDHA within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code Section 509 (a) and (3).

Board of Directors

Chair: Susan Reid-Carr, BS, RDH  
Chair-Elect: Trish MacDougall, RDH
Treasurer: Marge Green, RDH, MS
Secretary: Catherine Berard, RDH, BSDH
Jackie Perry, RDH, MSDH
Karen Avey, RDH, MSDH
Sheila Sheats, RDH
Irene Connolly, RDH, MSDH