Until 2015 Sandy was the WA Education Officer and now has taken over the role of WA President
ADOHTA Immediate Past PresidentDental Therapist/Dental Hygienist
ADOHTA President 2015 - 2016
WA Councillor 2009 - 2015
Private Sector Officer 2015 -
ADOHTA Secretary 2001 - 2002
ADOHTA Newsletter Editor 2009 - 2012
ADOHTA Council Member 2009 –
ADOHTA Life Member 1982
Hellene has held many Office Bearer positions within the DTHAWA including, President, Secretary and Private Sector Officer as well as representing members on Special Advisory Committees and Working Parties. In 1982, she was made an Honorary Life Member. Nationally, she was the ADOHTA Secretary for 2 years in 2001/2002 and strongly believes that providing member access to professional development courses is paramount to improving education standards and ensuring safe, effective and up to date delivery of dental treatment to the community. As of May 2009, she was the WA National Councillor, taking on the role of ADOHTA National President in October 2014.
WA Immediate Past PresidentRobyn graduated in New Zealand in 1974 and moved to Perth in 1985. She has worked with School Dental Services in several metropolitan and country locations, including Kununurra, Fitzroy Crossing, Broome and Carnarvon.
Robyn has spent a total of 5 years working in Saudi Arabia – 2 years as a hygienist, and 3 years as clinic coordinator in Riyadh.
She travelled to Vietnam in 2007 as part of a volunteer programme providing dental care to patients in under-privileged areas.
Since 2008 Robyn has worked at Mt Henry as a tutor dental therapist.
Robyn has been a committee member of ADOHTA WA (previously DTHAWA) and currently holds the position of Immediate Past President.
Clare commenced at the Mt Henry School of Dental Therapy in February 1977. She graduated as a School Dental Therapist in February 1979. Clare has worked in many dental therapy centres, and then once she started a family, branched out into Private Practice, as that worked in with the children at home, and provided different work experiences. As the children became school age, she then returned to the School Dental Health Service where she has now been for the past 16 years. She still loves working with children and trying to make a difference with their dental experience and promoting positive habits that will hopefully stay with them for life. At home, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading.
ADOHTA WA Council Representative, WA Treasurer
In 2001 Robyn volunteered as part of a Rotary project in Vietnam, treating under privileged children in remote communities and would like to do more volunteer work in the future.
Robyn was a past president and treasurer of DTHA (currently known as ADOHTA WA) before having a break to have her children. She took on the role of private sector officer 2 years ago on the ADOHTA WA committee and has recently been elected as WA national councillor for ADOHTA.
WA Public Service Officer
WA Education Officer
Rachel's special interests in dentistry are raising the profile of our profession, the oral / systemic links with a particular interest in airway issues and sleep apnoea. The passion for learning about this subject has developed into an opportunity to teach it. Curtin school of Oral Health Therapy invites her to address the final year OHT students on an ongoing basis.
Over the years she has held positions on this executive committee including newsletter editor, ADOHTA WA representative and organised the initial ADOHTA website set up. She looks forward to serving again on the ADOHTA WA committee and welcomes any suggestions for guest speakers.