ADVOCACY

The Government Relations Committee of the CDAA represents the interest of dental assistants in California in legislative matters affecting the licensure and practice of DA’s, RDA’s and RDAEF’s. We are your voice and work in collaboration with the California Association of Dental Assisting Teachers (CADAT) to promote and protect the profession.

Future Events

The Dental Board and Dental Assisting Council will continue to meet virtually for at least the first six months of 2022. The meeting dates are:

Current Bills / Pending Regulatory Packages Affecting Dental Assisting

2022 Legislative Calendar

  • Basic Life Support Equivalency Standards (Cal. Code of Regs., Title 16, Sections 1016 and 2)
  • Dental Assisting Comprehensive Rulemaking (Cal. Code of , Title 16, Division 10, Chapter 3)
  • Determination of Radiographs and Placement of Interim Therapeutic Restorations (Cal. Code of Regs., Title 16, Section 1)
  • Minimum Standards for Infection Control (Cal. Code of Regs., Title 16, Section 1005)
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DENTAL ASSISTING COUNCIL 2022
Standing Committee of the Dental Board

  • Jeri Fowler, CDA, RDAEF2, OA – Chair
  • Traci Espinoza, RDAEF2 – Vice Chair
  • Cara Miyasaki, RDA, RDHEF, MS
  • Rosalinda Olague, RDA, BA, Board Member
  • Joanne Pacheco, RDH, Board Member
  • De’Andra Epps-Robbins, RDA
  • Kandice Bliss, RDA

DENTAL BOARD 2022

  • Board President: Alan Felsenfeld, DDS (1/2020 – 2024)
  • Vice President: James Yu, DDS (2018 – 1/2024)
  • Secretary: Sonia Molina, DDS (2021 – 2024)
  • Rosalinda Olague, RDA (2018 – 1/2025)
  • Joanne Pacheco, RDH (2018 – 1/2025)
  • Lilia Larin, DDS (2018 – 1/2021)
  • Angelita Medina, Public member (1/2025)
  • Steven Chan, DDS (1/2025)
  • Alicia Montel, DDS (1/2020 – 1/2023)
  • Steve Morrow, DDS (2010 – 1/2022)
  • Meredith McKenzie, ESQ, Public Member (2013 – 1/2024)
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