About RDHS

Redwood Dental Hygienists' Society (RDHS) is a non-profit professional organization representing our member hygienists in Sonoma, Marin, Lake, and Mendocino Counties.  RDHS is a component of the California Dental Hygienists' Association (CDHA)  and is fully run by our wonderful team of volunteer members. 


Our Mission 

To improve the public's total health, the mission of the CDHA & RDHS is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by increasing awareness of the benefits of prevention and insuring access to quality healthcare; promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice & research; representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.

Executive Board



Trale Broudy 
Immediate Past President

Audrey Ishikawa

Kathy Kane


Jill Basile
Gail Starling

Officers & Committee Chairs

Membership – Trale Broudy

Website Administrator – Kathy Kane            

Facebook Administrator – Audrey Ishikawa                 

Continuing Education – Gail Starling               

Community Dental Health – Gail Starling

Student Member Liaison - Trale Broudy            

Alternative Practice - Kathy Kane

Ways & Means – Linda Trumbo      

2017-2018 RDHS Officer and Delegate Nominee List

The following members of RDHS have stepped forward to represent you locally and at the state level. Elections will take place during the February, 11th CE course.


Nominees are:


President: Audrey Ishikawa


President Elect: Open


Secretary: Open


RDHS Delegates:

Deborah De Vries

Bridget Schneider

Audrey Ishikawa

Linda Trumbo

Become a Leader of Your Profession

 Volunteer for Redwood Dental Hygienists' Society.  RDHS members can volunteer on the RDHS Board.  We are currently seeking volunteer members for the following positions:

  • President-Elect

  • Secretary

  • Web/Tech committee member


Want to help out but don't have a whole lot of time to commit?  Join our list of volunteer helpers.  Let us know if we can contact you to help at events that you are already planning to attend.  To find out more about ways you can help, contact us at redwooddentalhygienistssociety@gmail.com 


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