Staff

Our team is passionate about supporting the dental assisting profession in Alberta. We each play a unique role in making dental assisting a positive experience for both the public and dental assistants.

Jill supports quality dental assisting practice by providing guidance about practice requirements and standards. When you need help with understanding the rules and requirements for dental assistants, Jill will help guide you in the right direction.
Jill Bateman
Regulatory Compliance Advisor
Tami supports quality dental assisting practice by providing guidance about practice requirements and standards. When you need help with understanding the rules and requirements for dental assistants, Tami will help guide you in the right direction.
Tami Brodie-Bartko
Regulatory Compliance Advisor
Carol schedules professional conduct hearings. She also takes care of our publications, website, advertising and promotions, and coordinates our events. Carol welcomes your questions about hearings and your feedback about our communications.
Carol Collison
Communications Manager & Hearings Director
Luanne supports quality dental assisting practice by providing guidance about practice requirements and standards. When you need help with understanding the rules and requirements for dental assistants, Luanne will help guide you in the right direction.
Luanne Menard
Regulatory Compliance Advisor
April oversees our programs that support quality dental assisting practice, including dental assisting Program Approval and our Continuing Competence Program. If you want to know more about Program Approval or professional practice, reach out to April.
April Slotsve
Education & Practice Director
Natalie provides administrative support to our Registrar, Council and the hearings process. When you call our office, you will usually hear Natalie’s friendly voice. If she doesn’t have the answer you need, she’ll put you in touch with the best person to help you.
Natalie Tarnawsky
Hearings & Registrar’s Assistant
Jennifer is responsible for our regulatory and policy compliance, stakeholder relations, governance responsibilities and business affairs. She is the link between Council and Staff. If you are looking for information about regulation, Council, governance or policy, Jennifer has it.
Jennifer Tewes
Registrar
Dawn processes registrations and reinstatements and does our accounts payable and receivable. If you need help with your registration or reinstatement application, or your payment, Dawn will be glad to help you.
Dawn Tourangeau
Finance & Registration Assistant
Susan receives complaints about dental assistants’ professional conduct and administers our professional discipline processes. She oversees human resources, business operations and procedures. If you have concerns about the conduct of a dental assistant or questions about the discipline process, Susan will help you.
Susan vander Heide
Operations & Complaints Director
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