WA Branch Executive Committee 2012-14
Simone Mayne – Immediate Past President After spending 9 years working in the dental industry as a dental nurse & practice manager, Simone decided to study dental hygiene. She graduated from Curtin University in 2000 with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. Since completing her studies Simone has worked mainly in private general practices within Perth. She has also spent some time lecturing to the Oral Health Therapist students at OCWHA. Currently she shares her work load between private general practice and a specialist orthodontic practice, utilising all aspects of her skills. Simone is interested in infection control and is a member of the WA infection control association. She looks forward to promoting the DHAA within WA.
Emily See – President In 1985 Emily migrated to Christmas Island, and in 1986 she starting working as a Dental Chairside Assistant. She graduated in Dental Hygiene in 2004, and enjoys working with perio patients. As well as being a mother of 3 adults children, Emily currently works at three GP clinics at Willeton, Murdoch and Rockingham. Emily is also a member of the Australian Society of Periodontology. She volunteers her free time at DHAA WA branch and is Secretary to Bodhi Temple in Cannington.
Lenny Skinner – Vice President
Bonnie Boudreau -Secretary
Joey Chia – Treasurer
Lorraine Della-Rough – Membership Officer
Wendy Wright – National Councillor
Belinda O’Brien – South West Liaison Officer
Stefanie Pearce – Employment Officer Stefanie Pearce started her career as a dental assistant in 1997, working for a private specialist prosthodontics practice in Perth. After 18 months of work Stefanie commenced her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene at Curtin University (WA). After graduation she retuned to the specialist practice on a part time basis and joined another general private practice also on a part time basis. Through her wide range of duties, her special interests are in the treatment and prevention of periodontal disease and maintaining oral health. Stefanie looks forward to working together with the other committee members within the association.
Cherie Vojkovic Cherie Rayner started her dental career by completing her Dental Clinic Assisting certificate in 2001. By 2003 she had completed her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. After working as a hygienist for some years in general practice and a year spent travelling, Cherie now enjoys working at a periodontal surgery in West Perth where she has been practising for 6 years.
Selina Lai – Honorary Web Officer Selina is working in non-dental hygiene field at the moment while still contributing her knowledge in web management to WA Branch in the background.