Board of Directors

The Canadian Dental Assistants Association (CDAA) is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors  comprised of  representatives from each of the CDAA Organizational Members.  In June 2023 the CDAA made a significant changes to its’ By-Laws and created Treasurer and Secretary officer positions to add to the roles of President, Past President, Vice President already in place.

The role of the Board of Directors is to set the strategic direction of the organization, to provide the necessary oversight and decision-making to support operations, and to ensure a balanced perspective in the national dialogue.

2023-2024 Board of Directors


Kelly Mansfield (Ontario Dental Assistants’ Association)

Vice President

Robyn Brown (Newfoundland & Labrador Dental Assistants’ Association)


Tabatha Blais (Manitoba Dental Assistants’ Association)


Alicia Marshall (Ontario Dental Assistants’ Association)

Past President

Heather Brownlee (Manitoba Dental Assistants’ Association


Natalie Marsh (Nova Scotia Dental Assistants’ Association)

Chelsea Nicholas (New Brunswick Dental Assistants’ Association)

CWO Susanne Richard-Wilson (Royal Canadian Dental Corps)

Crystal Wall (Alberta Association of Dental Assistants)