Dental Hygiene Alumni

Our Purposes

The purposes for this association are for promoting and furthering education in the State of Missouri and the region by aiding, extending, furthering and calling to public attention the work of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Division of Dental Hygiene, and by supporting, maintaining and directing to educational ends the activities of the Dental Hygienists’ Alumni Association and former students of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Division of Dental Hygiene; to demonstrate loyalty to “alma mater”, share in its problems and progress, form a closer bond among its alumni and with those of other schools of the University, administer and support a program participated in by alumni and friends, and do all things related thereto.

To unite the dental hygiene graduates of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Division of Dental Hygiene in support of the dental hygiene profession; to cultivate and foster cordial relations among the members of the oral health dental professions; to promote the principles of oral health within the community; and to provide and support quality continuing education programs for the purpose of maintaining professional competency among our constituency


President: Kelly Ottaway
President-Elect: Barbara Bragg-Meyer
Immediate Past President: Lonna Sletto
Secretary: Angelika Skulavik-Brown
Treasurer: Catherine Boles

Board Members

Christine Karle
Vicki Kishinevsky
Krista Lancaster
Ashley C. Ryan
Amanda Baumann
Desni Sheller
Emily Arnold
Tamra Hoffman
Kelly McCunniff
Julie Myers
Dawnia Talarico
Andrew Thompson
Heather VanCamp