Advisory Commission for Dental Hygienists

3605 Missouri Boulevard
P. O. Box 1367
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-0040
Fax: (573)-751-8216


Director: Brian Barnett

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 332.086

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration



SubCommittees: None

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: One that is required by Statute. Three additional meetings per year until the Commission is fully functioning.

Location of meetings: Jefferson City, one at Lake of the Ozarks coinciding with the Association Meeting

Duration of meetings: 4 to 5 hours.

Preparation time for meetings:

Total time commitment: 8 to 10 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 5

Appointed members: 5

Term length: 5 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $50 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 5 members must be dental hygienists, 1 of which is the hygienist member of the Missouri Dental Board

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Ms. Lori A. Bruce
Dental Hygienist 1
Jefferson City
Term begins: Nov 28, 2012
Term expires: Mar 22, 2017

Mrs. Erika Lenge O'Malley
Dental Hygienist 2
Term begins: Sep 30, 2015
Term expires: Mar 22, 2016

Mrs. Marsha Henderson
Dental Hygienist 3
Jefferson City
Term begins: Sep 30, 2015
Term expires: Mar 22, 2020

Mrs. Ashton N Frank
Dental Hygienist 4
Jefferson City
Term begins: Sep 30, 2015
Term expires: Mar 22, 2019

Ms. Nancy S. Maus
Member of the Dental Board and Licensed Dental Hygienist
Term begins: Sep 30, 2015
Term expires: Jan 10, 2019