Maria Workman

Vice President
Kristine Thomas

Jeanette Gallo 

Joanna Campbell

Winnie Furnari

Membership Committee
Patricia Fernandez

Shelter Project
Judy Bertola
For Meeting Info, Please Contact:
Joanna Campbell 

Congratulations to Winnie Furnari (Bergen)

Winner of 2015 NJDHA Fran Fluhr Award for Outstanding Service

Winnie was nominated by Kim Attanasi (Northern). The nominating essay noted, "she has mentored members into their responsibilities and has shown a willingness to help others and see them succeed while always keeping in mind the true mission and goals of NJDHA." Winnie was presented her award during Opening Session at the Garden State Conference on 10.17.15.

Winner of 2016 ADHA Educator of the Year Award
Winnie was nominated by Kim Attanasi (Northern) and will receive her award at the ADHA Pittsburgh meeting. This will occur during the Saturday 6.11.16 Awards presentation. Be sure to attend and cheer for Winnie! Click here to read the nominating essay

Bergen Component Meeting

October 2017 at Biagio's Catering
Practicing Smarter, Not Harder: Getting to Yes with Periodontal Patients" with Carol Jahn, RDH, MS

NJDHA President Linda Knudsen spoke with the 56 dental hygienists in attendance! NJDHA officers - President Linda Knudsen, Secretary Latanya Williams, Trustee Winnie Furnari - were on hand for the Happy Dental Hygiene Month cake!
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Bergen Component Meeting

November 2017 at Bonefish Grill
"Put the Power in Your Hands" with Joey Bryan, Clinical Educational Manager, Hu-Friedy, Mfg., LLC; and
"Great American Smoke-Out on 11.16.17" with Bergen-Hudson Chronic Disease Coalition Tobacco-Free Initiative

Dorothy Ferreira, RDH, BSDH (Bergen) wrote a manuscript on 'Mission Team's Accomplishments' that was published in November 2017 RDH, page 26. Great photographs of her work! Dorothy works in private practice and was a student teacher as part of her MSDH program last year at Bergen Community College.

Highlighting a Mentor...
What are members saying about the profession and the association? Winnie Furnari, a member from Bergen, says the association has educated her out of the classroom on all matters of the profession. Read More

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Bergen & the 2017 Shelter Project

Kudos to Judy Bertola (Bergen) for once again managing Bergen's Shelter Project at St. Mary's Soup Kitchen Outreach. Over 100 personal care kits, and hats & gloves donated! Judy indicates "I want to thank everyone for their donations of products and money, enabling me to purchase all the extra supplies; Saint Mary's was thrilled with the donation!"

October 11, 2018

Biagio’s Catering, Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
Gen Z: Choices and Challenges
With Lee Somerville, RDH, MS, Philips Sonicare

Watch for details!

Bergen Component Meeting

April 10, 2018 at Bonefish Grill: What are Opioids? Opioid Abuse, Addiction, & Prevention

pictured L to R: Winnie Furnari, Linda Hall, Carol Gil, Jeanette Gallo, Pat Fernandez and in front, Maria Workman

Winners of the P&G Genius toothbrushes were Winnie Furnari, Cheryl Kieselback, and Mary Feigensen!

Upcoming Meeting


2018 ADHAAnnual Conference
in Columbus OH

Winnie Furnari, RDH, MS, FAADH, FAAFS (Bergen), NJDHA Liaison to the ADHA Institute of Oral Health was recognized for serving & chairing the Scholarship Review Committee for 4 years and the Community Service Grant Committee for the past 4 years. KUDOS!

September 23, 2018
Hackensack Golf and Country Club Oradell, NJ

Diabetes  for 3 CEUs
Dr. Maureen Archer
8:30 am Continental Breakfast, Lunch 11:30 am
Course completed at 12:30 pm