Welcome to the Dental Hygiene Committee of CA

DHCC Committee Members

2014 Officers

President: Michelle Hurlbutt, RDH, Educator
Vice President: Nicolette Moultrie, RDH
Secretary: Noel Kelsch, RDHAP

Susan Good – Fresno – Public Member
On April 5, 2013, Susan Good of Fresno was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Good has been owner at Susan Good Consulting since 2010. She was district director for California Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez from 2002 to 2010, and served in various positions at the 21st District Agricultural Association, Big Fresno Fair, including director, president and vice president from 2001 to 2005. She was district director for Senator Jim Costa from 1996 to 2002 and senior vice president at Bank One from 1988 to 1996. Good served in multiple positions at Coast Savings and Loan, including vice president, branch manager, assistant vice president and director of advertising from 1978 to 1988.

Sherrie-Ann Gordon – Los Angeles – Public Member
On April 5, 2013, Sherrie-Ann Gordon of Los Angeles was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Gordon has served in various positions at AARP since 2006, including manager of multicultural markets and specialty programs, associate state director of multicultural outreach and senior operations associate and project manager.

Michelle Hurlbutt – Upland – RDH Educator
On August 23, 2012, Ms. Hurlbutt was reappointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California, where she has served since 2009. Hurlbutt has been an assistant professor at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry since 1999 and a registered dental hygienist at the office of Nathan Pfister DDS and William Domb DMD since 1998.

Susan Johnson – Rescue – Public Member
On December 3, 2013, Susan Johnson, 67, of Rescue, was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Johnson was an independent residential sales agent at Leu Enterprises and at Keller Williams Realty from 2005 to 2010 and principal and owner of Tallent Johnson Consulting from 2001 to 2011. She was vice president and manager at various Bank of America banking centers from 1974 to 2000.

Joyce Noel Kelsch – Moorpark - RDHAP
On August 23, 2012, Ms. Kelsch was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Kelsch has been the learning and development manager at Coast Dental since 2012. She has served as an infection control columnist at RDH Magazine, a national dental magazine, and has been an international speaker and consultant since 2002. Kelsch was a registered dental hygienist for Steven Kaminsky, DDS from 2003 to 2007 and for Philip Wolff DDS from 1999 to 2003. She has been a registered dental hygienist in alternative practice since 2008 and a registered dental hygienist since 1992.

Timothy S. Martinez - Temple City – DMD
On August 23, 2012, Dr. Martinez, was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Martinez has been associate dean for community partnerships and access to care at the Western University of Health Sciences since 2009 and president of Outer Cape Dental Center since 2003. He served as program evaluator at the Forsyth Institute from 2010 to 2011, state dental Medicaid director at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Health and Human Services from 2006 to 2009 and dental consultant at the Office of Public Protection, Board of Registration in Dentistry, Massachusetts Department of Public Health from 2005 to 2009. He was the owner of Mid-Cape Dental Center from 2000 to 2005 and the dental director at South End Community Health Center from 2000 to 2003. Martinez served as dental director for Harbor Health Services Inc. from 1999 to 2003 and dental director at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless from 1994 to 2003. He earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Nicolette Moultrie – Martinez – RDH
On August 23, 2012, Ms. Moultrie was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Moultrie has served in multiple positions at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center since 2010, including program manager of the children's oral health program and project liaison. She has been the owner and registered dental hygienist in alternative practice at Strategies for Healthy Smiles since 2008 and a dental hygienist at the Contra Costa Health Services, Children’s Oral Health Program since 2007. She was a registered dental hygienist for Jess J. Santucci, DDS from 2000 to 2009. Moultrie received a Master of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of California San Francisco.

Garry Shay – Reseda – Public Member
On April 5, 2013, Garry Shay of Reseda was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Shay has been an associate trial attorney at Stockwell Harris Woolverton and Muehl since 2012. He was senior trial attorney at Chernow and Lieb Law Offices from 2004 to 2012, trial attorney at Glauber Berenson and Salazar from 1999 to 2004 and associate at Richlin and Theofanis from 1997 to 1999. Shay was senior associate at Ingber and Ivey from 1988 to 1997 and managing attorney for the Law Offices of Gary A. Rosenberg P.C. from 1987 to 1988. He served as associate at Strantz Sobelsohn Elkin and Bradford from 1986 to 1987 and associate for the Law Offices of Lloyd Robinson and Associates from 1981 to 1986. Shay earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern Law School.

Evangeline Ward – Benicia – RDH
On February 10, 2012, Ms. Ward was appointed to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Ms. Ward has been a dental hygienist for Dr. Duwad Muhammin since 2009 and for Dr. Tom Sharp since 2007. She was a dental hygienist for Dr. Michael Carpentier and Dr. Grace Mary Hume from 2007 to 2011 and for Dr. John Bristow and Dr. Scott Swoboda from 2009 to 2010. She was a probation counselor for the Contra Costa County Probation Department from 2001 to 2009 and for the Fresno County Probation Department from 1999 to 2001.