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News & Tidbits For 2023/2024

Support Your Local Association!! Beginning July 1st RDAs in AB can apply for their 2024 Tri-level Association membership with AADA's low group rate PLI in one easy option pkg. Details are under the Membership Tab, FB and IG as well as AADA's website on that date. You are encouraged to become a CDAA member or renew your lapsed membership now and be sure to be in the know for easy renewal and priority processing. To receive information on obtaining tri-level membership today for 2024, please email the Membership Coordinator under the Committees tab or AADA under the Resources tab or directly at

Go to the Upcoming Meetings page to see this year's events

CDAA 2024 Membership is now available!!

Be sure you're signed up as a member for 2024, our updated forms are now posted. You can also learn more about member benefits to see why our association works for well for you.... including the newest discount to GoodLife Fitness!

News From AADA


  • Effective December 1, 2022, CADA will no longer be providing Professional Liability (Malpractice) Insurance with your annual Practice Permit.
  • Association of Alberta Dental Assistants – through their affiliation with the Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association and PROLINK – will offer Alberta RDAs a simple renewal process and low group rate for Professional Liability Insurance in the coverage amount and type required by CADA. 
  • Our PLI package is posted on the AADA website. Review the info over the summer to ensure you are up to date with all the required information details, application and payment options.

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We look forward to serving you – our valued members!

Our last AGM held in Red Deer Saturday April 1, 2023, the election results are below:

AADA Board of Directors 2023/2024


Sarah Kempin RDA, Calgary

Patricia Hilton RDA, Edmonton

Kimberly Free RDA, Edmonton

Vicky Tatoulis RDA, Calgary


Karen Allan RDA, Calgary

Debb Kavalo RDA, Calgary

Araceli Nava Osorino RDA, Calgary

Jane Sadler RDA, Edmonton

Carly Simon RDA, Edmonton

Tammy Panko RDA, Edmonton

Alberta Director to the Canadian Dental Assistants Association:
Crystal Wall  RDA – Edmonton

AADA Corporate Head Office
Maeghan Heck RDA – Corporate Agent, Parliamentarian and Recording Secretary

Arlene Pettifer RDA – Resource Librarian

 The AADA continues to be the voice of Alberta RDA’s. Please like our Facebook page Association of Alberta Dental Assistants as well as signing up for the “Group” page to get all the up to date information from the AADA. We still continue to have volunteers sit in on all CADA council meetings. We are at this time only able to be an observer at these meetings but have been requesting an invite to attend the meetings as a stake holder so we may collaborate with CADA on all major issues concerning Alberta RDA’s 

Reminder: as of December 1, 2021 Alberta RDAs can purchase logo items from the UR Store via the Canadian dental assistant’s webpage.

10% of each sale will be given back to the Canadian Dental Assistants Association. We encourage you all to look and purchase an AADA logo item to celebrate not only our upcoming 10th anniversary of the AADA but also the 65th Anniversaries of both the EDAA and the CDAA all happening in 2022!.

As renewal season is in full swing for our association the AADA wants to encourage you to put the word out of the importance of our professional associations. Without these associations we will not have a profession and we will not have a voice. Remember to support not only your local Association but also the Canadian Association to get the tri-level membership benefits.

Maeghan Heck RDA, AADA Corporate Agent

Visit the AADA under the Resources tab for more details.

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