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Speaker of the House

Valoree Althoff, MHA, BSDH, CPP-T PRP, FADHA

Valoree Althoff, MHA, BSDH, CPP-T PRP of Farmington, New Mexico, is the 2022-2024 Speaker of the House of Delegates (HOD) for the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).

Valoree has served in a number of roles for the New Mexico Dental Hygienists’ Association including two terms as president in 2011-2012 and 2020-2021. Valoree served on the ADHA Board of Trustees as the District IX Trustee from 2013-2017 serving the states of New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.

Valoree is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians and earned her Professional Registered Parliamentarian credential in 2015. In 2022, she passed the most rigorous parliamentary exam from the American Institute of Parliamentarians, earning her Certified Professional Parliamentarian-Teacher credential. Valoree works part-time as a professional parliamentarian, serving organizations in a meeting management capacity, including convention parliamentarian, bylaws, educator and scriptwriter.

Recently Valoree was appointed by the New Mexico Governor to serve on the Dental Hygienists Committee of the New Mexico Board of Dental Healthcare. In this role, Valoree will serve as an examiner to CDCA-WREB and CRDTS.

Valoree spends her free time with her husband, Andy and labrador, Ari. She enjoys traveling to watch baseball games and is a passionate supporter of her  Atlanta Braves.