Past Recipients

Each year the MDA recognizes five members for their commitment to the field of dentistry and to the association. Below are the past recipients.

2017

Edward Kishel, Jr., D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
David Bates, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Lewis Pierce, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
John Wainio, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Carmelo Cinqueonce, MBA, – President’s Award

2016

Richard Wiberg, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Sarah Magnuson, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Richard Moen, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Michael Flynn, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Loren Taple, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2015

Stephen Litton, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Samuel LaChance, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Teresa Fong, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Frederick Nolting, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Howard Taylor, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2014

Michael Zakula, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Amber Cziok, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Jeanni Foss, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Michael Hamann, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
R. David Resch, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2013

Thomas McCarter, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Kim Rauk, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
John Conry, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Laura Eng, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Jack Churchill, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2012

Lee Jess, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Joe Trowbridge, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Vacharee Peterson, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Herb Schulte, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Michael Kurkowski, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2011

William Hoffmann, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Julie Clouse, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Joel Michelson, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
James Westman, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Robert Gardetto, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2010

Bashar Bakdash, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Thomas Smyth, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Fred Kalinoff, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Ronald Leach, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Mark Jurkovich, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2009

Matt Anzelc, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Brian McDonald, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Marty Espe, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Stephen McDonnell, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Todd Tsuchiya, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2008

Robert Brandjord, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Joni Richmond, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Kou Vang, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
John Nydahl, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
George Winn, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2007

Douglas Keim, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Gary Hedin, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
Thomas Seidelmann, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Duane McDonald, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
John Nei, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2006

Eric Stafne, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Catherine Wurm, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
George Posavad, Jr., D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Michael Perpich, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
Stephen Litton, D.D.S. – President’s Award

2005

Edgar Ziegler, D.D.S. – Guest of Honor
Mary Shipp, D.D.S. – New Dentist Leadership Award
William Hoffmann, D.D.S. – Humanitarian Service Award
Scott Lingle, D.D.S. – Outstanding Service Award
James Westman, D.D.S. – President’s Award

All Recipients