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.

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