The Board of Directors Awards Subcommittee selects recipients for VDA awards which are presented at the Governance Meeting in September. In order to select those who are most deserving of these honors, we would like to ask for your help in identifying potential recipients. Nominations for awards may be made by individual members of the VDA or by components.
If you would like to submit a nomination, please fill out the nomination form and send it to Bonnie Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) April 30, 2018.
Nominations are accepted for the following awards:
Dental Team Member Award- The nominee must be a dental team member of a VDA dentist. This award may be presented to multiple recipients only when worthy candidates are recognized. The nominee(s) should demonstrate that she/he holds the profession of dentistry in highest regard, promotes the interest and betterment of the profession through the team concept of dentistry and has five or more years of experience in the dental field.
New Dentist Award - This award is presented yearly to a VDA member who has been in practice ten years or less. This award is only presented when a worthy candidate is recognized. The nominee must have demonstrated leadership qualities through service to dentistry.
Special Service Award - This award is presented to a non-dentist who has demonstrated outstanding service, support and dedication to the profession of dentistry. This award is presented when a worthy candidate is recognized.