Archive from December 2015

Introducing 2016-2017 Foundation President Dr. Theodore M. Roberson

December 8, 2015
Effective January 1, 2016, Dr. Theodore M. Roberson will take over as President of the ICD USA Section Foundation for a two-year term. We would like to thank Dr. Roberson for his many years of service to the USA Section as the Deputy Registrar, USA Section President, and Regent for District 16. Congratulations and Best Wishes in your new position Dr. Roberson! Photo: Dr. W. Michael Kenney passes the Foundation Presidents' Medal to Dr. Theodore M. Roberson during the 2015...

Introducing Incoming USA Section Deputy Registrar Dr. Keith W. Suchy

December 8, 2015
Dr. Suchy will take over the duties of Deputy Registrar from Dr. Theodore M. Roberson on January 1, 2016. We would like to thank Dr. Suchy for serving as the Regent for District 8 and wish him a very successful term as Deputy Registrar. Photo: 2015 USA Section President Dexter E. Barnes presents Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Keith W. Suchy for serving as a Regent for District 8.

2016 USA Section Vice President Dr. Joseph R. Kenneally

December 8, 2015
Dr. Joseph R. Kenneally will assume the position of Vice President on January 1, 2016. He is the Immediate Past President of the Worldwide College and Past Regent for District 1. Congratulations Dr. Kenneally. Wishing you a successful year as Vice President!

2016 USA Section President Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton

December 8, 2015
Dr. Margaret (Margot) Culotta-Norton will officially take over as President of the USA Section on January 1, 2016. Congratulations Dr. Culotta-Norton! Wishing you a successful year! Photo: 2015 USA Section President Dr. Dexter E. Barnes passes the President's Chain to Dr. Margaret M. Culotta-Norton.

2016 USA Section President-Elect Dr. Charles L. Smith

December 8, 2015
Dr. Charles L. Smith will assume the role of President-Elect for the USA Section on January 1, 2016. Dr. Smith has served the USA Section as the Vice President and Regent for District 6. Congratulation Dr. Smith! Wishing you a successful year!

District 15 Message - Candidates for the Class of 2016

December 8, 2015
Dear Fellows, It is time to celebrate the contributions of fellow dentists by passing forward the honor of ICD membership. Send your candidate nominations now for the 2016 Class, to be recognized next October in Denver, Colorado. The process is easier than ever—go to the ICD website usa-icd.org ( you must login to use the online process ), click on the Members tab and from the drop down Menu hover on the New Fellow Process then click Sponsor tab to...

District 16 News - Dr. Stephen B. Mackler presented the ICD Distinguished Humanitarian Award

December 10, 2015
Dr. Stephen B. Mackler was presented with the ICD Distinguished Humanitarian Award by Master Fellow Dr. Leighton A. Wier at the 2015 Annual Meeting Dinner Program in Washington, DC.

District 16 News - Dr. D. Gregory Chadwick presented the ICD Outstanding Dental Leader Award

December 10, 2015
Dr. D. Gregory Chadwick was presented with the ICD Outstanding Dental Leader Award by Master Fellow Dr. Leighton A. Wier at the 2015 Annual Meeting Dinner Program in Washington, DC.

District 9 News - Dr. John V. Hinterman received the Master Fellow Award

December 10, 2015
Dr. John V. Hinterman received the Master Fellow Award at the 2015 ICD USA Section Convocation. The award was presented by 2015 USA Section President Dr. Dexter E. Barnes Dr. Hinterman is the Secretary General of the Worldwide College. Website: icd.org

District 15 News - Dr. Leighton A. Wier received the Master Fellow Award

December 10, 2015
Dr. Leighton A. Wier received the Master Fellow Award at the 2015 ICD USA Section Convocation. The award was presented by 2015 USA Section President Dr. Dexter E. Barnes.

District 15 News - The late Dr. William Raye Clitheroe received a Presidential Citation

December 10, 2015
The late Dr. William Raye Clitheroe received a Presidential Citation for his many years of service to the ICD. His son Dr. R. Lee Clitheroe accepted this award for his father at the 2015 Convocation in Washington, DC.

District 2 News — President and Mrs. Barnes Attended the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM)

December 21, 2015
Over the Thanksgiving Day weekend, President and Mrs. Mary Ann Barnes attended the GNYDM and District 2's Annual ICD Luncheon. Photo (L to R): Regent District 2 Dr. Andrew Vorrasi, ICD USA Section President Dexter Barnes, and ADA President Dr. Carol Summerhays. Congratulations to Dr. Summerhays! The Barnes also attended a GNYDM luncheon with Guest Speaker Judge Patricia M. DiMango. She is the daughter of former Regent Dr. Tony DiMango and his wife Muffy. Patricia is a judge on a...

District 5 News - Introducing New Regent Dr. Bruce Ashendorf

December 28, 2015
On January 1, 2016, Dr. Bruce Ashendorf became the New Regent for District 5. He will serve a four-year term. Welcome Dr. Ashendorf! Click Here to Read More About Dr. Ashendorf Click Here to View the District 5 News Page

District 8 News - Introducing New Regent Dr. Susan B. Bishop

December 28, 2015
On January 1, 2016, Dr. Bishop became the new Regent for District 8. She will serve a four-year term. Welcome Dr. Bishop! Click Here to Read More About Dr. Bishop Click Here to View the District 8 News Page

District 9 News - Introducing New Regent Dr. Julio H. Rodriguez

December 28, 2015
On January 1, 2016, Dr. Rodriguez became the new Regent for District 9. He will serve a four-year term. Welcome Dr. Rodriguez! Click Here to Read More About Dr. Rodriguez Click Here to View the District 9 News Page

District 10 News - Introducing New Regent Dr. Richard A. Williamson

December 28, 2015
On January 1, 2016, Dr. Williamson became the new Regent for District 10. He will serve a four-year term. Welcome Dr. Williamson! Click Here to Read More About Dr. Williamson Click Here to View the District 10 News Page

District 15 - Dr. T. Bob Davis has joined the ICD Annual Meeting Team to provide Convocation Music

December 29, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Dr. T. Bob Davis has agreed to become part of our Annual Convocation Team and will continue the tradition of playing live music during the induction of New Fellows. We would like to thank Dr. Davis for agreeing to fill in for Dr. Robert Runzo when he retired last year after providing the Convocation music for more than 20 years. We will miss the Runzos as he and his wife JoAnn were an intricate...

District 4 News - Barbara Shaffer returns to the Convocation Committee

December 29, 2015
She's back! It was a pleasure having Barbara Shaffer back assisting with the details and set up for the 2015 Convocation in DC. Barbara along with her late husband Richard (Dick) Shaffer served as a couple on the committee for more than 25 years. We will always miss Dick, but love having Barb back on the committee when her schedule permits in the years to come. William Durm Chairman, Convocation Committee