Archive from November 2017

District 6 News — New Fellow Dr. Joseph Spalitto Article Published in The Martin City Telegraph

November 11, 2017
Dentist’s love for community service lands him elite honor KANSAS CITY, August 8, 2017 The Martin City Telegraph By Kathy Feist Photo: Dr. Joseph Spalitto and his wife Liz pose with a statue of Mary that was given to them by the people of San Andres, Itzapa, Guatemala, in gratitude for their annual missionary visits. Photo by Kathy Feist. “I have a love for community service,” says Fellow-elect Joseph Spalitto who’s been practicing in the Kansas City, Missouri, area since...

District 6 News — Article about Class of 2017 Fellow Dr. Joseph Spalitto

November 11, 2017
KANSAS CITY, August 8, 2017/The Martin City Telegraph Dentist’s love for community service lands him elite honor By Kathy Feist “I have a love for community service,” says Fellow-elect Joseph Spalitto who’s been practicing in the Kansas City, Missouri, area since 1973. The awards, achievements and public service have stacked up over the years: COMBAT Drug Commissioner for Jackson County, Exalted Ruler of the local Elk’s Lodge, board member of Friends of Special People, part-time clinical professor at UMKC School...

Class of 2017 — District 1

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 1 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 1 LEADERSHIP Regent: Francis A. Connor, Jr. - RI Vice Regent: Eliot L. Paisner - NH Deputy Regent: Kevin H. Norige - CT Deputy Regent: Barry C. Saltz - ME Deputy Regent: Lisa Vouras - MA Deputy Regent: Richard E. Vachon - NH Deputy Regent: Jeffrey E. Dodge - RI Deputy Regent: Richard A. Dickinson - VT DISTRICT 1 CLASS OF 2017 Elizabeth Garrett...

Class of 2017 — District 2

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 2 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 2 LEADERSHIP Regent: Ira R. Titunik Vice Regent: Lauro F. Medrano-Saldana Deputy Regent: Richard F. Andolina Sr. Deputy Regent: Maureen P. Donley Deputy Regent: Rekha C. Gehani Deputy Regent: Deborah A. Pasquale Deputy Regent: Richard L. Rausch DISTRICT 2 CLASS OF 2017 Jed M. Best — New York, NY Individual photos featured in the below photo gallery taken by Robb Cohen Photography & Video.

Class of 2017 — District 3

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 3 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 3 LEADERSHIP Regent: R. Donald Hoffman Vice Regent: James M. Boyle, III Deputy Regent: Ronald K. Heier DISTRICT 3 CLASS OF 2017 Timothy J. Armanini — Erie, PA Justin L. Burns — Scranton, PA Katie M. Lapps Wert — Lansdale, PA Vanessa Ann Morenzi — Philadelphia, PA Individual photos featured in the below photo gallery taken by Robb Cohen Photography & Video.

Class of 2017 — District 4

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 4 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 4 LEADERSHIP Regent: Carmine J. LoMonaco - NJ Vice Regent: Edwin L. Morris - MD Deputy Regent: Barry S. Kayne - DE Deputy Regent: George P. Thomas - DC Deputy Regent: James W. Taneyhill - MD Deputy Regent: Louis DiPede - NJ Deputy Regent: Gregory M. Shupik - NJ Deputy Regent: Mario R. Rodriguez - PR Deputy Regent: Michael N. Wajdowicz - U.S. Air...

Class of 2017 — District 5

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 5 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 5 LEADERSHIP Regent: Bruce Ashendorf - GA Vice Regent: Bradley K. Greenway - GA Deputy Regent: Bruce E. Cunningham - AL Deputy Regent: Bruce Ashendorf - GA Deputy Regent: George M. Taybos - MS DISTRICT 5 CLASS OF 2017 Kristina Dawson — Peachtree Corners, GA Kevin B. Frazier — Augusta, GA Kenneth A. Gilbert — Decatur, GA Daniel Allen Givan — Helena, AL Adolphus...

Class of 2017 — District 6

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 6 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 6 LEADERSHIP Regent: Gerald R. Karr - TN Vice Regent: Arnold S. Jacobson - MO Deputy Regent: H. Fred Howard - KY Deputy Regent: John L. Sheets - MO Deputy Regent: James R. Hight, Jr. - TN Deputy Regent: W. Craig Wilcox, Jr. - WV DISTRICT 6 CLASS OF 2017 G. Mitchell Baldree — Chattanooga, TN David R. Barnes — Jackson, TN Steven E...

Class of 2017 — District 7

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 7 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 7 LEADERSHIP Regent: Daniel W. Fridh - IN Vice Regent: Denise L. Hering - OH Deputy Regent: Heather Maupin - IN Deputy Regent: Mary Ellen Wynn - OH DISTRICT 7 CLASS OF 2017 Kyle D. Bogan — Delaware, OH Andrea M. Company — Canton, OH Ruchika Khetarpal — Cincinnati, OH Mark Magura — Valparaiso, IN Andres Pinto — Beachwood, OH Tracy E. Poole-Swerlein —...

Class of 2017 — District 8

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 8 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 8 LEADERSHIP Regent: Susan B. Bishop Vice Regent: Mary A. Starsiak Deputy Regent: D. Spencer Pope DISTRICT 8 CLASS OF 2017 Bryan C. Blew — Moline, IL Kimberley M. H. Bolden — Chicago, IL Bethel Buerk — Troy, IL Mark L. Cannon — Long Grove, IL Mary Joyce Gomez — Chicago, IL Preetha Panose Kanjirath — Downers Grove, IL Susan Mayer — Chicago, IL...

Class of 2017 — District 9

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 9 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 9 LEADERSHIP Regent: Julio H. Rodriguez - WI Vice Regent: Steven A. Sulfaro - MI Deputy Regent: Stephen R. Harris - MI Deputy Regent: Ned Murphy - WI DISTRICT 9 CLASS OF 2017​ Sheila L. Armstrong — Southfield, MI Samuel Blanchard — Grosse Pointe Park, MI James R. Boynton — Ann Arbor, MI Gary Wayne Chu — Racine, WI Edward Duski — Gaylord, MI...

Class of 2017 — District 10

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 10 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 10 LEADERSHIP Regent: Richard A. Williamson - IA Vice Regent: Timothy R. Langguth - MN Deputy Regent: Kimberly A. Morio - IA Deputy Regent: Teresa L. Fong - MN Deputy Regent: James F. Jenkins - NE Deputy Regent: Robert C. Lauf, Jr. - ND Deputy Regent: Grant Steven Titze - SD DISTRICT 10 CLASS OF 2017​ Ross L. Crist — Sioux Falls, SD Joseph...

Class of 2017 — District 11

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 11 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 11 LEADERSHIP Regent: David E. Houten - WA Vice Regent: Thomas D. Pollard - OR Deputy Regent: Phyllis L. Pendergrast - AK Deputy Regent: John S. Kriz - ID Deputy Regent: John E. Smith - MT Deputy Regent: David J. Dowsett - OR Deputy Regent: Mary K. Smith - WA DISTRICT 11 CLASS OF 2017​ Albert R. Bird — University Place, WA Lisa A...

Class of 2017 — District 12

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 12 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 12 LEADERSHIP Regent: Melodee R. Armfield - KS Vice Regent: Niki C. Carter - AR Deputy Regent: John D. Pitts - AR Deputy Regent: Mark H. Armfield - KS Deputy Regent: L. Stephen Ortego - LA Deputy Regent: Stephen O. Glenn - OK DISTRICT 12 CLASS OF 2017 ​ Angela Broomfield — Fayetteville, AR Vincent L. DiLeo, Jr. — Metairie, LA Ryan W. Hanry...

Class of 2017 — District 13

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 13 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 13 LEADERSHIP Regent: Henrik E. Hansen Vice Regent: Craig S. Yarborough Deputy Regent: Cynthia K. Brattesani Deputy Regent: Elizabeth A. Demichelis Deputy Regent: M. Sadegh Namazikhah Deputy Regent: Donald P. Rollofson Deputy Regent: Dennis D. Shinbori DISTRICT 13 CLASS OF 2017​ Alan Wythe Budenz — San Francisco, CA Xerxez Megino Calilung — Irvine, CA Volkmar I. Felahy — Rocklin, CA Arthur Dale Gage —...

Class of 2017 — District 14

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 14 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 14 LEADERSHIP Regent: James C. Setterberg - CO Vice Regent: W. Brian Powley - AZ Deputy Regent: W. Brian Powley - AZ Deputy Regent: Kevin D. Sessa - CO Deputy Regent: Russell J. S. Tom - HI Deputy Regent: Daniel L. Orr, II - NV Deputy Regent: Ronald S. Johnson - NM Deputy Regent: Norman K. Rounds - UT Deputy Regent: Jerri A. Donahue...

Class of 2017 — District 15

November 14, 2017
Congratulations to the District 15 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 15 LEADERSHIP Regent: Risé L. Martin Vice Regent: Jay C. Adkins Deputy Regent: Roland S. Davies DISTRICT 15 CLASS OF 2017 Todd Jeffrey Ayars — DeSoto, TX W. Kirk Bond — Temple, TX Richard Arthur Box — Austin, TX Ben A. Bratcher — Canton, TX William C. Cain — Georgetown, TX Randall L. Farmer — Houston, TX Laji James — Houston, TX Sudarat Kiat-amnuay...

Class of 2017 — District 16

November 15, 2017
Congratulations to the District 16 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 16 LEADERSHIP Regent: Bettie R. McKaig - NC Vice Regent: Mark A. Crabtree - VA Deputy Regent: Evelyn M. Brown - NC Deputy Regent: Felicia L. Goins - SC Deputy Regent: Richard F. Roadcap - VA DISTRICT 16 CLASS OF 2017 F. Vincent Allison III — Durham, NC Loren D. Alves — Greenville, NC Jennifer S. Bell — Holly Springs, NC Jeffrey Ward Cash...

Class of 2017 — District 17

November 15, 2017
Congratulations to the District 17 Class of 2017 inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! DISTRICT 17 LEADERSHIP Regent: David F. Boden Vice Regent: Henry F. Pruett Deputy Regent: C. William D’Aiuto Deputy Regent: Rodrigo Romano DISTRICT 17 CLASS OF 2017 Mark A. Abdoney — Tampa, FL Andrew B. Brown — Orange Park, FL Joseph Mark Gerlecz — Lynn Haven, FL Harvey P. Gordon — Ft. Lauderdale, FL Zacharias J. Kalarickal — Tampa, FL George Kolos — Fort Lauderdale, FL...

2017 Master Fellows

November 18, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Richard J. Galeone and Dr. Carol I. Turner for receiving Master Fellowship on October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! 2017 MASTER FELLOWS Richard J. Galeone — Lansdale, PA Carol I. Turner — Vienna, VA

Class of 2017 Honorary Fellows

November 19, 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 Honorary Fellows inducted October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, GA! 2017 HONORARY FELLOWS Arthur Fernand Hickham, Jr. — New Orleans, LA Derrick G. Luksch — Corvallis, OR Nancy A. Nisbett — Austin, TX Paula W. Rinaudo — Gonzales, LA Individual photos featured in the below photo gallery taken by Robb Cohen Photography & Video.

Reasons to Donate Your 2017 Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) to the ICD USA Section Foundation

November 22, 2017
Have you considered donating your RMD to the ICD USA Section Foundation? These distributions can give tax breaks and provide a convenient way to support dental projects and programs supported by the ICD USA Section Foundation. IRA’s, 401(k)’s or Roth IRA’s (if the owner is deceased) are subject to an annual Required Minimal Distribution (RMD) once the owner reaches age 70 1/2. The IRA or 401(k) plan account administrator or owner’s financial adviser/CPA will calculate the annual RMD amount that...