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Paul Johnson Service Award


Purpose of Award

·       To recognize outstanding service to AAID as exemplified by Paul Johnson

·       To acknowledge the work of AAID volunteers who have gone “over and above”  

·       To highlight that much of the success of AAID is due to the hard work of committed volunteers


Award Criteria

·       Consistently participated at the committee, district level with thoughtful contributions

·       Prepared for meetings by reviewing materials, participated in discussions

·       Could be counted on to follow-through on any and all assignments

·       Consistently went “over and above” on volunteer activities or projects

·       Set an example for the rest of the volunteers



Selection Process



Any AAID member, with the exception of national officers, who volunteers for any AAID committee, task force, district, or meeting is eligible

AAID staff will seek candidates through communications with AAID officers, Trustees, District Officers, Committee Chairs, Committee members, and staff interaction volunteers



Nominations may be submitted by AAID members or AAID staff

Nominations will include descriptions of how the individuals went “over and above”

Nominations will be solicited through AAID News and other member communications

Information will be available on-line


Selecting Awardee

A staff committee will review the nominations and select the awardee



Nominations will be due to AAID by August 1

Award winner(s) will be announced at the Annual Meeting

The award will be presented at the Annual Meeting every fall


Previous award winners are:

David Resnick, DDS (2013)
Lawrence Nalitt, DDS (2014)

David Gimer, DDS (2016)

Hamilton Sporborg, DDS (2017)