Excellence in Leadership

SFDS Award of Merit for Exemplary Service

The SFDS “Award of Merit for Exemplary Service” is awarded to an exemplary leader.  Exemplary service is defined as many years of dedicated service to the Society and the profession, with active participation and contributions to the success of the Society.  The award is presented at the Annual Installation Dinner.  The following members have earned this special recognition and thank you from the San Francisco Dental Society Board of Directors: 

Eddie Hayashida 2017
Dennis Shinbori, DDS   2015
Scott Eugene Meyers, DDS 2014
William Gallagher, DDS 2013

SFDS Committee Person of the Year

The San Francisco Dental Society Board of Directors established the "Committee Person of the Year Award" to honor a committee member or chairperson who has provided exceptional committee services.  Since 2002, the following members have earned this special recognition and thank-you from the San Francisco Dental Society Board of Directors:

Donna B. Hurowitz, DDS   2003
Jeff Jang, DDS   2004
David Ehsan, DDS, MD   2005
Stafford Duhn, DDS   2006
Natasha Lee, DDS   2007
Peter Rengstorff, DDS   2008
Courtney Fitzpatrick, DDS   2009
Carlos Nogueiro, DDS   2010
Sandy Shih, DDS   2011
William Carpenter, DDS, MS   2012
Katherine Vo, DDS   2013
Natasha Lee, DDS   2014
Allen Wong, DDS   2014
Michael Ramsay, DDS   2015
Earl Capuli, DDS   2016
Russell Taylor, DMD   2017