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Grassroots award winners announced at Washington Leadership Conference

May 05, 2016 Washington — Dr. Bruce Hutchison, ADPAC committee chair, presented grassroots advocate awards May 3 at the annual Washington Leadership Conference.

The American Dental Political Action Committee membership awards included:

  • Single state district with highest participation: Illinois
  • Multi-state district with highest participation: District 16: Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • Single state district with highest total receipts: California.
  • Multi-state district with highest total receipts: District 12: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Nebraska.
  • Dr. Loren Feldner of Illinois and Dr. Gordon Isbell of Alabama received the Jack Wilson award named for ADPAC's founder.

Grassroots winners: Drs. Gordon Isbell, left, and Loren Feldner receive the Jack Wilson Award from the American Dental Political Action Committee May 3 at the Washington Leadership Conference. Photos by Dr. Mark Bauman

Recognizing Illinois: Dr. Larry Osborne, far right, accepts the grassroots award for Illinois, along with Drs. Bob Butler, ADPAC membership chair, and Bruce Hutchison, ADPAC chair.

Recognizing District 16: Drs. Justin Norbo, far left, and David Watson, far right, accept the award for District 16, the multi-state district with highest participation. Also pictured are Drs. Bob Butler, middle left, ADPAC membership chair, and Bruce Hutchison, ADPAC chair.

Recognizing California: Dr. Brian Scott accepts the award for California, the single state district of ADPAC with highest total receipts.

Recognizing District 12: Dr. Raymond Cohlmia, ADA 12th District trustee, holds up the award for District 12, which was recognized for being the multi-state district with highest total receipts.