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Chauncey Cross Award

Once a year, DENT-IL-PAC recognizes the DENT-IL-PAC director who has the highest percentage of DENT-IL-PAC,   Governor’s Club, and President’s Club members in their component and branch.  The Chauncey Cross Award was previously known the Art Dunn Award after Dr. Arthur Dunn, a politically-minded member dentist from 1947-1983.  In 2010, DENT-IL-PAC renamed the award the Chauncey Cross Award after a dentist who had championed and protected the profession for over 30 years.  Since 2011, three awards have been given annually: one for local components with less than 100 members; one for components with 100 or more members; and one to a branch of the Chicago Dental Society.

Chauncey Cross Award Recipients

2016

Dr. Hillarie Hudson, Decatur District Dental Society
Dr. Paul Palliser, McHenry County Dental Society
Dr. Michael Biasiello, ​Northwest Side Branch

2015

Dr. Hillarie Hudson, Decatur District Dental Society 
Dr. Paul Palliser, McHenry County Dental Society
Dr. Philip Schefke, South Suburban Branch


 2014

Dr. Hillarie Hudson, Decatur District Dental Society
Dr. Charles Holmen, St Clair District Dental Society
Dr. Philip Schefke, South Suburban Branch

 2013

Dr. Hillarie Hudson, Decatur District Dental Society
Dr. Paul Palliser, McHenry County Dental Society
Dr. Michael Durbin, Northwest Suburban Branch

2012

Dr. Chad Reedy, U.S. Grant District Dental Society
Dr. Dennis Mc Dowell, McHenry County Dental Society
Dr. Eric Kosel, South Suburban Branch

2011

Dr. Chad Reedy, U.S. Grant District Dental Society
Dr. Dennis McDowell, McHenry County Dental Society
Dr. Denise Hale, Englewood Branch

2010

Dr. Chad Reedy, U.S. Grant Dental Society 

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