TDA Foundation

TDA Foundation

The Tennessee Dental Association Foundation (TDAF) was created to support dental research and education. Funding for TDAF comes from charitable donations and estate bequests from dentists and friends of dentistry. As a 501(c)(3) organization, contributions are tax-deductible. Click here for a donation form.

2014 - 2015 Contributors

Through the generosity of the individuals and organizations listed below, a total of $23,160.00 was raised for the Foundation during its fund drive. Through the Noel Fund for Student Research the TDAF continues to be a supporter of dental student research.

With your support, the TDAF can grow for the future of dentistry!


$1,000 - up

Dr. Ernest J. Dewald
Dr. B. Keith Elliott

$500 - $ 999

Dr. G. Robert Hopper

$200 - $499

Dr. K. Jean Beauchamp
Dr. Brit E. Bowers
Dr. Yvette Burns
Dr. Joe L. Canary
Dr. Zachary Carden, Jr.
Dr. Walter C. Chitwood, Jr.
Dr. George Clayton
Dr. Richard Dycus
Dr. Mark E. Evans
Dr. Isaac Fordjour
Dr. Jack E Gotcher, Jr.
Dr. C. L. Greenblatt, Jr.
Dr. Fred Heros
Dr. James R. Hight, Jr.
Dr. Glen A. Hyde
Dr. Jerry G. Jurand
Mr. George C Knox, Jr.
Dr. K. Michael Lamb
Dr. DeWayne McCamish
Dr. W. Thomas Pattison
Dr. Randall P. Prince
Dr. Thomas Pryse
Dr. Michael J. Revenig
Dr. William F. Slagle
Dr. Warren Stinson
Dr. John Stritikus
Dr. W. Roy Thompson
Dr. Joe Tom Walker
Dr. Scott P. Werner
Dr. John Werther

TDA Music City Dental Conference Exhibitor
Sponsors @ $250.00 Each
Patterson Companies, Inc.
Rogers Dental Lab
The TDA Insurance Agency

In-Kind Contribution
West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation

 

$100 - $199

Alliance of the Second District
Dr. Stephen C. Alsobrook
Dr. Lawrence A. Averbuch
Dr. Scott Baker
Dr. Tom S. Bigham III
Dr. Louis Bonvissuto
Dr. Lisbeth S. Bradley
Dr. Jerald A. Bryant
Dr. James E. Cade
Dr. Robert B. Carney, Jr.
Dr. Anthony Carrocia
Dr. Philip C. Carson
Dr. Ellen Phyllis Carter
Dr. James L. Carter III
Dr. Robert C. Childress
Dr. Sarah Clayton
Dr. Nyla G. Cross
Dr. Pablo A. Foncea
Dr. K. Michael Garrett
Dr. N. Cory Glenn
Dr. Fred V. Guthrie, Sr.
Dr. Roger A. Hall
Dr. Fenton Payne Hardison
Dr. Mark Hardison
Dr. Richard Heard
Dr. Eric W. Himmelreich
Dr. Jill P. Hodges
Dr. Timothy L. Hottel
Dr. Jeff H. Hunter
Dr. Mary Johns
Dr. Stephen Johns
Dr. Victor J. Kleinaitis
Dr. C. Bruce Lynch
Dr. Mark S. Mappes
Dr. Jon A. Mather
Dr. Jerry G. McKinney
Dr. Rudy Meeks
Dr. Daniel Merwin
Dr. Matthew Nichols
Dr. Robert B. Ottley
Dr. John E. Petty
Dr. Joel C. Piercy
Dr. Charles Plesofsky
Dr. William D. Powell
Dr. Joshua Puckett
Dr. Derek Renfroe
Dr. Phillip P. Shipp IV
Dr. O’Farrell Shoemaker
Dr. H. Clifton Simmons III
Dr. Michael A. Smith
Dr. Leon E. Stanislav
Dr. John Hugh Sullivan
Dr. Carson Taylor
Dr. James L. Vaden
Dr. James E. Vaught
Dr. Russell A. Wicks
Dr. James M. Wilson III
Dr. O. Lee Wilson III
Dr. Melvin Wright

Less than $100

Dr. J. Michael Amburgey
Dr. Robert Ammarell
Dr. Jim G. Baddour III
Dr. Karen Baker-Curtis
Dr. G. Mitchell Baldree
Dr. David R. Barnes
Dr. James F. Bishop
Dr. George H. Bouldien
Dr. Daniel Bradshaw
Dr. Timothy G. Brown
Dr. Christian Clinard
Dr. James B. Cochran
Dr. Durward R. Collier
Dr. Mark Crumpton
Dr. John Dedmon
Dr. Daniel M. Dietrich
Dr. Cliff Duke
Dr. E. Bryan Elkins
Dr. Marie Farrar
Dr. Christopher P. Fogarty
Dr. Robert L. Gardino
Dr. Ted Gaw
Dr. Kim Glick
Dr. Matt Gorham III
Dr. Derrick Gregory
Dr. Mack Hamilton
Dr. John Hathaway
Dr. C. Anthony Hodges
Dr. Dale O. Hunter, Jr.
Dr. William S. Lenihan III
Dr. Don M. Lunn
Dr. Duncan McInnis
Dr. J. David Meister
Dr. David Melton
Dr. R. Chris Moore
Dr. D. Michael Netherton
Dr. R. Todd Noblin
Dr. J. Gary Owen
Dr. Kennett B. Parkes
Past President’s Club of TN
Dr. John E. Pierce, Jr.
Dr. Cynthia Pulitzer
Dr. Samuel Pulitzer
Dr. Robert Pulliam
Dr. Bob Ramsey
Dr. Michael R. Roberts
Dr. Charles L. Rogers
Dr. Alan S. Salomon
Dr. Kathy S. Sanders
Dr. Peter Shelton
Dr. Zachary U. Shelton
Dr. Brian Short
Dr. George Short
Dr. James Sousoulas
Dr. Buddy Speer
Dr. Grace E. Speer
Dr. Dennis W. Standifer
Dr. Jon C. Stanford
Dr. John D. Sterrett
Dr. Ashley Sullivan
Dr. Edward Vaughan
Dr. Gary L. Waltemath
Dr. P. Jeff Warden
Dr. Barry Wohl
Dr. J. Andy Woodard
Dr. Larry A. Woods

Members of the L.G.Noel Fellowship whose cumulative contributions since December 1994 have totaled:$5,000 and Above (or have pledged to this level)


Dr. Ernest J. DeWald
Dr. B. Keith Elliott
Dr. K. Michael Garrett
Dr. G. Robert Hopper
Dr. Gerald Karr
Mr. Con Knox Jr.
Dr. William Powell
Dr. Stephen Sawrie
Dr. Kenneth L. Schenck, Jr.
Dr. Joe Tom Walker
TDA Board of Trustees
Chattanooga Area Dental Society
Sixth District Dental Society
Seventh District Dental Society
Eighth District Dental Society

TDA Foundation Board of Directors (2016-2017)

President
G. Robert Hopper, D.D.S., Jackson, Tennessee

Vice President
William D. Powell, D.D.S., M. S., Knoxville, Tennessee

Secretary
Frank T. Meen, Jr., Jackson, Tennessee

Treasurer
Stephen Alsobrook, D.D.S., Cordova, Tennessee

Directors
G. Mitchell Baldree, D.D.S., Chattanooga, Tennessee
Ernest DeWald, D.D.S., Clarksville, Tennessee
George C. Knox, CLU, Chattanooga, Tennessee
K. Michael Lamb, D.D.S., Kingsport, Tennessee
Steven Nowlin, D.D.S., Columbia, Tennessee
John Petty, D.M.D., Tullahoma, Tennessee
Brian D. West, D.M.D., Nashville, Tennessee

President Emeritus
Stephen M. Sawrie, D.D.S., M.S., Chattanooga, Tennessee

Board Liaison
Dennis Gardner, Spring Hill, Tennessee