Tennessee Dental
Association Foundation

                                                                      founded 1995


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.


2013 - 2014 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. Eric R. Carlson
Dr. Ernest J. Dewald
Dr. Richard F. Heard
Dr. Kenneth L. Schenck

$500 - $ 999 

Dr. Ruth Bailey 
Dr. Nina Foley 
Dr. K. Michael Garrett 
Dr. Stephen W. Sawrie
West TN Healthcare Foundation (Frank McMeen) 



$200 - $499 
Dr. Charles W. Anders
Dr. Elbert W. Baker, Jr.
Dr. K. Jean Beauchamp
Dr. Ted A. Beazley
Dr. Michael E. Bowman
Dr. Carl A. Bradley
Dr. Joe L. Canary
Dr. Russell G. Chambers
Chattanooga Area Dental Soc
Dr. Sarah L. Clayton
Dr. Nyla Greer Cross
Dr. Clayton C. Cummings
Dr. Jay G. Davis
Dr. Robert S. Elam
Dr. B. Keith Elliott
Dr. Walter D. Fain
Dr. Paul L. Gilliam
Dr. Mitchel S. Godat
Dr. Jack E. Gotcher, Jr.
Dr. Fred V. Guthrie, Sr.
Dr. Phillip W. Head
Dr. G. Robert Hopper
Dr. James F. Kimball
Dr. K. Michael Lamb
Dr. Elizabeth H. Lee 

Dr. Franklin Graham Locke
Dr. DeWayne McCamish
Dr. James W. McDaniel
Dr. Joy H. McKee
Dr. Matthew Nichols
Dr. John C. Osborn
Dr. Heather Huntley Owens
Dr. W. Thomas Pattison
Dr. Joel C. Piercy
Dr. Martin E. Poarch
Dr. Daniel S. Read
Dr. Michael J. Revenig
Dr. Warren Stinson
Dr. Edward H. Weakley
Dr. David A. Weaver
Dr. Benjamin Webber
TDA Music City Dental Conference Exhibitor
Sponsors @ $250.00 Each
Nashville Dental, Inc.
The TDA Insurance Agency 


$100 - $199
Alliance of the Second District
Dr. Stephen C. Alsobrook
Dr. Jeffrey C. Bell
Dr. Tom S. Bigham III
Dr. Philip C. Carson
Dr. Larry Chambers
Dr. Sarah Minor Chatman
Dr. Robert C. Childress
Dr. Christopher E. Cooley
Dr. John P. Dinsmore
Dr. Richard W. Dycus
Dr. N. Cory Glenn
Dr. Eric W. Himmelreich
Dr. Jill P. Hodges
Dr. Timothy L. Hottel
Dr. Jeff H. Hunter
Dr. Victor J. Kleinaitis
Dr. William G. Linebarger
Dr. Jon A. Mather
Dr. Ernest Minges
Mr. Tom Murphy
Dr. John E. Petty
Dr. William D. Powell
Dr. Oliver H. Rutherford 
Dr. Ellen Shemancik
Dr. Wesley W. Singer
Dr. Leon Stanislav
Dr. Buffy Storm
Dr. John H. Sullivan
Dr. Carson E. Taylor, Jr.
Dr. Herschel S. Taylor
University General Dentists
Dr. Joe Tom Walker
Dr. Russell A. Wicks
Dr. Melvin Wright

Less than $100

Dr. Wilfred L. Alcorn
Dr. Christopher D. Anderson
Dr. Lawrence A. Averbuch
Dr. Scott Baker
Dr. G. Mitchell Baldree
Dr. David R. Barnes
Dr. James E. Bishop
Dr. James F. Bishop
Dr. Melanie W. Bishop
Dr. Janet A. Black
Dr. George H. Bouldien
Dr. G. Matthew Brock
Dr. Nicole (Nicki) Brock
Dr. James Cade
Dr. Robert L. Childress
Dr. Christian A. Clinard
Dr. James B. Cochran
Dr. Cliff Duke
Dr. Marie B. Farrar
Dr. Pablo Foncea
Dr. Kim R. Glick
Dr. C. Anthony Hodges
Dr. Dale Hunter, Jr.
Dr. J. Michael Law
Dr. William S. Lenihan III
Dr. Ronald A. Lewis
Dr. Don M. Lunn
Dr. James B. Mills
Dr. D. Michael Netherton

Dr. R. Todd Noblin
Dr. Garrett Orr
Dr. J. Gary Owen
Dr. James D. Padgett
Dr. Kennett B. Parkes
Past President Club of TN
Dr. John E. Pierce, Jr.
Dr. Jerrie J. Raines
Dr. Stan M. Richardson
Dr. Michael R. Roberts
Dr. Charles L. Rogers
Dr. Zachary U. Shelton
Dr. Stanley A. Sisk
Dr. Dennis W. Standifer
Dr. Jon C. Stanford
Dr. John D. Sterrett
Dr. C. Marzel Stiefel
Dr. William Roy Thompson
Dr. James L. Vaden
Dr. Gary L. Waltemath
Dr. James M. Wilson
Dr. 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




Please support the TDAF today by contributing to the future of dentistry. 
Print out a contribution form and make a donation today.
CLICK HERE For The Contribution Form.




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

Vice President

William D. Powell, D.D.S., Knoxville, Tennessee


Frank T. Meen, Jr., Jackson, Tennessee
Stephen Alsobrook, D.D.S., Cordova, Tennessee
Board Liaison

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

K. Michael Lamb, D.D.S., Kingsport, Tennessee

John Petty, D.M.D., Tullahoma, Tennessee

Steven Nowlin, D.D.S., Columbia, Tennessee

Ernest DeWald, D.D.S.,  Clarksville, Tennessee
Brian D. West, D.M.D., Nashville, Tennessee 

George C. Knox, CLU, Chattanooga, Tennessee 





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