2023 WSDA Citizen of the Year Nominations

Do you know a member dentist doing incredible charitable work in their community? Nominate them for WSDA Citizen of the Year!

The WSDA Citizen of the Year Award is given each year to recognize a member dentist who has given outstanding service to a domestic and/or foreign community; to encourage others toward such activity; to reinforce values of service to the profession; and to promote the image of dentistry.

Selection Criteria

  • The nominee must be a WSDA member
  • The award will be based on civic activities, elective and volunteer, including, but not limited to:
    • Service organizations
    • Youth groups
    • Schools
    • Non-salaried government positions
    • Church-sponsored community services
    • Personal commitment to community service through volunteering
    • Service to all 501(c)(3) Foundations
  • Priority will be given to nominees whose service has been in Washington state

Nominations for 2023 WSDA Citizen of the Year are due by Friday, June 30. Former nominees may be re-nominated.

Nomination Form

Nominations for 2023 Citizen of the Year are now closed. 

Award Presentation

The 2023 award winner will be featured in the WSDA News magazine and honored at the Citizen of the Year Award Dinner during the WSDA House of Delegates.

2022 WSDA Citizen of the Year: Dr. Burt Goodman

Burt Goodman COY

It's a given that anyone in their mid-90s has seen a lot along the way. But few of those reaching that milestone have done as much as Burt Goodman, DDS. In recognition of this life of accomplishment and his amazing professional and personal legacy, Goodman has been honored with the 2022 WSDA Citizen of the Year award.

Read more about 2022 WSDA Citizen of the Year Dr. Burt Goodman here.

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  • Previous Citizen of the Year Award Recipients