Policies

NJDAA Member and Local Awards

Member Awards:

  • President's Award - Participates in the activities of NJDAA. Established 2009.
  • Catherine Hewitt Legislative Award: Supports and contributes to the legislative endeavors of NJDAA
  • Carolyn Breen Award - For exemplary dedication, guidance and personal commitment to the dental assisting profession. Established 2012
  • STAR Award - Strives to achieve recognition for dental assistants. Established 2012
  • Vernell Woodul Award - Demonstrates longevity of membership and service to NJDAA. Established 2009. Retired 2012 and restablished 2015.

Student Awards:

  1. Grace Bozzuffi Student Award issued by the NJDAA Educators' Council to DA Student
  2. Alice Eder Award for Outstanding Student Table Clinics
  3. Frances Strano Award for Outstanding Student Table Clinics
  4. Judith Louisot Student Poster Award for Best Overall Poster
  5. Lillian Straub Student table Clinic Award for Table Clinic Excellence
  6. NJDAA Educators' Council award for Outstanding Student Essay

Awards

  • Largest in attendance at Annual Session
  • Largest increase in membership in a local of more than 50 members
  • Largest increase in membership in a local with less than 50 members

Retired Awards

  • Maggie Banta Award - Promotes the profession of dental assisting and actively contributes to NJDAA - Retired 2015 to Carol Lang, CDA. RDA
  • Sandra Rodier Award - Demonstrates leadership and mentorship to members of the NJDAA. Established 2008. Retired 2014 to Lillian Straub, BS,CDA,RDA
  • Cathleen Edwards Award - Demonstrates dedication and service to NJDAA. Established 2009. Retired 2013 to Sandra Rodier, BS, CDA,RDA