Congratulations to Our 2020 Award Winners

Celebrating industry professionals. Take a moment and check out our recent award winners and get a glimpse of past awardees. 


Past Recipients - Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • 2019 - John Rush, OD
  • 2018 - Kenneth White, OD
  • 2017 - Harue Masden, OD
  • 2016 - Don Jarnagin, OD
  • 2015 - Kenji Hamada, OD

Past Recipients - OD of the Year Award:

  • 2019 - Mamie Chan, OD
  • 2018 - Mark Lee, OD
  • 2017 - Robert Theaker, OD
  • 2016 - Dawn Miller, OD
  • 2015 - Deanna Alexander, OD
  • 2014 - Coby Ramsey, OD
  • 2013 - David Wolf, OD
  • 2012 - Douglas K. Devries, OD
  • 2011 - Lori Z. Youngman, OD
  • 2010 - Dr. Joesph Mallenger
  • 2009 - Dr. Stacey Meier
  • 2008 - Dr. Garard "Jerry" Gustafson
  • 2007 - Allen Hudson, OD
  • 2006 - Stephen Cohen, OD
  • 2005 - James Grimes, OD
  • 2004 - James F. Holder, OD, FAAO
  • 2003 - Richard Hopping, OD
  • 2002 - Dennis Kuwabara, OD
  • 2001 - Art Kobayashi, OD
  • 2000 - Pat Cummings, OD
  • 1999 - Carol Marusich, OD
  • 1998 - Cynthia Murrill, OD
  • 1997 - Kenji Hamada, OD
  • 1996 - Ken Johnson, OD
  • 1995 - Robin Comeron, OD
  • 1994 - Libbi Ann Tracy, OD
  • 1993 - John Rush, OD
  • 1993- Don Jarnagin, OD 

Past Recipients - Leadership Awards:

  • Curtis Ono, OD with the 2017 President Award
  • Rand Siekert, OD, with the 2016 Past President Award

GWCO Past Presidents:

  • 2019-2020 Dr. Michael Judkins
  • 2018-2019 Dr. Douglas Melzer
  • 2017-2018 Dr. Curtis Ono, WA
  • 2016-2017 Dr. Rand Siekert, AZ
  • 2015-2016 Dr. Mark Lee, NV
  • 2014-2015 Dr. Paul Barney, AK
  • 2013-2014 Dr. Sue Lowe, WY
  • 2012-2013 Dr. Doug Safley, MT
  • 2011-2012 Dr. Scott Nehring, OR
  • 2010-2011 Dr. David Masihdas, UT
  • 2009-2010 Dr. Eugene Young, HI
  • 2008-2009 Dr. Ron Benner, MT
  • 2007-2008 Dr. Doug Devries, NV
  • 2006-2007 Dr. Stacey Meier, AZ
  • 2005-2006 Dr. Carol Marusich, OR
  • 2004-2005 Dr. Dawn Miller, CA
  • 2003-2004 Dr. Jerry Gustafson, WA
  • 2002-2003 Dr. Terry Brenner, UT
  • 2001-2002 Dr. Aaron Mancuso
  • 2000-2001 Dr. Brian Mach, AZ
  • 1999-2000 Dr. Everett King, WY
  • 1998-1999 Dr. James Grimes
  • 1997-1998 Dr. Ray Mans, OR
  • 1996-1997 Dr. Ken King, ID
  • 1995-1996 Dr. Art Kobayashi, HI
  • 1994-1995 Dr. Dave Hubbard, NV
  • 1993-1994 Dr. William Simons, MT
  • 1992-1993 Dr. Robin Kelly-Cameron, WA
  • 1991-1992 Dr. Kenji Hamada, OR
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