Community Service Award
The NMMS Community Service Award was established in 2000 by four past- Presidents (Drs. George Bunch, Peter Beaudette, Allan Haynes Jr., Stephen Haynes) in honor of their fathers (C. Pardue Bunch, Robert P. Beaudette, Allan L. Haynes Sr.) who were also past-Presidents.
The award is given to a member who dedicates their heart, mind, and time to community service. A donation of $500 is given to a charity of the winner’s choice.
Members are nominated by their colleagues. Nominations must be submitted in writing to the Society office before January 20th of each year.
The qualifications of nominees include:
1. Be a member of the NM Medical Society.
2. Be living, awards are not presented posthumously.
3. Have an outstanding record of community service, which apart from their medical practice reflects well on the profession, e.g., community involvement, coaching, volunteering, etc.
Submissions must include the name of the nominee and their contact information, the name and contact information of the NMMS member submitting the nomination, and an explanation of why the candidate should be considered for the Community Service Award.
Winners of the Award
2000 William Kilgore MD, Taos
2001 Ronald Friedrich MD, Albuquerque
2002 W. Joseph Dean MD, Roswell
2003 Lawrence Shreiber MD, Taos
2004 Stanislaus Ting MD, Las Cruces
2006 Lance Chilton MD, Albuquerque
2007 Robert Thomsen MD, Los Alamos
2008 William Liakos Sr., MD, Roswell
2009 Richard Kozoll MD, Cuba
2010 Robert Lehmer MD, Farmington
2011 William Boehm MD, Alamogordo
2012 Janet Arrowsmith MD, Ruidoso
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