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Metro-East Pharmacists Association Awards

Past President Award: An award given to last year's President in recognition for their year of dedication and leadership to the organization.

Dennison Foster Service to Pharmacy Award: Presented when merited or appropriate in recognition of many years of leadership, responsibility, dedication, community service, and achievements, to a person associated in the pharmaceutical field. Award winner need not be a pharmacist or member.

MEPA Travelers Achievement Award: Presented when merited or appropriate in recognition of responsibility and achievements of pharmaceutical sales representative towards the pharmaceutical profession. Recipient must be a representative of a company engaged in a business-related to a pharmacist's or pharmacy's business or product. Criteria may include representative's service to pharmacy, meeting attendance, C.E. programming and personal contact with pharmacists. MEPA membership not required.

Pharmacist of the Year: Presented annually in recognition of dedicated service to the pharmacy profession, local association, and community service and achievement of high professional standards. Recipient must be a MEPA dues-paid member and a pharmacist. Award should be based on activities of up to the previous five (5) years.

Past Award Winners

Past Presidents

1959 - John Mcdiermon1990 - Gary Ceretto
1960 - William Davinroy1991 - Terry Gier
1961 - Clifford Weldon1992 - Dean Alberts
1962 - Hillory Still1993 - Steve Clement
1963 - Bernard Miller, Jr.1994 - Steve Clement
1964 - James Hull1995 - Mike Schaltenbrand
1965 - Donald Vaughn1996 - Don McCann
1966 - Bernard Evers1997 - Jerry Bailey
1967 - Bernard Evers1998 - Ray Varnum
1968 - Algren Anderson1999 - David Miller
1969 - Terry Walther2000 - James Eisele
1970 - Dennis Mensinger2001 - Gary Ceretto
1971 - Curt Gielow2002 - Gary Ceretto
1972 - Frank Yociss2003 - Bonnie Decker
1973 - Vito Adams2004 - Gerald Bailey
1974 - Vito Adams2005 - Gary Ceretto
1975 - James Eisele2006 - Bonnie Decker
1976 - Raymond Hunter2007 - James Eisele
1977 - Allan Holloway2008 - Deborah Miller
1978 - Raymond Hunter2009 - Albert Pelate
1979 - Jeffrey Junck2010 - Gary Ceretto
1980 - Darwin Siegel2011 - Gary Ceretto
1981 - Kenneth Gimmy2012 - Bonnie Decker
1982 - Patrick Sullivan2013 - Bonnie Decker
1983 - Anthony Budde2014 - Bonnie Decker
1984 - Steven Trebing2015 - Micah Howell
1985 - Keith Breithaupt
1986 - Gary Ceretto
1987 - Pamela Grizzle
1988 - Mike Schaltenbrand
1989 - Steve Clement

Pharmacist of the Year

1962 - Hillary Still1992 - Steve Clement
1963 - Donald Brauer1993 - Mike Schaltenbrand
1966 - Clifford Weldon1994 - Steve Peipert
1967 - Bernard Evers1995 - Steve Clement
1969 - Clifford Weldon1996 - Don Johnston
1971 - Dennis Mensinger1997 - Don McCann
1972 - Justin Eisele1998 - Ray Varnum
1973 - J. Russell Dale1999 - David Miller
1974 - Eugene Kaelin2000 - Steve Clement
1978 - Raymond Hunter2001 - James Eisele
1979 - Dennis Mensinger2002 - Todd Evers
1980 - Alvin Tockstein & James Dedera2003 - Leonard Naeger
1981 - John Berryman2004 - Kris Johnson
1982 - David Rogier2005 - Bonnie Decker
1983 - Ken Gimmy2006 - Jerry Bailey
1984 - Anthony Budde & William Davinroy2007 - Jim Rankin
1985 - Steven Trebing2008 - Deborah Miller
1986 - Margaret Oulvey2009 - Albert Pelate
1987 - James Eisele2010 - Robert Schaltenbrand
1988 - Jerry Bailey2011 - Gary Ceretto
1989 - Pam Grizzle2012 - Ray Danford
1990 - Gary Ceretto2013 - Todd Evers
1991 - Anthony Budde2014 - Garth Reynolds
 2015 - Richard Sprehe

Dennison Foster: Service to Pharmacy Award

1979 - William Knaus, M.D.2002 - Marilynn Doherty
1983 - Charles Rabe2003 - Alvin Tockstein
1985 - Dennison Foster, Sr.2004 - Charlie Rowe
1986 - Hillory Still2005 - Bob Dauber
1987 - Ralph Goetzman2006 - Kenneth Kirk
1988 - Vito Adams2007 - Bill Wuller
1989 - Robert Schaltenbrand2008 - Thomas Patton
1990 - Clifford Weldon2009 - Frank Srogus
1991 - Taylor Lindhorst2010 - Marilyn Doherty
1992 - Don Brauer2011 - Gireesh Gupchup
1993 - Ken Gimmy2012 - Steve Clement
1994 - Leonard Naeger2013 - J. Michael Patton
1995 - William Davinroy2014 - David Miller
1996 - James Eisele2015 - Brett Schott
1997 - Mark Pilkington
1998 - Anthony Budde
1999 - Steve Peipert
2000 - Jerry Bailey
2001 - Gary Reynolds

Travelers Achievement Award

1987 - John Berryman2003 - Bryce Badalamenti
1988 - Mac McCameron2004 - Amy Gladfelter
1989 - Tom Renner2005 - David Hogendobler
1990 - Frank Srogus2006 - Michelle Trimm
1991 - Frank Hart2007 - John Davis
1992 - Tom Hill2008 - Dan Lee
1993 - Bob Kraft2009 - Darin Broussard
1994 - Mart Byford2010 - GlaxoSmithKline
1995 - Jerry Gaskill2011 - Cardinal Health
1996 - Gary Kuenz2012 - Wendy Hipskind
1997 - Lori Maschhoff2013 - Jennifer Staley
1998 - Gary Usselmann2014 - McKesson Pharmaceuticals
1999 - Mark Paur2015 - Michelle Meckes
2000 - Venita Dixon
2001 - Bill Avery
2002 - Dennis Komeshak