SAVANNAH, Ga. – Brasseler USA chairman, president and CEO Don L. Waters will be honored at the American College of Prosthodontists and ACP Education Foundation (ACPEF) annual 2013 Annual Session at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on October 10. He will be recognized together with Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, of Schaan, Lichtenstein as Honorary Directors of the ACP Education Foundation.
“We’re delighted to recognize Don Waters for his outstanding contribution to our organization and to prosthodontics,” said Nancy Deal Chandler, executive director of the American College of Prosthodontists and ACP Education Foundation. “His leadership, dedication and service are invaluable.”
Waters was named an Honorary Director of the ACPEF Education Foundation earlier this year. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the New York University College of Dentistry in New York and the UCLA College of Dentistry in Los Angeles.
A graduate of Leadership Savannah, Waters has an extensive legacy of community involvement and was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal in March 2013 to represent the First Congressional District of Georgia as a member of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia. He also serves as chair of the finance committee and a member of the board of directors for the Georgia Regents University Health System and as a Trustee Emeritus for the University of Georgia Foundation.
Locally, he serves as the chairman of the board of trustees for Union Mission, Inc., the Chatham County Hospital Authority and Sweetener Solutions, LLC. He is also a member of the board of directors for Coastal Bankshares, Inc. Over the years, he has served on boards for the United Way of the Coastal Empire, Savannah Economic Development Authority, Telfair Museums, Savannah Country Day School and Armstrong Atlantic State University Foundation.
Waters earned a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law and a B.B.A. in Accounting, cum laude, from Armstrong Atlantic State University.
ABOUT BRASSELER USA:
Brasseler USA is the leading brand for precision steel, tungsten carbide and diamond coated instruments used by dental and medical professionals for restorative and specialty surgeries. The company is headquartered in Savannah, Ga. and has manufacturing facilities in Ventura, Calif. and a Canadian office in Quebec City, Canada. Brasseler USA was originally founded in 1976 and currently has more than 400 employees. For more information, visit www.brasselerusa.com.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PROSTHODONTISTS:
The American College of Prosthodontists is the professional association of dentists with advanced specialty training in oral health issues. Prosthodontists restore and replace teeth to create optimal oral health, both in function and appearance. From placing dental implants, crowns, veneers, dentures to performing cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening, prosthodontics is a recognized specialty by the American Dental Association. For more information or to find a prosthodontist near you, visit GoToAPro.org.